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  • Two toppled moon landers go dormant for a lunar night they may not survive
    Lunar night has come around again, presenting yet another test for the two landers that recently arrived on the moon’s surface. Both Japan’s SLIM spacecraft and Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus have gone to sleep for the two-week-long stretch of da…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 12:24pm -
  • Waymo gets approval to deploy its robotaxi service in Los Angeles
    The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has given Waymo permission to expand its robotaxi operations to Los Angeles and more locations in the San Francisco Peninsula despite opposition from local groups and government agencies. "Waymo may b…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 4:00am -
  • Elon Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman for allegedly ditching non-profit mission
    OpenAI co-founder Elon Musk has sued the company, his fellow co-founders, associated businesses and unidentified others. He claims that, by chasing profits, they’re violating OpenAI’s status as a non-profit and its foundational contractual agreem…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 12:46am -
  • Meta is starting to test the Threads API with third-party developers
    Meta is starting to bring the Threads API online, though it will still be some time before it’s widely accessible to developers. The company has begun testing its new developer tools with a handful of companies, Meta engineer Jesse Chen shared in a…
    - 2 days ago 1 Mar 24, 2:01pm -
  • Apple backtracks on plans to get rid of web apps on iPhones in the EU
    Apple has walked back its decision to remove home screen web apps in the European Union (EU). After initially blaming its decision to ditch them on the Digital Markets Act’s (DMA) requirement to support non-WebKit browsers, Apple now says European…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 1:52pm -
  • Dune 2 kicks butt (literally)
    I knew what I was getting into when I sat down for a press screening of Dune Part 2: A towering sci-fi epic best viewed on an enormous theater screen, just like Denis Villeneuve's first Dune film. What I didn't realize was that it would also give me…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 1:44pm -
  • Adobe’s latest AI experiment generates music from text
    This week, Adobe revealed an experimental audio AI tool to join its image-based ones in Photoshop. Described by the company as “an early-stage generative AI music generation and editing tool,” Adobe’s Project Music GenAI Control can create musi…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 12:40pm -
  • Spotify rolls out an audiobook-only subscription
    Spotify has added another subscription option. This time around, it's offering a plan that has little to do with music. The Audiobooks Access Tier (which is US-only for now) offers 15 hours of audiobook listening each month for $10. You'll have acces…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 12:08pm -
  • No, Mark Zuckerberg isn't having a 'PR moment'
    Axios, a site known for political analysis and extensive use of bullet points, has joined the ranks of pundits fawning over Mark Zuckerberg’s PR strategy. The Meta CEO, they claim, is (as originally headlined) "having a PR moment" which is "castin…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 11:15am -
  • Streaming video changed the internet forever
    It’s 1995, and I’m trying to watch a video on the internet. I entered the longest, most complex URL I’d ever seen into AOL’s web browser to view a trailer for Paul W.S. Anderson’s long-awaited film adaptation of Mortal Kombat. I found it in…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 11:00am -
  • Engadget is turning 20
    This Saturday, on March 2, 2024, Engadget turns 20. Originally founded by Peter Rojas — you can read more about those early days here — the site has had eight editors-in-chief and, to my count, seven parent organizations to answer to. What starte…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 11:00am -
  • The new Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is on sale for a record low of $40
    The latest version of the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is on sale for $40, which matches the record low Black Friday price. The streaming stick normally sells for $60, so this is a discount of 33 percent.This is the most advanced streaming stick Ama…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 10:45am -
  • The PS5 Slim Spider-Man 2 bundle drops to $450, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals
    It's Friday, which means it's time for another roundup of the week's best tech deals. This week's highlights include a small but rare discount on Sony's PlayStation 5, as a bundle that includes Marvel's Spider-Man 2 is $50 off and down to $450 at Bes…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 10:21am -
  • The 6 best budgeting apps to replace Mint come March 2024
    The popular budgeting app Mint is going away. Parent company Intuit will shut down the service on March 24, 2024, and has suggested folks migrate to its other personal finance app, Credit Karma. I’m one of Mint’s 3.6 million active users (as of 2…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 10:01am -
  • Razer Blade 14 (2024) review: A portable, but pricey, powerhouse
    Razer’s Blade family of gaming laptops are among the most premium on the market. And while there aren’t a ton of major changes on the 2024 Blade 14, for the first time ever, it will be available in both classic black and Mercury (aka silver) at l…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 10:00am -
  • Fisker halts work on new EV models until it finds more money
    Fisker has announced its future plans alongside preliminary 2023 and Q4 earnings, and it's not looking great for the EV manufacturer. The company plans to lay off 15 percent of its workforce — nearly 200 people — as it shifts from a direct-to-con…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 8:00am -
  • Fisker halts work on new EV models until it finds more money
    After years of buildup, Fisker has finally started building its ambitious electric Ocean SUV in Austria. The company pledged to start production by the end of 2022, so it has met that target with around six weeks to spare.If you didn't lock in a pre…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 8:00am -
  • Engadget Podcast: Farewell, Apple Car
    This week, Cherlynn and Devindra discuss some of the editorial changes happening at Engadget. We’ve lost some amazing colleagues, but we’re still here aiming to deliver the best tech coverage possible. As for this week’s news, we chat about the…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 7:30am -
  • The best Nintendo Switch controllers for 2024
    The right controller can make your Nintendo Switch gaming experience feel like new again. If you’ve been relying on the included Joy-Cons ever since you bought a Switch, there’s a good chance you’re missing out on extra comfort and improved erg…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 7:01am -
  • The Morning After: Your cheap video doorbell may have serious security issues
    Video doorbells manufactured by a Chinese company called Eken, sold under different brands for around $30 each, have serious security issues, according to Consumer Reports. These doorbell cameras are sold on Walmart, Sears and even with an Amazon Cho…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 6:30am -
  • X reinstates policy against deadnaming and misgendering
    X has updated its abuse and harassment page in January, and it has added a new section that explains its new rule against intentionally using the wrong pronouns for a person or using a name they no longer go by. As noticed by Ars Technica, the new se…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 5:46am -
  • Meta is killing the Facebook News tab in the US and Australia
    In early April, the Facebook News tab will start disappearing for users in the US and Australia. Meta has announced that it's deprecating the dedicated tab found in the bookmarks section of its social network as part of its efforts to "align [its] in…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 2:27am -
  • Saber Interactive may escape Embracer’s death hug and become a private company
    Saber Interactive has reportedly found an exit strategy from the death grip of its parent company, Embracer Group AB. Bloomberg reported Thursday that “a group of private investors” will buy the studio in a deal worth roughly $500 million. Saber…
    - 3 days ago 29 Feb 24, 2:36pm -
  • Activision studio Toys for Bob is going independent after sweeping Xbox layoffs
    Activision studio Toys for Bob has announced that it's leaving the corporate rat race and is spinning off as an independent developer. This comes just weeks after Activision Blizzard's parent company Microsoft instituted sweeping layoffs at Toys for…
    - 3 days ago 29 Feb 24, 2:15pm -
  • Dell XPS 16 review: Beauty and power comes at a cost
    Dell's XPS 16 takes the minimalist design of the XPS 13 Plus and scales it up to a 16-inch system that's far more powerful and functional. But just like with that earlier machine, which was Dell's first attempt at implementing an "invisible" trackpad…
    - 3 days ago 29 Feb 24, 2:05pm -
  • Microsoft's Surface Laptop Studio 2 is $400 off at Amazon
    There's a lot to like about Microsoft's Surface Laptop Studio 2, which is a highly versatile system. However, the normally high price was one of our major complaints about the system when we reviewed it last October. That sticker shock is slightly le…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 12:57pm -
  • Microsoft plans to streamline game upscaling across different graphics cards
    Microsoft has developed a new API to simplify super-resolution coding in PC gaming. The company’s DirectSR, developed with hardware partners Nvidia, AMD and Intel, will provide a more streamlined tunnel for developers to tap into the companies’ t…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 12:30pm -
  • Google Chrome's new slate of features will allow search even with a 'bad' network connection
    Google just announced a trio of features for its Chrome browser to allow for “more helpful suggestions.” Some of these tools are for the smartphone app, while others work with the standard PC-based browser.First up, desktop Chrome users are gett…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 12:15pm -
  • Windows 11 gets Microsoft Copilot plugins and more AI upgrades
    Following the launch of Copilot Pro in January, Microsoft will start rolling out a slew of upgrades today to make its AI assistant more useful in Windows 11. The biggest addition is support for plugins, something that only worked with Copilot on the…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 12:00pm -
  • Layoffs and weird PR emails | This week's gaming news
    Let's all take a breath. Layoffs are still churning in the video game industry, even as the frigid winter air is beginning to thaw. Amid the turmoil of these past few months, there are still things to be excited about: new games and hardware, the ev…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 11:30am -
  • Amazon's Fire Max 11 tablet drops to a record low of $140
    Woot is selling Amazon's largest tablet, the Fire Max 11 for $140. That's $89 below the list price and $37 cheaper than it's selling for on Amazon right now. The price applies to the 64GB model with ads on the lockscreen and just the tablet alone —…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 11:10am -
  • Apple's self-repair program now covers M3-powered MacBook Pros and iMacs
    Apple has been steadily expanding its Self Service Repair program since spinning it up two years ago. Starting today, you can access the tools, parts and repair manuals you need to fix the latest MacBook Pros and iMacs that run on the company's M3 ch…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 10:51am -
  • Meta partners up with LG to ‘expedite its extended reality ventures’
    Meta and LG have partnered up to “expedite” the former company’s extended reality (XR) business. What does that mean exactly? We don’t know, but Meta’s current VR/XR business is fairly robust, with the recent release of the Quest 3 headset.…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 10:32am -
  • The best smart home gadgets for 2024
    The number of smart home devices on the market today is intimidating to say the least. With so many companies in the game now, and different IoT standards and voice assistants to consider, it can get confusing to even know where to start building a s…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 10:01am -
  • The US will investigate cars built in China over security concerns
    The White House has announced an investigation into cars built in China and other unnamed "countries of concern." The Biden administration notes that cars are "constantly connecting" with drivers' phones, other vehicles, American infrastructure and t…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 9:50am -
  • The Apple AirPods Pro are back on sale for $190
    If you've been looking to pick up a set of Apple's AirPods Pros, today might be a good day to pounce. The latest version of the noise-canceling wireless earphones, which arrived last September and includes a USB-C charging case, is back down to $190…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 9:24am -
  • UK government wants to use AI to cut civil service jobs
    The two primary fears around AI are that the information these systems produce is gibberish, and that it'll unjustly take jobs away from people who won't make such sloppy mistakes. But the UK's current government is actively promoting the use of AI t…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 8:00am -
  • X enables live video broadcasts in Spaces
    X's audio chat rooms called Spaces can now broadcast live video, but only for those hosting the session. As The Verge reports, a Dogecoin designer posted an official walkthrough of the feature on the platform formerly known as Twitter. Hosts will now…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 7:30am -
  • Surprise, this $30 video doorbell has serious security issues
    Video doorbells manufactured by a Chinese company called Eken and sold under different brands for around $30 each come with serious security issues that put their users at risk, according to Consumer Reports. The publication found that these doorbell…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 7:06am -
  • The best DACs for Apple Music Lossless in 2024
    A lot of people started to care about “high resolution” digital audio when Apple launched its upgraded music service to the masses. Call that the “Apple effect,” as infuriating as it may be, but the iPhone maker isn’t the only one in the hi…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 7:01am -
  • Ford EV owners can now use Tesla Superchargers in the US and Canada
    Ford EVs will gain access to Tesla's Superchargers across the US and Canada starting today, becoming the first non-Tesla vehicles to do so, Ford announced. The companies cemented the fast charging pact last year and numerous other automakers followed…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 7:00am -
  • The Morning After: Nintendo steps up its fight against Switch emulators and game piracy
    Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against the creators of a popular Switch emulator called Yuzu, which gives users a way to play games developed for the platform on their PCs and Android devices. In the lawsuit, the company argues Yuzu violates the anti-c…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 6:15am -
  • A Neuromancer TV series is coming to Apple TV+
    Apple TV+ has announced it's adapting William Gibson's Neuromancer into a 10-episode series. The novel debuted in 1984 and is largely thought to mark the birth of cyberpunk, which includes creations like The Matrix and Robocop. In fact, it's crazy th…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 4:34am -
  • The 256GB Google Pixel Tablet with charging dock is cheaper than ever
    Google's Pixel Tablet can also serve as a smart display for your home, and if you've ever wanted to get one, todays' the day. The company's official Amazon store is selling the 256GB Pixel Tablet with a charging speaker dock for only $449 — that's…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 3:13am -
  • More news organizations sue OpenAI and Microsoft over copyright infringement
    Legal claims are starting to pile up against Microsoft and OpenAI, as three more news sites have sued the firms over copyright infringement, The Verge reported. The Intercept, Raw Story and AlterNet filed separate lawsuits accusing ChatGPT of reprodu…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 12:11am -

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The Verge

  • HP is in the rent-a-printer business now
    Rent-a-print. | Image: HP HP has a new proposition in a time when (companies like it have made sure) you don’t really control much about your computer anyway: why don’t you just let HP rent you one? The company debuted a s…
    - 1 day ago 2 Mar 24, 7:38pm -
  • California gives Waymo the green light to expand robotaxi operations
    Photo by Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Waymo is now allowed to operate its self-driving robotaxis on highways in parts of Los Angeles and in the Bay Area following a California regulator’s approval of…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 11:36am -
  • Apple is taking up to $150 off the Beats Studio Pro and Studio Buds Plus
    The Apple-owned Beats Studio Pro support both iOS and Android devices. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple rarely discounts its own products, which is why I was pleasantly surprised to find Apple welcoming the weekend wit…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 9:29am -
  • Halo’s latest episode showed us the best a Spartan could be
    Image: Adrienn Szabo / Paramount Plus When Halo season 2 finally covered the fall of the planet Reach — a foundational, emotional moment in Halo lore — I figured that I’d write a few words of praise about it. But then I…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 8:00am -
  • How to manage app permissions on your iPhone
    Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge Every time you install an app on your iPhone, it comes with permissions attached — permissions that determine what it can and can’t do. These permissions cover some pretty fundament…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 8:00am -

TechCrunch

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New on MIT Technology Review

  • The Download: tech help for herders, and bacteria clean-ups
    This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Why shiny, high-tech solutions won’t solve one of Africa’s worst crises Herding— one of humanity’s…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 7:10am -
  • How some bacteria are cleaning up our messy water supply
    This article first appeared in The Checkup, MIT Technology Review’s weekly biotech newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every Thursday, and read articles like this first, sign up here. The diabetes medication metformin has been touted as a mira…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 5:00am -
  • The tech that helps these herders navigate drought, war, and extremists
    Hainikoye hits Accept and a young woman greets him in Hausa, a gravelly language spoken across West Africa’s Sahel region. She has three new cows and wants to know: Does he have advice on getting them through the lean season? Hainikoye—a twentyso…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 12:00am -
  • The Download: quantum squeezing, and a game-building AI model
    This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. How scientists are using quantum squeezing to push the limits of their sensors When two black holes spiral…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 7:11am -
  • Google DeepMind’s new generative model makes Super Mario–like games from scratch
    OpenAI’s recent reveal of its stunning generative model Sora pushed the envelope of what’s possible with text-to-video. Now Google DeepMind brings us text-to-video games. The new model, called Genie, can take a short description, a hand-drawn ske…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 5:43am -
  • Why concerns over the sustainability of carbon removal are growing
    This article is from The Spark, MIT Technology Review’s weekly climate newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every Wednesday, sign up here. There’s a looming problem in the carbon removal space. By one count, nearly 800 companies around the wor…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 5:00am -
  • Generative AI: Differentiating disruptors from the disrupted
    Generative AI, though still an emergent technology, has been in the headlines since OpenAI’s ChatGPT sparked a global frenzy in 2023. The technology has rapidly advanced far beyond its early, human-like capacity to enhance chat functions. It shows…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 4:52am -
  • How scientists are using quantum squeezing to push the limits of their sensors
    When two black holes spiral inward and collide, they shake the very fabric of space, producing ripples in space-time that can travel for hundreds of millions of light-years. Since 2015, scientists have been observing these so-called gravitational wav…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 4:00am -
  • Roundtables: An Inside Look at the 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2024
    Recorded on January 16, 2024 SKIP TO 2:00 FOR START OF SESSION An Inside Look at the 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2024 Speakers: Amy Nordrum, Executive editor of operations, Rachel Courtland, Commissioning editor, and Abby Ivory-Ganja, Senior engagem…
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  • The Download: introducing the Hidden Worlds issue
    This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Introducing: the Hidden Worlds issue  A hidden world is fundamentally different from the undiscovered. We…
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  • newNew Ratings for the 'Greenest' Car in America Might Surprise You
    The Washington Post shares some surprising news from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, a 44-year-old nonprofit which works on government energy policies and produces its own research and analysis. The group "has rated the pollut…
    - 2 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 11:39pm -
  • newPropose Class Action Alleges Apple's Cloud Storage is an 'Illegal Monopoly'
    "Apple faces a proposed class action lawsuit alleging the company holds an illegal monopoly over digital storage for its customers," reports the Hill:The suit, filed Friday, claims "surgical" restraints prevent customers from effectively using any…
    - 4 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 9:39pm -
  • newHow Will Reddit's IPO Change the Service?
    "Reddit users have been reacting with deep gloom to the firm saying it plans to sell shares to the public..." the BBC recently reported:The company has said its plans are "exciting" and will offer the business opportunities for growth. However many…
    - 6 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 7:39pm -
  • newDecades-Old Missing Person Mystery Solved After Relative Uploads DNA To GEDMatch
    In 1970 an Oregon man discovered a body with "clear signs of foul play". NPR reports that "The identity of the young woman remained a mystery — until Thursday."State authorities identified the woman as Sandra Young, a teenager from Portland wh…
    - 7 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 6:47pm -
  • newRoad-Embedded Sensors to Find Street Parking Tested in Taiwanese City
    Taiwan doesn't have parking meters, writes long-time Slashdot reader Badlands, "but rather roving armies of maids on electric scooters that cruise their area with their smartphone and take a pic of your license plate and timestamp it, leaving a recei…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 4:47pm -
  • newNASA Shutters $2B Satellite Refueling Project, Blames Contractor For Delays.
    "NASA said Friday it is shutting down a $2 billion satellite refueling project," reports UPI, "after criticizing the project's contractor for poor performance."The agency in a statement said it will discontinue the On-orbit Servicing, Assembly and…
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  • newResearchers Create AI Worms That Can Spread From One System to Another
    Long-time Slashdot reader Greymane shared this article from Wired:[I]n a demonstration of the risks of connected, autonomous AI ecosystems, a group of researchers has created one of what they claim are the first generative AI worms — which can spr…
    - 11 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 2:45pm -
  • newHow AI is Taking Water From the Desert
    Microsoft built two datacenters west of Phoenix, with plans for seven more (serving, among other companies, OpenAI). "Microsoft has been adding data centers at a stupendous rate, spending more than $10 billion on cloud-computing capacity in every qua…
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  • new'Communications of the ACM' Is Now Open Access
    Long-time Slashdot reader theodp writes: CACM [Communications of the ACM] Is Now Open Access," proclaims the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in its tear-down-this-CACM-paywall announcement. "More than six decades of CACM's renowned research…
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  • newHuawei's New CPU Matches Zen 3 In Single-Core Performance
    Long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo quotes Tom's Hardware: A Geekbench 6 result features what is likely the first-ever look at the single-core performance of the Taishan V120, developed by Huawei's HiSilicon subsidiary (via @Olrak29_ on X). The single-…
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  • newLinux Foundation Launches Open Source Fraud Prevention Solutions, Supported By Gates Foundation
    This week Linux Foundation Charities launched "a groundbreaking open source software solution for real-time fraud prevention" named Tazama — "with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation." They're calling it "the first-ever open source p…
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  • newDid Remote Working Doom a San Francisco Macy's?
    "These days in San Francisco, every major business closure triggers a rush to assign blame," argues the San Francisco Standard:When Macy's announced this week that it would shutter its flagship store in Union Square, it unleashed a wave of mournin…
    - 19 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 6:34am -
  • newRust Survey Finds Linux and VS Code Users, More WebAssembly Targeting
    Rust's official survey team released results from their 8th annual survey "focused on gathering insights and feedback from Rust users".In terms of operating systems used by Rustaceans, the situation is very similar to the results from 2022, with Li…
    - 23 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 2:34am -
  • Japan's Moon Lander Survived a 354-Hour Lunar Night. Now It Faces a Second One
    It completed the most precise landing ever on the moon — albeit upside-down. And then it faced a "lunar night" lasting about two weeks where temperatures drop to -270 degrees Fahrenheit, reports the Times of India. But then, "Despite not being de…
    - 1 day ago 2 Mar 24, 11:04pm -
  • French Court Issues Damages Award For Violation of GPL
    Some news from "Copyleft Currents", the blog of open-source/IP lawyer Heather Meeker:On February 14, 2024, the Court of Appeal of Paris issued an order stating that Orange, a major French telecom provider, had infringed the copyight of Entr'Ouvert'…
    - 1 day ago 2 Mar 24, 9:04pm -

NY Times - Personal Tech

MacRumors - All

  • newSource: Apple to Announce New Products This Week
    Apple plans to announce new products with press releases on its website this week, a proven source familiar with the matter told MacRumors. While the products that Apple plans to announce have not been disclosed, there are rumors about new iPads, Mac…
    - 12 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 1:38pm -
  • newiPhone SE 4's Design Revealed in CAD Renders
    The rumored design of the fourth-generation iPhone SE was today corroborated in a series of CAD renders shared by Indian tech blog 91Mobiles.The images show a 6.1-inch, all-screen design display with a notch housing the TrueDepth camera array f…
    - 14 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 12:14pm -
  • newGurman: No Apple Event Planned for Upcoming iPads and Macs
    Apple does not plan to hold a traditional event to unveil new iPads and Macs, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Instead, he said Apple plans to announce the products on its website with a "series of online videos and marketing campaigns."If…
    - 19 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 7:09am -
  • newApple Executive Dan Riccio Reportedly 'Nearing Retirement' Following Vision Pro Launch
    Apple's former hardware engineering chief Dan Riccio told colleagues he is "nearing retirement" after more than 25 years at the company, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.John Ternus succeeded Riccio as Apple's Senior Vice President of Hardw…
    - 19 hours ago 3 Mar 24, 7:08am -
  • Best Buy Has All-Time Low Prices on 16-Inch MacBook Pro, iPad, and More This Weekend
    Best Buy this weekend has a fresh set of discounts on Apple MacBooks and iPads, including some of the best prices we've ever seen on the 16-inch MacBook Pro, iPad, iPad Air, and more. Some of these deals require a My Best Buy Plus or My Best Buy Tota…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 9:06am -
  • Top Stories: Apple Car Canceled, iOS 17.4 Release Notes, and More
    Apple shocked the world this week by canceling its long-running electric vehicle project into which it invested billions of dollars over the past decade. Rumors indicated the project had been struggling for years, but to see it officially end up on t…
    - 2 days ago 2 Mar 24, 8:00am -
  • Apple Launches Big Discounts on Beats Earphones
    Apple's Beats brand has launched a significant new sale on several models of headphones and earphones, with the sale pricing available to both Apple and third-party retailers.Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a l…
    - 2 days ago 1 Mar 24, 2:48pm -
  • Apple Card Savings Account's Balance Limit Increased to $1 Million
    Goldman Sachs today increased the Apple Card savings account's balance limit to $1 million, with cardholders being notified by email.From the updated Apple Card cardholder agreement, effective March 1:The maximum balance limit for your Account…
    - 2 days ago 1 Mar 24, 2:06pm -
  • Spotify, Epic Games, and Others Argue Apple's App Store Changes Do Not Comply With DMA
    Spotify, Epic Games, Deezer, Paddle, and several other developers and EU associations today sent a joint letter to the European Commission to complain about Apple's "proposed scheme for compliance" with the Digital Markets Act (DMA).The 34 comp…
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  • Best Apple Deals of the Week: Low Prices Hit Apple Accessories Including MagSafe Chargers, Apple Pencil 2, and AirPods
    This week's best deals are focused on accessories that pair well with Apple products, including AirPods Pro 2, Apple Pencil 2, a big collection of Anker products at Amazon, and MagSafe chargers at Woot. You'll also find a massive $600 discount on Sam…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 12:16pm -
  • Apple Does Deep Dive Into Security Protections and Risks With Alternative App Marketplaces
    Apple today published a whitepaper [PDF] detailing the privacy and security protections that it is implementing in the European Union to keep users as safe as possible while also complying with the requirements of the Digital Markets Act.As a r…
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  • The MacRumors Show: RIP Apple Car
    On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss Apple's decision to cancel its long-rumored electric vehicle project. Subscribe to The MacRumors Show YouTube channel for more videosDespite Apple's reputation for innovation, the company…
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  • Apple Walks Back Decision to Disable Home Screen Web Apps in the EU
    Following intense criticism, Apple today walked back its plan to disable Home Screen web apps in the European Union starting with iOS 17.4.Following the release of the second beta version of iOS 17.4, it emerged that Apple had restricted the fu…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 10:36am -
  • Apple Maps vs. Google Maps: Which Is Better?
    Apple Maps has been providing navigational guidance to Apple users for almost 13 and a half years now, and much has changed about the app in that time. However, according to data from Canalys, the overwhelming majority of iPhones in the U.S. still ha…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 9:10am -
  • AirPods Pro 2 With USB-C Return to Best-Ever $189 Price on Amazon [Updated]
    Amazon today is back with an all-time low price on the AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C Charging Case, available for $189.00, down from $249.00. These are available for free delivery on Amazon as soon as Monday, March 4, and you won't need any coupon code to…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 8:54am -
  • Apple TV+ Gains Over 50 Movies for a Limited Time
    Apple TV+ today gained over 50 movies, adding to its back catalog of content for a limited time.The collection includes a large number of popular and classic titles. Subscribers can access the movies in a "Great Movies on Apple TV+" section in…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 8:29am -
  • Chip Details of 16 Upcoming Apple Devices Revealed
    The chip details of 16 new Apple devices have been discovered, according to technical information posted on X earlier today by a private account with a proven track record of sharing accurate information about Apple's plans.Eight unreleased App…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 7:40am -
  • Kuo: Apple Watch Ultra With MicroLED Display Indeed Canceled
    Earlier this week, Apple supplier ams OSRAM announced it would "re-assess its microLED strategy" after a "cornerstone project" was "unexpectedly cancelled." Counterpoint Research's Display Supply Chain Consultants informed MacRumors that this project…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 7:19am -
  • Google Boosts Chrome's Web Search Suggestions on Mobile and Desktop
    Google has announced a trio of new Chrome browser features for desktop and mobile that aim to provide more helpful suggestions when searching the web, even over poor data connections.On desktop, users who are signed into Chrome and open a new t…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 4:04am -
  • 10 New Things Your iPhone Can Do in Next Week's iOS 17.4 Update
    Apple will this month release iOS 17.4, its biggest iPhone software update of the year so far, featuring a number of features and changes that users have been anticipating for quite a while.Below, we've listed 10 new things that your iPhone wil…
    - 3 days ago 1 Mar 24, 3:30am -

NY Times - Technology

LA Times - Technology

He claims to have saved California homeowners billions. The insurance industry hates him
He claims to have saved California homeowners billions. The insurance industry hates him
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Opinion: How the Supreme Court should rule on Texas and Florida laws against social media moderation
Opinion: How the Supreme Court should rule on Texas and Florida laws against social media moderation
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Supreme Court questions whether Texas and Florida can regulate social media to 'protect' speech
Supreme Court questions whether Texas and Florida can regulate social media to 'protect' speech
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A major auto insurer returns to California — with a 30% price hike
A major auto insurer returns to California — with a 30% price hike
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'Behind the times': Washington tries to catch up with AI's use in healthcare
'Behind the times': Washington tries to catch up with AI's use in healthcare
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Everyone on dating apps wants banter. But what does that even mean?
Everyone on dating apps wants banter. But what does that even mean?
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VentureBeat

The Next Web

  • Watch: World’s fastest camera drone races F1 champ Max Verstappen
    Dutch Drone Gods and Red Bull have unveiled what they claim to be the world’s fastest camera drone.   Capable of top speeds in excess of 350kph, the manually piloted first-person view (FPV) drone “could change how people watch Formula 1.” At…
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  • Psychiatrist studies potential workplace stressors faced by the first astronauts on Mars
    Within the next few decades, NASA aims to land humans on the Moon, set up a lunar colony and use the lessons learned to send people to Mars as part of its Artemis program. While researchers know that space travel can stress space crew members both ph…
    - 4 days ago 29 Feb 24, 4:20am -
  • Klarna deepens automation fears with claim AI assistant does work of 700 people
    In a statement that’s likely to spark controversy, Klara announced that its AI assistant does the work of 700 full-time agents. The statement might raise skepticism for those who remember that the Swedish fintech unicorn laid off roughly the same n…
    - 5 days ago 28 Feb 24, 12:40pm -
  • Barbie selfie startup’s $500M valuation exposes the power of memes
    A French startup acclaimed for a Barbie selfie generator has raised $43mn round at a $500mn valuation in a showcase for meme magic. Paris-based Photoroom raised the eye-popping sums in a Series B round led by Balderton Capital and French VC Aglaé Ve…
    - 5 days ago 28 Feb 24, 10:27am -
  • EU consortium for edge AI calls for design proposals
    Four leading European research institutes — CEA-Leti in France, IMEC in Belgium, Fraunhofer in Germany, and VTT in Finland — are accepting design proposals to prototype edge AI technologies at their facilities. In 2022, the institutes set up an E…
    - 5 days ago 28 Feb 24, 9:08am -

kinja.com - Deals

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    Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.The WD_BLACK 1TB C50 Expansion Card comes as an impressive plug-and-play solution for…
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    Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.With today's fast-paced world, an organized workspace is more crucial than ever. Than…
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    Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Whether you are a professional photographer or an amateur content creator, investing…
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Hacker News

ReadWrite.com

  • Change Healthcare hack continues to inflict major damage
    According to lawyer Sara Goldstein of the law firm BakerHostetler, the Change Healthcare massive attack has caused approximately 120 of […]The post Change Healthcare hack continues to inflict major damage appeared first on ReadWrite.
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  • The NSA list of memory-safe programming languages has been updated
    The US government says it would be better for them if you ceased using C or C++ when programming tools. […]The post The NSA list of memory-safe programming languages has been updated appeared first on ReadWrite.
    - 2 days ago 1 Mar 24, 7:43pm -
  • Apple reverses course on blocking web apps in the EU
    Apple has reversed its plans to restrict access to certain web apps in the EU A few days after the […]The post Apple reverses course on blocking web apps in the EU appeared first on ReadWrite.
    - 2 days ago 1 Mar 24, 3:22pm -
  • Spotify’s Song Psychic offers spiritual insight via the power of music
    Spotify is journeying into mystical new areas with an in-app version of a Magic 8 Ball. Spotify is well-known for […]The post Spotify’s Song Psychic offers spiritual insight via the power of music appeared first on ReadWrite.
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  • Microsoft Edge users report serious issues following recent update
    Microsoft Edge has reportedly pulled its latest update, as users experience significant issues with the web browser. The most recent […]The post Microsoft Edge users report serious issues following recent update appeared first on ReadWrite.
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