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May 13, 2024


Succession at Apple: The Insiders Poised to Take Over Top Roles

Operations: This group probably has the deepest bench of potential successors in the company. Jeff Williams has been chief operating officer since 2015 and his likely replacement is his top deputy, Senior Vice President Sabih Khan.

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The Washington Post

Web publishers brace for carnage as Google adds AI answers

A woman looks frustrated being surrounded by many internet browser windows and a cheery AI robot. (Veronica Grech For The Washington Post).

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Apple is finalizing a deal with OpenAI to put ChatGPT on the iPhone, while talks with Google to use Gemini are ongoing

Apple Inc. has closed in on an agreement with OpenAI to use the startup’s technology on the iPhone, part of a broader push to bring artificial intelligence features to its devices, according to people familiar with the matter.

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The Verge

TCL’s new Mini LED TVs offer blazing brightness on a budget

Starting at $1,999.99 for a 65-inch size (and ranging up to an enormous 115-inch model), the QM8 contains thousands of dimming zones — “up to over 5,000,” to be specific.

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Car and Driver

1996 BMW Alpina B3 Touring Found on Bring a Trailer

As a boutique manufacturer, Alpina has been making BMWs more special since 1962. · The Alpina B3 Touring is a hot little wagon, one that’s had a manual transmission swap for extra fun.

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New Aston Martin Vantage Is a Luxury Muscle Car

We are already in a world where combustion cars live alongside the EVs that will ultimately displace them; like dinosaurs sharing the planet with those nifty new mammals. At the sharpest and most expensive end of the market, the difference between the …

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AI gets scientists one step closer to mapping the organized chaos in our cells

Now, scientists at Google DeepMind have taken their protein prediction model to the next level with the release of AlphaFold3. It’s an AI program that can predict the unique shape of proteins, as well as almost any other type of molecule a protein attaches …

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OpenAI deal would be AI ‘golden goose’ for Tim Cook and Apple, says Dan Ives

By James Rogers. ‘We would expect Apple to build out a next level Siri technology with OpenAI that can do complex tasks for Apple users,’ says Wedbush analyst Dan Ives. An AI deal between Apple Inc. and OpenAI could bring “myriad” revenue opportunities …

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Times of India

Google Pixel 8a vs Nothing Phone (2): How the premium mid-range smartphones compare

It features an OLED display and is powered by Google’s Tensor G3 chipset. The smartphone boasts a 64MP main camera, a 13MP ultrawide lens, and a 13MP selfie camera, along with various …

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Active Exploitation of Zero-Day Vulnerability in Google Chrome

Google has released security updates addressing a zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2024-4671) affecting their Chrome browser on Windows, Mac and Linux systems. The vulnerability is reportedly being actively exploited. Successful exploitation of the “use …

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