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UK targets Meta’s encryption plans over child sexual abuse concerns

On Wednesday, the UK’s Home Secretary Suella Braverman unveiled a new campaign against Meta, urging the tech giant to rethink its plan to roll out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) on Facebook Messenger and Instagram. The company aims to finalise the encryption rollout later this year, but the British government is...

11 Best Curved Monitors for Designers & Creatives (Sept 2023)

Looking for a new curved monitor for your graphic design needs? Here are the best curved monitors for designers in 2021 - and perfect for any creative!

DeepMind’s new AI tool can predict genetic diseases

Google DeepMind has unveiled its novel AI tool that can predict whether DNA mutations are likely to cause genetic diseases. The ambition is that it will  facilitate faster diagnosis and development of life-saving treatments. The new AI model, called AlphaMissense, makes predictions about missense mutations, which...

UK’s new AI principles target ‘pro-innovation’ edge over the EU

Britain has expanded its principles-based approach to AI regulation, which aims to create a pro-innovation edge over the EU. In an announcement yesterday, the UK government unveiled seven new principles for so-called foundation models (FMs), which underpin applications such as ChatGPT, Google’s Bard, and Midjourney....

The Best Printers for Graphic Designers (Sept 2023)

What is the best printer for a graphic designer? Here we we review the top best most effective printers on the market for graphic design in 2023.

UK chip designer Arm valued at $50B ahead of today’s IPO

And thus, after months of anticipation and speculation, the day of Arm’s IPO is upon us. The SoftBank-owned chip design company will begin trading in New York today, Thursday, with shares priced at $51 (€47.51) apiece. This gives Arm a valuation of $52.3bn (€48.7bn).  Japanese SoftBank intends to hold onto just...

35+ Best Tattoo Fonts for Tattoo Art & Lettering in 2023

Tattoos have a long and storied history with beautiful art and designs. With our 25+ Best Tattoo Fonts for Designers, you can add a new tool to your skillset.

25+ Best Y2K Fonts for Throwback Millennial Designs

Take your work back before Twitter and the iPhone were a thing with our best Y2K fonts to give any project a throwback feel.

15 Best XPPen Drawing Tablets for Graphic Designers, Artists & Illustrators

XPPen is a celebrated maker of tablets and displays for graphic designers, artists & illustrators. See the 10 Best XPPen Tablets for Drawing, Art & Design!

9+ Best Desks for Graphics Designers in 2023 (Sept)

Working from home has become a new reality and the right desk can make working at home that much better. Discover the best desks for graphic designers here.

11 Best Pens & Pencils for Designers

Searching for the perfect pen for your creative needs? See our guide for the best pens & pencils for designers, artists & illustrators.

EU’s new digital market rules target Meta, Google, 4 more tech giants

The European Commission has named today six tech giants whose market power it aims to control through its Digital Markets Act (DMA) — a landmark pro-competition regulation, designed to ensure a fair and open digital market for both companies and consumers. The six companies are designated as “gatekeepers” of the...

How to support the mental health and wellbeing of remote workers

When COVID-19 hit, suddenly commutes were a thing of the past, and many home offices took the shape of kitchen tables or even stacks of cushions on the bed. While Zoom fashion may have been the height of comfy for some, for many the isolation and lack of separation between work and home was torture, and exacerbated an...

20+ Best Monitors for Graphic Design in 2023 (Sept Update)

Look for a new monitor for your graphic design needs? Here are the 20 best monitors for graphic designers in 2023 including 4k, 5k, 6k & 8k monitors.

Your Fitbit is ‘useless’ unless you consent to illegal data sharing, says advocacy group

Vienna-based advocacy group Noyb has filed complaints against Fitbit in Austria, the Netherlands, and Italy, alleging that the Google-owned fitness tracking company is in violation of EU data privacy regulations.    Fitbit — which sells watches that track activity, heart rate, and sleep — “forces” new users...

Google DeepMind unveils AI watermarking tool as political pressure mounts

As governments increase demands for labels on AI-generated content, Google DeepMind has released a potential solution: a watermarking tool. Named SynthID, the system harnesses deep learning to embed digital stamps into the pixels of images. According to DeepMind, the watermarks are imperceptible to the human eye, but...

Designer’s Most Hated Fonts & Most Loved Fonts

It can be daunting choosing the perfect one for your project. To inspire you, 8 designers share their most loved and hated fonts.

Myanmar genocide refugees take Meta to Irish court over disinformation claims

Rohingya refugees are taking Meta to Ireland’s High Court for the tech giant’s alleged role in the 2017 Myanmar genocide, one of the worst war crimes of this century. Friday (25 August) marked six years since the start of the ethnic cleansing, which saw more than 25,000 people of Muslim Rohingya descent killed by...

11 Best Chairs for Graphic Designers in 2023

Choosing the right chair for your office can be a long and arduous process. Thankfully, we have the Best Chairs for Graphic Designers right here!

10+ Best Chairs for Graphic Designers in 2023

Choosing the right chair for your office can be a long and arduous process. Thankfully, we have the Best Chairs for Graphic Designers right here!

Google expands transparency for ads, content, policy as EU’s new rules kick in

Google will provide more information on targeted advertising, content decisions, and product policies as it strives to comply with the EU’s new content moderation rules, the tech giant said on Thursday. Known as the Digital Services Act (DSA), the bloc’s landmark legislation kicks in today for 19 big tech...

Chip designer Arm files for public listing that could revive flat IPO market

Chip designer Arm has filed for an initial public offering, which is expected to be the biggest IPO of the year. The UK-based company announced on Monday that it’s applied to sell shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange in the US — a move that is a big blow to its home country. Arm is reportedly eyeing a valuation of...

50+ Best Free Fonts For Designers (Sorted by Category)

Looking for the best free fonts for designers? We've scoured the web for the best and put them into one big compilation for you, sorted by category.

15+ Best Monitor Calibrators for Designers 2023 (Aug)

Searching for the best monitor calibrator? Look no further. We’ve rounded up the best monitor calibration tools for graphic designers and ranked them.

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