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UK police say they disrupted cyber fraud network that stole personal data from thousands

LONDON (AP) — A website that allowed international cyber fraudsters to trick up to 70,000 British victims into revealing personal information such as bank account details and passwords has been infiltrated and disrupted, London police said Thursday.
Meta's newest AI model beats some peers. But its amped-up AI agents are confusing Facebook users

Meta's newest AI model beats some peers. But its amped-up AI agents are confusing Facebook users

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Facebook parent Meta Platforms unveiled a new set of artificial intelligence systems Thursday that are powering what CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls “the most intelligent AI assistant that you can freely use.
Tesla shares tumble below $150 per share, giving up all gains made over the past year

Tesla shares tumble below $150 per share, giving up all gains made over the past year

Tesla's stock tumbled below $150 per share, giving up all of the gains made over the past year as the electric vehicle maker reels from falling sales and steep discounts intended to lure more buyers.
After 40 nights of U2 at the Sphere, Phish's Trey Anastasio talks about taking over

After 40 nights of U2 at the Sphere, Phish's Trey Anastasio talks about taking over

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phish has been performing for decades, but never has the band played the same show twice.
Creators should disclose when they've used AI: social media mogul Randi Zuckerberg

Creators should disclose when they've used AI: social media mogul Randi Zuckerberg

TORONTO — Randi Zuckerberg says she thinks creators should start disclosing when they've used artificial intelligence to produce work because it's "becoming harder and harder to tell what's real.
This ancient snake in India might have been longer than a school bus and weighed a ton

This ancient snake in India might have been longer than a school bus and weighed a ton

WASHINGTON (AP) — A ancient giant snake in India might have been longer than a school bus and weighed a ton, researchers reported Thursday.
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but it may be hard to see it

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but it may be hard to see it

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Lyrid meteor shower is underway. But with a nearly full moon in the sky during the peak, it might be tough to see clearly. The Lyrids occur every year in mid-to-late April.
These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

TORONTO — Canadians are continuing to be laid off as part of a wave of job cuts that began in 2023 as companies assessed their operations after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic passed.

Nokia sees double-digit fall in January-March sales as weak market for 5G technology prevails

HELSINKI (AP) — Wireless and fixed-network equipment maker Nokia on Thursday reported a smaller-than-expected profit and a double-digit fall in sales in the first quarter due to a market weakened by a lack of clients investing in 5G technology.
Tech industry warns budget's capital gains proposals could cause 'irreparable harm'

Tech industry warns budget's capital gains proposals could cause 'irreparable harm'

TORONTO — The federal budget is being met with disdain from Canada's innovation industry, including tech darling Shopify, which called the capital gains measures in the fiscal plan a potential cause of "irreparable harm.