TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew grilled by US lawmakers over ‘dangerous’ content
TikTok is accused of promoting self-harm and eating disorder content. Chew is also being questioned about whether Americans’ user data could be accessed by the Chinese government.
China’s top three smartphone makers allow inter-device data transfer in battle against Apple amid sluggish sales
Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo smartphone users will be able to transfer data between the three companies’ devices without a third-party app under a new alliance.
The Download: the battle for satellite internet, and detecting biased AI
This post was originally published on this siteThis is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Amazon is about to go head to head with SpaceX in a battle for satellite internet dominance What’s coming: Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are about […]
Tencent eyes its own ChatGPT-style service for super app WeChat as Chinese tech companies heat up the global AI arms race
Internet giant Tencent expects generative artificial intelligence technology to be a ‘growth multiplier’ that enhances its core video gaming and social media operations.
TVB gets a 49 per cent stock boost as Hong Kong broadcaster signs deal with Alibaba’s Youku platform
TVB is enjoying a bump like no other in Hong Kong’s stock market this year, following its foray into the live-streaming business. A deal with Alibaba’s Youku platform is aiding the rally.
Chinese search giant Baidu defends AI research capabilities after its ChatGPT-like Ernie Bot draws a turkey for Turkey
Baidu, which last week launched Ernie Bot, said the product was ‘totally self-developed’ after some users expressed concerns that it may have copied its text-to-image capability.
Taking stock of our climate past, present, and future
This post was originally published on this siteThis article is from The Spark, MIT Technology Review’s weekly climate newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every Wednesday, sign up here. New Year’s Eve is my favorite holiday. It’s a time to celebrate, reflect, and look forward to what’s next. Setting goals, drinking champagne—what’s not to like? […]
Temasek unit leads US$4M pre-Series A round of digital mental health firm ThoughtFull
This post was originally published on this site ThoughtFull Founder and CEO Joan Low (L) with Sheares Healthcare Chief Corporate Development Officer Khoo Ee Ping Singapore-based digital mental health company ThoughtFull has raised US$4 million in an oversubscribed pre-Series A funding round. Temasek’s wholly-owned healthcare entity Sheares Healthcare Group led the round. Returning investors Vulpes […]
Exclusive: French AI company SESAMm expands into SEA, opens office in Singapore
This post was originally published on this site (L-R) SESAMm Co-Founders Pierre Rinaldi (COO), Sylvain Forté (CEO ), and Florian Aubry (CTO) SESAMm, a French AI company empowering users to generate NLP insights from web data on companies, has expanded into Southeast Asia by opening an office in Singapore. The Singapore business will be led […]
Infrastructure, talents are some of the challenges finance industry faces in adopting AI: Provenir
This post was originally published on this site Bharath Vellore, General Manager, Asia-Pacific, Provenir Even before the rising popularity of ChatGPT and similar tools, the finance industry has begun to explore the use of AI in its various sectors. According to Bharath Vellore, General Manager, Asia-Pacific, Provenir, in an email interview with e27, there are […]