Technology News for Thursday 16th November 2023

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Nov 16th 2023

1. Fighting fire with fire: AI can detect phony AI-generated chemistry papers


The KU detector was trained on 100 introductory passages from 10 journals published by the American Chemical Society. The team then tasked ChatGPT with writing similar passages. The ...

2. 'UK at the Half': AI reads text from 2000-year-old Herculaneum scrolls


The Herculaneum scrolls are among the most iconic and inaccessible of the world's vast collection of damaged manuscripts. Since being burned and carbonized by the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.E., they've ...

3. Everything You Need To Know About Galaxy Foldable Smartphones ?

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In particular, the latest Galaxy Z Flip5 and Z Fold5 have captured consumers' attention, especially in South Korea and Europe. In the second part of this two-part series, Samsung Newsroom will ...

4. GTA 6 could redefine gaming with enhanced NPC interactions and AI influenced gameplay: Report


Rockstar Games has yet to reveal the launch date for GTA 6, but it is confirmed that its trailer will arrive next month, aligning with the 25th anniversary of Rockstar Games. The tech world has witnessed significant advancements in the field of AI over ...

5. You can now use AI in Google to help with your holiday shopping. Here's how

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You can type in a phrase to Google and it will return products, descriptions and explainers of gifts you can give someone. This holiday season is the first with generative artificial intelligence available to the masses.

6. 'What took so long': Sacramento County detective reacts to 'Omegle' site shut down


Hirota has specialized in investigating child exploitation online for the last decade, focused on identifying child predators and educating parents on how to help their children use digital platforms safely. The task, she admits, has gotten more ...

7. What The Tech? Computer gift ideas


What better way to say “ ...

8. The Union start building next year's squad with midfield prospect Sanders Ngabo


Though this year's campaign is far from over, the Union have already started to build their roster for next year. The team's first signing for the 2024 campaign is Sanders Ngabo, a 19-year-old Danish-Burundian midfielder from Lyngby Boldklub of ...

9. Microsoft Ignite 2023: Nvidia CEO Huang Says Microsoft Is Now 'More Collaborative And Partner-Oriented'

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'You invited Nvidia's ecosystem, all of our software stacks, to be hosted on Azure. … And as a result, we're ecosystem partners. … There's just a profound transformation in the way that Microsoft works with the ecosystem,' says Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang ...

10. IBM suspends ads on X after corporate ads appeared next to pro-Nazi content

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"IBM has zero tolerance for hate speech and discrimination and we have immediately suspended all advertising on X while we investigate this entirely unacceptable situation," IBM said in a statement. Apple, Oracle and Xfinity ...

11. It's overeating season: Here's how to beat the bloat


We have all been there: that moment after a big holiday meal when you lie back and loosen your waistband and curse that extra helping of (fill in the blank): your mom's creamy mashed potatoes, Aunt Nancy's macaroni and cheese, or Grandma's pumpkin pie.

12. Time-resolved live-cell spectroscopy reveals EphA2 multimeric assembly


Ephrin type-A receptor 2 (EphA2) is a receptor tyrosine kinase that initiates both ligand-dependent tumor suppressive and ligand-independent oncogenic signaling. We used time-resolved, live-cell fluorescence spectroscopy to show that the ligand-free ...

13. Director's Take – Retrospective from BlizzCon 2023


I'd like to run through the show - this is partially a recap, a correction to misunderstandings around announcements we made, and a bit of a sentimental journey. If you're not into that and just want the deets on Mauga changes, skip to paragraph 3 (don't ...

14. Light Probe Unlocks the Secrets of Spin


They studied an intermetallic alloy of cobalt, manganese and gallium, known as a Heusler compound, that holds promise for future thermoelectric and spintronic devices. Harnessing magnetic spin. The Heusler compound has two distinct ...