OpenAI’s GPT Store Grapples with Spam and Rule-Breaking Chatbots

Updated March 21, 2024, 2:05 PM IST   OpenAI’s GPT Store, akin to an app store for chatbots, is encountering challenges. Reports indicate the presence of spam and GPTs violating copyright and usage policies. Violations range from copyright infringement to attempts to circumvent AI content detectors.   OpenAI’s GPT Store has been envisioned as a marketplace where developers can showcase their creations and users can access a variety of custom-made chatbots. However, recent reports suggest that the platform is grappling with several issues, including spam and chatbots that contravene OpenAI’s rules…

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U.S. Lobbying Prompts India to Reverse Laptop Licensing Policy Amidst Trade Concerns

Updated : March 21, 2024, 02:31 PM IST India reverses policy requiring licenses for laptop imports after U.S. lobbying efforts. Concerns raised over compliance with WTO rules and potential impact on $500 million worth of U.S. exports. Emails reveal U.S. officials’ alarm over sudden policy changes and efforts to influence Indian government.   India has reversed its policy mandating licenses for imports of laptops, tablets, personal computers, and servers after behind-the-scenes lobbying efforts by U.S. officials. However, concerns linger regarding New Delhi’s compliance with World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and…

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WhatsApp Testing Voice Message-to-Text Feature: Here’s How It Works

Updated: March 21, 2024, 2:27 PM IST   WhatsApp reportedly developing a feature to convert voice messages into text. Feature currently in the testing phase for Android users. Users can read transcribed message content instead of playing voice notes.   For WhatsApp users faced with the dilemma of receiving voice messages during inconvenient moments, a potential solution may be on the horizon. Recent reports suggest that WhatsApp is exploring a feature that would allow users to convert voice notes into text, offering a convenient alternative for communication. Initially introduced for…

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Government Issues High Security Warning for Zoom Call Users

Updated March 20, 2024, 16:39 PM IST   CERT-In warns of high severity vulnerabilities in Zoom Rooms Client. Vulnerabilities could lead to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Users advised to update software, use secure connections, and enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA).   The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued a high-security warning concerning the Zoom Rooms Client, a widely-used platform for video and audio conferencing. According to CERT-In, several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Zoom Rooms Client, potentially allowing an authenticated attacker to disrupt the system’s functioning and cause what…

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Google Health and Apollo Collaborate to Leverage AI for Early Disease Detection in India

Updated : March 20, 2024, 10:32 AM IST   Google partners with Apollo Radiology International to integrate AI in healthcare for early disease detection. AI technology to focus on diagnosing diseases like tuberculosis, lung cancer, and breast cancer. Collaboration aims to democratize healthcare expertise, improve accessibility, and enhance treatment outcomes.   In a strategic move towards enhancing healthcare accessibility and treatment outcomes in India, Google has joined forces with Apollo Radiology International to harness the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for early disease detection. This collaboration underscores the pivotal role…

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GigaCloud Technology Inc (GCT) Stock Plummets Following Post-Earnings Surge

Updated : March 20, 2024, 09:52AM IST   GigaCloud Technology Inc (GCT) shares drop by 13.71% after a recent surge. Fourth-quarter earnings beat expectations with revenue of $244.74 million and earnings per share of 87 cents. GigaCloud’s Marketplace GMV and active third-party sellers show substantial growth, contributing to the company’s positive performance.   Shares of GigaCloud Technology Inc (GCT) are witnessing a significant decline, plummeting by 13.71% following a surge triggered by robust fourth-quarter earnings. The stock’s retreat comes after it reported better-than-expected financial results, propelling it to new heights…

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Government Issues High Severity Warning for Apple iPhone and iPad Users

Updated on March 20, 2024, at 09:38 AM IST CERT-In has issued a high-severity warning for Apple iOS and iPadOS devices. Vulnerabilities impact iOS and iPadOS versions earlier than 16.7.6 and v17.4, respectively. Exploitation could result in system failures, unauthorized code execution, and access to sensitive information.   The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has raised alarm bells for Apple iPhone and iPad users by issuing a high severity warning regarding potential vulnerabilities in the devices’ operating systems. Released on March 15, the warning, listed on the official CERT-In…

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YouTube Music to Introduce Hum-to-Search Feature for Song Discovery

Updated on March 19, 2024, at 02:58 PM IST   YouTube Music is set to introduce a new feature allowing users to search for songs by humming or whistling the tune. Initially, the feature will be available exclusively on Android devices. Users can expect the feature to simplify song discovery and make it more accessible to everyone.   Have you ever found yourself humming a tune but unable to recall the song’s title? YouTube Music is here to alleviate that frustration with its upcoming hum-to-search feature, making song discovery easier…

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Electoral Bonds Data Reveals IT Companies’ Contributions; Cyient Emerges as Largest Donor

Updated on March 19, 2024, at 12:40 PM IST Cyient emerged as the largest donor among three IT companies contributing through electoral bonds. Infosys donated Rs 1 crore to Janata Dal (Secular) in 2018, while Zensar Technologies contributed Rs 3 crore to unidentified parties in 2019. BJP received the highest total donations at Rs 6,986.5 crore since the inception of electoral bonds in 2018.   In a recent disclosure by the Election Commission of India (ECI), information technology (IT) and engineering services companies, including Infosys Ltd., Cyient Ltd., and Zensar…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Advocates Coding Education for Indian Students

Updated on March 19, 2024, at 10:35 am IST   Tim Cook emphasized the importance of coding education during his visit to inaugurate the first Apple Store in India last year. Cook urges Indian students, including girls, to learn coding early, highlighting its role in fostering creativity and innovation. Initiatives like Atal Tinkering Labs and the Uttar Pradesh government’s plan to introduce coding in schools reflect India’s commitment to advancing digital literacy. During his visit to India last year to mark the inauguration of the first Apple Store in the…

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