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:  physorgJun 5th, 2023

Check out what pro photographers accomplish with iPhone 15 Pro Max

Professional photographers Stephen Wilkes and Reuben Wu share their experience shooting images with iPhone 15 Pro Max, praising the upgrades.iPhone 15 ProThe camera system is one of the most important updates in Apple's iPhone each year. For 2023, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Incomplete disclosures by Apple and Google create “huge blindspot” for 0-day hunters

No one mentioned that libwebp, a library found in millions of apps, was a 0-day origin. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Incomplete information included in recent disclosures by Apple and Microsoft reporting critical zero-.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

AI-generated books force Amazon to cap e-book publications to 3 per day

"In order to help protect against abuse, we are lowering the volume limits we have in place." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) On Monday, Amazon introduced a new policy that limits Kindle authors from self-publishing more.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

FCC plays whack-a-mole with telcos accused of profiting from robocalls

One Owl Telecom on verge of having all of its calls blocked by US carriers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thamrongpat Theerathammakorn) A suspicious phone company is on the verge of having all its calls blocked by US-b.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

T-Mobile users saw other customers’ personal data due to “system glitch”

T-Mobile blames "temporary system glitch" during planned update. Enlarge / A T-Mobile sign on a storefront on August 24, 2023 in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Anna Moneymaker ) A T-Mobile mistake during an ove.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

The Signal Protocol used by 1+ billion people is getting a post-quantum makeover

Update prepares for the inevitable fall of today's cryptographic protocols. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) The Signal Foundation, maker of the Signal Protocol that encrypts messages sent by more than a billion people, ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

SpaceX sues US attorney general in bid to stop hiring-discrimination case

SpaceX suit claims DOJ's administrative law proceedings are unconstitutional. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | eccolo74) SpaceX has sued US Attorney General Merrick Garland and two other Department of Justice officials in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

Trepidation, hurt morale precede last-of-its-kind Amazon hardware event: report

Workers reportedly question how much gadget gusto Amazon has left. Enlarge / David Limp at Amazon's hardware event in Seattle, Washington, on September 27, 2017. (credit: Daniel Berman/Bloomberg via Getty Images) As Amaz.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

Telling AI model to “take a deep breath” causes math scores to soar in study

DeepMind used AI models to optimize their own prompts, with surprising results. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Google DeepMind researchers recently developed a technique to improve math ability in AI language models like.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

Toyota reveals its plan to catch up on EV battery technology

Three liquid chemistries, solid state cells, and flatter battery packs. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Toyota, the world's largest automaker, has a problem. Although the company is famous for pioneering lean methods of m.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

Google’s AI assistant can now read your emails, plan trips, “double-check” answers

Google admits that Bard isn't always accurate; ropes in Gmail through new Extensions. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) On Tuesday, Google announced updates to its Google Bard AI assistant—its version of ChatGPT—includi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

Keeping Google’s search secrets protects its monopoly, DOJ argues in court

The DOJ objected when the court removed the public from the Google trial on Monday. Enlarge (credit: Christopher Ames | iStock / Getty Images Plus) Since Google has a right to protect its trade secrets during the US Depa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

Global guidelines to improve the quality of microscopy images in scientific publications

As part of a global initiative, researchers have drawn up guidelines for the publication of microscopy images in scientific outlets. The criteria, summarized in the form of checklists, form the basis for ensuring that published bioimaging data in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 18th, 2023

Five new images from Chandra reveal cosmic objects in X-ray wavelength

A series of five new images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show the beauty of space as seen in the X-ray wavelength......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 16th, 2023

Musk’s X revokes paid blue check from United Auto Workers after strike called

After a report called out Musk's union-busting, UAW's blue check got reinstated. Enlarge (credit: Nathan Howard / Stringer | Getty Images North America) Last night when the clock struck midnight, nearly 13,000 workers at.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2023

Social media restrictions “profoundly damaging,” Biden admin tells SCOTUS

Biden: “Serious separation of power concerns” with ban on social media contacts. Enlarge (credit: Kevin Dietsch / Staff | Getty Images North America) In July, a federal judge issued an order limiting the Biden admini.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2023

How Google Authenticator made one company’s network breach much, much worse

Google's app for generating MFA codes syncs to user accounts by default. Who knew? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) A security company is calling out a feature in Google’s authenticator app that it says made a recent int.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2023

AI now generates music with CD-quality audio from text, and it’s only getting better

Musicians: Speak now or forever hold your beats. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Imagine typing "dramatic intro music" and hearing a soaring symphony or writing "creepy footsteps" and getting high-quality sound effects. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 14th, 2023

X agrees to negotiate with laid-off employees after 2,000 arbitration demands

"Twitter wants to mediate with us... to settle all claims," lawyer's memo says. Enlarge / An X sign at company headquarters in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Elon Musk's X Corp. has reportedly agreed t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 14th, 2023

New camera offers ultrafast imaging at a fraction of the normal cost

Capturing blur-free images of fast movements like falling water droplets or molecular interactions requires expensive ultrafast cameras that acquire millions of images per second. In a new paper, researchers report a camera that could offer a much le.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 14th, 2023