Have you ever stumbled upon online listings that seem just a tad off? Well, it turns out the rabbit hole of AI-generated product descriptions and titles on e-commerce platforms is deeper and more amusing than one might expect. Let’s embark on a whimsical exploration of these AI creations that are cropping up in places you wouldn’t believe!
In a move that underscores the complex interplay of technology, law, and business, Apple is reportedly planning to remove the blood-oxygen sensors from some of its Apple Watches. This decision, seemingly a strategic sidestep, aims to avoid a looming U.S. ban amidst a heated patent dispute.
In what seems like a page taken straight out of the popular sitcom “The IT Crowd,” Google’s latest advice to Gmail users facing a new kind of hack attack in 2024 harks back to the show’s iconic troubleshooting line: “Have you tried turning it off and on again?” This seemingly simple tactic is Google’s response to a recent wave of attacks targeting Google accounts, which are resistant to password changes.
In yet another chapter of the ongoing saga of tech giants and their questionable privacy practices, Google finds itself settling a $5 billion privacy lawsuit. This lawsuit revolves around Google’s alleged tracking of users in Chrome (and other browser’s) “incognito” mode, a practice that we’re sure is continuing unabated.
Just today, I stumbled upon a piece of news that’s as intriguing as it is complex. Picture this: The New York Times, a giant in the world of news, is taking on two tech behemoths, OpenAI and Microsoft. Why, you ask? Well, it’s all about copyright infringement, and the plot is thicker than a bowl of oatmeal.
Warning: Amazon Now Shipping in Clear Packaging Just in Time for Gift Giving Season and What to Do About It
With absolutely no warning to customers, and just in time for gift-giving season, Amazon has given a massive gift to porch pirates: shipping items in see-through packaging. Of course, even if your neighborhood isn’t plagued by porch pirates, this still presents another problem: people for whom you are purchasing gifts, or to whom you are sending gifts directly from Amazon, can see exactly what you are giving them. Here are two ways, neither of them without their downsides, to make sure that your gift recipients won’t know what’s inside, and that those porch pirates (i.e. people who steal deliveries that have been delivered outside such as on to the porch) won’t be further enticed.
The unpredictable Elon Musk is stirring up the Twitterverse again, and our readers have had a flurry of inquiries. The mystery? Musk’s recent decision to impose “temporary limits” on the daily tweet view count. What’s the reason behind this? And what does this mean for Twitter users? We’ve got the lowdown.
Curious minds are buzzing around Meta’s newest venture: Threads. This Twitter-competitor is yet another addition to Meta’s social media empire and our readers have been itching to know more. What is Threads? How does it work? And how does it compete with Twitter? Rest assured, we’ve got the answers.
Amazon was caught red-handed, handing over Ring doorbell footage to law enforcement agencies without user permission, subpoenas, warrants, without any of the traditional legal controls which prevent liberal disclosure of non-public data to law enforcement. This disclosure was set to further ignite ongoing debates about privacy and civil liberties in relation to the tech giant’s video-sharing agreements with police departments nationwide.
Amazon, the internet-based monopol-*ahem* er, giant, known for its e-commerce platform, has stealthily diversified into the realm of logistics and freight services. Offering a robust solution to shipping needs, Amazon Freight provides a comprehensive suite of features designed to cater to businesses large and small. But, as always, the journey to understanding a service begins with the first step—getting acquainted with the offering itself.
The tech industry got a little heated this week when two of its biggest names, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, ignited a playful banter that led to the idea of a “cage match” face-off.
Tuesday saw President Biden pulling up a chair with a group of society leaders, known for their skepticism towards the giants of the tech industry, to have a heart-to-heart about the rise of artificial intelligence. This forms part of a broader initiative by the U.S. government to become more engaged in the conversation surrounding AI and its potential dangers.
The dispute concerning Reddit’s API continues to escalate, with moderators resorting to a novel form of protest: devising a straightforward method to demonetize their subreddits, thereby preventing the company from earning revenue through them.
During the 2023 WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference), Apple unveiled yet another shiny new member of its laptop family: the 15-inch MacBook Air. With this fresh addition, the MacBook fleet now consists of the 13-inch MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro, each boasting the latest chips. But, a perplexing situation has surfaced – it seems like Apple has completely overlooked the existence of its 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Collectible Toymaker Good Smile Company Revealed as Secret Investor in 4chan, Raising Concerns Among Partners
In a surprising turn of events, it has been uncovered that Japanese toymaker Good Smile Company has been secretly financing the controversial online message board, 4chan.