Microsoft confirms deal with ChatGPT creator OpenAI worth billions

On Monday, Microsoft announced its multi-billion investment in OpenAI, the research lab which recently created ChatGPT, a much-talked-about artificial intelligence chatbot that has raised concerns about enabling cheating in universities and schools.  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tweeted a company blog in which the tech giant made the announcement of making a “multiyear, multibillion dollar investment […]

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Nurses return to work at two hospitals as strikes end after deal in New York

The three-day strikes of thousands of nurses came to an end on Thursday as they returned to work after finalising a tentative contract agreement with two hospitals, which included pay raise and better working conditions, announced the union officials on Thursday. The tentative agreements finalised between Montefiore Medical Centre in the Bronx and Mount Sinai […]

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US House speaker stalemate ends, Kevin McCarthy finally seals the deal

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters,” said Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States. Finally, the stalemate has ended after an agonising wait and lots of negotiations. The […]

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Rishi Sunak govt signs deal with BioNTech for landmark Cancer vaccine trials

Cancer vaccine trials will begin in the United Kingdom in 2023 after the Rishi Sunak government signed a deal with German biopharmaceutical firm BioNTech to conduct clinical trials. The British patients are set to be enrolled for the clinical trials in autumn, The Telegraph reported. The report said that a lab of around 70 scientists […]

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Microsoft-Activision deal: Video gamers file antitrust lawsuit

In yet another roadblock for Microsoft’s planned acquisition of the makers of Activision Blizzard Inc., a group of video gamers challenged the acquisition in a federal antitrust lawsuit in a San Francisco court. The petitioners say that Microsoft’s acquisition of Call of Duty-maker will unlawfully squeeze the competition in the video game industry.  WATCH | World […]

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‘It is dead, but we are not going to announce it’ says Biden about Iran nuclear deal. Watch!

A video of US President Joe Biden saying that the Iran Nuclear Deal is “dead” is making the rounds on the internet. Apparently, the leader last month said that the multi-state deal to limit Tehran’s nuclear deal is dead. However, he refused to formally announce that. The video that surfaced on Tuesday has been shared […]

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Top 10 world news: Cyril Ramaphosa re-elected, nations sign historic deal at COP 15 & more

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was once again re-instated as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party’s leader on Monday. In other news, nations reached a historic deal at COP 15, committing to raise billions of dollars to protect biodiversity. Dutch PM Mark Rutte officially apologised for Netherlands’ role in slavery for 250 years. In […]

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Countries sign historic deal at COP 15, commit billions by 2030 to save biodiversity

Amid the United Nations biodiversity summit, COP 15, negotiators said they have reached a historic deal, on Monday. The draft calls for raising billions of dollars by 2030 to protect land and marine areas as well as save biodiversity in the developing world. The conference that took place in Montreal, Canada was seen as the […]

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UN summit sees new draft of global deal that will protect nature

China on Sunday (December 18) proposed a text that will likely shape any agreement on conserving the world’s wild places and species. United Nations negotiations on a new global deal are in their final 48 hours. The presidency of the Montreal summit is held by China, which is responsible for releasing the draft text, based […]

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Ghana agrees on $3 bn deal with IMF as country fights its worst economic crisis in decades

As Ghana fights its worst economic crisis in decades, the International Monetary Fund announced on Tuesday that the two parties had reached an agreement on a $3 billion loan line. The West African nation has experienced a dramatic decrease in its cedi currency since the beginning of the year, as well as inflation of more […]

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