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Meta is building an AI supercomputer

Facebook has long bet that artificial intelligence can help it with the difficult task of moderating posts from its billions of users. Now its parent company is taking a step that could move it closer to that elusive goal: building its first supercom.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJan 24th, 2022

New legislation aimed at online advertising exchanges will hit most of big tech - including Apple

US senators are proposing legislation that would break up the advertising side of big tech firms such as Google, and will also affect Apple's growing ad business.U.S. Capitol Building. Credit: Alejandro Barba/UnsplashSenator Mike Lee, who previously.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Framework to see the future of metaverse

"Metaverse" is one of the most popular topics in the tech community and in the VC world right now. In 2021, the term drew a lot of attention from investors and the market due to the IPO of Roblox and the name change of Meta (former Facebook). However.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

US senators target Big Tech"s digital advertising machine with new legislation

Google, Facebook's parent Meta, and Amazon could have to spin off chunks of their advertising businesses under Congress's latest bill targeting Big Tech, according to the US senators behind the proposal......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Mario Espinoza joins Illumio as CPO

Illumio announced the appointment of Mario Espinoza as Chief Product Officer (CPO). Espinoza has nearly two decades of experience in network, cloud, and data security, building innovative product suites for some of the world’s top security organiza.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

7 Fortnite building tips and tricks that will help you survive

Creating structures on the fly has become an important skill for survival in Fortnite. Here's how to use building to your advantage and earn a Victory Royale......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Texas social media law will cause “chaos” online, Supreme Court is told

Texas law blatantly violates First Amendment, many groups tell the Supreme Court. Enlarge / US and Texas flags flying outside the Texas State Capitol building in Austin. (credit: Getty Images | PA Thompson) More than two doz.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

World"s tallest building engulfed as Mideast sandstorms hit UAE

The world's tallest building disappeared behind a grey layer of dust on Wednesday as sandstorms that have swept the Middle East hit the United Arab Emirates, prompting weather and traffic warnings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Hyundai, Kia plan to invest $16.5 billion in EV production in South Korea

Hyundai and Kia plan to invest $16.5 billion to boost EV production in South Korea, including building a new factory that would ultimately have the capacity to produce around 150,000 cars a year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Check out Google’s stunning new Mountain View campus

Google's newest campus, which seeks to "rethink the very idea of what an office building is," has just opened its doors to employees......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Eve Outdoor Cam brings HomeKit Secure Video to outdoor floodlights for the first time

Eve’s HomeKit products have been some of my favorites for many years. Between products like the Eve Water Guard and the popular Thread enabled , its commitment to HomeKit has made it a fan favorite for people building a smart home around HomeKit......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

Why cyber security can’t just say “no“

There was a time, not long ago, when there were only so many ways of accomplishing an information technology task. Whether you were building a website, setting up a new computer, or installing a piece of software, your options were limited — if.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

BLE vulnerability may be exploited to unlock cars, smart locks, building doors, smartphones

A Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) vulnerability discovered by NCC Group researchers may be used by attackers to unlock Teslas (or other cars with automotive keyless entry), residential smart locks, building access systems, mobile phones, laptops, and many.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022

Supreme Court urged to block “shocking” reinstatement of Texas social media law

In emergency brief, Big Tech protests one-sentence order that revived Texas law. Enlarge / The US Supreme Court building. (credit: Getty Images | Grant Faint) Big Tech lobby groups have asked the US Supreme Court to block a Te.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 16th, 2022

New US Lab To Create Versions of Atoms Never Recorded on Earth

From carbon to uranium, oxygen to iron, chemical elements are the building blocks of the world around us and the wider universe. Now, physicists are hoping to gain an unprecedented glimpse into their origins, with the opening of a new facility that w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 16th, 2022

Meta being sued by ex-Facebook content moderator

The man worked in Kenya, and says he was paid under £2 an hour to review posts including beheadings......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 16th, 2022

India roundup: Vedanta looking for chip customers

Optimistic about getting approval under India's chip incentive scheme, Vedanta has started to find customers before building its chip plant, while Ather Energy, one of the few electric two-wheeler vendors not caught in recent fire incidents in India,.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 16th, 2022

Georgia Gets a Second Electric Vehicle Facility? Hyundai Plans $7B Plant

Hyundai is expected to announce that it's building "a massive electric vehicle plant near Savannah, Georgia," reports the Associated Press, citing a U.S. official "familiar with the anticipated announcement." The plant is expected to bring thousand.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 15th, 2022

Could Life Use a Longer Genetic Code? Maybe, but It’s Unlikely

In theory, the building blocks of life are possible with a more expansive code than three-letter codons. New work shows that would be a challenge......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 15th, 2022

America"s FAA Shifts Gears Slightly on Certifying Future "Flying Taxi" Pilots

Flying cars — or even electric flying taxis — are the dream of several well-funded manufacturers building "electric vertical-takeoff and landing aircraft" (or eVTOLs). But will they face stricter government regulations than anticipated?.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 14th, 2022

Facebook-Owner Meta Tells Hardware Staffers To Prepare for Cutbacks

Facebook-owner Meta Platforms is preparing cutbacks in its Reality Labs division, a unit at the center of the company's strategy to refocus on hardware products and the "metaverse," a spokesperson confirmed to Reuters on Wednesday. From a report: Chi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 13th, 2022