May 31, 2023

Introducing The Daily Record’s 2023 Cybersecurity Power List

Those chosen for The Daily Record's first Cybersecurity Power List are at the cutting edge of technological advances to protect our digital assets.

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, left, and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman arrive to the White House for a meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris on artificial intelligence on May 4, 2023, in Washington. As concerns grow over increasingly powerful AI systems like ChatGPT, the nation's financial watchdog says it's working to ensure that companies follow the law when they're using AI. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 26, 2023

Regulators take aim at AI to protect consumers and workers

As concerns grow over artificial intelligence systems like ChatGPT, the nation’s financial watchdog says it’s working to ensure companies follow the law when they’re using AI.

Waves crash near a beachgoer on July 13, 2022, in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Delaware is getting help from the federal government for its effort to use artificial intelligence to automatically trigger the evacuation of crowded beaches amid major flooding. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 25, 2023

Delaware taps AI to evacuate crowded beaches when floods hit

Delaware officials are hoping that future evacuations of crowded beaches during floodwaters can happen automatically through AI.

Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on Oct. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
May 23, 2023

Meta sells Giphy for $53M to Shutterstock

Shutterstock said it’s buying Giphy from Meta Platforms for $53 million, the final step to unwind the deal blocked by British regulators.

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy speaks at a ceremony honoring care workers July 13, 2021, in Santa Fe, N.M. Murthy told those who toiled during the pandemic that "The fight isn't over" as vaccine rollout stalls in some pockets of the state and the country. People continue to die from COVID-19 in New Mexico and across the country; virtually all of them unvaccinated. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
May 23, 2023

Car seats and baby formula are regulated. Is social media next?

The U.S. surgeon general is warning there is not enough evidence to show that social media is safe for children and teens.

May 22, 2023

TikTok files lawsuit to overturn Montana’s 1st-in-nation ban

Social media company TikTok Inc. filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's first-in-the-nation ban on the video sharing app.

Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on Oct. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
May 22, 2023

Meta fined record $1.3B, ordered to stop sending European user data to US

The European Union slapped Meta with a record $1.3 billion privacy fine and ordered it to stop transferring users' personal information across the Atlantic.

Beatriz Gonzalez, right, the mother of 23-year-old Nohemi Gonzalez, a student killed in the Paris terrorist attacks, and stepfather Jose Hernandez speak outside the Supreme Court on Feb. 21, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 18, 2023

Supreme Court sidesteps challenge to internet companies’ protections from lawsuits

The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Google, Twitter and Facebook in lawsuits seeking to hold them liable for terrorist attacks.

May 17, 2023

Bethesda tech company lands $92M in equity investment for cloud physical security

Bethesda-based Brivowas included in a $192 million investment by SECOM Co. LTD.

The Activision Blizzard booth is seen during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles on June 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
May 15, 2023

Microsoft’s bid to buy Activision Blizzard clears key hurdle

The European Union approved Microsoft’s $69 billion purchase of video game maker Activision Blizzard.

The OpenAI logo is seen on a mobile phone in front of a computer screen displaying the ChatGPT home screen on March 17, 2023, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
May 15, 2023

Maryland law firm adopts AI tool to improve efficiency, access

The Employment Law Center of Maryland has recently adopted an artificial intelligence tool that acts as a legal assistant.

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo listens during a meeting with President Joe Biden's "Investing in America Cabinet," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on May 5, 2023, in Washington. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra looks on at left. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 12, 2023

$500M in grants aimed at creating tech hubs across US

The Commerce Department is launching the application process for cities to receive a total of $500 million in grants to become technology hubs.

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