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Tesla to host second artificial intelligence day in August - Reuters.com

2022-05-17 23:25:00 UTC

Tesla to host second artificial intelligence day in August - Reuters.comTesla Inc (TSLA.O) top boss Elon Musk said on Tuesday the electric-car maker will host its second artificial intelligence day on Aug. 19, with the company likely to expand on plans to fine Read more at Reuters


Meta has nearly doubled the amount of violent content removed from Facebook

2022-05-17 17:09:42 UTC

Meta has nearly doubled the amount of violent content removed from FacebookMeta has nearly doubled the amount of violent content it removes from Facebook. During the first quarter of 2022, the company took down 21.7 million pieces of content for breaking its rules around violence and incitement of violence, an increase from 12.4 mil Read more at Engadget


Drones Are Turning Into Personal Flying Machines

2022-05-17 12:00:00 UTC

Drones Are Turning Into Personal Flying MachinesWe were promised jetpacks that never arrived. But you know whats finally here? Big, honking drones you can ride on.
Read more at Wired


The US Military Is Building Its Own Metaverse

2022-05-17 11:00:00 UTC

The US Military Is Building Its Own MetaverseDefense tech companies have latched on to the metaverse hypebut what theyre building will be a far cry from Metas virtual world.
Read more at Wired


HP has a Center Stage clone in one of its monitors

2022-05-14 15:42:10 UTC

HP has a Center Stage clone in one of its monitorsHPs upcoming Z24m monitor comes with a pop-up webcam that tracks your movement, much like the Center Stage feature in Apples Studio Display. Read more at The Verge


This band-aid like tracker could shed light on your insomnia

2022-05-18 01:37:44 UTC

This band-aid like tracker could shed light on your insomniaWe spend around a third of our lives asleep. At least, we're supposed to. In reality, many of us aren't getting enough sleep in a global study conducted in 2020, over a third of adults reported sleeping problems, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more at CNN


Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for 'supercomputer muscle' - Reuters

2022-05-17 23:15:00 UTC

Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for British startup Wayve said on Wednesday it will use supercomputer infrastructure designed for the firm by its investor Microsoft (MSFT.O) to process vast amounts of data as it develops mac Read more at Reuters


Mastercard launches smile to pay amid privacy concerns

2022-05-17 18:21:27 UTC

Mastercard launches smile to pay amid privacy concernsThe companys stab at the biometrics market has raised debate about data storage and trackingMastercard is rolling out a controversial programme that will allow shoppers to pay at the till with a mere smile or wave of the hand, as it tries to secure a slice o Read more at The Guardian


Feds Warn Employers Against Discriminatory Hiring Algorithms

2022-05-16 14:25:44 UTC

Feds Warn Employers Against Discriminatory Hiring AlgorithmsAs AI invades the interview process, the DOJ and EOCC have provided guidance to protect people with disabilities from bias.
Read more at Wired


Netflix, Meta dumped by hedge funds as tech sell-off continues - Reuters.com

2022-05-16 20:50:00 UTC

Netflix, Meta dumped by hedge funds as tech sell-off continues - Reuters.comTiger Global Management, Winslow Capital Management, and Scopus Asset Management were among funds that sold all of their shares of streaming company Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) before the company Read more at Reuters


How to Market Blockchain Services

2022-05-16 17:00:42 UTC

How to Market Blockchain ServicesLike many emerging technologies, blockchain is still trying to find its footing in the business world. But this hasnt stopped startups from embracing the technology and working to bring it into the mainstream. If youre one of these startups or simply intere Read more at ReadWrite


Saudi oil giant Aramco reports 82% rise in quarterly profits to record $39.5bn

2022-05-15 13:12:01 UTC

Saudi oil giant Aramco reports 82% rise in quarterly profits to record $39.5bnWorlds most valuable company benefits from increase in demand and higher crude pricesSaudi Aramco, the worlds biggest oil company, has announced an 82% rise in quarterly profits to a new record of $39.5bn (32.2bn), boosted by an increase in demand and high Read more at The Guardian


Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for 'supercomputer muscle' - Financial Post

2022-05-17 23:04:36 UTC

placeholder imgLONDON British startup Wayve said on Wednesday it will use supercomputer infrastructure designed for the firm by its investor Microsoft to process vast Read more at Financial Post


Jungle Ventures renews Southeast Asia, India bets with $600 mln fund - Reuters.com

2022-05-18 00:11:00 UTC

Jungle Ventures renews Southeast Asia, India bets with $600 mln fund - Reuters.comSingapore-based Jungle Ventures has raised $600 million in a new fund backed by new and existing investors including Temasek, the latest venture capital firm to target more money on investments in Southeast Asia and India. Read more at Reuters


U.S, E.U will seek to head off subsidy race over chip production, official says - Reuters.com

2022-05-16 03:09:00 UTC

U.S, E.U will seek to head off subsidy race over chip production, official says - Reuters.comThe United States and European Union will announce a joint effort to avert a "subsidy race" as they scramble to boost production of scarce semiconductor chips, a senior Biden administration official said. Read more at Reuters


Freshfields poaches deal lawyer from Wilson Sonsini in Silicon Valley - Reuters.com

2022-05-16 10:41:00 UTC

Freshfields poaches deal lawyer from Wilson Sonsini in Silicon Valley - Reuters.comFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired corporate partner Andrew Hill to its almost two-year-old Silicon Valley office from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, which has deep roots in the area. Read more at Reuters


Popular interest in technology is declining, but tech giants aren't going anywhere

2022-05-16 18:30:28 UTC

Popular interest in technology is declining, but tech giants arenOverall interest in Apple products and the technology industry at large have been on a downturn for years. While there is no obvious short-term impact, big tech has already begun shifting away some of its financial power and focus away from hardware and onto Read more at AppleInsider


Future NFT Value Will Be About Utility, Not Just Collectibility

2022-05-17 17:30:00 UTC

Future NFT Value Will Be About Utility, Not Just CollectibilityNFTs have the potential to be infinitely useful in many industries by increasing security and processing costs for transactions and providing a new platform for the gig economy to work through. Read more at Entrepreneur


Human genetic engineering is coming

2022-05-14 21:50:51 UTC

Human genetic engineering is comingIm a genetic scientist. The advance of this technology is inevitable, but it is not inevitably evil. To ensure that, we need a new vision for how science is practiced Read more at The Globe And Mail


Ecobee's New HomeKit-Enabled Smart Thermostat Premium Launches for $249

2022-05-17 13:00:00 UTC

EcobeeFollowing multiple leaks, smart home accessory maker Ecobee today officially announced its new Smart Thermostat Premium, with key new features including a premium design with higher-end materials, a larger display, a refreshed user interface, improved sensor Read more at MacRumors



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