Google adds blue verification checkboxes for businesses to Gmail. These will be available to companies that use Google Workspace and have verified their domain name and logo.
Wettest March for Ireland ever, consequences for harvest inevitable
The weather last month was not what Irish growers want. In fact, it was the wettest March ever with 140 mm of rain, while the average for March is only 25-30 mm.
George Berkeley is the latest victim of modern witch hunt
Ireland’s oldest university, Trinity College Dublin, has announced that it will remove the name of philosopher George Berkeley from one of its main libraries due to his ownership of slaves and his efforts to “promote ideologies that support slavery.”
OpenAI gives ChatGPT users option to turn off chat history
OpenAI gives users the option to turn off their chat history in ChatGPT. Conversations are not used to train OpenAI’S AI models. Chats are permanently deleted from the company’s systems after thirty days.
Shopping AI will go beta in Ireland
Stress of choice when shopping online? Or afraid that you are about to commit a mispurchase? Soon those problems will be off the job at Zalando. The German retailer is introducing assistance via chatGPT. That AI feature should guide you to the right purchase.
There is no excess mortality in the EU, however Greece and Cyprus lag behind the optimistic trend
For the first time since February 2020, there is no excess mortality in the EU. Three years after the pandemic, the indicator fell by two percent in February 2023, according to Statistics Eurostat. This means that mortality is now below the baseline level, which is the average number of deaths in the period 2016 to 2019.
Ostend summit to boost offshore wind farm expectations
The coalition of countries that want to turn the North Sea into a large green power plant through the construction of wind farms is expanding. On Monday, nine countries want to agree on this, at a summit in Ostend, at the invitation of the Belgian government.
Will Ukraine soon run out of ammunition due to “broken promise” from Europe?
There is a dire shortage of ammunition on the front lines in Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers are only able to fire two grenades per day, instead of the usual 20 to 30. Meanwhile, the promised delivery of one million 155mm rounds from Europe is being delayed. Furthermore, it does not appear that the ammunition will arrive anytime soon. Could Ukraine be left without bullets due to a false promise?