Human and humanoid

On Tuesday 21st May 2024, European Union member states reached a consensus on the world’s first significant law to regulate artificial intelligence, a move echoed by institutions globally to implement controls on the technology. The EU Council announced it has granted final approval for the AI Act, a pioneering regulationRead More →

Euro Zone Inflation

Inflation rates in the euro area remained constant at 2.4% in April 2024, and the economy experienced growth in the first quarter, as indicated by preliminary figures released on Tuesday. Headline inflation at 2.4% aligned with economists’ forecasts, while monthly inflation registered at 0.6%. Core inflation, which excludes energy, food,Read More →

Crypto

Digital assets have soared recently to unprecedented heights and then plummet just as quickly. It’s an extremely volatile financial environment. Amid this volatility, the European Union’s securities watchdog, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), has sounded a cautionary note. The Concentration Conundrum ESMA’s latest report highlights a considerable concern: theRead More →

Oil

The International Monetary Fund calculates that Russia’s economy will expand more rapidly than all advanced economies this year. According to the latest World Economic Outlook released by the IMF, Russia’s economy is projected to expand by 3.2% in 2024. This growth outpaces the anticipated growth rates for the U.S. atRead More →

EU flag

On Monday, 25th March 2024, the European Union initiated its first investigation under the new Digital Markets Act, targeting Apple, Alphabet, and Meta for potential tech legislation breaches. Statement “Today, the Commission has opened non-compliance investigations under the Digital Markets Act (DMA) into Alphabet’s rules on steering in Google Play and self-preferencing on GoogleRead More →

The European Union (EU) has made history by approving the world’s first comprehensive regulatory framework for artificial intelligence (AI). Artificial Intelligence Act Known as the Artificial Intelligence Act, this groundbreaking legislation is expected to serve as a global signpost for other governments grappling with how to regulate this fast-developing technology. The AI Act takesRead More →

TikTok app

TikTok is a popular social media app that allows users to create and share short videos. But, it has faced some controversies regarding its algorithm, design, and data protection. Tiktok has issues The company was fined $368 million in Europe for failing to protect children’s data. The Irish Data ProtectionRead More →

China’s exports plunge According to latest figures the country’s trade fell more sharply than expected in July 2023, as both global and domestic demand receded amid the pandemic and ongoing tensions with the United States. China’s exports fell by 14.5% in July 2023 from a year ago, the biggest dropRead More →