Technology News for Tuesday 11th June 2024

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Jun 11th 2024

1. Everything Apple Announced at WWDC

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The company's annual developer event was stacked with demonstrations that showed off the new artificial intelligence capabilities coming to iPhones, iPads, and Macs. ... Apple typically uses its annual developer conference to announce big software updates ...

2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons Adds IRL Aquarium Tour


Slider, and Nook on select days as well as themed activities— the Seattle exhibit had stamp rallies and a bingo scavenger hunt. Participation won't cost any additional bells as it's included with admission. However ...

3. New computer vision method helps speed up screening of electronic materials


MIT graduate students Eunice Aissi, left, and Alexander Siemenn, have developed a technique that automatically analyzes visual features in printed samples (pictured) to quickly determine key properties of new and promising semiconducting materials.

4. Finally, offline maps with turn-by-turn guidance.

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I'm a trail runner that switched from Garmin to an Apple Watch Ultra. I like to leave my heavy phone at home which meant installing (and paying for) WorkOutDoors and Footpath to fill that massive off-line mapping void. A native watchOS solution should ...

5. New 'evil eye' piranha relative is named after Tolkien villain

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A new vegetarian piranha-like species discovered by scientists in the Brazilian Amazon has been named after JRR Tolkien's ultimate villain, Sauron. The British Natural History Museum said that scientists have named the creature the "Myloplus sauron", ...

6. Apple's artificial intelligence makeover is not really about you

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On Monday, Apple outlined ways its new artificial intelligence features will let you ask a remodeled Siri to pull up the latest episode of your favorite podcast, use the Mac email app to rewrite your clunky message and generate an AI-customized image ...

7. What Do Google's AI Answers Cost the Environment?

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Google is bringing AI answers to a billion people this year, but generative AI requires much more energy than traditional keyword searches. By Allison Parshall. Photo illustration of an aisle in a server room with a door open on one of.

8. The Apple Vision Pro is finally launching in the UK – here's how much it will cost

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It's been over a year since Apple unveiled its first-ever mixed-reality headset at WWDC, and more than five months since our friends across the pond got their hands on Apple's Vision Pro for the first time, immediately wearing it in all the most ...

9. Beats Solo 4 review: Apple headphones get Android-loving upgrade

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The Solo 4 headphones are a revamp of the fan favourite that helped make Beats a household name, upgraded with longer battery life, better sound and modern Apple and Android-loving features. The original Solo ...

10. Apple announces visionOS 2 with 3D photo transformations and an ultrawide Mac display

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When the update comes out in the fall, it will start to bring with it some much-needed changes, including what could be a much better virtual display experience, an updated homescreen and hand gestures, and new Photos app features.

11. How DS & DURGA And Project CETI Created A Fragrance Inspired By Whale Communication


In an exciting collaboration, fragrance house D.S. & DURGA has partnered with Project CETI, the groundbreaking nonprofit organization dedicated to decoding the communication of sperm whales through artificial intelligence and cutting-edge robotics.

12. Sam Altman suggests that Open AI still doesn't fully understand how GPT works, despite rapid growth


OpenAI has raised tens of billions of dollars to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that are changing the world, and its ChatGPT chatbot uses large language models (LLMs) to create humanlike conversational dialogue.

13. New features come to Apple services this fall

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Three iPhone 15 Pro devices show the new Apple Maps hiking route feature, Apple Pay. Apple is enhancing the services users love with all-new features coming this fall with the release of iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS Sequoia, watchOS 18, visionOS 2, and tvOS 18 ...

14. Opinion: Apple Intelligence could be the superpower AI assistant we've always wanted

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Sometimes, when I jot down an idea or snap a picture of another birthday dinner, I get the sinking feeling that I'll never see it again. Any of it. Like it's all buried in some digital version of that warehouse in the last scene of “Raiders of the Lost ...

15. Apple just unveiled the first rational theory of AI for the masses

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A collaboration of Apple the geezer and OpenAI the chaos kid will benefit both companies. ... For the past two years, as artificial intelligence rampaged into the public consciousness, Apple has been very quiet. Apple is a ...

16. Apple brings ChatGPT to iPhones in AI overhaul

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It is part of a new personalised AI system - called "Apple Intelligence" - that aims to offer users a way to navigate Apple devices more easily. Updates to its iPhone and Mac operating systems will ...

17. A Utopia for Gamers: An Extraordinary Day With the Odyssey OLED G8


S describes herself as a “jill of all trades” gamer. From FPS, RTS and RPG, to racing and sports games, she plays across all platforms, including PC and consoles. She also likes to watch professional gamers play just as much as she enjoys playing herself.

18. Apple and Samsung Have Different Visions of AI for Our Phones

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While there are a few ways in which Apple Intelligence and Galaxy AI overlap -- namely editing photos and summarizing, proofreading and rewriting texts and notes -- Apple and Samsung generally have different ideas for what AI can bring to the smartphone ...

19. This unusual shopping experience lets Batman superfans live like Bruce Wayne—for a price


Inside an opulent townhouse in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, Bruce Wayne's life is for sale. A $5.2 million car sits in the garage. In the living room, a $750,000 sound system from McIntosh blasts a soundtrack. Upstairs on the balcony, ...

20. Mistral, a French AI Start-Up, Is Valued at $6.2 Billion

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Investors in the latest round included the venture capital firms General Catalyst, Andreessen Horowitz and Lightspeed Ventures, as well as Nvidia, Samsung, Salesforce, Cisco, IBM and BNP Paribas. Since OpenAI released ChatGPT ...

21. Want to make robots more agile? Take a lesson from a rat.


To help probe the mystery of how brains control and coordinate it all, Harvard neuroscientists have created a virtual rat with an artificial brain that can move around just like a real rodent. Bence Ölveczky, professor ...

22. Why are people sending voice messages? Northeastern communications expert explains phenomena


A person recording a voice memo on their phone. Voice message usage is on the rise. Photo by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University. Sometimes a text isn't enough, but a ...

23. Apple finally makes its AI strategy clear. It's all very Apple—and very risky

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It also gives consumers a legitimate choice around data privacy and may convince other companies working on AI to do more to protect data privacy too. That's also a good thing. But, in terms of both technology and business strategy, I think what Apple is ...

24. Apple's convincing case that AI doesn't have to be scary

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Apple Intelligence wants to be the cool dad of artificial intelligence. by Adam Clark Estes. Jun 11, 2024, 7:00 PM UTC. If you buy something from a Vox link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Apple Hosts Worldwide Developers ...

25. Technical details of PHP-CDI vulnerability


Security Alert PHP CVE-2024-4577: Stormshield's product response · Technical details of PHP-CDI vulnerability · Attack modelling with MITRE ATT&CK · PHP-CGI vulnerability: Stormshield Network Security protections.

26. How Widespread Is ChatGPT Usage?


While 84 percent of respondents over the age of 55 have never used OpenAI's chatbot, which produces answers sourced from its training material by calculating the statistical probability of every next word in a sentence, between 13 and 15 percent of the ...

27. Samsung Just Confirmed Galaxy Ring Release Date, Feature List And US Sales

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When Samsung launches its next flagship products next month, it may turn out that the next big thing from Samsung is actually a wearable, the Galaxy Ring. It was teased back in January and we now know with some exactness when it will be released: in or ...