Sunday, December 10, 2023

Nurin Sofia

Nurin Sofia is a news editor at Tech Edition. Her interest is in technology and startups, occasionally crunching news for gaming. Sofia enjoys playing video games, going on bike rides, and gardening when she isn't behind a keyboard.

Critical security breach in popular WordPress plugin impacts over 200,000 installations

Learn about the critical security flaw in the MW WP Form WordPress plugin affecting over 200,000 sites and how to protect your website effectively.

Singapore launches S$70 million AI initiative

Singapore launches a S$70 million AI initiative to develop Southeast Asia's first large language model ecosystem, emphasising AI research and talent development.

YouTrip integrates with Google Pay

YouTrip's new integration with Google Pay offers Android users convenient mobile payments with zero-fee currency exchange and a special celebratory cashback campaign.

UK introduces AI age checks for online pornography

The UK proposes AI-based age verification for online pornography access, focusing on child safety while considering privacy and data security. Final guidelines are expected in early 2025.

Meta and IBM team up to champion open-source AI development

IBM and Meta's new AI Alliance promotes open-source AI development, focusing on innovation, safety, and transparency, with global support but without OpenAI's involvement.

China’s video game market makes a comeback with 87 new titles

China's video game market shows robust recovery with the approval of 87 new titles, including Ubisoft's mobile game "The Division Resurgence," signalling a positive turn for the industry.

PlayStation accounts suspended without clear explanation

PlayStation users face unexpected account suspensions without clear reasons, causing confusion and frustration amid a lack of response from Sony.

Tencent’s streaming service outage adds to Big Tech’s woes

Tencent Holdings apologises for the Tencent Video service outage, adding to recent technical disruptions among major Chinese tech companies.