New chatbot has everyone talking to it

Image source, Getty ImagesBy Chris VallanceTechnology reporterA new chatbot has passed one million users in less than a week, the project behind it says.ChatGPT was publicly released on Wednesday by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research firm whose founders included Elon Musk.But the company warns it can produce problematic answers and exhibit biased behaviour.Open AI says

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Ethereum change cut cryptocurrency power demand

Image source, Getty ImagesBy Chris VallanceTechnology reporterA change in the way the cryptocurrency Ethereum works may have cut its power consumption by country-sized amounts.The amount of electricity saved is similar to that used by Ireland or even Austria, work published in the data-science journal Patterns suggests.It has even been suggested emissions from Bitcoin could exceed

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Apple self-repair service comes to UK

Image source, Getty ImagesBy Zoe KleinmanTechnology editorApple is rolling out its self-repair service to the UK and seven other European countries on Tuesday.iPhone 12 and 13 users, and some Macbook owners, will be able to fix their own devices by buying parts and tools and watching online tutorials.But the tech giant warned that if the

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Meta threatens to remove US news content if new law passes

Image source, ChesnotBy Ben Derico & James ClaytonBBC News, San FranciscoMeta has threatened to remove news content from Facebook in the US.It objects to a new law that would give news organisations greater power to negotiate fees for content shared on Facebook. A similar law, passed in Australia, led to news on Facebook being briefly

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Covid restrictions hit iPhone maker Foxconn

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Apple has warned shipments of its new iPhone 14 would be delayed due to Covid restrictions affecting FoxconnApple supplier Foxconn says its revenue in November is down 11% compared to the same month in 2021, following unrest at the world's largest iPhone factory. It says the drop is a result

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Meta, Amazon, Twitter layoffs: 'Tech layoffs won't destroy American dreams of Indians’

Image source, Courtesy Surbhi GuptaImage caption, Surbhi Gupta got an early morning email from Meta about the layoffMany Indians who work on temporary visas in the US are facing an uncertain future after mass layoffs at big tech firms. Surbhi Gupta, who lost her job at Meta, tells her story of in her own words.It

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Taiwan's front-line battle against mobile phone fraud

Image source, Jeff KuoImage caption, Jeff Kuo says that fighting telecoms fraud is "never-ending"By Erin HaleBusiness reporter, TaiwanTelecoms security boss Jeff Kuo says that fighting mobile phone fraud is a constant battle, and that Taiwan is on the front line."This is like a miniature of the world, here in Taiwan, where we see all kinds

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Google opens its first UK centre making tech for disabled people

Image source, Google Image caption, An alarm clock for people who are deaf on display at the Google tech centreBy Shiona McCallumTechnology reporterIf you design technology with disabled people in mind, you design technology better for everyone.This was the sentiment from Google as it opened its first UK research and development centre dedicated to making

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Callisto Protocol: Gory new game pushes horror to new limits

Image source, Striking DistanceImage caption, The Callisto Protocol's creators say its use of gruesome scenes and gore is a way of rewarding players for failing in the gameBy Steffan PowellGaming reporterYou're walking down a dark corridor of an abandoned spaceship, there's a low growl humming in your ears. Out of nowhere, glass shatters to your

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Kate Winslet: Parents feel powerless over children's social media use

Media caption, Kate Winslet tells Laura Kuenssberg there should be age blocks for social media sitesBy Laura Kuenssberg & Rob CorpSunday with Laura KuenssbergThe government should make social media firms enforce age limits to help tackle their impact on children's mental health, actress Kate Winslet has said.Speaking to the BBC's Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg, she

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