Bing’s AI chatbot can now generate unhinged images along with unhinged text

"Advanced" version of OpenAI's DALL-E will roll out to Bing preview users. Enlarge / "A gaming PC riding a skateboard" as generated by the DALL-E 2-powered Bing Image Creator. The version of DALL-E in the Bing Chat preview may be.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 21st, 2023

Using social media cherry blossom images and AI to track climate patterns

New research by Monash University experts has tracked Japanese hanami (flower viewing) via social media images, producing an unprecedented map of cherry blossoms across Japan to document their annual bloom and calculate its peak in major cities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News42 min. ago

Internet users love fiber service—too bad you probably can’t get it

Fiber beats cable and everything else in ACSI customer satisfaction scores. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Yuichiro Chino) Fiber-to-the-home Internet service is the clear favorite of US broadband users, but unfortunatel.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Google Workspace users can now log in without a password, thanks to passkeys

After the consumer launch last month, businesses can ditch their Google passwords. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) Following up on Google's rollout of passkey support for consumer Google accounts in May, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

EPA to remove proposed EV volumes from biofuel blending rule

Scrapping the plan pushes the administration further away from allowing EVs to generate nearly 2 billion credits under the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard over the next two years......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Three ways to use ChatGPT to help students learn—and not cheat

Since ChatGPT can engage in conversation and generate essays, computer codes, charts and graphs that closely resemble those created by humans, educators worry students may use it to cheat. A growing number of school districts across the country have.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

The Tesla Model 3 qualifies for the full $7,500 tax credit again

Tesla isn't saying what changed to allow the cars to qualify. Enlarge / A row of Tesla Model 3s awaits export from the company's factory in Shanghai, China. (credit: Zhang Hengwei/China News Service via Getty Images) Al.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 10 min. ago

Group 1 Automotive adds Kia store, sells Ford dealership

Group 1 said the new Kia store is expected to generate $85 million in annual revenue. The auto retailer also divested a Ford dealership near New Orleans......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

Inside 4chan’s top-secret moderation machine

Internal documents show how chaotic moderation allowed racism and violence to take over. Enlarge (credit: Anjali Nair/Getty Images) On May 14, 2022, 18-year-old Payton Gendron sent out a link to a select group of online.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 42 min. ago

Mass exploitation of critical MOVEit flaw is ransacking orgs big and small

SQL injection attacks on MOVEit file transfer service likely to get worse. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Organizations big and small are falling prey to the mass exploitation of a critical vulnerability in a widely used.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 42 min. ago

Reddit’s plan to kill third-party apps sparks widespread protests

Users revolt over Reddit's API pricing as third-party apps face shutdowns. Enlarge / The Reddit iOS app icon. (credit: Getty Images | Yuriko Nakao ) Reddit is getting ready to slap third-pary apps with millions of dollar.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Twitter US ad sales plunged 59%, and internal forecasts are grim, NYT reports

NYT: Twitter "has regularly fallen short of its US weekly sales projections." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Christopher Furlong ) Twitter's US advertising revenue plunged 59 percent year over year during a recent five-.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Hubble images Messier 85

This moody image shows a galaxy named Messier 85, captured in all its delicate, hazy glory by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Messier 85 slants through the constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair) and lies around 50 million light-years.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

How fraudsters undermine text passcodes

Malicious bots are taking new forms – a burst of spam and scam text messages led to 18,000+ consumer complaints at the FCC last year. One of the newest scams – artificial inflation of traffic (AIT) – targets the SMS authentication codes sent by.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

They plugged GPT-4 into Minecraft—and unearthed new potential for AI

A bot plays the video game by tapping the text generator to pick up new skills. Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The technology that underpins ChatGPT has the potential to do much more than just talk. Linxi “Jim” Fan, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2023

Air Force denies running simulation where AI drone “killed” its operator

"We've never run that experiment," says original source, who "misspoke." Enlarge / An armed unmanned aerial vehicle on runway, but orange. (credit: Getty Images) Over the past 24 hours, several news outlets reported a no.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Twitter safety chief resigns after Musk criticizes decision to restrict film

Ella Irwin is second trust and safety chief to quit since Musk bought Twitter. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Twitter VP of Product Trust and Safety Ella Irwin resigned from the company yesterday, she confirme.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

YouTube now allows videos that falsely claim Trump won 2020 election

YouTube says ban spurred by Trump's election lies may "curtail political speech." Enlarge / A Trump campaign event in Waco, Texas, on Saturday, March 25, 2023. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) YouTube on Friday announc.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Google’s Android and Chrome extensions are a very sad place. Here’s why

It was a bad week for millions of people who rely on Google for apps and Chrome extensions. Enlarge (credit: Photo Illustration by Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) No wonder Google is having troub.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

CEO: Raspberry Pi stock to hit 1M units monthly, starting in July

Sony's helping by stockpiling Pi's non-silicon parts. Enlarge / The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B isn't in-stock at any official Pi resellers as of this writing. (credit: Getty Images) There will be a 1 million unit stock of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Pentagon buying Starlink dishes for Ukraine after funding dispute with SpaceX

DoD confirms deal months after Musk said he'd "keep funding Ukraine for free." Enlarge / Starlink satellite dish seen on September 25, 2022 in Izyum, Kharkiv region, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (credit: Getty Images | Y.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023