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July 31, 2023


Apple Leaks Detail All-New iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro Design Changes

Spotted by MacRumors, iOS 17 beta 4 code lists nine different functions for the button: Accessibility, Shortcuts, Silent Mode, Camera, Flashlight, Focus, Magnifier, Translate and Voice Memos.

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BBC News

Twitter’s rebrand: Why ‘x’ could be the most powerful letter in English

As letters of the alphabet go, there is one that punches well above its weight. Out of a total of 308,000 entries in the Oxford English Dictionary, just 366 words begin with the letter “x”, and very few of those make it into most people’s vocabulary.

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It’s Hot Zero-Day Summer for Apple, Google, and Microsoft Security Fixes

Plus: Mozilla fixes two high-severity bugs in Firefox, Citrix fixes a flaw that was used to attack a US-based critical infrastructure organization, and Oracle patches over 500 vulnerabilities.

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MIT News

Using AI to protect against AI image manipulation

“PhotoGuard,” developed by MIT CSAIL researchers, prevents unauthorized image manipulation, safeguarding authenticity in the era of advanced generative models.

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New 2024 Ford Mustang keeps nearly 60-year streak alive

Under the hood of the GT model, a rumbling new 5.0 liter V8 with 480 horsepower. Non-GT Mustangs get a revised 2.3 liter EcoBoost four cylinder making an impressive 315 horsepower. Both engines feature a 10-speed automatic transmission; alternately, a 6- …

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Vodafone UK News Centre

ChatGPT: AI is both smarter and dumber than you think it is

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been dominating the headlines, with ChatGPT in particular hogging the limelight. Unlike the AIs in sci-fi dystopias like The Terminator or The Matrix, ChatGPT might seem anticlimactic or even boring.

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UK regulator seeks public input on Microsoft-Activision deal

The UK competition regulator has today called for public responses on whether Microsoft’s $69 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard, maker of video game “Call of Duty”, should be cleared ahead of a final decision by August 29.

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The Indian Express

Instagram Experiments With Range of Generative AI Elements

Tools like generative AI sticker creation and visual editing are important early steps on the road to better AI experiences. Published July 30, 2023. By. Andrew Hutchinson Content and Social Media Manager. While Threads has quickly become a key …

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The Seattle Times

We’re using AI chatbots wrong. Here’s how to direct them.

Anyone seduced by AI-powered chatbots like ChatGPT and Bard — wow, they can write essays and recipes! — eventually runs into what are known as hallucinations, the tendency for artificial intelligence to fabricate information.

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The iPhone 15 Pro Will Have Thinner Bezels in Step Toward Apple’s Dream

Apple is just weeks away from introducing the iPhone 15 and next-generation watches. The new lineup will mark another stepping stone toward the company’s dream iPhone, though changes to the Apple Watch will be more modest. Also: Samsung unveils its own …

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