Technology News for Monday 3rd June 2024

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Jun 03rd 2024

1. AMD launches new AI chips to take on leader Nvidia

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At the Computex technology trade show in Taipei, AMD CEO Lisa Su introduced the MI325X accelerator, which is set to be made available in the fourth quarter of 2024. The race to develop generative artificial ...

2. Tens of thousands flock to Lilac Festival as business booms for 600 Calgary vendors


It's the unofficial start to Calgary's festival season, with organizers calling it the biggest one-day festival in Western Canada. Huge crowds descended on the downtown core on Sunday, filling 4th Street for the 33rd annual Lilac Festival.

3. The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper


The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper, is a collection of unique and immersive single subject episodes from CNN's Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning longform storytelling team. Every week we showcase character-driven stories, special interviews, profiles, ...

4. Investigational Male Contraceptive Suppresses Sperm Rapidly


The product 8 mg segesterone acetate (Nestorone) combined with 74 mg testosterone ("NesT") is a gel that a man applies daily to both shoulders. The progesterone blocks spermatogenesis, and the testosterone restores blood levels to maintain sexual function.

5. Dropping foldables pricing sees shipments steadily rise

Domain: | Companies: Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. Global shipments of foldable phones are expected to reach 17.8 million units in 2024, making up 1.5% of the smartphone market, despite their ...

6. American Express Platinum x Peacock | 124th US Open Championship Watch and Play in NYC


Platinum Card ® Members are invited to bring their families to celebrate Father's Day on the final tournament day of the 124th U.S. Open Championship streaming live on Peacock. Card Members can experience the live broadcast on large TVs throughout the ...

7. Google makes adjustments to AI Overviews after a rocky rollout

Domain: | Companies: Google

The new search feature has delivered 'odd and erroneous' responses, Google said. ByMichael Dobuski. June 3, 2024, 9:23 AM. 0:55. Chromebooks get AI boost. Google is introducing Gemini and AI tools to new models. Google is making some changes to its AI ...

8. Amazon Connect Now Offers a Native Integration with Apple Messages for Business

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In other words, customers can switch between channels and devices, engaging at their whim without losing the context of the chat. Moreover, as AWS offers Amazon Lex – its conversational AI platform – as a ...

9. Heard on the Street: Spotify Really Tests Its Pricing Power

Domain: | Companies: Dow, GameStop

Stock Market Today: Dow Drops More Than 350 Points; GameStop and AMC Shares Surge · Meme stocks are zooming higher in early trading · What to Read Next.

10. AMD's Ryzen AI 300 Chips For Copilot PCs Take Aim At Qualcomm, Apple And Intel

Domain: | Companies: Apple, Intel, Qualcomm

The chip designer claims that its forthcoming Ryzen AI 300 mobile processors for Windows Copilot+ PCs can outperform its rivals' chips in NPU performance, large language model performance, productivity, graphics, multitasking, video editing and 3-D ...

11. The superb MacBook Air M2 just hit its lowest-ever price at Amazon

Domain: | Companies: Amazon

While we since swapped it out for this year's model, we still recommend the M2 Air for many because it's a fast and ultra-reliable laptop that'll keep you online for years. And today it's back to its all-time lowest price thanks to one of our favorite ...

12. Can Sonos beat Apple AirPods Max with new Bluetooth magic?

Domain: | Companies: Apple

Sonos has launched its first-ever headphones, and given the brand's history of high quality and high priced devices aimed squarely at the overlap between top-end consumers and mid-level audio enthusiasts, it's no surprise to find that the $700 Sonos ...

13. Novel temperatures are already widespread beneath the world's tropical forest canopies


Tropical forest biodiversity is potentially at high risk from climate change, but most species reside within or below the canopy, where they are buffered from extreme temperatures. Here, by modelling the hourly below-canopy climate conditions of ...

14. Apple's Siri to get its shot at AI redemption

Domain: | Companies: Apple

Once the best (and only) AI assistant on phones and other devices, Siri has fallen into disrepair. Next week, Apple is expected to announce a host of improvements.

15. No, You Can't Disable Google AI Overviews. But There Are Tricks to Avoid It

Domain: | Companies: Google

The new AI-generated summaries appear at the top of your results after you type a question in Google search.

16. Samsung's 2024 AI-Powered TV and Soundbar Lineup Impresses Reviewers

Domain: | Companies: Samsung

This year, Samsung introduced its latest and most innovative processor yet, the NQ8 AI Gen3 Processor. Housed within the 2024 Neo QLED 8K QN900D, it optimizes both picture and sound to deliver the ultimate 8K experience with a neural processing unit twice ...

17. Foldable phones are increasingly popular—and Samsung's share of the market is dropping


Huawei's Pocket 2, a mobile phone with foldable screen. CFOTO/Future Publishing/Getty Images. Nearly six years ago, I wrote an article lambasting the ...

18. Try out Apple's Vision Pro headset... at Lowe's.


Three stores in New Jersey, California, and North Carolina will let you use a Vision Pro headset to visualize kitchen designs in virtual reality. The experience uses Lowe's Style Studio app, which launched on the Vision Pro in February.

19. Sonos Ace review: an in-depth look at the headphones' design


They are also light and comfortable to wear. This is Sonos' first wearable device. Over the years, Sonos has become known as the leading connected home audio system, with beautiful and functional speakers designed to be easy to use and fit into any home.

20. AMD Stock in Spotlight After Chipmaker Unveils Latest AI Processors


AMD shares moved higher in premarket trading Monday after the chipmaker unveiled its latest AI processors. The company introduced the MI325X accelerator along with the MI350 and MI400 families of chips, which the company expects to release over the ...

21. Arm expects 100 billion Arm devices will be ready for AI by end of 2025


TAIPEI : British chip designer Arm Holdings expects 100 billion Arm devices worldwide will be ready for artificial intelligence by the end of next year, the company's chief executive, Rene Haas, said on Monday at the Computex forum in Taipei.