Technology News for Saturday 11th May 2024

8 new stories

May 11th 2024

1. Northern lights seens across the region



2. Apple will revamp Siri to catch up to its chatbot competitors

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NEW YORK - Apple's top software executives decided early in 2023 that Siri, the company's virtual assistant, needed a brain transplant. The decision came after executives Craig Federighi and John Giannandrea spent weeks testing OpenAI's new chatbot, ...

3. Apple refreshes iPad Air and iPad Pro lineups - while talking up AI

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By Emily Bary. Apple also debuts a new Apple Pencil with tools for greater precision. Apple Inc. announced a refreshed tablet lineup Tuesday on what Chief Executive Tim Cook called the "biggest day for iPad since its introduction.".

4. Asteroids, Myst join World Video Game Hall of Fame


ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The World Video Game Hall of Fame inducted its 10th class of honorees Thursday, recognizing Asteroids, Myst, Resident Evil, SimCity and Ultima for their impacts on the video game industry and popular culture.

5. Human with Neuralink brain chip sees improvement after initial malfunction, company says


There have been some issues with Neuralink's brain-computer interface device, or brain chip since it was implanted in its first human patient, the company said in a blog post. It's been about eight months since the tech startup owned and co-founded by ...

6. Cranking up iPhone security

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Stolen Device Protection also will introduce a one-hour delay before using the phone to make changes to your Apple ID giving a person time to note the phone is missing and secure it. · Using saved passwords from Keychain, · Using saved payment methods in ...

7. Taking pictures of the Northern Lights with your iPhone? Here's how to get the best shot


ATLANTA — If you're in Georgia Saturday night, you could be in for another celestial treat: the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, could make an even rarer second appearance. To make the most of this stunning phenomenon, here's how to ...

8. Only 38 of 65000 developers have applied for Apple's outside payment links.

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Epic argues that the 27 percent fee Apple charges third-party developers violates a 2021 court order to allow outside payment links. The judge, according to Bloomberg, seems skeptical of Apple, too: “You're telling me a thousand people were involved ...