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January 8, 2024
NEWS

WIRED

How to Be More Anonymous Online

On the internet, everyone wants to know who you are. Websites are constantly asking for your email address or trying to place tracking cookies on your devices. A murky slurry of advertisers and tech firms track which websites you visit, predicting what …

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CNET

Acer Adds New Intel Core Ultra Laptops to its Swift Series

At CES 2024, a trio of Acer Swift laptops joins the Meteor Lake Swift Go 14 that we reviewed last month.

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CNET

Samsung QLED and 8K TVs Amp Up Style, Picture and Game Bar

David reviews TVs and leads the Personal Tech team at CNET, covering mobile, software, computing, streaming and home entertainment. We provide helpful, expert reviews, advice and videos on what gadget or service to buy and how to get the most out of it …

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Reuters

Apple’s Vision Pro AR headset to go on sale in February

Jan 8 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) said on Monday its Vision Pro mixed reality device will be available in the United States from Feb. 2. The Vision Pro, which starts at $3,499, can be pre-ordered starting Jan. 19 at 5 am PST, the company said.

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CNET

I Saw Samsung’s See-Through Screens: Bright, Colorful Transparent Micro-LED Concepts

Transparent OLED and even LCD-based screens have been around for a while, but Samsung says its Micro-LED display technology produces brighter, clearer images and is more transparent than the going tech. That means you should be able to see through it more …

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CNN

What to expect at CES 2024: AI, AI and more AI

The first companion robot with ChatGPT, an AI “smart belt” that helps guide the visually impaired and AI-powered vacuums, mops and other appliances. Coming off a year where artificial intelligence dominated headlines and attention across the tech …

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Inc.com

Microsoft Thinks You Need an AI Button on Your Laptop. It’s a Stroke of Genius

We believe it will empower people to participate in the AI transformation more easily. The Copilot key joins the Windows key as a core part of the PC keyboard and when pressed, the new key will invoke the Copilot in Windows experience to make it seamless …

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News-Medical.net

Does SARS-CoV-2’s ability to infect humans stem from its evolutionary past?

In a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers investigated the evolutionary origins of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Previous work has hypothesized that genetic recombination events from bat …

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NPR

Winter storm brings snow to the East Coast. But what’s in a snowflake?

Those intricate, whimsical crystals are a staple of magical wintry scenes, but how big can they really get? Well, according to the Guinness World Record keepers, the “largest snowflake” ever recorded was a whopping 15 inches in diameter. It was spotted …

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CTech

Bite-sized ads: Google’s cookie farewell makes advertisers nibble on alternatives

Google is on its way to eliminating cookies. A web browser staple since the early days of the internet almost 30 years ago, cookies are an integral part of the internet and the infrastructure on which companies like Google, Meta, and others have built …

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