Sunspot Complex AR3490-91-92 is slowly turning towards Earth, NASA has revealed. (Unsplash) Space 

NASA’s SDO Discovers Gigantic Sunspot, Warns of Solar Flare Danger!

The Sun, located at the heart of our solar system, plays a crucial role in sustaining life by emitting warmth that prevents Earth from becoming a frozen and barren place. Nevertheless, there are instances when it poses a danger to our planet. As we approach the peak of solar cycle 25, we have witnessed various occurrences like CMEs, solar flares, solar storms, and other particles affecting Earth. Although the majority of these events have not caused any harm, a few have resulted in disruptions such as radio interference and failures…

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Know all the major protagonists in the OpenAI-Sam Altman saga. (Getty Images via AFP) News 

The OpenAI Epic: From Sam Altman to Satya Nadella and Ilya Sutskever – Meet the Stars!

The OpenAI saga continues on its fifth day, with unexpected developments unfolding. Despite expectations that Sam Altman, the former CEO of OpenAI, would join Microsoft to head their AI division, CEO Satya Nadella’s enigmatic interviews indicate uncertainty about Altman’s future. Additionally, Ilya Sutskever’s recent post expressing remorse for his involvement in the board’s decisions, along with the possibility of over 500 OpenAI employees resigning, adds further intrigue to this story, ensuring its lasting impact in Silicon Valley. But if this saga has left you confused, you need to know the…

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman was fired by the board 48 hours back and now the company has got a new interim CEO but who is Emmett Shear and what's his background? News 

Introducing Emmett Shear: The New CEO of OpenAI and His Thoughts on AI

OpenAI has decided to move on from Sam Altman and the company has even confirmed Emmett Shear as the new CEO of the artificial intelligence company. Emmett Shear is clearly not an unknown candidate, as he admitted to being the CEO of Twitch, which was his address until March of this year. Here, Shear confirms the news with this X release Today I got a call inviting me to consider a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to become the interim CEO of @OpenAI. After consulting with my family and reflecting on it for…

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Sam Altman was sacked from the position of OpenAI CEO on Friday, November 17. (AFP) News 

Altman’s Surprise Reappearance: Is He Coming Back to OpenAI?

Following the removal of Sam Altman from OpenAI, recent reports indicate that the board may reverse their decision and reinstate him, causing uncertainty for the company. There are also emerging reports suggesting that the board members themselves might step down. In the midst of speculations about his potential comeback, Altman was observed visiting OpenAI’s San Francisco headquarters for discussions on November 19. Altman at OpenAI headquarters The former CEO of OpenAI posted a photo of himself on the X platform holding a guest card at OpenAI’s headquarters in San Francisco.…

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Apple has confirmed the news recently to support RCS messages on iPhones but how big deal is it for users in other parts of the world? News 

RCS Messages: A Big Deal For iPhones, But Is It Relevant To Everyone?

Apple surprised everyone recently by confirming its decision to bring RCS messages to iPhone users. A lot of people were definitely excited to hear about the development, but more than anyone, it was Google who would have been happy to hear the news. RCS, or Rich Communication Services, has been around for years, but Google has decided to own the platform in the last few years and has asked more tech brands to join the green side. Many people have been wondering how RCS support for iPhones from 2024 will…

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The 38-year-old American entrepreneur co-founded OpenAI in 2015 and took the reins as chief executive officer in 2019 before he was suddenly ousted by the board on Nov. 17. (AFP) News 

Who’s Winning the OpenAI Battle? Sam Altman’s Allies and Adversaries Revealed!

Following the dismissal of Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO of OpenAI, numerous figures from the technology sector have emerged. From co-founders to CEOs, here’s where they are and what they’re playing in the AI company’s accelerating series of events. Sam Altman The 38-year-old American entrepreneur founded OpenAI in 2015 and took the reins as CEO in 2019 before being suddenly ousted by the board on November 17. Now the company’s biggest investors, including Microsoft Corp., Thrive Capital and Tiger Global Management, are pushing the company to bring him back. OpenAI…

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The Scattered Spiders hacking group is notorious for infiltrating organizations using advanced techniques. Read on for all the details. News 

Beware: ‘Scattered Spiders’ Hackers Lurking – Alert from FBI!

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned organizations about a hacking group called Scattered Spiders – a group known to have infiltrated several organizations across the United States and the world. This advisory consists of the techniques, tactics, and procedures these hackers use to operate and warns of how these hackers carry out crimes such as extortion and use social engineering techniques. These include phishing, push bombing, and SIM swapping attacks to steal credentials, install remote access tools, and even bypass multi-factor authentication. This hacker group also goes by…

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A Mangaluru resident fell victim to online scammers who steal Rs 25 lakh from him by luring him into a deceptive trading or investment app. News 

Make Big Money Investing In This App!

Online scams are starting to affect people at an unprecedented rate, with many unsuspecting victims regularly falling prey to the scammers’ innovative methods and being swindled out of their money. In a recent incident, a Mangaluru-based man lost Rs 25,000 to a fake trading app. According to a TOI report, the victim was initially contacted on Instagram in September this year on the pretext of an opportunity to earn money through an alleged stock trading app. The modus operandi of this scam is to gain the victim’s trust and then…

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Sam Altman, the former CEO of OpenAI, may make a comeback to the world of generative AI shortly after being fired, as new reports claim. Here's what we know. News 

Sam Altman: OpenAI CEO or New Venture? Report Reveals Possibilities!

Sam Altman, former CEO of ChatGPT creator OpenAI, could return to the company as CEO, The Verge reports. However, top management is “ambivalent” about the same issue and wants changes in OpenAI’s leadership. Additionally, the report states that a source has confirmed that OpenAI’s board has decided to meet the terms and resign in order for Altman and Brockman to return to the company, but this may not work as the board has missed a deadline of 5 pm PT. That deadline was set to get many OpenAI employees fired,…

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The possibilities of a return or a restart for Sam Altman at OpenAI, seen by many as the face of generative AI, are in flux, said the source. (REUTERS) News 

Sam Altman’s Return to AI: Could He Launch a New Venture?

According to a source familiar with the situation, Sam Altman, who was recently removed as CEO of OpenAI, is in talks about rejoining the company responsible for the ChatGPT bot. Simultaneously, Altman is contemplating the launch of a fresh artificial intelligence (AI) venture. A day after the board fired him in a surprise move that shocked the tech world, Altman spoke with OpenAI executives about improving the company’s governance structure while talking to some of OpenAI’s core researchers and other Altman loyalists about how they could start a new AI…

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Know how AI tools are helping recruiters save time and increase engagement with candidates on LinkedIn Recruiter. (Pixabay) News 

Speed Up Your Hiring with AI: Unlock the Power of LinkedIn Recruiter!

LinkedIn, a professional networking platform, recently launched a range of AI tools that have been integrated into the platform and are available for specific tasks. These tools have been added to the premium and business versions of LinkedIn. On the business side, the AI tools on LinkedIn Recruiter are particularly beneficial as they aid employers and recruiters in efficiently identifying suitable candidates and effectively engaging with them, ensuring they feel confident throughout the process. Consequently, these tools enhance the overall hiring process and enable businesses to quickly discover the ideal…

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NASA's DSOC experiment achieves a groundbreaking laser communication milestone, paving the way for future Mars missions and deep space exploration. (NASA/Ben Smegelsky) Space 

NASA’s Laser Shines Bright: Record-Breaking Deep Space Communication!

NASA’s revolutionary Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC) experiment has made history by achieving its first successful transmission of data using laser technology over an incredible distance of nearly 10 million miles (16 million km). This remarkable accomplishment, which is approximately 40 times greater than the distance between the Moon and Earth, represents a significant breakthrough in deep space communication technology. DSOC sets a new standard Part of the recently launched Psyche spacecraft, the DSOC experiment used a near-infrared laser loaded with test data to communicate with the Hale telescope at…

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Amazon is streamlining operations across various divisions this month, with cutbacks observed in music, gaming, and certain human resources roles. News 

Amazon Cuts Jobs, Shifts Focus to AI: Alexa Division to Feel the Impact

US tech giant Amazon has announced it will cut hundreds of jobs from the unit responsible for popular voice assistant Alexa as the company shifts its business focus to focus on generative artificial intelligence (AI). Alexa is an artificial intelligence-based voice assistant that can be used to set timers, make search queries, play music or as a home automation center. According to Reuters, the cuts affect several hundred employees working at Alexa. “We’re shifting some of our efforts to better align with our business priorities and what we know is…

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Meta's head of augmented reality software is stepping down from his role, a company spokesperson told Reuters on Friday, raising questions about the company's progress in developing a custom operating system for its planned AR glasses. News 

Meta’s AR Software Chief Taking Leave: What’s Next?

Meta’s head of augmented reality software is stepping down, a company spokesman told Reuters on Friday, raising questions about the company’s progress in developing a custom operating system for its planned AR glasses. Director of engineering Don Box announced the end of his tenure at Meta internally this week, but did not specify what he would do next, according to a source familiar with the matter. A Meta spokesperson confirmed that Box will be leaving the company at the end of this week, saying he is doing so for personal…

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Know all about Mira Murati, the interim CEO of OpenAI. (AFP) News 

Meet Mira Murati: OpenAI’s New Interim CEO Taking Over After Sam Altman’s Departure

In a surprising development, OpenAI has announced the removal of Sam Altman from his position as CEO. Following this decision, Greg Brockman, the chairman of the board and company president, also resigned. As an interim measure, Mira Murati, the chief technology officer (CTO), has been appointed as the interim CEO while the search for a permanent replacement is underway. Now, let’s delve into who Mira Murati is. Mira Murati was announced as interim CEO, with an official statement saying: “As a member of OpenAI’s management team for five years, Mira…

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James Webb Space Telescope reveals a cosmic water delivery system that may well have brought the same to earth too. (AP) Space 

Unveiling the Universe’s Incredible Water Delivery System: The James Webb Space Telescope!

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has made a remarkable revelation, uncovering a cosmic process where ice-coated pebbles transport water to developing planets near young stars. This revolutionary finding questions conventional notions about the source of Earth’s water and provides insight into the interconnected nature of various regions within the solar system, spanning from its outermost reaches to its core. JWST’s unparalleled vision penetrated the dust and gas surrounding the four young stars, revealing the dense gas formations of protoplanetary discs that surround the rising stars. Remarkably, the telescope detected…

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Signal is one of the most secure messaging apps in the world. (Signal) News 

Find Out: What’s the Price Tag for Signal Messaging?

In the digital era, privacy and safeguarding data have emerged as significant concerns, with big tech companies frequently facing allegations of gathering user information. Despite the end-to-end encryption offered by messaging apps like WhatsApp, apprehensions arise regarding the sharing of data, particularly when individuals lack control over it. This is where Signal steps in as an alternative to WhatsApp, being widely recognized as one of the most secure messaging apps available. Signal has gained a reputation for minimizing data collection and has even received endorsements from influential figures in the…

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Bluesky reaches a major user acquisition milestone as it crosses 2 million users. (Bloomberg) News 

Two Million Strong: What’s Next for Bluesky?

Bluesky, a decentralized social network application, was introduced in February of this year (with a simplified version released in October 2022) as a substitute for X (previously known as Twitter). The app has experienced significant growth and has now surpassed a noteworthy milestone of 2 million users. Moving forward, Bluesky aims to broaden its user base by enabling access to the platform through federation networks, thereby eliminating the previous invite-only system. For further details, click here. A milestone for Bluesky users According to a report by The Verge, the Twitter-like…

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Apple and Google are now on the same page regarding sideloading of apps which is a big change compared to how Android has been used. News 

“Unlock the Possibilities: Sideload Apps on Your Mobile Device”

Sideloading apps has been a really active topic in the newssphere lately, and there are good and bad reasons for that. Google has always guaranteed sideloading of apps for Android users to enjoy the freedom of the open source platform, while Apple has refused to sign on to this method for reasons the company has explained several times. So what exactly is app sideloading, how does it work, and why have the CEOs of Google and Apple banned their users from doing it on their phones? Here’s a detailed paragraph…

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Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck unveils bold vision for private Venus mission, defying convention in planetary exploration. (AP) Space 

Exploring the Unknown: Rocket Lab Launches Mission to Venus in Search of Life!

Rocket Lab, a private aerospace company, is revolutionizing planetary exploration by embarking on a groundbreaking mission. Unlike traditional government-led initiatives by NASA and other agencies, Rocket Lab is defying the belief that interplanetary exploration necessitates massive budgets and government support. Instead, they are set to launch the first-ever private mission to investigate Venus for signs of microbial life, marking a paradigm shift in this field. CEO Peter Beck sees a departure from the norm, stating, “A private company is going to another planet for tens of millions of dollars to…

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