‘Godfather of AI’ quits Google, says he regrets his life’s work due to risks to humanity

Geoffrey Hinton

A prominent artificial intelligence researcher known as the ‘Godfather of AI’ has quit his job at Google – and says he now partly regrets his job advancing the burgeoning technology because of the risks it weighs on society. Dr. Geoffrey Hinton is a renowned computer scientist who is widely credited with laying the foundations of … Read more

Intel Confirms New Meteor Lake CPU Branding, “Core Ultra” Replaces “Core i”

Intel Confirms New Meteor Lake CPU Branding, "Core Ultra" Replaces "Core i"

Intel has confirmed that it will use new branding for its Meteor Lake “Core” processors and beyond and will provide details soon. Intel confirms new branding for Meteor Lake processors and beyond: “Core Ultra” to replace “Core i” series? Yesterday, an Intel Meteor Lake processor named Core Ultra 5 1003H was spotted in the Ashes … Read more

Board gamers have campaign fatigue and publishers need to adapt quickly

Cover of Legacy of Yu showing a warrior with a reed hat wielding a U-shaped weapon as they attack a water dragon.

The campaign board game is not a new concept. It draws inspiration from tabletop role-playing games, featuring a unified story arc and character progression over multiple linked sessions. The popularity of this genre has increased with the success of games such as Pandemic: Legacy, dark havenAnd Kingdom Death: Monster. Many of these behemoths have sprung … Read more

UK doesn’t want Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard deal, so what happens next?

UK doesn't want Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal, so what happens next?

Microsoft is furious. Last week, a surprise decision by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) blocked its $68.7 billion deal to acquire Britain’s Activision Blizzard, due to concerns over the future of the cloud gaming. Microsoft President Brad Smith was awake at 2 a.m. that morning hastily writing a response from across the pond, … Read more

At $2,295, Could This 1990 Lincoln MK VII LSC Let You Drive In Style?

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Today Good price or no dice lincoln MK VII is an LSC (Luxury Sports Coupe), which means it has Mustang’s high-output V8 and extra gauges. It’s also a bit rough around the edges. Could an attractive price allow you to look past its flaws? “Don’t mod me, Bro” is a lament we hear time and … Read more

Google blocks 1.43 million malicious apps and bans 173,000 malicious accounts in 2022

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May 01, 2023Ravie LakshmananMobile security / Android Google revealed that its enhanced security features and app review processes helped it prevent 1.43 million malicious apps from being released on the Play Store in 2022. Additionally, the company said it banned 173,000 malicious accounts and warded off more than $2 billion in fraudulent and abusive transactions … Read more

Forget the new MacBook Pro, Apple has something much better

Forget the new MacBook Pro, Apple has something much better

Updated April 30: Article originally published April 29. Apple’s upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference will see the launch of new MacBook laptops in the already crowded family of macOS hardware. Part of that family is the inexplicable 13-inch MacBook Pro, which offers more power than MacBook Air laptops at a cheaper price than larger MacBook Pro … Read more

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands 2 May Take Borderlands’ Best Easter Egg to the Next Level

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands 2 May Take Borderlands' Best Easter Egg to the Next Level

A sequel to The wonders of Tiny Tina could bring back one of Borderlands 2The funniest Easter eggs in a grand way. While Borderlands has always been an offbeat series to begin with, The wonders of Tiny Tina embraces the chaotic and offbeat nature of the series even more than usual. Because of this, it’s … Read more

WHY do people send voice notes? Gen Z says audio is more personal than text

Voice notes are the new way to communicate, especially for Gen Z, who say sending audio is more personal than texts and prefers short recordings to calls, which can trigger anxiety

Voice notes have become the new way to communicate, especially among Gen Z, who say sending audio is more personal than texts, which can sometimes blur meaning, and phone calls can trigger their anxiety. . Messages, known as “voice notes” or “voice texts”, are short audio recordings people send to each other that have been … Read more