Instagram’s Algorithms Connect “Vast Paedophile Network” Seeking Child Pornography: Report

A Meta spokesman acknowledged that the company had received the reports and failed to act on them. Instagram’s recommendation algorithms linked and promoted a “vast network of paedophiles” seeking illegal underage sexual content and activity, according to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report. These algorithms also advertised the sale of illicit “child-sex material” on the […]

Turkey Jails Teen Who Added Moustache To Erdogan Poster: Report

Last week, Erdogan extended his 20-year rule over Turkey after winning 2nd round of presidential polls. Istanbul: Turkish authorities on Tuesday seized and jailed a 16-year-old youth for drawing a moustache on an election campaign poster showing re-elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, media reports said. Several media close to the opposition, including daily newspapers BirGun, […]

Iran Unveils Hypersonic Missile, Can Go 15 Times Speed Of Sound: Report

The range of the Fattah missile is 1,400 kilometres. Tehran, Iran: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveiled an intermediate range ballistic missile Tuesday capable of travelling at hypersonic speeds of up to 15 times the speed of sound, state television reported. President Ebrahim Raisi hailed the new missile’s hypersonic capability, saying it would boost Iran’s “power of […]

Russia-Held Ukraine City ‘Novaya Kakhovka’ Flooded After Dam Blown Up: Report

“The city is flooded,” Vladimir Leontyev, the Russian-installed head of the city said. Moscow: The Russian-occupied city of Nova Kakhovka in southern Ukraine — home to the dam that Moscow and Kyiv have accused each other of targeting — is “flooded”, officials told Russian media Tuesday. “The city is flooded,” Vladimir Leontyev, the Russian-installed head […]

IMF’s Gita Gopinath Warns AI Risks “Substantial Disruptions” In Jobs Markets: Report

Gita Gopinath called on policymakers to quickly craft rules to govern the technology. Washington:  IMF First Deputy Managing Director Gita Gopinath has warned of “substantial disruptions in labour markets” stemming from generative artificial intelligence and called on policymakers to quickly craft rules to govern the technology, the Financial Times reported on Monday. “We need governments, […]