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June 15, 2024


No Matter How You Package It, Apple Intelligence Is AI

Apple is eager to show us that its approach to artificial intelligence is safer, better, and more useful than the competition. Maybe that’s just a hallucination, but it’s working.

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Amazon May Have Fumbled Alexa’s AI Lead, and It’s a Lesson for All Innovators

Back in 2016, Amazon’s Echo voice-commanded speaker system, where the famous Alexa lived, was predicted to be a billion-dollar business. And by 2017, Amazon was killing it with its Echos, which were the gadget to buy during the holiday season.

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Control Center’s New Power Button In iOS 18 Is More Proof That Accessibility Abounds

As Christoffel writes, the “unsung addition” to the new Control Center is a small button in the top-right corner which, when tapped, will bring up the operating system’s iconic slider mechanism that enables users to completely turn off their phone.

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Financial Times

Apple set to be first Big Tech group to face charges under EU digital law

Brussels is set to charge Apple over allegedly stifling competition on its mobile app store, the first time EU regulators have used new digital rules to target a Big Tech group. The European Commission has determined that the iPhone maker …

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This strategy worked for the iPhone. Can Apple do it again with AI?

For more than a year Silicon Valley has been buzzing about Apple’s decision to sit on the sidelines during a frenzied AI arms race that has shaken up the tech industry. CNN’s Jon Sarlin and Clare Duffy explore how Apple’s “be best, not first” approach …

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WKRC TV Cincinnati

Active gaming trend gets families moving by using bodies and brains

CINCINNATI (WKRC) – Families that’re trying to beat the heat this summer are turning to a unique kind of indoor, air-conditioned fitness. It helps kids use their bodies and their brains. It’s a newer trend in fitness known as “active gaming.

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Financial Times

Even Apple cannot explain why we need AI in our lives

Not any more. This week’s hotly anticipated unveiling of Apple Intelligence — Apple’s audacious attempt to stamp its own brand on to generative artificial intelligence — was an uneven and unoriginal demonstration that seemed …

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Hoda and Jenna discuss their friendship styles: See why Jenna’s an ‘Evergreen’ and Hoda’s a ‘Firefly’

The article and quiz, developed with the author Kasley Killam and based on her book “The Art and Science of Connection,” explores how people can be one of four types of friends: Butterfly …

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Samsung Newsroom US

The Learning Curve, Part 5: Overcoming Multicultural and Multilingual Differences

Although Brazilian Portuguese and Latin American Spanish are widely spoken, intricate variations in both languages presented various challenges when teaching Galaxy AI to discern and distinguish regional differences. That’s why Samsung R&D Institute Brazil …

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TellYouThePass ransomware widely targets vulnerable PHP instances

Dive Brief: Researchers on Friday warned a critical vulnerability in the PHP programming language is under increased exploitation activity, as the TellYouThePass ransomware group is targeting vulnerable sites, …

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