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August 2, 2023

Car and Driver

2024 Porsche 911 S/T Is a Manual 911 GT3 RS in a Touring Body

Not quite as extreme as the track-focused GT3 RS, the 911 S/T stuffs the 518-hp 4.0-liter engine from the RS into the body of a 911 GT3 Touring. Oh, and it’s a manual.

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Sony WF-1000XM5 vs. Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2: Which earbuds are best for you?

This face-off compares Bose and Sony’s latest flagship entries, both of which come with elite active noise cancellation (ANC) and some of the most adaptive sound technologies we’ve experienced in the category.

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Walgreens Newsroom

Walgreens Announces Vaccine and Testing Appointments in Preparation for Fall Respiratory Virus Season

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 01, 2023 – Walgreens is offering flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccination appointments nationwide. Individuals ages 3 years and older can receive a flu shot, and eligible individuals ages 60 years and older can …

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Apple moves cautiously on AI as other tech giants race ahead

As every other big name in tech has jumped on the generative AI bandwagon, Apple — while not entirely ignoring the technology — has stayed largely aloof. Driving the news: With Microsoft, Google, Meta and Amazon all staking out their turf, …

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Tortoise Media

AI-generated love

Generative AI is creeping into another aspect of modern life: dating apps. Major apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge already use some form of AI to moderate and push selected profiles to users – but why not take the stress out messaging altogether?

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Nintendo Switch games coming in August 2023

In a universe where RPG fantasy collides with professional wrestling, become a world champ by training, learning, glamming and slamming your way to the top. Wild realms, exotic monsters, action figure fighters, and spandexed allies await as this fantasy …

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Zee News

Google and ChatGPT have mixed results in medical informatiom queries

Date: August 1, 2023; Source: University of California – Riverside; Summary: Computer scientists found that queries for medical information about dementia disease on ChatGPT provided more objective results than similar queries on Google, …

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Tech Times

Machine learning, blockchain technology could help counter spread of fake news

The research led by Thi Tran, assistant professor of management information systems at Binghamton University’s School of Management, expands on existing studies by offering tools for recognizing patterns in misinformation and helping content creators zero …

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Astro Digital to integrate Astroscale in-orbit servicing docking plates

TAMPA, Fla. — Small satellite builder Astro Digital plans to add an Astroscale docking plate to upcoming spacecraft to make it easier for them to use in-orbit services being developed by Astroscale and others. The companies said July 31 the first …

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MIT News

Sensing and controlling microscopic spin density in materials

MIT researchers found a way to tune the spin density in diamond by applying an external laser or microwave beam. The finding could open new possibilities for advanced quantum devices. Pictured is a view of the laser equipment used in the researchers’ work.

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