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December 15, 2023
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CNET

iOS 17.3 Beta 1: What Could Be Coming to Your iPhone Soon

Apple released iOS 17.3 beta 1 to public beta testers on Thursday, two days after the iPhone-maker released the developer beta and three days after the release of iOS 17.2. The update brings a few new features and bug fixes to the iPhones of beta …

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IGN

The Best PC Game of 2023

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, Diablo 4, Alan Wake 2 and Baldur’s Gate 3 were among the best PC games of the year, but which took the top prize?

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CNET

iOS 17.2: Your iPhone Just Got These New Features

Apple released iOS 17.2 on Monday, more than a month after the release of iOS 17.1. The update includes security fixes and patches, plus over a dozen new and useful features, like the long-awaited Journal app and Contact Key Verification, …

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CNET

Chrome Starts Blocking Websites From Tracking Us, Years After Other Browsers

Years after rival web browsers made the move, Google Chrome has begun blocking websites from using third-party cookies, the easiest way to track our online behavior as we move around the web. Starting Thursday, the browser will block third-party …

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Variety

The Game Awards 2023 Breaks Viewership Record, Notching 118 Million Livestreams

The festivities were streamed live from the Peacock Theater in L.A. across more than 30 platforms including YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, TikTok Live, X (Twitter), Steam, WeChat, Bilibili, Huya, DouYu, Xiaohongshu and Instagram Live.

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Variety

‘The Last of Us’ Multiplayer Game Has Been Canceled

Naughty Dog, the game studio behind megahit “The Last of Us,” has released deeply disappointing news to many fans: It has decided to pull the plug on its multiplayer project dubbed The Last of Us Online to focus fully on single-player games.

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The New York Times

The Last of Us Multiplayer Video Game Is Scrapped

The video game studio Naughty Dog said The Last of Us Online was too resource-intensive to complete without delaying the development of future single-player versions of the game.

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The Verge

Naughty Dog cancels its The Last of Us multiplayer game

The PlayStation developer plans to focus on single-player narrative games. … By Jay Peters, a news editor who writes about technology, video games, and virtual worlds. He’s submitted several accepted emoji proposals to the Unicode Consortium.

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BBC News

The Last of Us Online cancelled by developer Naughty Dog

A multiplayer game based on The Last of Us has officially been cancelled. Delays to the PlayStation 5 project were reported earlier this year, and developer Naughty Dog confirmed on Thursday it had been dropped. It said the “incredibly difficult …

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MIT Technology Review

Now we know what OpenAI’s superalignment team has been up to

In a low-key research paper, the team describes a technique that lets a less powerful large language model supervise a more powerful one—and suggests that this might be a small step toward figuring out how humans might supervise superhuman machines.

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