Performers push for copyright protection from AI deep counterfeiting

AI is increasingly common in entertainment and audio Performers fear losing work and rights to technology Calls for new legal protections on shows Tbilisi, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When a friend texted voice actor Bev Standing to ask if TikTok’s text-to-speech feature sounded, the Canadian artist’s surprise quickly turned to anger. She had … Read more

Yellen: It is not legal for the United States to seize official Russian assets

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that the United States had no legal authority to seize Russian Central Bank assets frozen over its invasion of Ukraine, but was in talks with U.S. partners about ways to make Russia. Pay the bill for post-war reconstruction in Ukraine began. Yellen also said that a special license … Read more

How Turkey spoiled NATO’s historic moment with Finland and Sweden

Turkey surprised NATO allies Finland and Sweden hope for rapid accession Turkish President Cavusoglu meets with his US counterpart Blinken ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) – When Finland and Sweden signaled they were considering the historic decision to join NATO, the alliance expected a tough response from Moscow, not from it. However, at a meeting of … Read more

Dollar Rises, Stocks Fall As Inflation Tensions Return

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar strengthened and global stocks fell on Wednesday as concerns about economic growth and rising inflation soured sentiment as British consumer prices rose 9% and prices accelerated more than expected. in Canada. British inflation climbed to its highest annual rate since 1982 as energy bills soared, while Canadian inflation surged … Read more

Facts: How the EU plans to abandon Russia’s fossil fuels

Pictures of solar panels are taken at a solar park in Saelices, Spain, May 11, 2022. The image was taken with a drone. Photograph: Guillermo Martinez/Reuters Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – The European Union published plans on Wednesday to end its dependence on Russian gas, oil and coal … Read more

Milk Prices: Why You Might Pay 50% More This Year

Prices are rising in Fastest pace in decadescreating a cost-of-living crisis that is forcing people around the world to make difficult choices about what they buy. The UK is no exception: inflation hit A 40-year high at 9% In April it is expected to Peak above 10% Near the end of this year. The High … Read more

Finland and Sweden have applied to join NATO and are facing Turkish objections

The request was submitted to NATO headquarters A move was seen redrawing the geopolitical map of Europe The Ukraine war, due to decades of non-alignment, has caused turmoil in politics Countries seeking to resolve Turkish objections to NATO bids BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO on Wednesday at the allies’ … Read more

Yellen calls for ‘huge’ economic aid to Ukraine | Business and Economics News

The United States is currently preparing a $40 billion package for Ukraine and is expected to win final approval in the Senate as soon as Wednesday. by Christopher Condon and Christopher AnsteyBloomberg Posted on May 17, 2022May 17 2022 US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has issued a call for widespread economic aid to Ukraine, warning … Read more

Ukrainian defenders emerge from the ruins of Mariupol to an unknown fate as the siege ends

Ukrainian soldiers, many of whom were wounded, took buses to Russian-controlled towns “The defenders of Mariupol are the heroes of our time” – Ukrainian Army Finland and Sweden prepare to submit NATO requests Macron pledges more weapons to Kyiv MARIPOL, Ukraine, May 17 (Reuters) – More than 250 Ukrainian fighters have surrendered to Russian forces … Read more

Stocks rebound and Treasury yields rise on stronger data

Empty prices are displayed in the stock price panels of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) after the Tokyo Stock Exchange temporarily suspended all trading due to system problems in Tokyo, Japan, October 1, 2020. REUTERS / Issei Kato / Files Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – A … Read more