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August 30, 2023


Apple iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro Release Date Schedule: Your Complete Countdown

August 29 update below. This post was first published on Sunday, August 27, 2023. Every fall, Apple unveils a new set of iPhones to an eager world. Even 16 years after the first iPhone was revealed in 2007, no gadget release generates comparable …

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Google’s Duet AI now available for Workspace enterprise customers

Google will match rival Microsoft’s pricing with its Duet AI assistant, which is available as an add-on to customers in its Enterprise tier – at $30 per user each month.

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MIT Technology Review

Large language models aren’t people. Let’s stop testing them like they were.

Assessments designed for humans, like high school exams and IQ tests, take a lot for granted. When people score well, it is safe to assume that they possess the knowledge, understanding, or cognitive skills that the test is meant to measure. (In practice, …

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BBC News

Google tests watermark to identify AI images

Google is trialling a digital watermark to spot images made by artificial intelligence (AI) in a bid to fight disinformation. Developed by DeepMind, Google’s AI arm, SynthID will identify images generated by machines. It works by embedding changes to …

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Samba de Amigo: Party-To-Go Brings Rhythm to Apple Arcade

Zach began writing for CNET in November, 2021 after writing for a broadcast news station in his hometown, Cincinnati, for five years. You can usually find him reading and drinking coffee or watching a TV series with his wife and their dog.

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WBAL Baltimore

Need to know about lifesaving CPR? A new study says it’s probably wise not to ask Alexa or Siri

Researchers asked voice assistants eight questions that a bystander might pose in a cardiac arrest emergency. In response, the voice assistants said: — “Hmm, I don’t know that one.”.

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Apple expected to unveil new iPhone at ‘Wonderlust.’ special event

Apple announced its fall special event on Tuesday, sending out press invites for the morning of September 12th. Invitees will get to attend in-person at the Steve Jobs Theater inside Apple Park, the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, while …

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Conserved HIV-1 V3 loop helix offers potential for broad neutralization

Using designed ankyrin repeat proteins (DARPins) technology, we discovered an α-helical conformation of the third variable (V3) loop on the human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) envelope glycoprotein that renders the virus susceptible to broad …

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AI needs ‘human control’ to avoid being weaponized, says Microsoft’s president

Brad Smith, president and vice-chairman of Microsoft, said that AI, like any other technology, has “the potential to become both a tool and a weapon.” That is why we need human control to “slow things down or turn things off,” he told CNBC in an …

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Google Announces Premium Duet AI Tools, Launches A3 Supercomputer

Tech heavyweight Google (GOOG) (GOOGL) announced a slew of new products and enhancements aimed at dominating the artificial intelligence landscape at its Cloud Next conference.1. Key Takeaways. Google to compete with Microsoft in premium subscription …

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