Nintendo threatens Steam with legal action, forces removal of Dolphin Emulator

Published on Jun 02, 2023 05:30 PM IST

The legal showdown between Nintendo and Steam as the popular Dolphin emulator is forced to be removed from the Steam storefront.

Nintendo's legal battle with Steam. (Image Credit: Nintendo Corp.)

Apple to unveil several Macs during WWDC 2023: Report

Apple WWDC will kick off at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California on June 5.

Apple is expected to launch the MacBook 15 this year at WWDC 2023.(Vishal Mathur / HT Photo)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 05:19 PM IST

US-based NGO takes down AI chatbot on preventing eating disorders. Here's why

NEDA CEO Liz Thompson told the website that ‘Tessa’ was not meant to replace the helpline but was created as a separate programme.

National Eating Disorder Association's CEO clarified that the chatbot is not run by OpenAI's ChatGPT and is not a highly functional AI system(Representational image)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 03:19 PM IST

How does Instagram rank Reels, Stories? It's CEO explains

Instagram chief executive officer (CEO) Adam Mosseri in a blog has detailed how does the Meta-owned platform rank content.

 Instagram considers the recent posts shared by the accounts a user follows and the posts which he/she might be interested in(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 01:21 PM IST

Why some Canadians may be blocked from accessing news on Facebook, Instagram

The block comes in response to a proposed bill that will require tech giants to pay publishers for linking to or otherwise repurposing their content online.

Meta also said it is prepared to permanently block news content on Facebook and Instagram for Canadians if the bill passes.(AP)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 12:33 PM IST
AP |

ChatGPT to fuel $1.3 trillion AI market by 2032: Report

Demand for generative AI has boomed worldwide since ChatGPT’s release, with the technology poised to disrupt everything from customer service to banking

The largest driver of revenue growth from generative AI will come from demand for the infrastructure needed to train AI models(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 11:34 AM IST
Bloomberg |

Days before Apple WWDC, Meta unveils its mixed reality headset Quest 3

Meta also said it would lower the prices of its existing Quest 2 headsets, while adding performance upgrades to those devices

Mark Zuckerberg shared a picture of him wearing the Meta Quest 3 reality headset. (Instagram/Mark Zuckerberg)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 10:00 AM IST
Reuters |

WhatsApp says it banned over 74 lakh Indian accounts in April this year

Meta said it is much better to stop harmful activity from happening in the first place than to detect it after harm has occurred.

The Meta-owned messaging platform said it deploys tools and resources to prevent harmful behaviour
Published on Jun 02, 2023 09:38 AM IST

Meta employees to soon work from office three days a week: Report

In June 2021, Facebook parent Meta had allowed all full-time employees to work remotely.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg had earlier announced plans to reduce office space.(AP)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 08:30 AM IST

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 swings into action with expanded map

Insomniac Game's Marvel's Spider-Man 2 will offer web-slinging to new heights with double the map size.

The dual protagonist, Peter Parker (Left) and Miles Morales. (Image Credit: Insomniac Games)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 07:14 AM IST

Twitter's head of trust and safety quits: Report

Irwin, who had joined Twitter in June 2022, took over as head of the trust and safety team in November when previous head Yoel Roth resigned.

Twitter logos hang outside the company's offices in San Francisco, (AP)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 06:22 AM IST
Reuters |

Over 3/4th Indians willing to delegate as much work as possible to AI: Report

According to Microsoft Work Trend Index 2023 report, 90 per cent Indian leaders say employees they hire will need new skills to be prepared for the AI growth.

According to the report, every employee, not just AI experts, will need new core competencies such as prompt engineering in their day-to-day. (File)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 10:54 PM IST

Thirty thousand Amazon workers could access Alexa data: Report

Amazon has ramped up its privacy practices in recent years amid scrutiny from the media, privacy advocacy groups and the FTC.

Amazon also repeatedly failed to delete location data from Alexa app users who thought they had eliminated their files.(File)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 09:52 PM IST
Bloomberg |

WhatsApp launches new 'Security Center' to improve user safety

'Security Center' will be available in English & 10 Indian languages -- Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu & Gujarati.

Last month, WhatsApp launched an integrated safety campaign 'Stay Safe with WhatsApp' in India highlighting product features that empower users to take control of their online safety and ensure a safer messaging experience.(File)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 07:43 PM IST

Apple's India stores pay 40 lakh rent, record 25 cr monthly sales: Report

The record-breaking sales could be attributed to Apple’s comparatively higher average selling price (ASP).

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, Inc., center right, shakes hands with a customer during the opening of the new Apple BKC store in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 02:27 PM IST

Elon Musk tweeted every day in 2023 but did this remarkable thing in China

Up till the early hours of May 30, Musk had tweeted every single day in 2023 — often multiple times.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk gets in a Tesla car as he leaves a hotel in Beijing.(Reuters)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 01:53 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Apple is promoting WWDC 2023 with a new music playlist: Report

Apple WWDC 2023 will begin with a keynote address by Tim Cook, and will be available to watch on apple.com, Apple Developer app, the Apple TV app, and YouTube.

Every year, Apple introduces a variety of hardware and software innovations at WWDC.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 01:48 PM IST

Amazon's Alexa and Ring fined $30 million for child privacy violations, spying

Separately, the company agreed to pay $5.8 million in customer refunds for alleged privacy violations involving its doorbell camera Ring.

 In a vote Wednesday, May 31, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission is ordering Amazon to pay more than $30 million in fines over privacy violations involving its voice assistant Alexa and its doorbell camera Ring.(AP)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 12:55 PM IST
AP |

Apple WWDC 2023: Mixed reality headset details leaked before launch?

Apple WWDC 2023: Ever since the date for WWDC 2023 was announced, the internet has been flooded with rumours around the AR/VR headset.

Apple's mixed reality headset 'Reality Pro' is said to be the 'star' of the WWDC 2023.(Representational image/Reuters)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 10:35 AM IST

Nvidia market value touches $1 trillion mark, joins elite club of 5 US firms

Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are the only other US businesses to have trillion-dollar valuations.

A view of a Nvidia logo at their headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan May 31, 2023. REUTERS/Ann Wang(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 12:24 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Nisha Anand

How NVIDIA dominates AI without making AI? 'An undercover giant'

Amidst the booming AI revolution, a silent titan capitalises, driving tech disruption without producing AI products.

Chipmaker NVIDIA reached a $1 trillion market cap at the open bell of the NYSE on Tuesday morning. (Getty Images via AFP)
Published on May 31, 2023 08:08 PM IST

WhatsApp's ‘companion mode’ for iPhone users allows linking up to 4 devices

To avail the new feature, iPhone users should update to the iOS 23.10.76 version of the Meta-owned messaging platform.

Similar to the Android update, iPhone users can now link more that two mobile phones, up to ‘four devices’. (Reuters) (Representational Image)
Published on May 31, 2023 07:42 PM IST
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Amazon employees' proposed ‘walkout’ to go ahead. Here's why they are upset

The protest will be held at lunchtime on Wednesday (local time) at Amazon's Spheres headquarters in Seattle, and offices across the world.

A file photo of the Amazon Spheres building in downtown Seattle (AP)
Published on May 31, 2023 05:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Diablo 4 cosmetics cause a hellish stir! Here's why players are unimpressed

Premium cosmetics in the upcoming game raise eyebrows and debate among the Diablo community

Premium cosmetics in Diablo 4's cash shop are priced at a staggering $28 per set.
Published on May 31, 2023 05:00 PM IST
ByPaurush Omar

WWDC 2023: Indian among first-time winners of Apple's Swift Student Challenge

The total number of winners, however, is 375, an increase from 350 from the previous editions of the competition.

Indore resident Asmi Jain (Image courtesy: Apple)
Published on May 31, 2023 01:40 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Apple announces closure of My Photo Stream, service to end on July 26

The tech giant has recommended its iCloud Photos feature as the ‘best way’ to save photos and videos on Apple devices, moving forward.

Representational Image(Reuters)
Published on May 31, 2023 10:09 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Top AI experts sign open letter warning of ‘extinction’ risk

The statement follows the success of OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which has helped heighten an arms race in the tech industry over AI.

The statement argued that the threat of an AI extinction event should be a top global priority.(Istock)
Published on May 31, 2023 07:20 AM IST

Witness the breathtaking regional variant of Incineroar in the Pokemon fan-art

The captivating Fire/Ice regional variant of Incineroar in the Pokemon fan art community, experience the fusion of elemental powers and feline grace.

Incineroar. (Image Credit: Pokemon Wiki)
Published on May 31, 2023 06:09 AM IST

New space race brewing? China's moon mission announcement follows US's Artemis

China has launched a new crew to its Tiangong space station as part of its expansive space goals which also includes a moon landing by 2030.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a billboard reading
Published on May 30, 2023 08:46 PM IST

Don’t fear an AI-induced jobs apocalypse just yet

The West suffers from too little automation, not too much

Fears over the job-displacing effects of technology are, of course, nothing new(Illustration: Shutterstock)
Published on May 30, 2023 08:05 PM IST
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