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LINKS ¦ Headlines and stories of interest – this week

See our weekly headline roundup, every Friday, here UN Adopts Landmark Resolution on AI SafetyThe United Nations General Assembly has passed a non-binding resolution led by the United States to promote the development of safe, secure, and trustworthy AI globally. Read moreConsumer Card Spending Growth Halts in MarchFollowing a peak in consumer confidence in February, there was a noticeable slowdown in March, attributed to the rising popularity of “no-spend” challenges. Read moreAverage Consumer Borrows £5,600 in Personal Loans Over LifetimeA… Read more

LINKS ¦ Headlines and stories of interest – this week

See our weekly headline roundup, every Friday, here One Third of Consumers Negotiate Bills to Mitigate Cost-of-Living CrisisA significant portion of consumers are actively haggling over their service bills, highlighting the financial strain of the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. Read moreRise in Buy-to-Let Lending Arrears Signals Financial Pressure on LandlordsAn uptick in missed payments on buy-to-let properties underscores the economic challenges faced by landlords. Read moreGoogle Considers AI Paywall Amid Rising Content Creation CostsThe tech giant explores monetization strategies for AI-generated… Read more

LINKS ¦ Headlines and stories of interest – this week

See our weekly headline roundup, every Friday, here Ofcom Announces Changes to Data Roaming Charges for UK TouristsOfcom plans to introduce measures to protect UK holidaymakers from unexpected data roaming charges when abroad.Read moreJ.P. Morgan and Expedia Highlight Importance of Risk Management for TreasurersLeaders from J.P. Morgan and Expedia discuss the evolving role of corporate treasurers in managing cross-border platform risks.Read moreCorporate Treasurers Urged to Adopt Active Risk Management StrategiesThe discussion by senior directors at Expedia and J.P. Morgan Payments… Read more

LINKS ¦ Headlines and stories of interest – this week

See our weekly headline roundup, every Friday, here GPT-5 Expected to Launch This Summer with Significant ImprovementsOpenAI is set to release an improved version of GPT-5, enhancing ChatGPT’s capabilities in mid-2024. Read moreUK Contemplates ‘Housing Sin Taxes’ Inspired by Global CounterpartsThe Social Market Foundation suggests adopting housing sin taxes to aid private renters, inspired by practices in Australia and Canada. Read morePub Insolvencies Reach a Decade High in the UKA 48% increase in pub closures marks the highest number in… Read more

LINKS ¦ Headlines and stories of interest – this week

See our weekly headline roundup, every Friday, here AI Prompt Engineering Faces Decline: The article discusses the diminishing need for expert prompt engineering in AI models, suggesting it’s a flaw rather than an advantage. Read moreThe Dual Role of AI in Internet Security: This headline addresses how AI is both a challenge and a solution to internet spam and security threats. Read moreSocial Media Influencers Shape AI Development: The piece highlights the significant influence of a few social media personalities… Read more

LINKS ¦ Headlines and stories of interest – this week

See our weekly headline roundup, every Friday, here Anthropic Sets a New Gold Standard in AI: Anthropic’s Claude surpasses ChatGPT by OpenAI, setting a new benchmark in artificial intelligence technology. Read moreYounger Borrowers Struggle to Access Credit: A significant percentage of lenders find manual income verification to be a major hurdle in the lending process, affecting younger borrowers the most. Read moreFirst-Time Homebuyers Opt for Longer Mortgage Terms: To manage affordability pressures, first-time buyers are increasingly stretching their mortgage repayments… Read more