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What is Google's Bard AI? Here's everything you need to knowAndroid Authority - 13 Mar 2023 00:20
Google may be late to the chatbot party with Bard, but it could very well dethrone ChatGPT.
Mathematician Reveals Pi Formula That Was Under Their Noses for CenturiesTwisted Sifter - 2 Mar 2023 06:13
"Not only is the formula true but it is also elegant and simple"
Meta-owned WhatsApp releases update to fix expiration bug on Android betaBusiness Standard - 28 Mar 2023 13:35
Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has released a bug fix update to address an issue with the expiration of the application on Android beta
Ransomware Group Claims Hack of Amazon's RingMotherboard - 14 Mar 2023 04:06
The group is blackmailing Ring on its site: "There's always an option to let us leak your data," they posted.
Chinese Spy Balloon Finds No Information at Fox NewsThe New Yorker - 13 Mar 2023 18:24
"This was a waste of a perfectly good balloon," China's President, Xi Jinping, reportedly griped.
Where's my phone? Here's how you can locate your Android smartphone.Mashable - 12 Mar 2023 09:00
If your Android phone is ever lost or stolen, you have multiple ways to track it down. Google provides an app and website called Find My Device, which lets you seek out your missing Android, secure... it, and erase all data. Samsung devices have an additional feature called Find My Mobile, which allows you to track down your lost device. Here's how to use Find My Device and Find My Mobile in order to track down your missing phone. Can't find your smartphone? Here are some tips, courtesy of PCMag's Lance Whitney. Google's Find My Device Credit: PCMag Google’s Find My Device service is available as an Android app and standalone web page and works with any Android device. If you're already signed into your Google account, you should see a map with all your registered devices automatically...
Giant 7-foot-long 'demon-slaying sword' used more than 1,600 years ago is unearthed in Japanese tombDaily Mail - 9 Mar 2023 01:37
An iron sword measuring seven feet long was found in a burial mound with the tomb of an elite that died 1,600 years ago. Japanese experts believe it was a weapon to fight off evil spirits in the... afterlife.
James Webb captures an extremely distant triple-lensed supernovaDigital Trends - 5 Mar 2023 00:15
Webb imaged a huge galaxy cluster located 3.2 billion light-years away, which is acting like a magnifying glass and showing a far-off supernova in triplicate.
Light-bending gravity reveals one of the biggest black holes ever foundDaily Mail - 29 Mar 2023 01:01
The technique allowed Durham University researchers to closely examine the ultramassive black hole at the heart of a galaxy hundreds of millions of light-years from Earth.
Scientists Just Learned Something New About How Aspirin WorksGizmodo - 29 Mar 2023 01:00
We still have more to learn about one of the world's oldest drugs: aspirin. In research out this week, researchers say they've uncovered more about how the drug reduces inflammation. The findings... might pave the way toward creating similar but safer treatments for inflammation and possibly even cancer, according to the...
AI-generated videos have arrived, and they're evolving fastDigital Trends - 28 Mar 2023 01:10
AI can now generate videos simply from your description of what you want to see. It's like Dall-E or Stable Diffusion for video.
ChatGPT can now access the live web - here's how to join the waitlistBGR - 28 Mar 2023 01:06
ChatGPT just received a massive update in the form of GPT-4. You can now use different types of inputs to ask for information when dealing … The post ChatGPT can now access the live web –... here’s how to join the waitlist appeared first on BGR.
Where to buy a house (or build a deluxe bunker) to survive a nuclear warDaily Mail - 25 Mar 2023 20:25
While heavily populated cities like New York and Los Angeles may seem like the most likely US targets, there are other, more strategic targets in states such as Montana or North Dakota.
The Versatile Turbofan Aircraft That Dominated During The Southeast Asia WarSlash Gear - 25 Mar 2023 03:45
The A-7 Corsair II was first delivered to the USAF in 1968 and continued to serve until after the first Gulf War. It played a role in a dramatic rescue, too.
Github publishes RSA SSH host keys by mistake, issues updateThe Register - 24 Mar 2023 15:34
Getting connection failures? Don't panic. Get new keys Github has updated its SSH keys after accidentally publishing the private part to the world. Whoops....
No joke: Twitter is taking away your blue check on April 1, unless you payDigital Trends - 24 Mar 2023 02:15
Twitter is about to wind down its legacy verification program, meaning that anyone who has a blue check but isn't subscribed to Twitter Blue will lose the mark.
Meta & Google shouldn't be allowed to bully their way out of paying for newsAppleInsider - 22 Mar 2023 13:54
Journalism has been nearly destroyed by Google and Facebook stealing news -- and they should not be allowed to use threats to escape regulation demanding that they pay for profiting from it. Canadian... lawmakers are debating whether to charge online platforms for news they post, but Meta says it won't pay a dime -- and Google is already looking at just blocking news in the country.In both cases, these companies have managed to get this far without paying for what they use. Facebook did make a show of signing deals for news with publishers in 2019, but it then so altered its recommendations algorithm that few users even knew there was a news section.
TikTok Bans Some Deepfakes Amid Security Concerns - CNETCNET - 22 Mar 2023 01:23
New rules come as the video-sharing app faces a possible ban in the US.
Google Opens Up Access to Bard AI ChatbotMac Rumors - 22 Mar 2023 01:23
Google today began allowing users to sign up to use Bard, its AI-powered chatbot that rivals Microsoft's Bing chatbot. First announced back in February, Bard is an experimental conversational AI... service for Google Search. Those interested in Bard can join Google's waitlist to get access, and some users have reported getting invitation emails just hours after signing up. There are a long list of sample functions that Google says Bard can perform: Explain why lightning might strike in the same place twice Help you write your first novel Draft a packing list for your weekend trip Outline a blogpost about your summer mocktail recipes Explain why large language models might make mistakes Generate an art studio tagline Suggest high-protein options to add to a vegan diet Bard beta access is...
Mathematicians discover shape that can tile a wall and never repeatNew Scientist - 21 Mar 2023 18:20
Aperiodic tiling, in which shapes can fit together to create infinite patterns that never repeat, has fascinated mathematicians for decades, but until now no one knew if it could be done with just one... shape
Google is inviting Pixel Superfans to test its Bard AI earlyBGR - 21 Mar 2023 02:29
Back when Google announced its experimental conversational AI service called Bard in February, we were excited to see the first real ChatGPT rival in action. … The post Google is inviting Pixel... Superfans to test its Bard AI early appeared first on BGR.
A US Postal Service Driver Got Stuck Inside a Customer's Gate While Making a DeliveryTwisted Sifter - 21 Mar 2023 00:42
"They would never get a package from me again. That should be illegal."
NASA climate change satellite back online after instrument shutdownSPACE.com - 21 Mar 2023 00:00
A stricken Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) instrument is back online, but NASA officials did not disclose a cause for the issue during commissioning.
People With Personality Disorders Are More Likely to Sign Up for Psychology StudiesNeuroscience News - 19 Mar 2023 00:32
Researchers found people with personality disorders such as borderline personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder, and those with depression and anxiety are more likely to participate... in psychological research studies. Due to this, the findings of studies may be unduly influenced and may be difficult to be replicated.
ByteDance is reportedly under investigation for surveillance of US journalistsEngadget - 17 Mar 2023 00:42
In December, ByteDance confirmed that it fired four employees who had used TikTok to spy on the locations of two journalists. Now, Forbes reports that the FBI and the Department of Justice have been... investigating the incident. News of the investigation comes at a moment when ByteDance is facing mounting pressure to sell its stake in TikTok. The company confirmed that US officials have said that TikTok will face a possible ban in the United States if ByteDance doesn't separate itself from the video app. TikTok critics in Congress have previously raised questions about the app's surveillance tactics, particularly in light of ByteDance's acknowledgement that employees had inappropriately accessed the data of US users.The full extent of law enforcement's investigation into the incident is...