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๐Ÿ‘‰ Issue #37 of QX Snapshots is out!




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โ›“ [๐๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค๐œ๐ก๐š๐ข๐ง] Deutsche Bank Tests SWIFT Alternative, Circle & TBD on Open Standards, 21X and Polygon Labs building ESMA-regulated market infrastructure. Deutsche Bank and Standard Charteredโ€™s SC Ventures are testing the Universal Digital Payments Network (UDPN) as an alternative to the traditional SWIFT system for stablecoins and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).


โ–ถ [๐๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค๐œ๐ก๐š๐ข๐ง] Vodafone DAB and Chainlink Labs Demonstrate the Transformation of Global Trade.


๐Ÿค– [๐€๐ˆ] AI Poison: The Rise of Nightshade; NVIDIA and IBM latest AI developer tools. Artists are pushing back against AI companies like OpenAI, which use large multimedia datasets, including artists' work, to train their AI models. Many artists who once supported their material being indexed for search now oppose its use in AI training. To counteract this, University of Chicago researchers have introduced an open-source tool, Nightshade, that alters image pixels in ways indistinguishable to humans but "poisons" them for AI training.


โ–ถ [๐€๐ˆ] Artificial intelligence and financial stability?


๐ŸŽ† [๐๐ฎ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฆ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ ๐ฒ] The Cleveland Clinic and IBM have teamed up to spearhead new quantum computing projects for health applications. Funding of $40 million from the Wellcome Trust.


โ–ถ[๐๐ฎ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฆ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ ๐ฒ] Amazon Files New Quantum Computing Patent.


๐Ÿ’ป [๐Œ๐ž๐ญ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž] Meta's Reality Labs Losses Mount as Teens Take Flight in Roblox Ryanair. Meta reported a $3.7 billion loss in Q3 within its Reality Labs division, focused on metaverse development.


โ–ถ [๐Ž๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก] Okta's Breach Ripple Effect and Europol's Takedown of Ragnar Locker Ringleader. Okta spokesperson Vitor De Souza acknowledged that approximately 1% of its 17,000 corporate clients, or 170 organizations, were affected.

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