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Mahindra Scorpio N Line-up Gets Z8 Select Variant At Rs 16.99 Lakh

Last Updated: February 23, 2024, 12:00 ISTMahindra Scorpio N Line-up Gets Z8 Select Variant At Rs 16.99 Lakh. (Photo: Teambhp)With the Z8 Select, Mahindra aims to provide a more affordable option while retaining many of the Scorpio N's key features and safety offerings.Mahindra has introduced a new variant called Z8 Select to its Scorpio N line-up, priced between Rs 16.99 lakh to 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom).This new trim sits below the standard Z8 but above the Z6 variant. Let’s delve into what the Z8 Select offers, hitting…

A profile of ElevenLabs, whose AI voice cloning tech is being used to spoof politicians; five of ElevenLabs' 40 employees are dedicated…

Margi Murphy / Bloomberg: A profile of ElevenLabs, whose AI voice cloning tech is being used to spoof politicians; five of ElevenLabs' 40 employees are dedicated to trust and safety — ElevenLabs' technology is already being used to spoof political candidates and promote scammy products. Margi Murphy / Bloomberg: A profile of ElevenLabs, whose AI voice cloning tech is being used to spoof politicians; five of ElevenLabs' 40 employees are dedicated to trust and safety — ElevenLabs'…

Akasa Air Adopts DigiYatra Facial Recognition System Across Major Indian Airports

Akasa Air Adopts DigiYatra Facial Recognition System Across Major Indian Airports.Akasa Air and DigiYatra: This initiative will set new standards in the aviation industry, catering to the evolving needs of travelers in the digital age.Akasa Air has adopted DigiYatra’s facial recognition system across nine major airports in India.The airports include Bengaluru, New Delhi, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Kolkata, and Pune, marking a significant step towards enhancing the overall travel experience for…

Toyota’s New Flatbed Car Delivery Service: Here’s How It Works

Toyota's New Flatbed Car Delivery Service. (Photo: Cardekho)Under this industry-first initiative, new Toyota vehicles will be transported directly from the stockyard to the showroom on a flatbed truck.Toyota has launched a groundbreaking flatbed delivery service initiative named ‘Awesome New Car Delivery Solution’, with the aim of transforming the car delivery process.This initiative is set to transform the way new cars are delivered from stockyards to showrooms, eliminating the need for dealers to drive the vehicles to…

EU opens formal probe of TikTok under Digital Services Act, citing child safety, risk management & other concerns

The European Union is formally investigating TikTok’s compliance with the bloc’s Digital Services Act (DSA), the Commission has announced. Areas the Commission is focusing on in this investigation of TikTok are linked to the protection of minors, advertising transparency, data access for researchers, and the risk management of addictive design and harmful content, in said in a press release. The DSA is the bloc’s online governance and content moderation rulebook which, since Saturday, has applied broadly to — likely…

The EU opens a wide-ranging probe into TikTok

TikTok is in the EU's crosshairs over potential Digital Services Act (DSA) breaches around the safety of minors and other matters. The formal proceedings will focus on addictive algorithms, the "rabbit hole effect," age verification issues and default privacy settings. The European Commission is also probing ad transparency and data access for researchers, it said in a press release.The probe is focusing on the privacy and safety of minors. The Commission will look at the potentially negative aspects of TikTok's design…

Schumer, LGBTQ+ advocates back updated kids online safety bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced his support Thursday for a bill that would regulate how social media platforms operate for young users. Along with Schumer’s support, several LGTBQ advocacy organizations dropped their opposition to the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) after the sponsors updated the text, inching the bill closer to passing. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) are the lead sponsors on the bill. “Children and teens have been subjected to…

White House confirms reports of Russia’s ‘troubling’ anti-satellite weapon capability

The White House publicly confirmed on Thursday that Russia has obtained a "troubling" emerging anti-satellite weapon but said it cannot directly cause "physical destruction" on Earth.White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said U.S. intelligence officials have information that Russia has obtained the capability, but that such a weapon is not currently operational.U.S. officials are analyzing the information they have on the emerging technology and have consulted with allies and partners on the…

My favorite bone conduction headphones have 3 invaluable safety features

Matthew Miller/ZDNETZDNET's key takeawaysThe Suunto Wing. And they're fantastic.View at Amazon Two buttons are found on the underside of the headphones, controlling power and volume up/down. With a quick configuration on the smartphone app, you can then long press the volume down button to toggle the LED lights on and off, which makes things very convenient when you need more safety.Matthew Miller/ZDNETAnother unique feature of the headphones is the head movement control functionality. Again, this can be toggled

GitHub: AI helps developers write safer code, but basic safety is crucial

With cybercriminals largely sticking to the same tactics, it is critical that security starts with the developer. "You can buy tools to prevent and detect vulnerabilities, but the first thing you need to do is help developers ensure they're building secure applications," Hanley said in a video interview with ZDNET. Also: The best password managers to save you from login hassleAs major software tools, including those that power video-conferencing calls and autonomous cars, are built and their libraries made available on