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May 11, 2024

The New York Times

Apple Will Revamp Siri to Catch Up to Its Chatbot Competitors

Apple’s top software executives decided early last year that Siri, the company’s virtual assistant, needed a brain transplant. The decision came after the executives Craig Federighi and John Giannandrea spent weeks testing OpenAI’s new chatbot, …

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In Stellar New Game ‘Animal Well,’ Even the Secrets Have Secrets

At the Bloomberg Technology Summit, Xbox President Sarah Bond announced Microsoft Corp. will launch its own mobile-game store. Mysteries abound. Animal Well, which came out Thursday, is best described as …

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Car and Driver

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Adds $54K Manthey Racing Performance Kit

With a new rear wing, the Manthey-equipped Cayman produces 372 pounds of rear downforce at 124 mph. The kit costs $53,946 and also brings a revised suspension and other performance goodies. Porsche …

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Retro Arcade Game Maker ‘Surprised’ to See Its Product Crushed in Apple’s iPad Ad

The “Crush!” commercial features a cameo by one of Arcade1Up’s three-quarter-scale retro arcade game machines, albeit with a fictional game title (“Space Imploder”) affixed to the top.

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Human with Neuralink brain chip sees improvement after initial malfunction, company says

There have been some issues with Neuralink’s brain-computer interface device, or brain chip since it was implanted in its first human patient, the company said in a blog post. It’s been about eight months since the tech startup owned and co-founded by …

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Welcome to the AI dystopia no one asked for, courtesy of Silicon Valley

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN Business’ Nightcap newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free, here. New York CNN —. A couple of weeks ago, I rewatched Jurassic Park for probably the 10th time since the movie came out …

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The Seattle Times

Microsoft will open a mobile-game store to challenge Apple, Google

Microsoft will launch its own online store for mobile-game consumables in July, creating an alternative to Apple and Google’s app stores and their fees. The browser-based store will debut with Microsoft’s own games, offering discounts on in-game items …

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The Columbian

Asteroids, Myst join World Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The World Video Game Hall of Fame inducted its 10th class of honorees Thursday, recognizing Asteroids, Myst, Resident Evil, SimCity and Ultima for their impacts on the video game industry and popular culture.

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What to Expect at Google I/O 2024, and How to Watch It

The annual developer conference kicks off with a keynote address on Tuesday. Look out for updates on Android, Search, and Assistant, plus a whole lot of AI news.

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Satellites can monitor climate emissions… but space junk puts them at risk

To solve the climate crisis, we need reliable satellites to track carbon emissions and changing weather patterns. Astrodynamicist Moriba Jah says space junk is putting these satellites in jeopardy. About Moriba Jah. Moriba Jah is …

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