When OpenAI claims to be “developing technologies that empower everyone,” who is included in the term “everyone?” And in what context will this “power” be wielded?
Searching the web with ChatGPT is like talking to an expert – if you’re OK getting a mix of fact and fiction. But even if it were error-free, searching this way comes with hidden costs.
There are fears that these high-level acquisitions will cause market stagnation and allow Microsoft to form a monopoly on the gaming industry.
Here are the trends on the cusp of transforming the online world.
Could Google’s undisputed dominance as a search engine come under threat from AI?
Google botched its Bard launch, but that’s not why investors dumped shares in the company.
While the EU’s ground-breaking legislation to regulate “digital gatekeepers” has its flaws, it could rein in big tech and significantly change how it operates in Europe – and perhaps the world.
Explorer came at the dawn of the public internet. For millions of people, it will always be their first experience of the World Wide Web.
New virtual realities are changing the way we interact with our urban spaces. How will the metaverse make some urban amenities redundant and others indispensable?
Over 300 companies so far have closed stores, reassigned staff or halted sales in Russia in the two weeks since the invasion began.
Alphabet, Apple, Meta, Amazon and Microsoft have each taken some form of action against Russia — but the actual impact it will have isn’t clear.
From games streaming platforms to the metaverse, the Japanese tech giant looks to be behind the curve.
Activision’s big titles have led the way in getting us used to virtual worlds. Making them VR will be a gamechanger.
Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech are not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
Windows XP really was a game-changer for computers. But Microsoft has seen some turbulent times since the version was released 20 years ago.
Smart glasses like Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories could be used to record you surreptitiously. If the company adds facial recognition, you could be even more exposed.
Big Tech makes a lot of promises about protecting privacy, but the reality is that using the industry’s products is a matter of trust.
Natural language coding means that people won’t need to learn specialized coding languages to write programs or design websites. But large corporations will control the means of translation.
A UN working group on cybersecurity is making incremental progress in highlighting the importance of including and protecting civilians.
Once a pioneer of the information age, now stereotyped as the browser of choice for people who are less than web-savvy, the curtain will finally come down on Internet Explorer next year.