Technology News for Monday 13th May 2024

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May 13th 2024

1. AI gets scientists one step closer to mapping the organized chaos in our cells

Domain: | Companies: Google

Now, scientists at Google DeepMind have taken their protein prediction model to the next level with the release of AlphaFold3. It's an AI program that can predict the unique shape of proteins, as well as almost any other type of molecule a protein attaches ...

2. Apple is finalizing a deal with OpenAI to put ChatGPT on the iPhone, while talks with Google to use Gemini are ongoing

Domain: | Companies: Apple, Google

Apple Inc. has closed in on an agreement with OpenAI to use the startup's technology on the iPhone, part of a broader push to bring artificial intelligence features to its devices, according to people familiar with the matter.

3. Active Exploitation of Zero-Day Vulnerability in Google Chrome

Domain: | Companies: Google

Google has released security updates addressing a zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2024-4671) affecting their Chrome browser on Windows, Mac and Linux systems. The vulnerability is reportedly being actively exploited. Successful exploitation of the “use ...

4. HP Partners With Google To Bring Project Starline out of the Lab and Into the Workplace

Domain: | Companies: HP, Google

Project Starline is a breakthrough communications technology by Google that offers a genuinely realistic meeting experience. Using advancements in AI, 3D imaging, and other technologies, Starline creates a unique, lifelike interaction that feels more like ...

5. Apple Music launches 100 Best Albums list: All the details

Domain: | Companies: Apple, Williams

The list has been curated by Apple Music's team of experts alongside a select group of artists, including Maren Morris, Pharrell Williams, J Balvin, Charli XCX, Mark Hoppus, Honey Dijon, and Nia Archives, as well as songwriters, producers, and industry ...

6. TCL's new Mini LED TVs offer blazing brightness on a budget


Starting at $1,999.99 for a 65-inch size (and ranging up to an enormous 115-inch model), the QM8 contains thousands of dimming zones — “up to over 5,000,” to be specific.

7. Would you ditch your smartphone for a dumbphone with Snake?


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8. Web publishers brace for carnage as Google adds AI answers

Domain: | Companies: Google

A woman looks frustrated being surrounded by many internet browser windows and a cheery AI robot. (Veronica Grech For The Washington Post).

9. OpenAI deal would be AI 'golden goose' for Tim Cook and Apple, says Dan Ives

Domain: | Companies: Apple

By James Rogers. 'We would expect Apple to build out a next level Siri technology with OpenAI that can do complex tasks for Apple users,' says Wedbush analyst Dan Ives. An AI deal between Apple Inc. and OpenAI could bring "myriad" revenue opportunities ...

10. Apple Reportedly In Talks With OpenAI To Integrate ChatGPT Into IOS 18: Bloomberg

Domain: | Companies: Apple

(RTTNews) - According to a recent report by Bloomberg through MacRumors, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is in the final stages of reaching an agreement with OpenAI to incorporate ChatGPT features into iOS 18. While it is not yet clear how exactly ChatGPT will be ...

11. Google and Apple partner to fight location tracker stalking

Domain: | Companies: Apple, Google

The move is the latest sign that Apple and Google are working to fix the downside of bluetooth trackers. Soon, iPhone and Android devices with up-to-date software will receive a message telling them that a Bluetooth tracker is “found moving with you.”.

12. OpenAI to announce a search engine to rival Google: report

Domain: | Companies: Google

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Google is the king among search engines, but OpenAI is reportedly looking to launch an AI-powered search engine to rival the platform where "google" became a verb. The announcement, first reported by Bloomberg, says OpenAI plans ...

13. Jackson Lab hires its first-ever chief scientific officer


Jackson Laboratory, based in Bar Harbor, has hired Mary Dickinson, a globally recognized geneticist, developmental biologist, and bioengineer, as executive vice president and chief scientific officer. Dickinson, first to hold the role in the 95-year ...

14. OpenAI event could move Microsoft — and Google

Domain: | Companies: Alphabet, Microsoft, Google

Alphabet shares moved off its lowest levels of the day on Friday after OpenAI CEO Sam Altman said the company was not releasing a search engine. But it's lower in premarket trade on Monday. OpenAI investor Microsoft ...

15. Google's Sundar Pichai lays out his AI roadmap

Domain: | Companies: Alphabet, Google

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence has been a key focus of the Google parent since 2016, back when ChatGPT-maker OpenAI was in its infancy. After all, Google researchers invented the “T” in GPT (as in generative pre-trained ...

16. The Architects of Hades Strive to Bewitch Gamers Again


When Supergiant Games was wrapping up Hades, a mythologically rich hack-and-slash dungeon crawler it had spent more than three years developing, the studio concluded it was not quite done. The game's premise of being trapped in hell, which particularly ...

17. The iPad Pro (2024) is Apple's best tablet ever — but is it overkill?

Domain: | Companies: Apple

What I liked about it · The iPad Pro's OLED Ultra Retina XDR display is gorgeous · Apple's M4 chip delivers future-proof tablet performance · A slimming redesign that fixes its camera problem · The Apple Pencil Pro is the evolution we've been waiting for · All ...

18. OpenAI Unveils New ChatGPT That Listens, Looks and Talks

Domain: | Companies: Apple, Google

As Apple and Google transform their voice assistants into chatbots, OpenAI is transforming its chatbot into a voice assistant. On Monday, the San Francisco artificial intelligence start-up unveiled a new version of its ChatGPT chatbot that can receive ...

19. Heard on the Street: Apple's AI Trade Picks Up Steam

Domain: | Companies: Apple

For Apple's investors, the next month is going to be interesting—if excruciating. Apple has been the weakest of the mega-cap Big Tech stocks for the year to date. But the stock has come back to life since the company posted its fiscal second quarter ...

20. As AI expands into the search world, here's what the current players are up to

Domain: | Companies: Google

The search engine market could be on the verge of a tidal shift. Reuters, last week, reported that OpenAI was planning to launch an artificial intelligence-powered search product as early as this week, putting it in direct competition with Google, ...