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Tech Roundup: 2nd February 2024

  • Publish Date: Posted 5 months ago
  • Author:by VANRATH

​​​​​VANRATH rounds up the latest tech news and trends you may have missed!

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Elon Musk's Neuralink company implants brain chip in first human

The billionaire also revealed the name of his start-up's first product would be 'Telepathy'. The company says its initial goal is to enable people to control a computer cursor or keyboard using their thoughts alone.

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Apple says UK could 'secretly veto' global privacy tools

Apple has attacked proposals for the UK government to pre-approve new security features introduced by tech firms.

Under the proposed amendments to existing laws, if the UK Home Office declined an update, it then could not be released in any other country, and the public would not be informed.

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Microsoft says AI is getting deployed 'at scale'

The company said revenue in September to December rose 18% year-on-year to more than $60bn.

The update came as Microsoft became the world's most valuable listed company, its market value soaring past Apple this month to more than $3tn (£2.4tn).

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Sony made more money than Samsung for the first time in 24 years

Samsung's growth over the past decade, backed by the stellar performance of its chip division, has been nothing short of remarkable. The company made money hand over fist due to its dominance in the memory chip market, so much so that just over 14 years ago, the operating profit of nine biggest Japanese electronics companies wasn't even half of what Samsung Electronics was making alone.

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