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Friday July 12, 2024. 12:59 AM
In 2019, a startup called Nuvia came out of stealth mode. Nuvia was notable because its leadership included several notable chip architects, including one who used to work for Apple. Apple chips like the M1 drew recognition for landing in the same performance neighborhood as ...
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The European Commission has approved Apple's commitments to open its 'tap to pay' iPhone payment system to rivals, avoiding a potentially hefty fine. The Guardian reports: Regulators had accused Apple in 2022 of abusing its dominant position by limiting access to its mobile...
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When it comes to AI and hiring, 73% of HR professionals surveyed said they trust AI to recommend whom to hire, according to a newly released report from HireVue, provider of a hiring platform that leverages AI. However, the same survey indicated that workers are not sold on...
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The far right is already spreading conspiracies about Vice President Kamala Harris after speculation that she may replace President Joe Biden as the Democratic nominee.
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Taiwan's TSMC scaled a record high on Thursday after posting strong second-quarter revenue on booming demand for AI applications, cementing its position as Asia's most valuable company. TSMC also topped a trillion dollar...
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Thursday July 11, 2024. 11:37 PM
Robotics researchers are exploring how large language models can give physical machines more smarts.
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Our dear friend Richard Metzger of Dangerous Minds and Disinformation fame is creating a new video series about the occult called Magick Show. Trailer below. Richard is raising funds for post-production on Kickstarter and one of the rewards is that occultist and comix legend ...
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For the uninitiated, what are we looking at? Could it be the Moiré Error from Doom? Well, no. You are looking at (part of) the boot up screen for the X Window System, specifically the pattern it uses as the background of the root window. This pattern is technically called a ...
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Job growth in the UK's digital industry hit its lowest in a decade, prompting the incoming Labour government to pledge to revive the sector as it seeks to stimulate growth. From a report: The number of jobs in the sector grew by just 0.3% last year -- the lowest since a...
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TCL Mobile has officially released its NXTPAPER smartphones in the United States, with the debut of the TCL 50 XE NXTPAPER 5G and TCL 50 XL NXTPAPER 5G. These devices are now available, with the TCL 50 XE offered nationwide at Spectrum for $149.99, and the TCL 50 XL...
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TL;DR: Get 1TB of lifetime cloud storage and a 1TB hard drive for just $109.99 (reg. $341.63). Never worry about losing your photos or videos again! Can you even consider yourself a smartphone user if you haven't dropped it in the toilet at least once? — Read the rest The po...
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Ice ICE, baby The Biden administration's electric vehicle ambitions are getting another boost, this time in the form of $1.7 billion in public funding to convert 11 at-risk and shuttered auto manufacturing plants into electric vehicle (EV) factories. …
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The world risks missing a goal to triple renewable energy capacity by 2030 as the current growth rate is inadequate, a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) showed on Thursday. From a report: A U.N. climate change conference in Dubai last year set a...
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Las Vegas dancer Melanie Sterling allegedly bilked a lonely divorcé out of over $3 million through a decade-long fake relationship, according to a new lawsuit. Fred Michael Brunner claims Sterling 'locked onto' him at a gentlemen's club in 2014, sensing an easy mark in the...
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Palestinians living abroad have accused Microsoft of closing their email accounts without warning – cutting them off from crucial online services. They say it has left them unable to access bank accounts and job offers – and stopped them using Skype, which Microsoft owns, to...
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A global internet sweep that examined the websites and mobile apps of 642 traders has found that 75,7% of them employed at least one dark pattern, and 66,8% of them employed two or more dark patterns. Dark patterns are defined as practices commonly found in online user...
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Speaking of Xbox, the Xbox 360 Store and Marketplace are coming to a close later this month. From a report: Microsoft announced this last year and put an official end date of July 29, according to its official FAQ page. In case you didn't notice, the end of July is fast...
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A new resolution echoes what 16 members of Congress have already said to the White House: It must do more to free one of the most storied crypto-focused federal agents in history.
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If you were wondering how the US White House race is going in 2024, it's going like this... Updated Florida Man Donald Trump has said that if elected President of the United States again, he will jail 'election fraudsters' – with a direct warning to Meta boss Mark...
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Ten years ago today saw the commencement of DashCon, the convention for Tumblr users and its sprawling yet unique subculture. Badly mismanaged and threadbare in programming and participation, the event was a disaster and most famous for the photo of a liminal ballpit in...
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