LINKS ¦ Headlines and stories of interest – this week

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  • 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 more
  • The 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 more
  • Social Media Influencers Shape AI Development: The piece highlights the significant influence of a few social media personalities on AI advancements. Read more
  • Microsoft’s AI Cybersecurity Service Launches: Announcing the release of Microsoft’s AI-backed cybersecurity service aiming to streamline security operations. Read more
  • EU Imposes Strict Regulations on Food Packaging: The EU’s new law potentially bans most non-EU recycled plastic in food and drink packaging, aiming to protect local industries. Read more
  • MEPs Approve First Comprehensive AI Law: The EU sets a global precedent with new legislation aimed at regulating AI, requiring transparency and compliance with EU standards. Read more
  • High Success in Coventry’s Unlicensed HMO Targeting: Coventry City Council achieves a 95% success rate in identifying unlicensed HMOs using WhenFresh’s solution. Read more
  • UK Debt Collection Company’s Questionable Practices Exposed: Martin Lewis investigates the dubious tactics of Barratt Smith Brown, involving misleading emails. Read more
  • UK Leads in Housing Costs Among English-Speaking Nations: A study finds the UK’s housing expenses surpass those in similar countries facing housing crises. Read more
  • Amazon Business Expands to Mexico: Amazon Business’s launch in Mexico marks its entrance into a 10th global market. Read more
  • Jaja Finance Partners with Plain Numbers: This partnership aims to enhance clarity and comprehension in credit card billing for customers. Read more
  • Starling Bank Announces New Group CEO: Raman Bhatia’s appointment as CEO marks a new leadership era for Starling Bank. Read more
  • Journalists Accused of Fueling AI Hype: Critique on the media’s role in emphasizing the negative aspects of AI, overshadowing its benefits. Read more
  • Starling Bank Recruits Ovo CEO for Growth Phase: Raman Bhatia’s recruitment is part of Starling Bank’s strategy for expansion and potential public listing. Read more
  • Concerns Over New DRO Criteria’s Impact: The article raises concerns about potential unintended consequences of changes to the DRO eligibility criteria. Read more
  • Credit Card Debt Reaches $1.13 Trillion in the US: Highlighting the growing financial strain on Americans, particularly among younger and lower-income households. Read more
  • Soaring Costs of US Debt Interest: The increasing interest costs on U.S. debt could compromise national financial priorities. Read more
  • Bitcoin Price Approaches $73,000: The article discusses Bitcoin’s record high as UK regulators permit the trading of crypto-backed securities. Read more
  • Supply Chain Strategies Rethought Amid Disruptions: The editorial suggests businesses adopt “just in case” strategies in addition to “just in time” to mitigate supply chain vulnerabilities. Read more
  • UK’s Workforce Participation Concerns: Discussing the significant portion of UK adults not engaged in the workforce, with implications for economic growth. Read more
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