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August 17, 2023

Car and Driver

Danish Automaker Zenvo’s Latest Supercar Is the V-12 Hybrid Aurora

Zenvo, a small Danish supercar builder, has revealed a new model featuring a hybrid V-12 powertrain called the Aurora at Monterey Car Week. Two hybrid setups are available—one pairs the V-12 with a single motor for 1450 hp while the other adds two …

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Google’s AI is about to breach a new frontier: It’s reportedly working on a chatbot to give life advice

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address at the company’s Google I/O developers conference in May. Justin Sullivan. “Hey Google, why is my life a mess …

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Google AI researcher says he left to build a startup after encountering ‘big company-itis’

Llion Jones, a co-author of Google’s pivotal Transformers paper, has left the company to help start Sakana AI. He’s joining fellow ex-Google research scientist David Ha in his new endeavor. All eight authors of the paper, which is central to the latest …

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CBS News

The iPhone ‘hang up’ button might not be moving much after all

CUPERTINO — Almost a week after the Apple faithful collectively gasped at the first evidence that the iPhone’s red “end call” button might soon be vacating its center position to take up residence one column to the right, it looks like it might have …

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The New York Times

Google Tests an AI Assistant That Offers Life Advice

Four months later, the combined groups are testing ambitious new tools that could turn generative A.I. — the technology behind chatbots like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s own Bard — into a personal life coach. Google DeepMind has …

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Quantum textures of the many-body wavefunctions in magic-angle graphene

Interactions among electrons create novel many-body quantum phases of matter with wavefunctions that reflect electronic correlation effects, broken symmetries and collective excitations. Many quantum phases have been discovered in magic-angle twisted …

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What the Tech: Use SOS by satellite on the iPhone 14

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – An iPhone feature introduced last fall has proven to not only have the ability to save lives but has helped rescue people who need help. It’s called SOS by satellite and is available only on the iPhone 14, running iOS 16.1 or …

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Goodwood Road and Racing

The McLaren‑Mercedes SLR is still underrated at 20 years old

McLaren’s celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the car consisted of a showcase of four cars – an SLR Stirling Moss, SLR by MSO, SLR HDK and SLR 722 GT Prototype – on the MTC Boulevard, alongside a number of interesting trinkets from its development.

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The Flagship

NASA seeks student ideas for 2024 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Students interested in designing, developing, building, and testing rovers for Moon and Mars exploration are invited to submit their proposals to NASA through Monday, Sept. 21. The complete details on how to participate in NASA’s Human Exploration …

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Global smartphone market to hit decade low in 2023 but Apple could take top spot, research shows

Counterpoint Research said it expects smartphone shipments in 2023 to decline 6% year-on year to 1.15 billion devices, logging the worst performance in a decade. This year, Apple could take the top spot globally in terms of annual shipments for the …

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