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CICERO TO THE RESCUE!!

Even the most powerful AI had trouble mastering the art of Diplomacy before CICERO appeared.

THE BEGINNING OF THE END

The fall of FTX proves why many critics consider crypto a massive Ponzi scheme.

WHO WATCHES THE WATCHMEN?

The perennial debate over national security versus individual privacy has become even more vexing in the digital age.

SAND BATTERIES: THE NEXT GREEN ENERGY REVOLUTION?

A novel energy storage device that can revolutionise Green initiatives.

TECH LAYOFFS: HERALDS OF A RECESSION?

The mass layoffs announced abruptly by tech majors are early warnings of a gathering storm.

SPYWARE: PLAYING WITH FIRE

Increasing cases of spyware targeting citizens jeopardise the fundamental right to privacy.

BIDEN-XI DECOUPLED?

The most recent American actions threaten China's capacity to buy, produce, and export the semiconductors that power the global economy.

TAKING ON THE TITAN

Like many European countries, India has finally confronted Google with monopolistic market practices.

ENTERING THE SPACE INTERNET MARKET

India's collaboration with the UK-owned One Web promises the availability of space-based internet at affordable prices.

THE DART MISSION, A SUCCESS?

The success of NASA’s DART mission could create an anti-asteroid shield for our planet.

AN AUSSIE SCARE

The Optus data breach is a mix of luck, negligence, and collateral damage.

A DIGITAL FUTURE FOR ALL

In an expanding digital universe, digital inequities are no longer acceptable if the world has to make real progress.

TAMING BIG TECH

Chinese Internet behemoths such as Alibaba & Byte Dance have handed over data to the Chinese Government for the first time.

CONTROLLING CATASTROPHES WITH A CONSOLE

Video games and machine learning can prepare us to survive apocalyptical climatic events

FIGHT FOR SILICON SUPREMACY

The U.S. is in no mood to surrender its technological supremacy to a pretender from Asia.

Internet Rivalry in Space

Elon Musk’s vast network of Starlink satellites enabled President Zelensky of Ukraine to launch incessant media blitz despite the Russian attempt to blank out his internet communications

A Golden Goose for the Exchequer

While the MEITY has advocated for the sale of public data to further India’s five trillion-dollar economy, it should be careful to not paper over the privacy cracks.

Crypto's Dark Side

If cryptos continue to facilitate illicit transactions, it will harm mainstream adoption and change regulator attitudes, leading to heavier restrictions in the long run.

Decluttering Space

With the recent testing of an anti-satellite weapon by Russia, the spectre of space debris has come back to haunt the international community.

Sci-fi Turned Reality!

Metaverse mixes the real world with virtual reality in real-time, creating new paradigms for life on this planet. But will it be equitable and safe?