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HashKey Launches Global Crypto Exchange, Targets Coinbase

Hong Kong-based HashKey Group launches global exchange after securing Bermuda business licence, seeks to surpass US-based rival Coinbase

4 days ago

Senator Calls For ‘Path Forward On TikTok’

Senate resumes discussions on TikTok bill following two-week recess, as TikTok launches television ads in latest response

5 days ago

The Sustainability of AI

While AI promises unparalleled efficiency, productivity, and innovation, questions regarding its environmental impact loom large. How can AI’s development be…

2 weeks ago

EU Opens Investigation Into Apple, Google, Meta

EU launches probe into Apple, Google and Meta's competition practices under new DMA rules as pressure mounts on tech giants

3 weeks ago

TikTok US Sales ‘Hit $16bn’, ByteDance Nears Meta In World Revenues

TikTok reportedly brought in $16bn in US last year, while parent ByteDance made $120bn worldwide, nearly dethroning Facebook parent Meta

4 weeks ago

Senators Take Up TikTok Bill After Italy Fine Over Harmful Content

Senators consider bill restricting TikTok after rapid House approval, as Italy competition regulator fines company over harmful content

4 weeks ago

Apple Reverses Course On Epic Games EU Ban

Apple restores Epic Games EU developer account one day after European Commission regulators question the ban, as new rules come…

1 month ago

Winklevoss’ Gemini To Return More Than $1bn To Customers

Winklevoss twins' Gemini to return more than $1bn to customers of failed Earn programme in settlement with New York financial…

1 month ago

EU Fines Apple 1.8bn Euros Over Music Streaming Restrictions

European Commission fines Apple 1.8bn euros over 'anti-competitive' music streaming restrictions in company's first EU penalty

1 month ago

UK Proposes Faster, More Powerful E-Bikes

UK proposals would double e-bike motor power, allow faster throttle-controlled e-bikes in move to make category more attractive

1 month ago

US House Forms AI Task Force As Legislation Stalls

US House of Representatives leaders form bipartisan AI task force amidst stalled efforts to regulate fast-growing technology

2 months ago

EU Opens Probe Into TikTok Over Potential DSA Breaches

European Commission opens formal probe into TikTok over protection of minors, ad repository, access to research data

2 months ago

Tesla Recalls More Than 2 Million Cars Over Warning Light Size

Tesla recalls more than 2 million cars after warning light font size found to be too small, following massive Autopilot…

2 months ago

Labour Would Bring In Mandatory AI Safety Testing

Labour would make it 'statutory' for tech companies to carry out AI safety tests and share results with government, replacing…

2 months ago

Lords: UK Risks Missing Out On AI ‘Goldrush’

House of Lords committee warns government's focus on AI safety could mean missing out on new tech 'golddrush'

2 months ago

X Blocks Taylor Swift Searches After Spread Of Fake AI Images

Rapid spread of fake AI-generated images of Taylor Swift raise questions over X's reduced content-moderation capabilities

3 months ago

EU Set To Reject Amazon iRobot Buy

European Union set to reject Amazon takeover of Roomba robot vacuum cleaner maker iRobot after e-commerce giant fails to offer…

3 months ago

IMF: AI Could Impact 40 Percent Of Jobs Worldwide

Ahead of World Economic Forum in Davos IMF predicts 40 percent of jobs worldwide affected by AI, rising to 60…

3 months ago

EU Regulators Examining Microsoft’s OpenAI Investment

EU regulators say Microsoft's investments into OpenAI may fall under merger rules, following similar move from UK's CMA

3 months ago

ASML Says Chip System Export Licence For China Partially Revoked

Dutch chip equipment maker says government partially revokes licence for export of DUV lithography systems to Chinese customers

3 months ago

Bitcoin Surges Over $45,000 Amidst Fund Speculation

Investors take Bitcoin over $45,000 for first time since April 2022 amidst speculation that SEC may approve Bitcoin spot exchange-traded…

3 months ago

Adobe Abandons Figma Buy In Face Of EU, UK Probes

Adobe terminates acquisition of cloud design software maker Figma amidst mounting regulatory challenges in EU, UK

4 months ago

Cruise Cuts 900 Jobs Amidst Regulatory Scrutiny

GM-owned driverless car firm Cruise cuts more than 900 jobs as it faces safety probes after grisly accident

4 months ago

Pope Francis Urges Binding Global Treaty To Regulate AI

Annual message from pope to global leaders calls for legally binding international treaty to regulate artificial intelligence

4 months ago

Ofcom Proposes Ban On ‘Inflation-Linked’ Mid-Contract Price Hikes

UK regulator Ofcom proposes new rules for consumers to protect against inflation-linked price rises during a contract

4 months ago

Apple May Open iPhone NFC Access To Competitors

Apple reportedly offers to open access to iPhone and iPad standardised NFC to competitors in bid to settle antitrust probe

4 months ago

Broadcom Expects To Complete $61bn VMware Deal On Weds

Broadcom expects to complete $61bn VMware acquisition on Wednesday after triggering antitrust probes around the world

5 months ago

Major Exchange OKX Applies For Hong Kong Crypto Licence

Major cryptocurrency exchange OKX applies for licence under new regime that aims to turn Hong Kong into global crypto hub

5 months ago

Government Tells Delivery Apps To Tighten Account Controls

Government calls delivery apps Uber Eats, Deliveroo, Just Eat to round table discussion over issue of illegal account sharing

5 months ago