Deepfake Marketing: Companies are Paying People to Hire Their Faces for Promotional Videos

Until now, researchers have used artificial intelligence for computational purposes to solve complex problems. They also deployed AI in automated vehicles and to predict consumer behavior. But a new trend is sweeping the world. People are now hiring their faces to companies and start-ups that use their clones in digital marketing and educational videos around … Read more

Deepfake Marketing: Companies are Paying People to Hire Their Faces for Promotional Videos

Until now, researchers have used artificial intelligence for computational purposes to solve complex problems. They also deployed AI in automated vehicles and to predict consumer behavior. But a new trend is sweeping the world. People are now hiring their faces to companies and start-ups that use their clones in digital marketing and educational videos around … Read more

Bitcoin in El Salvador: World’s First Adoption of Cryptocurrency Faces Raging Protests, Failures, and a Fall

The historic adoption of Bitcoin as a legal currency in El Salvador on Tuesday was marred by initial problems, such as a furious protest from suspicious citizens, technological failures and a drop in cryptocurrency hindered the launch. The daring experiment got off to a rocky start when, just after midnight, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele complained … Read more

Dell faces strong demand for laptops, desktops and cloud services due to telecommuting to beat second quarter revenue estimates

Dell beat market estimates for second-quarter revenue on Thursday with the switch to hybrid work, keeping demand strong for its laptops, desktops and cloud services. Globally, people continue to spend on computer devices even after a year of working from home. International Data figures showed that PC shipments increased 13 percent from April to June, … Read more

Tesla autopilot faces US investigation after 11 crashes, CEO Elon Musk defends

US safety officials have opened a preliminary investigation into Tesla’s autopilot after identifying 11 accidents involving the driver assistance system, officials said on Monday. Incidents dating back to 2018 included one fatal accident and seven that resulted in injuries to 17 people, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency “is committed to … Read more

Elon Musk’s ‘AI Day’ Faces Tough Questions About Tesla Technology

At Tesla’s “Autonomy Day” event in April 2019, Chief Executive Elon Musk said that by mid-2020 Tesla would have more than a million autonomous vehicles where passengers “could sleep” during a trip. Tesla missed that goal, and on Thursday, Musk is organizing another event, called “AI Day,” to promote his electric car company as the … Read more