US Court Fines Binance $2.7 Billion

A US court has ruled against cryptocurrency exchange Binance and its former CEO Changpeng Zhao, setting fines in a money laundering case. According to the court's order, Zhao will pay the CFTC $150 million and Binance $2.7 billion. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois previously approved the settlement and ordered a permanent injunction, a civil monetary penalty, and equitable relief from Zhao and Binance. the CFTC reported. The department's claims were settled at the end of November.

An AI-Written Sci-Fi Story Wins A Literary Competition In China For The First Time In History.

The short story “Land of Memories” in Chinese became one of the winners of the youth popular science fiction competition in Jiangsu. The novel was submitted to a competition held by the Jiangsu Science Fiction Writers Association. At the October awards ceremony, the story won second prize along with 17 other stories, meaning it received the votes of three of the six jury members.

TomTom Develops AI Assistant For Cars Using OpenAI And Microsoft Technologies

On December 19, 2023, in a press release from both companies, TomTom announced the creation of its own generative AI voice assistant for cars. The assistant will be powered by Microsoft's Azure OpenAI Service. Leveraging Microsoft AI technology, TomTom has developed a fully integrated AI-powered conversational in-car assistant that provides more sophisticated voice interaction with infotainment, location and vehicle control systems.

Honor X8b For $240

Honor has introduced a new mid-budget smartphone in Saudi Arabia, Honor X8b. Honor X8b is equipped with a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution (2412 × 1080 pixels), 90 Hz refresh rate, 2000 cd/m2 peak brightness, and support for PWM backlight control at 3240 Hz. The screen supports 16.7 million shades of color and provides 100% coverage of the DCI-P3 color space. At the top of the screen there is an oval Magic Capsule cutout, which, like the iPhone's Dynamic Island, displays notifications and widgets. It also houses a front-facing 50-megapixel camera with flash.

Google Launches AI Studio

Google has launched a new tool for developing applications and chatbots, which is based on the recently announced Gemini family of models. With AI Studio, you can quickly create apps and chatbots, get API keys to integrate them into your apps, or access code to go deeper in the IDE.

Adam Cochran Explained The Reason For The Bitcoin Fall

Volatility has returned to the cryptocurrency market - since the beginning of the week, Bitcoin (BTC) has fallen in price by 5%. At the same time, analysts believe that the market was collapsed by speculators trading derivatives with leverage. financial technology leader and renowned cryptanalyst Adam Cochran took it upon himself to explain what caused the sudden drop.

ASUS Showed The Design Of The Gaming ROG Phone 8

ASUS, immediately after the announcement of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, announced plans to announce a new ROG Phone 8 gaming phone with this chip at its core, but so far this device has not been presented and absolutely nothing is known about it. And today the Taiwanese unexpectedly showed a fragment of the device in a teaser.