Tech Digest each day roundup: Girl to pay damages for ‘time theft’


A lady in Canada has been ordered by a civil tribunal to pay damages to her former employer for “time theft” after she was caught claiming for unworked hours by monitoring software program. Karlee Besse, who was a home-based firm accountant in British Columbia, initially argued she had been wrongfully sacked and sought $5,000 (£3,056) compensation for unpaid wages and severance. However Attain CPA stated it had fired her as a result of she had “engaged in time theft” and counterclaimed for the wages paid for the misrepresented hours in addition to the excellent quantity on an advance made to Ms Besse when she started working. Sky Information 

Lecturers at UK universities have been urged to overview the way in which wherein their programs are assessed amid considerations that college students are already utilizing a potent new AI software able to producing high-quality essays with minimal human enter. ChatGPT, the newest chatbot from OpenAI, based in 2015 by Elon Musk, Sam Altman and others, has solely been publicly accessible for a matter of weeks, however has already triggered considerations concerning the potential for hard-to-detect plagiarism and questions concerning the validity of the essay as a future type of evaluation. Guardian 

As 2023 kicks off, Apple rumors for the upcoming iPhone fashions are surfacing full velocity forward. In a latest report from MacRumors, it highlights Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s report that the upcoming iPhone 15 Professional could characteristic “solid-state quantity and energy buttons.” In a tweet from October 2022, Kuo explains the chance that the latest iPhone mannequin will undertake a button that’s just like the house button design from the iPhone 7/8/SE2, changing the bodily, mechanical button design. Hypebeast 

We definitely haven’t been wanting Samsung Galaxy S23 leaks in latest weeks, and now high-resolution pictures of the telephone sequence – which look to be Samsung’s personal official renders of the handsets – have made their method on-line. These photos come by way of well-known tipster Evan Blass (by way of SamMobile), and imply that we’ve acquired an excellent concept of what to anticipate when these units are lastly unveiled and proven off to the world correctly. The grand unveiling goes to be on February 1. Tech Radar 

A federal decide on Friday rejected Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s bid to maneuver or delay a trial over a deceptive tweet a few potential buyout of the electrical automaker, setting the stage for the mercurial billionaire to be thrust right into a authorized drama amid the turmoil of his Twitter takeover…Musk’s attorneys final week requested Chen to switch the trial to a federal court docket in Texas, the place Tesla strikes its headquarters in 2021, arguing that destructive protection of Musk since his $44 billion buy of Twitter in October had poisoned the jury pool within the San Francisco Bay Space. AP Information