About 1 billion users log onto the fast-growing social media app TikTok every month. As the app gains more popularity globally, experts say they have concerns about the spread of misinformation.
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San Francisco's largest private employer says it can also generate leads. Here's what we know.
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A glitch in Apple's iOS could be compromising your privacy and safety. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson explains what the glitch is and how you can keep yourself safe.
"It's a new day for search," Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said today. For 13 years now, Microsoft has tried to get you to use Bing, but you didn't want to, so its global market share remains in the low single digits. Now, the company is pulling out all the stops in an effort to better compete with Google.
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Migrants from Africa and Haiti reportedly cannot utilize app to accept their photos, which is now required to apply for asylum
You’re minding your own business, getting some work done on your Mac, when all of a sudden, you receive a notification from System Settings: Your iCloud is being hacked! Click here to remove the virus. Hold up, though: Any program telling you to “click here” to “remove the virus” is lying to you, and shouldn’t be trusted. But the fact that this is coming as a notification, rather than a shady email or text message, is concerning. What’s going on?
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AI tokens are building momentum but nonetheless face challenges.
As anyone who’s lived with an electric vehicle will tell you, you don’t plan journeys in EVs the same way you do in gas-powered cars. Your stops to refuel have to be a little more deliberate and premeditated. On Wednesday Google announced a trio of new Maps features targeting EVs that have the search giant’s software built in, like those from Volvo, Polestar, General Motors and Honda — and eventually Ford, too.
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The Alphabet unit described new types of search results days after it opened Bard, an artificial-intelligence service, to testing.
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‘We’re witnessing the fastest industrial revolution in history,’ says one commentator
At a Microsoft press event today where the company demonstrated its new AI-powered search capabilities in Bing, the company also announced a new version of its Edge web browser that includes AI technologies built in. "It's sleeker, it's lighter," said Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft Corporate VP, when demonstrating the new version of the browser, which now sports a few aesthetic changes, like rounded corners. Similar to the updates coming to Bing, an AI chatbot is available in a sidebar in Edge and includes two functionalities at launch: chat and compose.
Users will need to go to this link and sign in to a Microsoft account to get on a waitlist to access Bing search. To jump the line, Microsoft said users can set Bing as the default search engine on their PC and scan a QR code to download the Bing Search app on your phone. Here is how Microsoft has integrated the technology from OpenAI, in which Microsoft first invested in 2019, into Bing and Edge.
Bing will now have "answer" and "chat" options in search using the latest in artificial intelligence.
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Microsoft fired its latest salvo against rival Google on Tuesday, debuting a new version of its Bing search engine powered by OpenAI's GPT-4, a more powerful version of its popular ChatGPT natural language AI technology.
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Google debuted a number of new AI-powered search features at an event on Wednesday, as it fights off a new advance by Microsoft into the search market.
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Utah’s Maile O’Keefe collects 2nd career Pac-12 Specialist of the Week award, presented by Pacific Premier Bank
Utah’s Maile O’Keefe has been named Pac-12 Specialist of the Week award, presented by Pacific Premier Bank, for Feb. 7. The reigning Pac-12 Specialist of the Year recorded her first perfect 10 of the season to win the beam and push the Utes’ team score to a 49.775, matching the school record on the event. Follow Pac-12 women's gymnastics this season with the Pac-12 Now App. Download the Pac-12 Now App today and set alerts for Pac-12 women's gymnastics to make sure you never miss a moment of the action. Pac-12 Now is available today in your app store for iOS, Android, and Apple TV.
NFT Strategist And Saint Rock Media Founder Kalah Haley Believes ‘Cryptocurrency Is Not Going Anywhere’
As the buzz around cryptocurrency continues, one leader in the industry has opened up about why she believes it is here to stay.
Zoom is laying off approximately 1,300 employees or 15 percent of its workforce. CEO Eric Yuan suggested the company grew too quickly after its pandemic-driven boom.
Photo sharing and organizational app Pinterest reported Q4 earnings after the bell on Feb. 6. Results were mixed; Pinterest indicated a dimmer forecast for Q1 of this year, indicating it would be seeking revenue in the "low single digits" compared to the year prior. Pinterest has been spooking investors for quarters with its mixed bag of financials; usership goes up but revenue stays stubbornly stagnant as advertising lags across the tech industry.
Democrats and Republicans agree: Social media app TikTok is a privacy and security issue, writes Paul Brandus.
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