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August 8, 2023


Apple iPhone 15 Pro: New Leaks Suggest Surprise Big Upgrade Coming

It’s not long now until Apple releases its next iPhone series, that is, iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max (although this last might just have another name). Want to know exactly when the iPhones will be unveiled and …

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Microsoft’s AI Red Team Has Already Made the Case for Itself

For most people, the idea of using artificial intelligence tools in daily life—or even just messing around with them—has only become mainstream in recent months, with new releases of generative AI tools from a slew of big tech companies and startups, …

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Car and Driver

2024 Porsche 718 Spyder RS Turns the Rennsport Focus to the Street

While it lacks the rollover protection desired for a racetrack and the downforce needed to increase apex speed, the Spyder RS has more driver engagement than an Army Surplus has OD green. But it’s light on fatigue because it also rides well.

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Tech Times

UT researchers develop way for VR headset to measure brain activity

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a way for a virtual reality, or VR, headset to monitor brain activity. The research team modified a VR headset by creating a noninvasive electroencephalogram (EEG) sensor …

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Exclusive: IBM researchers easily trick ChatGPT into hacking

Illustration of a robot made out of ASCII text on a laptop. Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios. Tricking generative AI to help conduct scams and cyberattacks doesn’t require much …

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Criminals Have Created Their Own ChatGPT Clones

Cybercriminals are touting large language models that could help them with phishing or creating malware. But the AI chatbots could just be their own kind of scam.

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New Zealand’s Commerce Commission gives Microsoft okay to acquire Activision Blizzard

The commission said in reaching its decision, it focused on the importance of Activision games to New Zealand gamers, and whether Microsoft would likely stop rivals such as Sony and NVIDIA from offering those games on consoles and on cloud platforms.

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Tesla names insider Taneja CFO as Kirkhorn steps down

Aug 7 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) finance chief Zachary Kirkhorn has stepped down, surprising analysts who considered the 13-year veteran as a possible successor to CEO Elon Musk and sending the shares of the electric automaker down 3.5% on Monday.

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NBC 7 San Diego

A roundup of back-to-school student discounts you don’t want to miss

College life can be stressful — loans, textbooks and living on a budget can take a toll. The good news: There are lots of discounts for students, but, sometimes, you have to know where to look to find them. Students can get at least 10-15% off …

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FOX 7 Austin

AI for kids: Austin father aims to create child-safe chatbot

FOX 7’s Kelly Saberi caught up with the creator of Pinwheel GPT to see how it works. AUSTIN, Texas – As kids in Central Texas head back to school they may …

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