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Meta Outlines Compliance Plans as EU Digital Markets Act Looms

As the European Union’s new Digital Markets Act (DMA) competition regulations prepare to take effect in March, Meta (formerly Facebook) has revealed some of the changes it plans to ma...

Jan 22, 2024

Alameda Cashes Out, Lawsuit Dropped as Grayscale Opens Floodgates

With Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust now freely allowing redemptions, the collapsed trading firm Alameda Research has swiftly dropped its lawsuit seeking to unlock its trapped investments i...

Jan 22, 2024

Figure Aims to Issue First SEC-Approved Interest Stablecoin

Blockchain lending startup Figure Technologies is pursuing a novel path to launch the first SEC-regulated, interest-bearing stablecoin in the US. The move could pave the way for a new...

Jan 22, 2024

Voice Cloning Startup ElevenLabs Reaches Unicorn Status with $80M Funding

Synthetic voice startup ElevenLabs has raised $80 million in a Series B funding round led by top VC firms like Andreessen Horowitz, valuing the company at over $1 billion. The sizable...

Jan 22, 2024

Nightshade is Helping Artists Fight Back Against Unauthorized AI Training

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made astonishing advances in recent years, with models like DALL-E 2 and Stable Diffusion capable of generating remarkably realistic synthetic images ...

Jan 21, 2024

Top 12 Alternatives to Smashwords for Self-Publishing Ebooks

In the last decade, ebooks have fast transformed from niche to mainstream. Readers across the world consume digital books in unprecedented numbers today. This surge has enabled author...

Jan 21, 2024

YouTube Slices Jobs To Streamline Expanding Creator Economy

Google’s video behemoth YouTube shaved roughly 100 positions to refine operations supporting its ballooning community of content creators. The latest in a string of job cuts across Go...

Jan 17, 2024

PixieFail, UEFI Vulnerabilities Puts Servers At Risk

A cluster of vulnerabilities dubbed “PixieFail” affects the firmware in servers used across data centers and enterprise networks, potentially enabling attackers to plant deep-rooted m...

Jan 17, 2024

Norwegian Robotics Company 1X has Androids Coming to Help with Daily Chores

AI and robotics company 1X announced this week that it has raised €91 million in Series B funding to bring its humanoid android NEO to market for everyday home assistance. With versat...

Jan 12, 2024

The Giant Cometh, Meta's Bold Plan to Join the Fediverse

Last month, Meta hosted a private meeting to discuss their integration plans between their new Threads app and the federated social network Mastodon. While Meta’s motives are still un...

Jan 12, 2024

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