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Yonghui, Hema among supermarkets singled out by China's food safety watchdog for breaches

Yonghui, Hema among supermarkets singled out by China's food safety watchdog for breaches

Market regulator highlights 11 cases where supermarkets and online platforms sold food products that did not meet national food safety standards

SAP and GS1 to Establish Blockchain Prototype to Enhance Road Safety

SAP and GS1 to Establish Blockchain Prototype to Enhance Road Safety

SAP and GS1 have created a blockchain prototype intended at the digitization of tire retread activities for better road safety. Notably, the blockchain network deployed will be instrumental in tracking tires’ life-cycle.

US FDA Calls Meeting on Blockchain, AI and the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

US FDA Calls Meeting on Blockchain, AI and the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The FDA will hold a meeting on October 21st, with the aim of gathering input and feedback to help shape an FDA blueprint for the initiative. The FDA will propose leveraging modern technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and IoT to improve the transparency and decrease the risks of contamination in the food supply chain.

NVIDIA Unveils Multi-Camera Tracking Workflow for Large Space Management

NVIDIA Unveils Multi-Camera Tracking Workflow for Large Space Management

NVIDIA introduces a comprehensive multi-camera tracking workflow to enhance safety and optimize operations in large spaces.

Guaranteed Safe AI Systems: A Solution for the Future of AI Safety?

Guaranteed Safe AI Systems: A Solution for the Future of AI Safety?

Exploring the potential of guaranteed safe AI systems in ensuring the safety and reliability of artificial general intelligence (AGI).

AI-Enhanced Navigation System Promises Safer Seas for Massive Ships

AI-Enhanced Navigation System Promises Safer Seas for Massive Ships

Orca AI's SeaPod navigation system leverages AI to enhance maritime safety, reducing collisions and fuel consumption for massive vessels.

Anthropic Unveils Initiative to Enhance Third-Party AI Model Evaluations

Anthropic Unveils Initiative to Enhance Third-Party AI Model Evaluations

Anthropic announces a new initiative aimed at funding third-party evaluations to better assess AI capabilities and risks, addressing the growing demand in the field.

Vitalik Buterin's Insightful Financial Advice for a Prudent Portfolio

Vitalik Buterin's Insightful Financial Advice for a Prudent Portfolio

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin advises on prudent financial strategies, emphasizing diversification, savings for financial safety, a conservative portfolio, and caution against over-leveraging, blending traditional and modern investment insights.

President Biden Amplifies AI Safety and Security Measures with Executive Order

President Biden Amplifies AI Safety and Security Measures with Executive Order

President Biden has issued an Executive Order on October 30, 2023, aiming to improve AI safety, security, and trustworthiness. The order requires rigorous testing of critical AI systems, advocates for data privacy legislation, and promotes AI's positive impact on healthcare, education, and the labor market.

UK Finance Ministry Proposes Safety Net Measures against Stalling Stablecoins

UK Finance Ministry Proposes Safety Net Measures against Stalling Stablecoins

The proposals presented by the British finance ministry are aimed to mitigate risks related to stablecoins amid the recent TerraUSD de-pegging fiasco.

Meta Urged to Halt Metaverse App for Minors

Meta Urged to Halt Metaverse App for Minors

Advocacy groups, including Airplay and Common Sense Media, have written to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg calling for the company to halt its plans to allow minors onto its metaverse app, Horizon Worlds. They argue that Meta must first assess the potential risks of allowing youth on the app, citing concerns around harassment and privacy violations.

UK to Host First International AI Safety Conference in November

UK to Host First International AI Safety Conference in November

The United Kingdom is set to host the world's first international conference on AI safety on November 1-2, 2023. The summit aims to position the UK as a mediator in tech discussions between the US, China, and the EU. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will host the event at Bletchley Park, featuring notable attendees like US Vice President Kamala Harris and Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis. The conference will focus on the existential risks posed by AI, among other safety concerns.

Microsoft's 2.5 billion GBP Investment in UK AI: Catalyst for Innovation and Growth

Microsoft's 2.5 billion GBP Investment in UK AI: Catalyst for Innovation and Growth

Microsoft's significant investment in the UK's AI infrastructure is expected to significantly enhance the country's technology sector and its global AI standing.

Exploring AI Stability: Navigating Non-Power-Seeking Behavior Across Environments

Exploring AI Stability: Navigating Non-Power-Seeking Behavior Across Environments

The research explores AI's stability in non-power-seeking behaviors, revealing that certain policies maintain non-resistance to shutdown across similar environments, providing insights into mitigating risks associated with power-seeking AI.

FDIC Mandates New Signage for Digital Platforms Starting 2025

FDIC Mandates New Signage for Digital Platforms Starting 2025

The FDIC has updated its signage requirements, mandating digital display of a new black and navy blue sign on websites, apps, and ATMs from 2025 to align with modern banking practices.

Safety Groups Urge Meta to Halt Minors from Joining Metaverse

Safety Groups Urge Meta to Halt Minors from Joining Metaverse

Safety groups have written a letter to Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta, asking the social media giant to cancel its plan of allowing teenagers and young adults to join its metaverse app, Horizon Worlds. The groups argued that minors would face potential risks, including harassment and privacy violations on the virtual reality app.

Exploring AGI Hallucination: A Comprehensive Survey of Challenges and Mitigation Strategies

Exploring AGI Hallucination: A Comprehensive Survey of Challenges and Mitigation Strategies

A new survey delves into the phenomenon of AGI hallucination, categorizing its types, causes, and current mitigation approaches while discussing future research directions.

NIST's Call for Public Input on AI Safety in Response to Biden's Executive Order

NIST's Call for Public Input on AI Safety in Response to Biden's Executive Order

NIST is seeking public input to create AI safety guidelines following President Biden's Executive Order, aiming to ensure a secure AI environment, mitigate risks, and foster innovation.

Deceptive AI: The Hidden Dangers of LLM Backdoors

Deceptive AI: The Hidden Dangers of LLM Backdoors

Recent studies reveal large language models can deceive, challenging AI safety training methods. They can hide dangerous behaviors, creating false safety impressions, necessitating the development of robust protocols.

Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Expected to Contribute $121Bn by 2030

Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Expected to Contribute $121Bn by 2030

Blockchain technology in the healthcare market is expected to reach an annual growth rate (CAGR) of 68.3% between 2022 and 2030, according to a study by Market Research Future (MRFR).

California Spearheads AI Ethics and Safety with Senate Bills 892 and 893

California Spearheads AI Ethics and Safety with Senate Bills 892 and 893

California takes a pioneering role in AI regulation with Senate Bills 892 and 893, aiming to ensure AI safety, ethics, and public benefits.

zkLink Announces First "Dunkirk Test" to Establish New DeFi Safety Standard

zkLink Announces First "Dunkirk Test" to Establish New DeFi Safety Standard

zkLink, a multi-chain trading middleware utilizing zero-knowledge proofs, announces the first "Dunkirk Test", a new DeFi safety standard, on May 11-13. During this event, zkLink will shut down its servers for 72 hours, inviting users to try the emergency asset recovery feature, and earn rewards for taking part in the test.

US NIST Initiates AI Safety Consortium to Promote Trustworthy AI Development

US NIST Initiates AI Safety Consortium to Promote Trustworthy AI Development

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched the Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium to promote safe AI development and responsible use, inviting organizations to collaborate on identifying proven safety techniques by December 4, 2023.

British Standards Institution Pioneers International AI Safety Guidelines for Sustainable Future

British Standards Institution Pioneers International AI Safety Guidelines for Sustainable Future

BSI's release of the first international AI safety guideline, BS ISO/IEC 42001, marks a significant step in standardizing the safe and ethical use of AI, reflecting global demand for robust AI governance.

Amazon Invests $4 Billion in AI Startup Anthropic for Advanced Foundation Models

Amazon Invests $4 Billion in AI Startup Anthropic for Advanced Foundation Models

Amazon and AI startup Anthropic have entered into a $4 billion investment agreement to develop advanced foundation models. The collaboration will provide Anthropic with AWS resources and allow Amazon to build on Anthropic's AI models. Both companies are committed to AI safety and responsible scaling.

OpenAI Introduces the "Preparedness Framework" for AI Safety and Policy Integration

OpenAI Introduces the "Preparedness Framework" for AI Safety and Policy Integration

OpenAI has introduced the "Preparedness Framework," giving its board veto over CEO decisions and introducing risk scorecards for AI risk management, demonstrating its commitment to responsible AI development.

Voyager Digital Agrees to $1.65 Billion Settlement with FTC in Landmark Case

Voyager Digital Agrees to $1.65 Billion Settlement with FTC in Landmark Case

The US FTC has awarded Voyager Digital a $1.65 billion settlement for misleading statements about customer fund safety, marking a significant regulatory action in the crypto market.

Kraken Shuts Down San Francisco-based HQ, Blaming for Local Safety

Kraken Shuts Down San Francisco-based HQ, Blaming for Local Safety

Kraken, the first cryptocurrency exchange to become a bank in the U.S., has shut down its headquarters in San Francisco on grounds, that blaming local safety is hard to run a business.

Anthropic Lands $450 Million Investment to Develop Reliable AI Products and Advance AI Safety

Anthropic Lands $450 Million Investment to Develop Reliable AI Products and Advance AI Safety

Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovator Anthropic announced today a landmark $450 million Series C funding round, securing significant investment to enhance its reliable AI products.

Vitalik Buterin Emphasizes Importance of Varied Guardians for Crypto Wallet Safety

Vitalik Buterin Emphasizes Importance of Varied Guardians for Crypto Wallet Safety

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has highlighted the importance of having a diverse group of "guardians" for maximizing the safety of self-custody crypto assets via multisig and social recovery wallets. Buterin advised decentralizing wallet guardians, so that if the wallet owner disappears, there are enough other guardians left to recover their funds. He also recommended using guardians who can respond quickly to suit fast-moving needs and testing each guardian at least once a year to confirm they haven't lost their accounts.

Huobi HTX Responds to Recent Hack, Ensures Full Compensation for Affected Users

Huobi HTX Responds to Recent Hack, Ensures Full Compensation for Affected Users

Huobi HTX pledges to compensate users affected by a $30 million hack, ensuring minimal impact and enhanced security measures, as part of a series of attacks on Justin Sun's entities.

MetaMask Snaps Elevate Security and Interoperability in the Web3 Space

MetaMask Snaps Elevate Security and Interoperability in the Web3 Space

MetaMask introduces security-focused Snaps, including collaborations with Tenderly and Sayfer, and extends functionality through integration with Hedera, marking a significant enhancement in wallet security and user experience.

Biden urges technology firms to prioritize safety in AI development

Biden urges technology firms to prioritize safety in AI development

US President Joe Biden has called for technology companies to prioritize safety when developing and releasing artificial intelligence (AI) products. He acknowledged the potential benefits of AI in addressing global issues, but emphasized the need to address risks to society, national security, and the economy. Biden also urged Congress to approve non-partisan privacy laws that prioritize health and safety in product development.

Google DeepMind: Subtle Adversarial Image Manipulation Influences Both AI Model and Human Perception

Google DeepMind: Subtle Adversarial Image Manipulation Influences Both AI Model and Human Perception

Recent DeepMind research reveals that subtle adversarial image manipulations, originally designed to deceive AI models, also subtly influence human perception. This discovery underscores similarities and distinctions in human and machine vision, emphasizing the need for further research in AI safety and security.

OpenAI Initiates Preparedness Team to Address AI Catastrophic Risks

OpenAI Initiates Preparedness Team to Address AI Catastrophic Risks

OpenAI has launched a new Preparedness initiative, led by Aleksander Madry, to address catastrophic risks associated with AI models. The initiative will monitor, evaluate, and mitigate potential dangers, develop a Risk-Informed Development Policy, and launch an AI Preparedness Challenge to recruit talent.

Australia Evaluates Mandatory AI Rules in High-Risk Areas

Australia Evaluates Mandatory AI Rules in High-Risk Areas

Australia is considering mandatory regulations for AI development in high-risk areas, balancing innovation with public safety, ethical concerns, and global alignment in AI governance.

Hacking 101: Security of Bitcoin Wallets, From a Hacker's Point of View

Hacking 101: Security of Bitcoin Wallets, From a Hacker's Point of View

The safety of crypto wallets was recently questioned, after an incident where a Bitcoin address was successfully hacked.

Bitfinex CTO: Keeping Crypto Safe with State-of-the-Art Cyber Security

Bitfinex CTO: Keeping Crypto Safe with State-of-the-Art Cyber Security

Paolo Ardoino, the CTO of Bitfinex and Tether tells us why safety and security should always be a top priority for crypto exchanges.

IBM Blockchain Technology Used for Salmon Traceability By Cermaq and Labeyrie

IBM Blockchain Technology Used for Salmon Traceability By Cermaq and Labeyrie

Conscious consumerism is a term continuously making waves because people are becoming more keen on what they consume. For instance, they are concerned about the origin, safety, and nutritional value of what they drink and eat.

UAE Leverages Blockchain, Robotics and 3D Printing to Flatten Coronavirus Curve

UAE Leverages Blockchain, Robotics and 3D Printing to Flatten Coronavirus Curve

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), through in5, a startup incubator for nurturing businesses and ideas, is deploying blockchain, robotics, and 3D printing technologies to instigate the wellbeing and safety of its citizens amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

US Government Considers Blockchain as a Stepping Stone to Smarter Food Security

US Government Considers Blockchain as a Stepping Stone to Smarter Food Security

The US government, through its federal agency the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated with protecting the country’s food supply and public health, has earmarked blockchain as one of the technological innovations that will prompt traceability and a food safety culture.

Senior Worker at Bithumb Triggered Hacking Vulnerability

Senior Worker at Bithumb Triggered Hacking Vulnerability

A senior worker at Bithumb, a leading South Korean crypto exchange, is in a tight spot after a Korean court discovered that he is liable for web safety legislation breaches. As a result, his misdeeds made the crypto exchange vulnerable to a 2017 hack that led to the loss of cryptocurrency holdings worth $6 million USD.

World Sustainability Organization Adopts Blockchain-Based Virtual Audits to Curb COVID-19 Spread

World Sustainability Organization Adopts Blockchain-Based Virtual Audits to Curb COVID-19 Spread

With coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures necessitating self-isolation and social distancing, Friend of the Sea (FOS), a World Sustainability Organization’s project for seafood certification, has embraced blockchain-enabled virtual audits to mitigate the expansion of this pandemic. As a result, FOS has eradicated onsite scrutinies because safety is of the essence during these trying times.

British University Reveals Blockchain-Enabled Digital Certificate to Water Down COVID-19 Dangers Across Supply Chains

British University Reveals Blockchain-Enabled Digital Certificate to Water Down COVID-19 Dangers Across Supply Chains

Birmingham City University (BCU) in the United Kingdom is testing the waters with a blockchain-based digital safety certificate to safeguard consumers and suppliers from risks triggered by coronavirus (COVID-19). The digital certificate dubbed the Coronavirus Clearance Certificate (CCC), will be instrumental in reassuring stakeholders across supply chains that goods offered are risk-free.

What Will Cryptocurrency Speeds Look Like in 2020?

What Will Cryptocurrency Speeds Look Like in 2020?

Each year, more people are converted to the benefits of cryptocurrency. Some are spurred to make the change from traditional fiat currency based on the security and safety features that are present in the blockchains. Others are increasingly convinced it's the future of finance by the transaction speed that cryptocurrency offers.

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