April 30, 2023 /Technology/ — As generative AI continues to develop, it is likely that we will see even more innovative and effective ways to use this technology to protect our data and our systems. By creating predictive models, generating simulated environments, and analyzing large volumes of data, generative AI can help identify and respond to threats before they cause damage. Generative AI has enormous potential to transform cybersecurity, including cloud, device, and even home security systems. Continue reading
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James Mwape the founder of the “James Mwape Peer Awards” has died
April 25, 2023 /Lifestyle/ — Philanthropist James Mwape, the founder of the James Mwape Peer Awards, has died. Zambian-born American and co-founder of the Mwape Peer Awards, James Mwape, has died in Cherry Hill, New Jersey in the United States aged 60.
He died on 22nd April, 2023 at his home in New Jersey.
Mr. Mwape an Educator, Entrepreneur and Author was born in 1962, in Mwense district, in the Luapula Province of the then Northern Rhodesia.
Remarks by Vice President Harris and President Hichilema of Zambia in Joint Press Conference
3:37 P.M. CAT
ZAMBIAN OFFICIAL: Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia; Honorable Madam Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States of America; cabinet ministers present from both countries; members of the press; distinguished invited guests; ladies and gentlemen: Welcome to the press conference being held here at State House this afternoon.
And to begin the process, I now have the singular honor and privilege to call upon the President of the Republic of Zambia to deliver his remarks.
Pfizer Invests $43 Billion to Battle Cancer
Proposed combination enhances Pfizer’s position as a leading company in Oncology
Seagen’s medicines, late-stage development programs and pioneering expertise in Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs) strongly complement Pfizer’s Oncology portfolio
Seagen expected to contribute more than $10 billion in risk-adjusted revenues in 2030
Pfizer and Seagen to hold analyst and investor call at 8 a.m. EDT today
NEW YORK & BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Seagen Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer will acquire Seagen, a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops and commercializes transformative cancer medicines, for $229 in cash per Seagen share for a total enterprise value of $43 billion. The Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved the transaction. Continue reading
Four scenarios for a world in disorder
David Bach, International Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s recent speech to the Communist Party Congress could be one of the most consequential of the decade. He told the audience – and the world – that his economic growth-crushing zero-COVID policy is here to stay, and that Beijing is more determined than ever to reunify with Taiwan, peacefully if possible and by force if necessary.
Saudi snitching app turns citizens into social media police
- Saudi government apps seen encouraging citizen spies
- Apps needed for greater efficiency, authorities say
- Digital vigilantism on the rise worldwide
By Nazih Osseiran
BEIRUT, Sept 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Saudi app that lets ordinary people “play the role of a police officer” may have alerted authorities to the tweets of a student whose sentencing to 34 years in jail has drawn international condemnation.
IMF Executive Board Approves New Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement for Zambia
August 31, 2022
The IMF Board approves SDR 978.2 million (about US$1.3 billion) 38-month ECF arrangement for Zambia to help restore macroeconomic stability and foster higher, more resilient, and more inclusive growth. Continue reading
The inside story of the CIA v Russia – from cold war conspiracy to ‘black’ propaganda in Ukraine
In the early 1990s, Senator Patrick Moynihan campaigned for the abolition of the CIA. The brilliant campaigner thought the US Department of State should take over its intelligence functions. For him, the age of secrecy was over.
In a New York Times opinion piece, Moynihan wrote:
US tech monitors for gunfire but critics say targets Black areas
- U.S. homicides jump 44% in two years
- Government may fund divisive gunshot detection systems
- Critics say the tech is biased and doesn’t work
By Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Toledo experienced a spike in gun violence, the Ohio city police force turned to a simple if controversial tool: it miked up part of the city to capture the sound of gunfire.
Caste in California: Tech giants confront ancient Indian hierarchy
OAKLAND, Calif, Aug 15 (Reuters) – America’s tech giants are taking a modern-day crash course in India’s ancient caste system, with Apple (AAPL.O) emerging as an early leader in policies to rid Silicon Valley of a rigid hierarchy that’s segregated Indians for generations.