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Engadget

Google is reportedly paying publishers thousands of dollars to use its AI to write stories

Google has been quietly striking deals with some publishers to use new generative AI tools to publish stories, according to a report in Adweek. The deals, reportedly worth tens of… [...]

Tumblr and WordPress posts will reportedly be used for OpenAI and Midjourney training

Tumblr and WordPress are reportedly set to strike deals to sell user data to artificial intelligence companies OpenAI and Midjourney. 404 Media reports that the platforms’ parent company, Automattic, is… [...]

The Apple Car project is reportedly dead

Ten years, billions of dollars, multiple leadership changes, and dozens of rumors later, the Apple Car project is dead. A new report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says that Apple has… [...]

A Paranormal Activity game is coming in 2026 and it might actually be good

One of the most successful horror movie franchises of the last 20 years is coming to a gaming system near you. Paramount Game Studios has teamed up with DreadXP and… [...]

A two-pack of Google's Nest Wi-Fi Pro 6E mesh routers has dropped to $220

The Google Nest Wi-Fi Pro, which we named the best pick for people new to mesh Wi-Fi systems, is on sale for $220 for the two-pack. That's a 27 percent… [...]

Pokemon Legends: Z-A for Switch returns the series to Lumiose City

In celebration of Pokémon Day (the first games launched on February 27, 1996), The Pokémon Company revealed the franchise’s latest “Legends” entry on Tuesday. Pokémon Legends: Z-A returns the series… [...]

TikTok is muting more songs amid its tussle with Universal Music

TikTok is being forced to take down more music from its platform as a royalties spat with Universal Music Group (UMG) rumbles on. UMG recently yanked recordings it owns or… [...]

The best iPhones for 2024: Which model should you buy?

It’s a question as old as time, or at least the early 2010s: Which iPhone should you buy? For most, the answer is simple: Buy the highest-end Apple phone you… [...]

Anker's 5,000mAh MagSafe power bank is on sale for $35 right now

If you're looking to stock up on charging gear, a few Anker accessories we recommend are back on sale, including the Anker 622 Magnetic Battery down to $35 in various… [...]

PlayStation is laying off 900 staff across Naughty Dog, Insomniac and other studios

It’s another bleak day for the gaming industry as there’s more news of mass layoffs. This time around, its PlayStation that’s gutting its studios. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) says it’s… [...]

Wired

A Major ‘Stardew Valley’ Update Is Coming in March

A massive update to the wildly popular farm life sim has an official release date. Here's when it'll arrive and what you can expect from it. [...]

Change Healthcare Ransomware Attack: BlackCat Hackers Quickly Returned After FBI Bust

Two months ago, the FBI “disrupted” the BlackCat ransomware group. They're already back—and their latest attack is causing delays at pharmacies across the US. [...]

The Weird, Wacky Gizmos and Gadgets We Saw at MWC 2024

Have you played Doom on a robot lawn mower? We did. From app-free phones to an electric bike with AI and 5G, we’ve combed the halls of the Mobile World… [...]

‘Pokémon Legends: Z-A’ Is Coming in 2025. Will a New Nintendo Switch Join It?

Announced during Tuesday’s Pokémon Day, Legends: Z-A’s release date sparked a new wave of speculation that new Switch consoles will arrive next year. [...]

Alabama IVF Patients Are Running Out of Time

“I feel so powerless in this state.” [...]

The UK Is GPS-Tagging Thousands of Migrants

Ankle tags that constantly log a person’s coordinates are part of a growing cadre of experimental surveillance tools that countries around the world are trying out on new arrivals. [...]

5 Best VPN Services (2024): For Routers, PC, iPhone, Android, and More

It won’t solve all of your privacy problems, but a virtual private network can make you a less tempting target for hackers. [...]

Beachwaver B1 Review: Easy-to-Use Rotating Curling Iron

It’s a great, easy-to-use hair tool for those who struggle to achieve beachy waves and corkscrew curls. [...]

How the Pentagon Learned to Use Targeted Ads to Find Its Targets—and Vladimir Putin

Meet the guy who taught US intelligence agencies how to make the most of the ad tech ecosystem, "the largest information-gathering enterprise ever conceived by man." [...]

The US Supreme Court Holds the Future of the Internet in Its Hands

If the court backs provocative laws from Texas and Florida that limit social platforms’ ability to moderate content online, life could become radically different. [...]

Mashable Tech

Apple EV car killed: 5 reasons the rumored project was scrapped

Apple is no longer working on its EV, according to Bloomberg. Here are five reasons behind its decision to scrap the project. [...]

Best headphones for kids: Comfort, safety, and durability win every time

Kids need special consideration when it comes to the best headphones for their smaller ears and decibel limits. [...]

The 55-inch Samsung The Frame TV just dropped to under $1,000

The 55-inch Samsung QLED 4K The Frame TV is just $997.99 at Amazon, down from the normal price of $1,499.99. That's a 34% discount. [...]

Galaxy AI: Any Android, iOS phone can try it now. Here’s how.

Samsung is letting Android and iOS users test out the new Galaxy AI features even without a new Galaxy S24 device. Here's how to access it. [...]

Google Genie lets users generate AI outputs resembling video games

Google Genie is a new AI that allows users to create playable virtual worlds from images, almost like a video game [...]

Can the government regulate what you say on Facebook?

The Supreme Court weighs if states can enforce social media censorship, posing a critical First Amendment decision. [...]

Top Apple deals this week: The Apple Watch SE and iPad Air are both at record-low prices

This week, you can grab the iPad Air for $150 off, or the 44mm Apple Watch SE for $199.99. Check them out, along with more of the top Apple deals… [...]

This iPhone 17 display rumor may make you skip iPhone 16

The base iPhone 17 might be a lot better than the base iPhone 16, if this display rumor is to be believed. [...]

Google is shutting down the YouTube Kids app for TV

YouTube Kids for TV will shut down in July, following the closure of other kids app platforms. YouTube Kids will still be available in the main YouTube app and on… [...]

Best Buy Drops this week: Here are the upcoming products dropping through Best Buy's app hack

The Best Buy Drops tab on the Best Buy app alerts you about high-profile products going on sale soon, upcoming limited edition releases, and more. Drops for the week of… [...]

Mac Rumors

Apple Music and iTunes Store Experiencing Outage

Apple Music and the iTunes Store are experiencing issues, according to Apple's System Status page. ‌Apple Music‌ may be slow or unavailable for some users. As for iTunes, some users… [...]

Apple Confirms iOS 17.4 Lets Video Calling Apps Turn Off Reactions

Apple today publicly confirmed that iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 allow developers of video calling apps to turn off the Reactions feature by default in their apps. As we reported… [...]

New Spring Apple Watch Band Colors Coming Soon

Apple often refreshes Apple Watch band colors on a seasonal basis, and code in iOS 17.4 suggests that new spring colors will be coming soon. As found by MacRumors contributor… [...]

Apple Working on Beats Solo 4 Headphones

Apple is working on an updated version of its popular Beats Solo on-ear headphones, according to code located in the iOS 17.4 release candidate that Apple put out today. MacRumors… [...]

Apple Cancels Electric Car Project

Apple has canceled all plans to release an autonomous, electric vehicle, reports Bloomberg. Apple has been working on an Apple Car for more than a decade and invested millions of… [...]

Apple Seeds Release Candidate Versions of iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded release candidates of upcoming iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 to developers for testing purposes, with the updates coming one week after Apple seeded the fourth betas. The… [...]

Apple Seeds macOS Sonoma 14.4 Beta 5 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a week after the release of the fourth… [...]

Apple Releases visionOS 1.1 Beta 4

Apple today released fourth beta of an upcoming visionOS 1.1 update for developers, allowing them to test new features ahead of the software seeing a public launch. The new update… [...]

Apple Seeds tvOS 17.4 Beta 5 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming tvOS 17.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming one week after the release of the fourth tvOS… [...]

Sonos to Launch $449 Headphones in June to Compete With Apple's AirPods Max

Sonos, known for its range of speakers and home theater products, is set to enter the headphone market in 2024. Rumors last year indicated Sonos would release headphones as soon… [...]

The Next Web

Regurgitated ‘American Pie’ adds sour taste to GenAI copyright claims

Don McClean has always had to share “American Pie.” Since since its release in 1971, the hit song has re-emerged in covers by Madonna, parodies by Weird Al Yankovic, serenades… [...]

ESA releases final images of satellite as it re-enters Earth’s atmosphere

Following almost 30 years of service, the European Space Agency’s ERS-2 satellite re-entered Earth’s atmosphere at approximately 18:17 CET on February 21. Launched in 1995 and with an original mission… [...]

Russia-linked LockBit hackers re-emerge, pledge to vote for Trump

Cybercrime cops still celebrating the takedown of LockBit should put the champagne back on ice because the Russia-linked hackers have re-emerged — and declared support for Donald Trump. Often described as… [...]

Why PHP continues to be a popular but divisive programming language

One thing you can say for PHP is that it’s persistent. Like many long-standing programming languages, it’s often maligned by developers who would like to see a shift to newer… [...]

Mistral releases new ‘top-tier’ AI model, partners with Microsoft

Less than a year since its founding, Paris-based Mistral is launching a new AI flagship model for developers, Mistral Large — just a few months after the release of its… [...]

This solar module could power and heat your home at the same time

European scientists have developed a solar module that can produce electricity and heat at the same time — in a potential breakthrough for low-cost clean energy generation.  The device is… [...]

Meta taskforce to fight EU election disinformation as deepfake fears grow

Meta is launching a special task force dedicated to tackling disinformation and abusive AI-generated content in the lead-up to the EU elections in June.  The power of social media to… [...]

Google DeepMind taps the power of its AI to accelerate quantum computers

In new research, Google DeepMind has demonstrated that its AI can help accelerate the development of quantum computers — taking one step further in combining two of the most disruptive… [...]

This startup is bioengineering tissue into human vein implants

Norwegian startup ClexBio is bioengineering human veins to implant inside a patient’s body. Together with CSEM, a Swiss R&D centre, the company has built a prototype bioreactor to grow the… [...]

7 fast-growing scaleups with unicorn potential — meet them at TNW 2024

While there are many innovative companies heading to TNW Conference 2024 this year, we’ve created a short list of 7 of the hottest scaleups to check out. Though they cover… [...]

The Verge

Amazon’s Road House reboot is accused of copyright infringement — and AI voice cloning

Amazon MGM Studios The screenwriter of the 1989 action film Road House is suing MGM Studios and its owner Amazon Studios, accusing them of copyright infringement over the upcoming Road… [...]

Eufy’s new 360-degree 4K camera doesn’t need Wi-Fi or power outlets

Eufy Anker’s Eufy brand has started shipping a new 4K security camera that should offer 360-degree views, panning 344 degrees and tilting up to 70 degrees. It could also run… [...]

Nintendo sues Switch emulator Yuzu for ‘facilitating piracy at a colossal scale’

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’ve ever seen a Steam Deck playing a Legend of Zelda game, chances are you were seeing the Yuzu emulator at work.… [...]

OpenAI claims the Times cheated to get ChatGPT to regurgitate articles

Illustration: The Verge OpenAI has claimed in a motion filed Monday that The New York Times used “deceptive prompts” to get ChatGPT to regurgitate its content. For that and other… [...]

You can save $20 on several Nintendo Switch games for Pokémon Day

Twist on your trainer’s cap and try to catch these deals before they sell out. | Image: The Pokémon Company Oh, would you look at that. It’s Pokémon Day, an… [...]

MWC 2024: all the phones, wearables, and gadgets announced in Barcelona

MWC’s venue, the Fira de Barcelona Grand Via. | Photo by Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images Europe’s big smartphone show is here, and big players like Xiaomi, OnePlus, HMD, Honor,… [...]

Meta might demo a pair of ‘true’ AR smart glasses later in 2024

The Orion smart glasses would be a totally different product from the Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses pictured above. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s been long… [...]

Tumblr’s owner is striking deals with OpenAI and Midjourney for training data, says report

Illustration: The Verge The owner of Tumblr and WordPress.com is in talks with AI companies Midjourney and OpenAI to provide training data scraped from users’ posts, a report from 404… [...]

Apple’s electric car project is dead

Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Apple has halted its long-rumored “Project Titan” work on developing an electric car, according to Bloomberg. The company reportedly announced the news internally… [...]

Podcasting’s data rules get a refresh

Image: The Verge This is Hot Pod, The Verge’s newsletter about podcasting and the audio industry. Sign up here for more. Hello! I am very excited to see so many… [...]

Ars Technica

Smallish car, biggish price—we try out the 2024 BMW X2 M35i

We drive the new Sports Activity Coupe, but there's no EV version for the US market. [...]

OpenAI accuses NYT of hacking ChatGPT to set up copyright suit

OpenAI “bizarrely” mischaracterizes hacking, NYT lawyer says. [...]

Wendy’s will experiment with dynamic surge pricing for food in 2025

Surge pricing test next year means your cheeseburger may get more expensive at 6 pm. [...]

It turns out that Odysseus landed on the Moon without any altimetry data

"Hours after we got off the launch pad, we almost lost the spacecraft." [...]

After a decade of stops and starts, Apple kills its electric car project

Report claims Apple leadership worried profit margins simply wouldn't be there. [...]

Brutally bludgeoned “Vittrup Man” went from forager to farmer before his death

The skull was shattered by at least eight blows before the body was tossed into a peat bog. [...]

Hackers backed by Russia and China are infecting SOHO routers like yours, FBI warns

Six years on, routers remain a favorite post for concealing malicious activities. [...]

Maybe, just maybe, Boeing’s Starliner will finally fly astronauts this spring

The first launch of astronauts on Boeing's Starliner capsule is targeted for April 22. [...]

Judge issues restraining order keeping DOE from tracking bitcoin miners

The Department of Energy wants to know how 2% of the US's electricity is being used. [...]

Tech Crunch

Bumble, a once-powerful force in online dating, is facing a reckoning. The company posted weak Q4 2023 results today showing a $32 million net loss and $273.6 million in revenue.… [...]

A number of major AI services performed poorly in a test of their ability to address questions and concerns about voting and elections. The study found that no model can… [...]

In one of the VC world’s greatest ironies, investors have lately been clamoring to back startups that are helping other startups shut down. So whether a VC-backed startup is succeeding… [...]

Intuitive Machines’ first moon mission will come to a premature end due to the spacecraft landing on its side, which altered how the solar panels are positioned in relation to… [...]

An organization called Newsmast is introducing a new approach to decentralized social media with the launch of an updated version of its Mastodon mobile app that now integrates content from… [...]

The TechCrunch team is in Barcelona this week to bring you all the action going on at Mobile World Congress 2024. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use… [...]

A lot has changed at HTC in the decade since a small team broke off to form its mixed reality division. In fact, it’s a fundamentally different business in several… [...]

Apple is scuttling its secretive, long-running effort to build an autonomous electric car, executives announced in a short meeting with the team Tuesday morning. The company is likely cutting hundreds… [...]

TikTok is losing even more songs over its quarrel with Universal Music Group (UMG), as the social media network is starting to remove songs published by UMG, the company confirmed… [...]

Ethiopian startup eQub won the fintech pitching battle at 4YFN 2024, the startup event of Mobile World Congress. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only. [...]

Slash Dot

US Judge Halts Government Effort To Monitor Crypto Mining Energy Use

A federal judge in Texas has granted a temporary order blocking the U.S. government from monitoring the energy usage of cryptocurrency mining operations, stating that the industry had shown it… [...]

'Open Documentation Academy' Offers On-Ramp To OSS

"Documentation authors at Canonical have launched the Open Documentation Academy to offer an easy way to get started contributing to open-source projects," writes longtime Slashdot reader tykev. From the blog… [...]

Uber-Like Surge Pricing Is Coming For Fast Food

Fast food chain Wendy's announced it's adopting a similar approach to Uber's Surge Pricing policy by dynamically adjusting the prices of its menu items during peak demand periods at certain… [...]

Hackers Backed By Russia and China Are Infecting SOHO Routers Like Yours, FBI Warns

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The FBI and partners from 10 other countries are urging owners of Ubiquiti EdgeRouters to check their gear for signs they've… [...]

Ghost Kitchens Are Advertising AI-Generated Food On DoorDash and Grubhub

Emanuel Maiberg reports via 404 Media: Dozens of Ghost kitchens, restaurants that serve food exclusively by delivery on apps like DoorDash and Grubhub, are selling food that they promote to… [...]

Apple Sues To Win Trademarks For Augmented-Reality Software

Apple has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for refusing to grant trademarks covering the company's augmented-reality software development tools "Reality Composer" and "Reality Converter." Reuters… [...]

Meta Will Start Collecting 'Anonymized' Data About Quest Headset Usage

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Meta will soon begin "collecting anonymized data" from users of its Quest headsets, a move that could see the company aggregating… [...]

Amazon Bricks Long-Standing Fire TV Apps With New Update

Amazon has issued an update to Fire TV streaming devices and televisions that has broken apps that let users bypass the Fire OS home screen. From a report: The tech… [...]

Windows Security Updates Could Come With Fewer Reboots Beginning Later This Year

An anonymous reader shares a report: Microsoft is already testing Windows 11 24H2, this fall's big new Windows release. The company has already demonstrated a few new features, like 80Gbps… [...]

Apple Cancels Work on Electric Car

Bloomberg News: Apple is canceling a decade-long effort to build an electric car, according to people with knowledge of the matter, abandoning one of the most ambitious projects in the… [...]

Tech Republic

We review the best Canadian accounting software for small, midsize and large businesses. Compare features, pricing, pros and cons for software like Xero, Zoho and QuickBooks. [...]

See highlights of enterprise news from Mobile World Congress 2024, including novel AI and 5G capabilities and new interconnectivity. [...]

One vulnerability impacting ConnectWise ScreenConnect that allows remote attackers to bypass authentication to create admin accounts is being used in the wild. [...]

Australia is struggling to compete in AI innovation. CSIRO has partnered with Google and Stone & Chalk to use a competition to inject much-needed support into the sector. [...]

Insightly is a cloud-based CRM tool with features that streamline sales workflows, making it great for project management. We review its core offerings, pricing, pros and cons, and alternatives. [...]

This bundle gives you lifetime access to 2019 versions of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher and One Note with no subscription or license fees. [...]

Our favorite pick for multibusiness management is Sage Intacct, with its robust reporting and easy visibility across business profiles. [...]

Take advantage of Koofr's lifetime subscription to 1TB of cloud storage for $139.97 through March 3. Use code KOOFR at checkout. [...]

Google Jamboard will no longer be available in late 2024. Which of these six candidates best meets your whiteboard collaboration needs? [...]

LockBit is now running from backup servers and has a new Dark Web presence after their site's recent takedown by the FBI and international partners. [...]

CNET Tech

Best Desks 2024: Standing Desks, Gaming Desks and Everything In Between     - CNET

Having a desk when you're working from home can make all the difference as a working professional. Check out some of the best desks we've found. [...]

Pay Just $64 for Anker's Soundcore Life Q30 ANC Headphones If You're Quick     - CNET

You can now save 20% on some of the best budget ANC headphones that you're likely to find. [...]

Best Apple TV Remote Cases for Less Than $10     - CNET

The cheapest way to improve your slippery, easy-to-lose Apple TV remote is to add a case. You read that right: a case for your remote. [...]

New Tech From MWC 2024 That You Can Actually Buy Today     - CNET

Don't wait. You can get your hands on the latest in mobile technology from the 2024 Mobile World Congress right now. [...]

Best Meta Quest 2 Accessories for 2024     - CNET

Looking for some accessories to enhance your Meta Quest 2? Check out our top picks from head straps, controller grips and more. [...]

Best Running Headphones and Earbuds for 2024     - CNET

Whether you run marathons or take a quick jog, running headphones make a difference. We've tested the best headphones and earbuds for running to help you choose. [...]

Best MagSafe Accessories for iPhone in 2024     - CNET

From stands to wallets to car mounts and wireless battery chargers, check out our top picks for magsafe accessories in 2024. [...]

Best Keyboard Cases for iPad Pro in 2024     - CNET

It's Apple versus Logitech versus Brydge in the fight to make your new M2 iPad feel more like a laptop. [...]

Will Your Tax Refund Be Delayed if the Government Shuts Down in March?     - CNET

A partial shutdown could happen this week. Find out whether you could be affected if you're waiting on a tax refund. [...]

Tech Radar

This Chinese version of a popular AMD graphics card is now on sale worldwide - and it's actually worth buying

AMD is finally releasing its AMD Radeon RX 7900 GRE graphics card outside of China and the consensus so far is that it's actually great. [...]

Quordle today – hints and answers for Wednesday, February 28 (game #765)

Looking for Quordle clues? We can help. Plus get the answers to Quordle today and past solutions. [...]

Today's Wordle answer and hints for game #984, Wednesday, February 28

Looking for Wordle hints? We can help. Plus get the answers to Wordle today and yesterday. [...]

The Nothing Phone 2a was just shown off in person. And we were there

Nothing used the backdrop of MWC in Barcelona to show off its upcoming Nothing Phone 2a hard in person for the first time. [...]

YouTube Music's web app now gives you offline downloads for travel tunes

You'll be able to download your favorite tracks and podcasts, but first, you need a YouTube Premium subscription. [...]

New Samsung Galaxy A55 rumors point to the strongest mid-range Galaxy yet

Rumors of detailed specs for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A55 highlight upgrades that could make it a serious contender. [...]

Watch out, Samsung! This new Galaxy Z Flip 5 rival is the first truly affordable foldable

ZTE subsidiary Nubia has unveiled the Nubia Flip 5G, which looks like the first truly affordable foldable phone. [...]

This Japanese-style wooden gaming PC is both beautiful and practical

This Japanese-style wooden gaming PC shows that unique builds can be both viable and desirable. [...]

Facebook users are being suspended by hackers with fake Oculus accounts — it sounds crazy, but it's true

Thousands of users have reported the issue, but Meta and Oculus are yet to act. [...]

Apple is done with building an Apple car according to a report – and everything I've been telling you for the last nine years

A new report says Apple is shuttering its car efforts and beefing up the work on generative AI [...]

Digital Trends

Apple’s car project has apparently conked out

Apple has abandoned its decade-long effort to build an electric car, according to people with knowledge of the matter. [...]

The 10 most popular TV shows on Netflix right now

Netflix released its list of the 10 most popular TV shows right now. The top shows include Avatar: The Last Airbender, Resident Alien, and Warrior. [...]

Best Vizio TV deals: Cheap smart TVs starting at $90

If you're on a budget you need to give these Vizio TV deals a look. [...]

Best refurbished MacBook deals: Get a MacBook Air for $165 and more

Buying a refurbished MacBook is a popular way to get one of Apple's laptops for much cheaper than their usual price, and here are the best offers right now. [...]

Best Google Pixel deals: Save on Pixel 8, Pixel Buds, and Pixel Watch

Whether you're planning to buy a new smartphone, tablet, wireless earbuds, or smartwatch, you should check out the Google Pixel deals that we've gathered here. [...]

MCU’s Fantastic Four: release date, trailer, cast, plot

Now that the cast of Marvel's FF reboot has been announced, we're sharing everything we know about the MCU's Fantastic Four. [...]

What is the Amazon Echo Hub?

The Echo Hub is the newest addition to Amazon's product family, but it's not a smart speaker or smart display. Here's what you need to know about the Echo Hub. [...]

Best Lego Star Wars deals: Save on the Darth Vader Helmet and more

Are you looking for some Lego Star Wars kits? Check out these ones first, as you can get a great deal. [...]

I tested the RTX 4070 against AMD’s new RX 7900 GRE — and it’s not pretty

Nvidia's RTX 4070 has been an excellent GPU, but it has stiff new competition in the form of AMD's RX 7900 GRE. [...]

‘Take this as a threat’ — Copilot is getting unhinged again

Microsoft's Copilot AI chatbot appears to get tripped up by a specific prompt that sends it down a dark, unhinged rabbit hole. [...]

GigaOm

Work Week | How Not To Connect

| Slack Steps In It | Staffbase Raises $145M | Airtable Valued at $5.7B | Box on the Block | CoScreen Launches |:::Photo by Stephen Phillips — Hostreviews.co.uk on UnsplashIn Slack is becoming a… [...]

Circling Back To Dropbox Spaces

How is the beta test proceeding?Continue reading on GigaOm » [...]

Work Week | Ahren’s Challenge

| LinkedIn Marketplaces | Virtual Events Are Hot: Hopin and Hubilo | Asynch Video: Weet | Microsoft Viva |Photo by Philipp Berndt on UnsplashQuote of the MomentIt is a huge misunderstanding that the… [...]

Work Week | Focus and Asynchronous Communication

The pandemic is leading people away from endless video meetingsPhoto by Stefan Cosma on UnsplashI came upon Complish a few months ago and thought I might fool with it before writing it… [...]

Work Week | Trello Goes Overboard

Trello is becoming more like a spreadbase, like Notion, Airtable, or CodaTrello has announced the availability of a variety of new views, so users are no longer limited to the now-familiar… [...]

Work Week | Microsoft Viva Changes Everything

Employee experience platforms, not intranetsContinue reading on GigaOm » [...]

Work Week | One Step Beyond Logic

| Citrix buys Wrike | Personio raises $125M | SalesLoft raises $100M | Softr raises $2.2M | Divvy raises $165M |Photo by Shane on UnsplashToday’s Work Week is inspired by Frank Herbert:Deep in… [...]

Work Week | Execution Versus Innovation

| Virtual Events: Hopin buys Streamyard | PPM: Planview buys Clarizen, Changepoint | OKR: Gtmhub raises $30M | Work Chat: Channel Calendars |Photo by Ian Schneider on UnsplashI took some time… [...]

Working in Notion | Part 2

The intersection of journaling and work managementContinue reading on GigaOm » [...]

Enterprise-Ready-As-A-Service: WorkOS

Crossing the enterprise-readiness chasmContinue reading on GigaOm » [...]

Tech Viral

12 Best Random Chat Apps for iPhone (Anonymous Chat Apps)

On desktop computers, you can use a site named Omegle to chat with strangers. Sites like Omegle are useful, especially when you feel very low and alone. However, Omegle doesn’t… [...]

15 Best SoundCloud Alternatives For Music Streaming in 2024

Hundreds of music streaming apps are available on the Google Play Store for Android. Only a few of them had left their mark out of all those. Apps like Spotify,… [...]

Zippyshare Alternatives: File Hosting & Sharing Sites

We have hundreds of file-sharing websites today, but none offer unlimited storage space. One website that offered unlimited disk space was Zippyshare, but it had been shut down recently. Founded… [...]

How to Set Up Recurring Reminders on iPhone?

The iPhone that you carry with you all the time is a very smart device. It’s your best companion since it can entertain you by playing music, give you a… [...]

How To Protect Yourself Against Cyber Attacks

Modern computing devices and rapid technological advancements have drastically improved our lives. That said, the negative aspects of technology, like Cyber Attacks, can be equally harmful to the human race.… [...]

How to Set Chrome as Default Web Browser in Windows 11

You have many choices when it comes to the web browser, but the one that dominates the web browser section is Google Chrome. Even though Microsoft is trying its best… [...]

10 Best Ways To Fix Windows 11 Black Screen Issue

A few months ago, Microsoft introduced its new desktop operating system – Windows 11. Compared to Windows 10, Windows 11 has a clean interface and more features. However, the problem… [...]

Google on Thursday announced that it is shutting down its standalone app, Google Pay, in the United States (U.S.) on June 4, 2024, to enhance user experience by simplifying its… [...]

How to Turn Off Autocorrect and Predictive Text on iPhone

iPhones are certainly one of the best devices for messaging, and its native keyboard app has Auto-Correction and Predictive Text features that make your typing experience smoother & easier. Auto… [...]

How to Set Album as Wallpaper on iPhone

When Apple released iOS 16, it shocked many users by introducing major changes to the Lock Screen Experience. iOS 16 has a feature called Photo Shuffle that allows users to… [...]

The Information Tech

Maybe Apple should cancel multibillion-dollar projects more often! Shares of the iPhone maker, which have fallen since the start of the year, rose nearly 1% Tuesday after Bloomberg scooped the… [...]

Visa is stepping up its efforts to become more synonymous with the creator economy, from utilizing creators heavily in marketing to servicing their payments needs.“It’s been the gold rush for… [...]

European Union regulators are probing whether Microsoft is preventing its customers from buying security software that competes with Microsoft’s, according to a document the EU sent to at least one… [...]

In a letter to YouTube creators earlier this month, YouTube CEO Neal Mohan shed light on the emerging challenges artificial intelligence poses to creators. “AI should empower human creativity, not replace… [...]

TikTok has shaken up its senior ranks, replacing several senior executives including the person running its trust & safety unit, which handles content moderation, and appointing a protege of CEO… [...]

First, some news. As generative AI has seeped into a number of industries, from law to healthcare, industry-specific large language model startups have proliferated, as we showed in this analysis.… [...]

Beauty company Glossier was an Instagram-fueled breakout star of the mid-2010s, winning over shoppers and investors alike with its promise to reinvent the stodgy, slow-moving beauty industry. But today, as… [...]

Today just may have been the most important day for the future of tech. We’re talking about the Supreme Court arguments regarding Florida and Texas state laws that curb the… [...]

An up-and-coming video-generation startup—and its new investors—may get more than they bargained for when it comes to competition.AI-powered video startup Genmo is set to raise at least $30 million in… [...]

When BedRock Systems co-founder Bob Tinker was recently searching for a venture loan to provide extra cash for his cybersecurity startup after it raised a Series A round funding round,… [...]