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The Fed raises interest rates again despite the stress hitting the banking system
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the ninth time in a row on Wednesday, opting to continue its campaign against high inflation despite stress in the banking industry following the collapse of two regional banks.
U.S. cases of a deadly fungus nearly doubled in recent years
According to a study by the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, a fungus that has recently evolved to infect humans is rapidly spreading in healthcare facilities throughout the United States and becoming increasingly difficult to treat. The Candida auras infections were first identified in the United States in 2013, and since then, the number of infected individuals has risen sharply each year, albeit still small. In 2016, 53 people were affected by the fungus, whereas in 2021, 1,471 people were infected, almost double the 756 cases from the previous year. Furthermore, the researchers have discovered that the fungus is becoming resistant to antifungal medications. The findings have been published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on March 21.
Snow for the First Day of Spring
Happy Spring! While the calendar now says the season is spring, it was a snowy and cold start to the new period. It can snow any month of the year here in Montana, but the pattern is colder and snowier than normal at this time. Areas of light to moderate snow will continue to move up north through the state into Monday night, making it about as far north as the Missouri River in north-central Montana.
Indian Firms Bullish on OpenAI's GPT-4
Industry experts and companies welcomed the launch of GPT-4, the latest-generation large language model by Microsoft-backed artificial intelligence firm, OpenAI. The new model, which was launched on Tuesday, is presently being evaluated by companies in terms of its business potential and deployment, with the inclusion of six Indian languages offering scope for chatbot makers to build support for vernacular features into their enterprise products.
RaGa Backed 'Bharat Tere Tukde Honge' Slogan at Indian University Before Cambridge 'Insult', Says Irani; Cong's Notice in RS
Rahul Gandhi speech row and the ‘misuse of ED and CBI’ are expected to rock the Parliament again on March 15. The Wayanad MP is expected to attend the session today amid Centre’s demand for an apology from Gandhi for allegedly insinuating the Indian democracy and Parliament.
WPL 2023: Harmanpreet Kaur has destroyed a lot of teams, says Amelia Kerr after Mumbai Indians advance to playoffs
In Short Harmanpreet Kaur won the Player of the Match award after MI beat GG Harmanpreet scored 51 runs off 30 balls with 7 fours and 2 sixes Mumbai Indians beat Gujarat Giants by 55 runs on Tuesday
Priyanka Chopra reacts to Shah Rukh Khan's not shifting to Hollywood remark: 'I am not arrogant'
Actor Priyanka Chopra recently opined about Shah Rukh Khan's comment about not moving to Hollywood. Priyanka, who is seen dabbling in both East and West projects, responded to the same and asserted that she doesn't need validation as her ego isn't bigger than her work. Priyanka and Shah Rukh have starred together in films like Don and Don 2.
Microsoft lays off ethical team that critically assessed AI tools like ChatGPT
Microsoft has reportedly laid off the entire "ethics and society" team within the AI organization as a part of recent layoffs that impacted 10,000 workers globally. According to the Platformer, the move leaves Microsoft without a dedicated team that ensures its AI principles closely tied to product design are being followed. The latest round of layoffs also comes at a time when the company is aggressively expanding in-house generative AI, Bing AI.
The Influence of Purple Clouds on Weather Patterns and Climate Change
Purple clouds at sunset may be a photographer's dream, but their presence can also have an impact on weather patterns and climate change. While they are a rare occurrence, scientists have been studying the influence of these clouds on the atmosphere and its effects on our planet.
The Ultimate Homegrown Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Valentine's Day is a special occasion to express your love and appreciation for your significant other, and what better way to do that than with a thoughtful and personalized gift? If you're looking for some ideas for homegrown Valentine's Day gifts, then look no further than this ultimate gift guide.