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  1. next-Jin

    PlayStation 4 hits 100 million milestone

    “The 100 million mark is an impressive milestone for any console no matter how long it takes to reach it. Sony previous hit it with the original PlayStation and set the total sales record with the PlayStation 2’s 155 million sales. Meanwhile, Nintendo also achieved this with the original Wii...
  2. cageymaru

    Logitech VR Ink Pilot Edition Is a Stylus for Your Virtual World

    The Logitech VR Ink Pilot Edition is a Stylus that designers, modelers, artists and more can use in VR. Since it uses a physical pen shape, users will instantly become familiar with using it. Here are some of the videos that Logitech released demonstrating the stylus in use. It works with the...
  3. cageymaru

    Google Suspends Transfers of Technology with Huawei

    Reuters is reporting that Google has suspended transfers of technology with Huawei after the U.S. blacklisted the Chinese manufacturer of electronics. This includes Android and hardware products according to the article. Huawei will still have access to open source licenses.
  4. cageymaru

    Samsung Announces 5nm EUV Development Milestone

    Samsung has announced that its 5nm FinFet process technology is complete in its development and is ready for customer sampling. Compared to 7nm, Samsung’s 5nm FinFET process technology provides up to a 25% increase in logic area efficiency with 20% lower power consumption or 10% higher...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Researchers Build an AI that Can Write

    According to a recent BBC report, researchers created an AI that excels at writing bogus news, as well as responses to a wide variety of prompts, without any human input. In order to train the model, the researchers say they scraped outbound Reddit links that have at least 3 karma, which they...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    "Targeted" Ransomware Hits LA Times and Tribune Publishing

    The Los Angeles Times and Tribune Publishing have reportedly been hit by a "targeted" ransomware attack originating from outside the United States. Reports from the Times and the Chicago Tribune themselves say their servers started going down on Saturday, and that Saturday editions of the Wall...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    China News Agency Reveals First AI Anchor

    Xinhua News Agency, the government-run news agency of China, has unveiled their first AI news anchor. The anchor made "his" debut at the World Internet Conference, and the news agency claims he "learns from live broadcasting videos by himself and can read texts as naturally as a professional...
  8. DooKey

    Apple TV App Enables News Section as Promised

    The Apple TV app now has a news section that integrates six different news streaming apps. If you don't have the individual apps it will prompt you to download them from the App Store and once they are setup the TV app will allow for single sign-on into any of them. Also, it integrates the Siri...
  9. DooKey

    Study Finds Fringe Communities on Reddit and 4chan have High influence on Twitter

    Researchers have conducted the first large-scale measurement of how mainstream and alternative news flows through multiple social media platforms. Based on their findings it appears that Reddit and 4chan serve as an incubation chamber for a lot of information. It just goes to show how...
  10. P

    My first news thread!

    And probably last! Safe to say users shouldn't be able to create threads in the news section! p.s. This was mostly a test to see if it would work, and it worked p.s.s. Don't kill me
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