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December 1, 2022
NEWS

Forbes

Apple Releases Accessibility-Centric Short Film ‘The Greatest’ Highlighting Disability In Tech

The film is befitting of this year’s theme for the Day of People with Disabilities, which is described online as “transformative solutions for inclusive development [and] the role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world.” …

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TechCrunch

BeReal and AI art tool Dream by WOMBO top Google Play’s list of best apps in 2022

Overall, Google selected winners across 20 categories in the U.S. Google Play Store, in addition to regional awards in non-U.S. markets. This year, the company also introduced new categories, including “Best …

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CNET

Google Play Reveals Best Apps and Games of 2022

Google Play announced its Best of Play 2022 awards Wednesday for the best apps and games for phones, tablets and other electronic devices. The winners were chosen by Google Play’s Editorial Team, with the exception of User’s Choice winners for Favorite …

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Ars Technica

Chrome, Defender, and Firefox 0-days linked to commercial IT firm in Spain

Google researchers said on Wednesday they have linked a Barcelona, Spain-based IT company to the sale of advanced software frameworks that exploit vulnerabilities in Chrome, Firefox, and Windows Defender. Variston IT bills itself as a provider of …

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MIT Technology Review

While everyone waits for GPT-4, OpenAI is still fixing its predecessor

ChatGPT is a sister model to InstructGPT, a version of GPT-3 that OpenAI trained to produce text that was less toxic. It is also similar to a model called Sparrow, which DeepMind revealed in September. All three models were trained using feedback from …

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WIRED

Google Moves to Block Invasive Spanish Spyware Framework

The Heliconia hacking tool exploited vulnerabilities in Chrome, Windows Defender, and Firefox, according to company security researchers.

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WIRED

Drop What You’re Doing and Update iOS, Android, and Windows

November saw the release of patches from the likes of Apple’s iOS, Google Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Windows to fix multiple security vulnerabilities. Some of these issues are pretty severe, and several have already been exploited by attackers.

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TechCrunch

LastPass says it was breached — again

Password manager LassPass said it’s investigating a security incident after its systems were compromised for the second time this year. LastPass chief executive Karim Toubba said in a blog post that an “unauthorized party” recently gained access to …

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CNET

Apple Releases iOS 16.1.2. What’s Included in the Update

1. Open to Settings. 2. Tap General. 3. Tap Software Update. 4. Tap Download and Install and follow the on-screen prompts. For more iOS …

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Euronews

Elon Musk expects Neuralink to test brain chip implants in human patients in 6 months

Elon Musk expects a coin-sized, wireless brain chip developed by his company Neuralink to start human clinical trials in six months – after the company missed earlier timelines set by the billionaire CEO. Neuralink is developing brain chip interfaces …

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