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June 30, 2023

U.S. News & World Report

Fate of Record Tech Industry Tie-Up Headed to Judge as Microsoft Defends $69B Activision Deal

The fate of what could be the priciest merger in tech industry history will soon be in the hands of a federal judge who must decide whether to stop Microsoft from closing its deal to buy video game company Activision Blizzard. By Associated Press.

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Scientific American

Can Your Body’s Response to Music Predict Hit Songs? A New AI Study Claims It Can

A new study suggests that the secret to distinguishing a hit lies in the brains of listeners—and that artificial intelligence can analyze physiological signals to reveal that secret. But other “hit song science” researchers aren …

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NASA’s first robotic moon rover test drives in Silicon Valley

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (KGO) — Before this robot can drive safely on the Moon, it’s undergoing test drives on earth inside the NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. VIPER, short for Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, is basically a …

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Business Today

AI-written tweets using tools like ChatGPT easier to believe than human-written text: Study

The researchers suggest that the rise of AI text generators coincides with another problem we’re facing: the ‘infodemic’ · AI relies on patterns it has learned from studying how humans use language · It can also be misused to spread misinformation, spam, and …

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Cleburne Times-Review

Zuniga named 2023 Technician of the Year by 4M Parts Warehouse

“At Rick’s Automotive we know we are only as good as our staff,” said Rick Ruback, owner of Rick’s Automotive. “We are proud of Jose and the work he puts in every day to service our customers. With all the technical advancements to modern vehicles it isn’t …

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MIT Technology Review

The Download: AI disinformation, and lab-grown meat

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. Humans may be more likely to believe disinformation generated by AI. Advertisement.

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This powerful Shark robot vacuum is half off right now

Thankfully, there’s an army of robot vacuums here to help us keep our floors pristine, without us having to lift a finger. Right now, you can get the Shark IQ XL, self-emptying robot vac equipped with smart navigation and powerful suction, on sale at …

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Apple, Google, and MOVEit Just Patched Serious Security Flaws

Plus: Microsoft fixes 78 vulnerabilities, VMWare plugs a flaw already used in attacks, and more critical updates from June.

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Ten Foster + Partners-designed Apple Stores

“I think that the evolution of retail for Apple is really interesting – starting with very bold statement with stores that look like nothing else,” said Bill Bergeron Mirsky, a global retail design lead at Apple, at the opening of the brand’s Battersea …

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AI needs ‘a new era of law and regulation,’ says Microsoft president

Microsoft Vice Chair and President Brad Smith talks to Christiane Amanpour about the global race to regulate artificial intelligence “so it’s used safely.” 05:27 – Source: CNN. Stories worth watching 16 videos. exp brad smith ai amanpour intw …

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