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Reddit wants to raise $748M with IPO, sets value at $6.4B... and it has yet to turn a profit

Time to start spamming those reposts: Top users are getting early access to 1.76 million shares

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European Commission infringed data protection law with Microsoft 365

Commission has until December 9, 2024, to put its house in order

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Kremlin accuses America of plotting cyberattack on Russian voting systems

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British Library pushes the cloud button, says legacy IT estate cause of hefty rebuild

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How do you lot feel about Pay or say OK to ads model, asks ICO

And does it count as consent?

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Microsoft waited 6 months to patch actively exploited admin-to-kernel vulnerability

PLUS: NSA shares cloud security tips; Infosec training for Jordanian women; Critical vulnerabilities

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GPT-4 won't run DOOM but will play the game poorly

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Filing NeMo: Nvidia's AI framework hit with copyright lawsuit

Claims allegedly pirated content from Books3 dataset trawled by its models

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Trying out Microsoft's pre-release OS/2 2.0

It fell through a timewarp from an alternate and very different computing universe

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PlanetScale ends free tier bid, sheds staff in profitability bid

CEO defends decision in difficult tech market

AI models show racial bias based on written dialect, researchers find

Those using African American vernacular more likely to be sentenced to death, if LLMs were asked to decide

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Linux for older phones postmarketOS changes its init system

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How to Netflix Oracle’s blockbuster audit model

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Intern with superuser access 'promoted' himself to CEO

Older and wiser colleagues couldn’t see the funny side

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China pushes its payment platforms towards an international presence

Bejing allows easier access to AliPay and Tencent's Weixin, and higher spending limits too

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is back on the company's board, along with three new members

PLUS: Microsoft bars prompts to make Copilot less violent and NSFW

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Stratolaunch's air-launched test vehicle hits supersonic speed

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Justice Dept reportedly starts criminal probe into Boeing door bolt incident

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Climate change means beer made from sewer water, says North Carolina brewery

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UK and US lack regulation to protect space tourists from cosmic ray dangers

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