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October 30, 2023, 12:15 AM

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Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Document: the G7 plans to agree to a voluntary, 11-point code of conduct on October 30 for companies developing advanced AI systems, seeking to mitigate risks  —  The Group of Seven industrial countries will on Monday agree a code of conduct for companies developing advanced artificial intelligence systems …
Trisha Thadani / Washington Post:
As Cruise suspends all its driverless operations, a look at the lack of clear federal regulations and fragmented oversight governing self-driving cars in the US  —  The whiplash from approval to ban in just two months highlights the fragmented oversight governing the fledgling industry
The Citizen Lab:
Research details how vulnerabilities in signaling protocols used by mobile network operators for international roaming can be exploited to geolocate devices  —  Table of Contents  —  2. Geolocation Attacks Against Telecommunications Networks  —  4. Incentives Enabling Geolocation Attacks
Kristi Hines / Search Engine Journal:
ChatGPT Plus users report an “All Tools” feature and capabilities for analyzing docs like PDFs have been added, potentially sidelining 3rd-party ChatGPT plugins  —  OpenAI to release updated version of ChatGPT that gives users access all GPT-4 tools - including browsing and DALL
Rebecca Bellan / TechCrunch:
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Q&A with Amazon Robotics Chief Technologist Tye Brady on testing Agility's bipedal robot Digit at Amazon, coding robotic systems with CodeWhisperer, and more  —  A version of this post first appeared in TechCrunch's weekly robotics newsletter, Actuator.  Subscribe here.
The Guardian:
UK Minister for Policing Chris Philp encourages the police to double its use of retrospective facial recognition software by May 2024 to track down offenders  —  Policing minister Chris Philp suggests target of more than 200,000 searches over next six months
David Pierce / The Verge:
Hands-on with Apple's Journal, an incredibly basic journaling app, with an interesting Moments page that uses the Suggestions API to prompt users to add entries  —  The Apple Journal app is so simple that, at first, it felt like I was missing something.  The whole app is just one screen …

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