Uh-oh, X"s Grok AI can now "understand" images

X's new Grok-1.5V can now understand user-uploaded visual information. Elon Musk's AI chatbot can now "understand" images, including information-riddled diagrams and charts. Sorry, doesn't everyone use the platform once known as Twitter for mul.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagApr 15th, 2024

Financial institutions have 30 days to disclose breaches under new rules

Amendments contain loopholes that may blunt their effectiveness. Enlarge (credit: Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images) The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will require some financial institutions to disclose secur.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

“Unprecedented” Google Cloud event wipes out customer account and its backups

UniSuper, a $135 billion pension account, details its cloud compute nightmare. Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images) Buried under the news from Google I/O this week is one of Google Cloud's biggest blunders ever:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

How to port any N64 game to the PC in record time

"Static recompilation" is "the difference between weeks of work and years of work." Enlarge / "N-tel (64) Inside" (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) In recent years, we've reported on multiple efforts to reverse-engi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Twitter URLs redirect to as Musk gets closer to killing the Twitter name stops redirecting to over a year after company name change. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Kirill Kudryavtsev) links are now redirecting to the domain as Elon Musk gets closer to wipi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Ultra-spicy One Chip Challenge chip contributed to teen’s death, report says

The high dose of capsaicin paired with a heart defect appear to have contributed. Enlarge (credit: Sarah Dussault/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) An autopsy report of a Massachusetts teen who tragical.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Arizona woman accused of helping North Koreans get remote IT jobs at 300 companies

Alleged $6.8M conspiracy involved "laptop farm," identity theft, and résumé coaching. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | the-lightwriter) An Arizona woman has been accused of helping generate millions of dollars for North.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Scientists demonstrate the survival of quantum coherence in a chemical reaction involving ultracold molecules

If you zoom in on a chemical reaction to the quantum level, you'll notice that particles behave like waves that can ripple and collide. Scientists have long sought to understand quantum coherence, the ability of particles to maintain phase relationsh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Tesla must face fraud suit for claiming its cars could fully drive themselves

Lawsuit targets 2016 claim that all Tesla cars "have full self-driving hardware." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) A federal judge ruled yesterday that Tesla must face a lawsuit alleging that it committed fra.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

AI can help researchers understand what viruses are up to in the oceans and in your gut

Viruses are a mysterious and poorly understood force in microbial ecosystems. Researchers know they can infect, kill and manipulate human and bacterial cells in nearly every environment, from the oceans to your gut. But scientists don't yet have a fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Concerns over addicted kids spur probe into Meta and its use of dark patterns

EU is concerned Meta isn't doing enough to protect children using its apps. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Chesnot ) Brussels has opened an in-depth probe into Meta over concerns it is failing to do enough to protect ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

iPhone 16 Pro Max is going to be a bit bigger than the iPhone 15 Pro Max

Buyers of the iPhone 16 Pro Max may find the smartphone has grown compared to its predecessor, new images propose.An iPhone 16 Pro Max mock-up next to an iPhone 15 Pro Max [X/@ZoneOfTech]Apple is about four months away from introducing its new roster.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

OWASP dep-scan: Open-source security and risk audit tool

OWASP dep-scan is an open-source security and risk assessment tool that leverages information on vulnerabilities, advisories, and licensing restrictions for project dependencies. It supports local repositories and container images as input sources, m.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Images show how much bigger iPhone 16 Pro Max will be

According to the latest rumors, Apple will increase the screen size of both the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max to 6.3 inches and 6.9 inches, respectively. We’ve already seen some dummy units of the new iPhones, but now we can get a better idea.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

MIT students stole $25M in seconds by exploiting ETH blockchain bug, DOJ says

Brothers charged in novel crypto scheme potentially face decades in prison. Enlarge (credit: Oleksandr Shatyrov | iStock Editorial / Getty Images Plus) Within approximately 12 seconds, two highly educated brothers allege.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Google unveils Veo, a high-definition AI video generator that may rival Sora

Google's video synthesis model creates minute-long 1080p videos from written prompts. Enlarge / Still images taken from videos generated by Google Veo. (credit: Google / Benj Edwards) On Tuesday at Google I/O 2024, Googl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

iOS 17.5 is reportedly resurfacing once deleted photos for some users

A new iPhone bug is reportedly resurfacing images for some users......»»

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Connected cars’ illegal data collection and use now on FTC’s “radar”

The regulator is warning OEMs to respect data privacy or it will get mad. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) The Federal Trade Commission's Office of Technology has issued a warning to automakers that sell connected cars. Co.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Linux maintainers were infected for 2 years by SSH-dwelling backdoor with huge reach

Ebury backdoors SSH servers in hosting providers, giving the malware extraordinary reach. Enlarge (credit: BeeBright / Getty Images / iStockphoto) Infrastructure used to maintain and distribute the Linux operating syste.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Deleted images haunt iPhone users in Photos for iOS 17.5

Apple's update to iOS 17.5 may be causing problems for some users, with reports of photos deleted long ago resurfacing on devices.A Portrait Photo on an iPhone 15When users delete images from a device, they expect them to be inaccessible after a peri.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

AT&T paid bribes to get two major pieces of legislation passed, US gov’t says

Payments helped AT&T obtain key legislative wins in Illinois, prosecutors say. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | AaronP/Bauer-Griffin) The US government has provided more detail on how a former AT&T executive allegedly bri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024