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China’s Baidu says it expects ‘limited’ impact from US chip curbs

China's Baidu says it expects 'limited' impact from US chip curbs

“We think the impact is quite limited in the near future,” Dou Shen, executive vice president and head of Baidu AI Cloud, said of the US chip export controls. Jade Gao | dpa | Getty Images chinese tech company Baidu expects that impact from US chip sanctions on its businesses will be “limited,” a company …

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Russian link suspected in Spanish letter bomb attacks – POLITICO

Russian link suspected in Spanish letter bomb attacks – POLITICO

MADRID — Spanish security forces are investigating a spate of letter bombs sent to political, military and diplomatic targets. Devices were sent to the US embassy and the prime minister’s office, as well as four other destinations, triggering a security alert. On Thursday, security personnel at the US embassy in central Madrid discovered an incendiary …

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Target Crimea – POLITICO

Target Crimea – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. KYIV — In Crimea, the war is drawing ever closer, and nerves are on edge. In conversations via secure communications, people in Crimea describe growing tension across the Black Sea peninsula as they increasingly expect the advent of direct hostilities. They say saboteur and …

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US releases internet sanctions on Iran in support of protesters | Women’s Rights News

US releases internet sanctions on Iran in support of protesters |  Women's Rights News

US Treasury expands Iran sanction exemptions to social media platforms, video conferencing and cloud services. Washington, DC- The Biden administration has issued a license to relax sanctions on internet services in Iran, saying the move aims to “support the free flow of information” for Iranians amid widespread anti-government protests. The US Treasury Department said on …

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Bad news: Headlines are indeed getting more negative and angrier | Media

Bad news: Headlines are indeed getting more negative and angrier |  Media

New research shows that right-leaning media outlets tend to be more negative and angry. But the left peddles fear, too. A number of commentators have argued in recent years that the media overemphasises negativity in its content. Is this true? Answering this question is no trivial matter, as it requires a standard against which the …

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US bans Chinese telecom devices, citing ‘national security’ | Telecommunications News

US bans Chinese telecom devices, citing 'national security' |  Telecommunications News

US Federal Communications Commission decision includes devices from Huawei, ZTE and other manufacturers. The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced it is banning telecommunications and video surveillance equipment from prominent Chinese brands, including Huawei and ZTE, citing an “unacceptable risk to national security”. The five-member FCC said on Friday it had voted unanimously …

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China’s Baidu says it expects ‘limited’ impact from US chip curbs

China's Baidu says it expects 'limited' impact from US chip curbs

“We think the impact is quite limited in the near future,” Dou Shen, executive vice president and head of Baidu AI Cloud, said of the US chip export controls. Jade Gao | dpa | Getty Images chinese tech company Baidu expects that impact from US chip sanctions on its businesses will be “limited,” a company …

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US Mandates New Comparison Internet Service Labels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US broadband providers must display information similar to nutrition labels on food products to help consumers shop for broadband internet services, according to new rules finalized by the US Federal Communications Commission on Thursday. The rules require broadband providers to display, at the point of sale, labels that show prices, speeds, fees …

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Is AI art really art? This California gallery says yes

Is AI art really art?  This California gallery says yes

CNN Business — As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly popular for generating images, a question has kinged the art world: Can AI create art? At bitforms gallery in San Francisco, the answer is yes. An exhibit called “Artificial Imagination” is on display through late December and features works that were created with or inspired by the …

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CNN Exclusive: After Ukraine, Biden administration turns to Musk’s satellite internet for Iran

CNN Exclusive: After Ukraine, Biden administration turns to Musk's satellite internet for Iran

Washington CNN — The White House has engaged in talks with Elon Musk about the possibility of setting up SpaceX’s satellite internet service Starlink inside Iran, multiple officials familiar with the discussions told CNN. The conversations, which have not been previously reported, come as the Biden administration searches for ways to support the Iranian protest …

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