Accessibility in gaming expands with Sony’s new Access Controller for PS5
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Inc. The gaming industry is actively removing barriers for gamers with disabilities, developing accessible hardware like Sony’s new Access Controller for PlayStation 5, released worldwide on …
Meta’s Ray-Ban smart glasses look cool and work well if you want a camera on your face
The Ray-Ban Meta Headliner smart glasses. Jake Piazza | CNBC. Meta released the second generation of its Ray- …
Google faces controversy over edited Gemini AI demo video
Google is facing criticism for a demonstrative video of Gemini, which it now says was not conducted in realtime. A six-minute promotional video meant to show how advanced the AI technology caught the attention of many people this week, …
The Washington Post
In reviving classic games, Sega channels its old bohemian spirit
That same yell returned in a trailer at the Game Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday night. The trailer showcases five new games from Sega series that mostly have been dormant for more than a decade: “Crazy Taxi,” “Golden Axe,” “Jet Set Radio,” “Shinobi” and …
LogoFAIL attack can inject malware in the firmware of many computers
Researchers have devised an attack that exploits serious vulnerabilities in UEFI firmware used by many computer manufacturers to deploy stealthy rootkits that execute in the early stages of the boot-up process beyond the visibility of endpoint security …
Google DeepMind’s Demis Hassabis Says Gemini Is a New Breed of AI
Google’s new AI model Gemini launched today inside the Bard chatbot. It could go on to advance robotics and other projects, says Demis Hassabis, the AI executive leading the project.
The Seattle Times
Apple’s iPhone and watch design head to depart in February – Bloomberg News
This marks the second departure of an iPhone executive after Bloomberg News reported on Dec. 6, that Steve Hotelling who oversaw iPhone screen and touch ID technology that transformed the way iPhones feel and function is leaving.
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Synbio Hub Founded in Seattle by UW, CZI, and Allen Institute
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, synthetic biology is at the center of a new research institute which aims to develop technologies that will reveal how changes in cells and genes over time influence human health and disease.
VR Goggles for Mice. Wait, What?
A mouse wearing virtual-reality goggles? Now I’ve seen everything. The point is to show everything to a mouse. Brain researchers would love to do that by setting a mouse free in a little playground while probing its brain. But the probes involve lasers …