Technology News for Friday 3rd November 2023

18 new stories

Nov 03rd 2023

1. Apple 'investing quite a bit' in generative AI, but its CEO is being tight-lipped

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By Emily Bary. 'I'm not going to get into details about what it is because as you know, we really don't do that,' CEO Tim Cook says. Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook says his company is "investing quite a bit" in generative artificial intelligence, ...

2. Wachter: NHS needs 'new central investment' to achieve digital maturity


Professor Bob Wachter has said that the NHS requires 'a new central investment' to achieve digital maturity and realise the potential of emerging technologies. Speaking to HSJ on Tuesday following an event organised by The Health Foundation, ...

3. It's Game On for These 3 "Strong Buy" Gaming Stocks


Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META). Meta Platforms is the Magnificent Seven stock that went from dud to top performer in a year. Undoubtedly, the stock crashed, shedding more than 76% of its ...

4. Call of Duty: Can the world's favourite shooter game last another 20 years?


Call of Duty (CoD) is a gaming mega-brand that even people who've never picked up a controller will know. It's grown to become a global phenomenon since it launched 20 years ago and made its owner, Activision Blizzard, one of the most valuable gaming ...

5. The 5 wildest moments from the Sam Bankman-Fried trial


Other charges he was found guilty of include defrauding investors in FTX and a money-laundering charge. The verdict caps a yearlong saga that took the 31-year-old Bankman-Fried from a billionaire ...

6. Publishers outline AI practices in attempt to balance efficiency and creativity


Publishers are beginning to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their day-to-day operations, most commonly in marketing, copywriting and metadata. Many are still “experimenting” with how the tools can help ...

7. Chattamatters & Chattanooga Civics: Neighborhood Associations


Perrin Lance, the City's neighborhood services manager, sees the associations as an important tool for civic engagement - and he's trying to boost the number of associations. Nathan Bird interviewed Perrin for his podcast Chattanooga Civics ...

8. New 'Wondrous Space' exhibit opens at Philadelphia's Franklin Institute


A massive Mars globe is the centerpiece of the exhibit, immediately igniting curiosity about space and beyond. This is the first of six permanent exhibits to open over the next few years and is twice as large ...

9. Combined Vorinostat and Chloroquine Inhibit Sodium Iodide Symporter Endocytosis and Enhance Radionuclide ...


Purpose: Patients with aggressive thyroid cancer are frequently failed by the central therapy of ablative radioiodide (RAI) uptake, due to reduced plasma membrane (PM) localization of the sodium/iodide symporter (NIS). We aimed to understand how NIS is ...

10. Artists Can Use This Tool to Protect Their Work From AI Scraping


Nightshade subtly alters the pixels of an image to mislead A.I. image generators, ultimately damaging the models. Teresa Nowakowski. Daily Correspondent. November 3, 2023 8:00 a.m.. Artificial intelligence art Researchers at the University of Chicago ...

11. Sam Bankman-Fried Was a Grown Up Criminal, Not an Impulsive Man-Child


Investors bought into the perception of the FTX founder as an unkempt boy genius. The jury didn't buy it. Share full article.

12. New tools help artists fight AI by directly disrupting the systems


Artists have been fighting back on a number of fronts against artificial intelligence companies that they say steal their works to train AI models — including launching class-action lawsuits and speaking out at government hearings.

13. Ignite Your Cataclysm Classic Journey with Fiery Upgrades


The Blazing Heroic Pack includes Lil' Wrathion pet for both WoW Classic progression2 and modern World of Warcraft characters3, the Avatar of Flame flying mount2 for WoW Classic progression characters, and a Runebound Firelord flying mount for modern World ...

14. 'Warioware: Move It!' Comes to Nintendo Switch: Here's Where to Find the Game Online

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Finally, there's The Museum, which is a large collection of quick challenges that you can pick and choose to play — including games like, “Cowboy Up,” “Buttograph,” “Super Mario Bros. 3's Raccoon Tail Shake,” “Feeling Peckish,” and much more. The more you ...

15. The other crypto bosses in US authorities' crosshairs


Investigations are not necessarily an indication of wrongdoing, and charges may not result in convictions. All the executives below have denied wrongdoing. Changpeng "CZ" Zhao. The U.S. ...

16. Elon Musk says his new startup xAI will debut its artificial intelligence Saturday

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Musk seems to be positioning xAI to compete with companies like OpenAI, Google and Anthropic, which are behind leading chatbots like ChatGPT, Bard and Claude.

17. WJZ celebrates 75th anniversary with a trip down memory lane


On November 2, 1948, 75 years ago, Baltimore's WAAM carried its very first newscast. The top story: the Truman-Dewey presidential election. In 1957, when Westinghouse bought the station, the call letters became "WJZ." In those early years, ...

18. Fortnite OG: Drop Back into Battle Royale Chapter 1!


Throughout “Fortnite OG,” each major update will bring a different phase of Battle Royale's past, starting with Chapter 1 Season 5. That means Shopping Carts, ATKs, the Assault Rifle, Pump Shotgun, and more in both Battle Royale and Zero Build!