Regulating AI: Governments race to keep up with speed of innovation
10 November 2023 | 7:38 pm
Elon Musk's generative AI venture, xAI, has launched Grok, its rival to ChatGPT. The billionaire is hoping to capitalise on the artificial intelligence revolution. While the private sector races to profit from AI innovation, governments are scrambling to keep up, vowing to protect humanity from potential catastrophe. So what might AI regulation look like? We discuss the issue with French tech entrepreneur Denis Jacquet, founder and CEO of Top Cream.
2 May 2021
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Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission says it will regulate crypto-token investments when the character of the investments qualifies as a securities transaction. So what impact will this have on Nigeria's banking sector? Muyiwa Oni, Regional Head of Equity Research at Standard Bank Group joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for this conversation and more.
19 Feb 2021
NLC urges African governments to invest in research
19 Apr 2021
Imagine working for a company where you don't have to apply for holiday time or seek prior approval for expenses. Imagine giving feedback to your boss – in public! Imagine being trusted to make major decisions without clearance from line managers. The flipside? If you perform anything less than excellently, you lose your job. Freedom and "talent density" are the two key ingredients of Netflix's corporate culture. The formula has driven the company from a humble DVD rental service 20 years ago to one of the world’s most successful entertainment corporations.
2 May 2021
Residents of Owerri, the capital and its environs are now living every minute with uncertainty. They want government to rise to the challenge of preventing violent attacks that have become so frequent in the state
13 Jul 2021
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has thrown their weight behind the rotation of presidency as agreed by the southern governors forum.
19 Sep 2021
Beijing has said it want to foster small and medium-sized businesses by setting up third stock exchange in Beijing. The move comes despite an ongoing regulatory crackdown on China's biggest tech companies.
3 Oct 2021
The Taliban wish to address the UN General Assembly. But will other nations recognize, let alone engage with them?
13 Dec 2021
The Covid-19 crisis has exacerbated inequalities between the very wealthy and the rest of the population, according to the latest report from the World Inequality Lab. So what can be done to prevent a massive rise in poverty? Stephen Carroll speaks to Lucas Chancel, the lead author of the report. Also in the programme: Kate Moody looks at the right to disconnect and what it really means in practice for workers. Plus we bring you a report about a French entrepreneur who's making tracks with old bike tyres.
6 Feb 2022
The prime ministers of Poland and the Czech Republic have reached an agreement to end a bitter battle over the Turow coal mine.
16 Feb 2022
EU governments start advising nationals 'to get out of Ukraine' – DW's Teri Schultz
30 Nov 2022
The United Nations also called on Chinese authorities to respond to protests "in line with international human rights law," and refrain from arresting people simply for taking part.
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published a landmark report on climate change. Prepared by hundreds of world's top scientists, it lays out the impact of global warming so far, as well as the tools available to prevent climate catastrophe. The report says today's record heat will be ordinary in a generation's time. Meanwhile, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has denounced a "betrayal" by world leaders for failing to act on climate change. FRANCE 24's Science Editor Shirli Sitbon gives us her analysis.
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The New York Times looks at Dubai's particularly fragile position in terms of climate change.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class-action lawsuit in the US due to promoting Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. The plaintiffs claim that his endorsement led them to make loss-making investments and are seeking $1bn in damages.
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More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in Indonesia by boat this month. They have been fleeing Bangladesh's overcrowded refugee camps where conditions have worsened.
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Thanks to a Constitutional Court ruling, Germany's federal budget for this year is now €60 billion short. But closing the gap with new loans is prohibited by the constitution.
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Over 250,000 have died in a single year just from pollution caused by fine particulate matter, with ozone and nitrogen-dioxide also claiming lives, a new EU report has found.
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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is welcoming some 200 business leaders to Hampton Court for a forum aimed at boosting foreign investment in the UK. Also, US holiday shoppers seek out deeper discounts as Black Friday continues its move online, and Meta faces accusations of courting users aged under 13 in a US federal lawsuit.
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