Microsoft Bing Outage is Impacting Copilot, DuckDuckGo, And Other Services

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is currently experiencing an outage that’s also affecting services relying on the Bing API such as DuckDuckGo and ChatGPT.
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EU Commission May Fine Microsoft for Failing to Disclose Generative AI Risks on Bing

The European Commission may fine Microsoft if the doesn’t satisfy a DSA-related request for information regarding the risks related to generative AI features in Bing.
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Is AI ‘Copilot’ a Generic Term or a Brand Name?

Microsoft uses Copilot as a product name, but more and more often the word sums up a generic class of generative AI bots. Continue reading Is AI ‘Copilot’ a Generic Term or a Brand Name?

Smashing Security podcast #364: Bing pop-up wars, and the British Library ransomware scandal

There’s a Bing ding dong, after Microsoft (over?) enthusiastically encourages Chrome users to stop using Google, and silence hits the British Library as it shares its story of a ransomware attack.

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Report: Microsoft’s Bing and Edge May Not Fall Under DMA Regulation

Microsoft’s Bing search engine and Edge web browser may not be “popular” enough to be regulated under the EU’s Digital Markets Act, which is set to enter into force on March 6, 2024.
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