Victoria has implemented all 227 recommendations from its Royal Commission into family violence. So was it a success?

In 2016, the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence released its findings following an exhaustive 13-month inquiry. In it were 227 recommendations to completely transform the state's family violence services......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

Epic must pay $245M after luring customers into "Fortnite" purchases

The Federal Trade Commission has finalized its order to fine Epic Games $245 million over so-called "dark patterns" in "Fortnite," which led players into making unwanted purchases in the game.Epic Games' marketing for its App Store lawsuitOriginally.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 shows the secret to the shooter’s success

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 shows that the shooter still isn't afraid to change, and that's what makes it special......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

FCC cracks down on spammy text messages

The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on spammy text messages with new rules for telecom companies, citing a surge of consumer complaints in recent years tied to unwanted robotexts......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Most security pros turn to unauthorized AI tools at work

Security experts are increasingly resorting to unauthorized AI tools, possibly because they are unhappy with the level of automation implemented in their organization’s security operation centers (SOCs), according to a study conducted by Wakefi.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Chinese chipmaking technology development may stall at 40nm scale

With the US looking to broaden its chip tool ban against China with new rules set to be implemented in April, SMIC and other China-based foundries will have to halt the development of their sub-40nm process technologies, according to sources at semic.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

FCC orders phone companies to block scam text messages

First robotext rule requires blocking of texts from invalid and unused numbers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | B4LLS) The Federal Communications Commission today finalized rules requiring mobile carriers to block robote.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Large language models also work for protein structures

Training on raw protein sequences allows the AI to make inferences about structure. Enlarge (credit: CHRISTOPH BURGSTEDT/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY) The success of ChatGPT and its competitors is based on what's termed emergen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Does the media propagate stereotypes?

The media have a powerful influence on how people view and treat different groups based on gender and ethnicity, as news stories shape people's stereotypes, beliefs, and ultimately behaviors in areas such as education, family, and politics. It is, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Examining young Australians" experiences of identity abuse in family violence

A new Monash University report examines young Victorians' experiences of identity abuse in the context of family violence and finds it often occurs alongside other forms of abuse......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Observations investigate long-term behavior of gamma-ray blazar PKS 0402-362

Indian astronomers have analyzed observational data of a gamma-ray blazar known as PKS 0402-362, collected in the timespan of nearly 13 years. The study, published March 7 in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, provides crucial inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

NETGEAR launches Nighthawk RS700 WiFi 7 router

With the rise of faster multi-gig internet speeds now available to more and more households, the growing number of connected devices per family and the ever-increasing growth of bandwidth hungry 4K/8K video streaming, HD Zoom calls, hybrid collaborat.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

New theory re-ignites debate about identity of Leonardo da Vinci’s mother

Was Caterina a slave kidnapped from the Caucasus region? Enlarge / Presumed self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci (c. 1510) at the Royal Library of Turin, Italy. (credit: Public domain) Could Leonardo da Vinci's mother, Cat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

FCC officials owned stock in Comcast, Charter, AT&T, and Verizon, watchdog says

US law prohibits FCC employees from owning stock in firms regulated by the agency. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) The Federal Communications Commission should be investigated for letting employees own stock.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Study compares NGO communication around migration

Since 1970, the number of people living outside their countries of birth has tripled. Most migrants are looking for work or better economic opportunities. But millions seek to escape violence, persecution or natural disasters. Their integration into.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Wistron boosts sales of high-margin products

Wistron has reported robust sales of high-margin products, a sign of success for the notebook ODM's push into new businesses like GPU servers, automotive devices, industrial PCs, and IoT products......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Renesas expands RA MCU family

Renesas Electronics has introduced two new 32-bit RA microcontrollers (MCUs) based on the Arm Cortex-M33 core and Arm TrustZone technology. The new 100-MHz RA4E2 and 200-MHz RA6E2 MCU series are ideal for sensing, gaming, wearables, and other applica.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

Shark Tank India: How a start-up in Kashmir is inspiring thousands

FastBeetle's success on Shark Tank India is motivating youngsters in the region to dream big......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

Warzone 2.0: The best places to land on Ashika Island

Picking the best landing spot on Ashika Island in Warzone 2.0 will set you up for success. These are the best landing spots on Ashika Island......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

Leaked iPhone 15 board with A17 is a Photoshop fake

With six months before Apple shows off its iPhone 15 family of smartphones, an A17 leak is a quick and low-effort Photoshop edit that Monday's poster stole.Leaks can be poor-quality Photoshop efforts [Source: iFixit. Edited in Pixelmator Pro]Leaks ar.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

iPhone 15 models show size differences compared to iPhone 14 cases

A set of 3D-printed mock-ups of the iPhone 15 family seemingly demonstrate that Apple's next set of flagships will not fit into cases meant for the iPhone 14 range.3D-printed models of the iPhone 15 range [Macotakara]Leaks about Apple's upcoming prod.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023