Self-harm content led to death of 14-year-old girl; Meta and Pinterest admit failings

Exposure to a massive amount of self-harm content on both Instagram and Pinterest played a key role in the death of 14-year-old Molly Russell, concluded an inquest. Executives from both social media companies have admitted that the teenager was expo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macSep 30th, 2022

Dark matter hunting telescope Euclid has a problem with its guidance system

The Euclid space telescope, launched in July this year to investigate the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy, has run into issues during commissioning......»»

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World"s biggest bat colony gathers in Zambia every year. Researchers used artificial intelligence to count them

Everybody who visits Kasanka National Park in Zambia during "bat season" agrees that the evening emergence of African straw-colored fruit bats from their roost site is one of the wildlife wonders of the world. The bats (Eidolon helvum) arrive at Kasa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Best iPhone 15 cases now available for purchase [Updated: iMac G3 models, more]

Our 2023 roundup of the best iPhone 15 cases is now ready to go for Apple’s latest handsets. This year’s list of the best iPhone 15 cases is headlined by Apple’s latest collection for folks who love the brand’s in-house covers, including the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

The best handheld gaming PCs you can buy

We've seen a surge in new handheld gaming PCs over the past year, but which should you buy? We've rounded up the best handheld gaming PCs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Report: Apple considers huge bid for global Formula 1 streaming rights

According to a report in the latest issue of the Business F1 magazine, Apple is eyeing Formula 1 as its next big sports investment. The company is reportedly considering an offer worth about $2 billion per year, which would eventually make Apple the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Apple considers $2B Apple TV+ streaming rights grab for Formula 1

Apple is mulling over another potential sporting deal for Apple TV+, with claims it is thinking about offering $2 billion per year for the exclusive streaming rights to Formula 1 coverage.[via Pexels/Rezk Assaf]Apple already offers a number services.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Apple bringing subscription audio content from top apps to Podcasts in October

Apple Music Radio isn’t the only new game in town for Apple’s Podcasts app in iOS 17. The crossover feature also brings in spoken word news and magazine articles for Apple News+ subscribers. Beyond Apple, more than a dozen apps from the App Store.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Malicious ads creep into Bing Chat responses

Users of Bing Chat, the GPT-4-powered search engine Microsoft introduced earlier this year, are being targeted with ads leading to malware. According to Malwarebytes researchers, searching for Advanced IP Scanner (network-scanning software) or MyCase.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

European countries smash September temperature records

Austria, France, Germany, Poland and Switzerland announced their hottest Septembers on record on Friday, in a year expected to be the warmest in human history as climate change accelerates......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Is California"s wildfire season finally over? Don"t bet on it, experts say

California has entered fall amid notably moist conditions that have left some wondering whether this year's fire season has officially fizzled......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Australia may swelter, but researchers predict blue whales will get some relief

While Australia is forecast to swelter under El Niño climate conditions this year, Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers say it's good news for blue whales after they suffered through three consecutive years of difficult La Niña conditions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Google Podcasts set to be Discontinued Next Year

YouTube says that it will continue taking user feedback for the migration process. The post Google Podcasts set to be Discontinued Next Year appeared first on Phandroid. It’s become somewhat “meme-worthy” at this point, b.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

How should organizations navigate the risks and opportunities of AI?

As we realize exciting new advancements in the application of generative pre-trained transformer (GPT) technology, our adversaries are finding ingenious ways to leverage these capabilities to inflict harm. There’s evidence to suggest that offensive.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

X CEO shows her iPhone’s Home Screen with her favorite apps – and X isn’t there

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding X (formerly Twitter) since the company was acquired by Elon Musk last year. Earlier this year, Musk appointed former NBCUniversal executive Linda Yaccarino as CEO of X. On Thursday, Yaccarino joined an.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

20 Starfield Mods We Want for Xbox

20 Starfield Mods We Want for Xbox is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Starfield mods will land on Xbox sometime next year. In this guide we’ll take you through some of the mods we’d love to see hit the Xbox Series X and Xbox Se.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsSep 28th, 2023

Report: Apple’s next iPhone SE will be the one to retire the iPhone 6 design

New SE allegedly comes out in 2025 and will continue to mix old and new parts. Enlarge / A new report claims that last year's iPhone 14 could be the foundation of a new iPhone SE in 2025. (credit: Apple) I've got a soft.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 28th, 2023

Is the Meta Quest a Wii U-sized flop? Software numbers suggest it might be

Analysis: Meta's VR software sales are comparable to Nintendo's failed console. Enlarge / Meta's estimated Quest software sales are worryingly close to those for the Wii U at a similar point in its life. (credit: Ars / Kyle Orla.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 28th, 2023

Meta launches consumer AI chatbots with celebrity avatars in its social apps

WhatsApp, Instagram add animated AI chat avatars, including Snoop Dogg as dungeon master. Enlarge / Meta's AI characters feature Snoop Dogg playing a dungeon master that dispenses gaming advice. (credit: Meta) On Wednesd.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 28th, 2023

3D-printed plasmonic plastic enables large-scale optical sensor production

In a multi-year project, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have developed plasmonic plastic—a type of composite material with unique optical properties that can be 3D-printed. This research has now resulted in 3D-printed op.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 28th, 2023

The chilling tale of snow flies, self-amputation, survival and certain death

Researchers at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, have discovered something peculiar in the survival strategy of the snow fly (Chionea spp.), a flightless crane fly that lives in boreal and alpine environm.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 28th, 2023