NASA’s New PACE Observatory Searches for Clues to Humanity’s Future

Way up in the sky and sprinkled across the seas, two of the littlest yet most influential things in the world have stubbornly guarded their secrets: aerosols and phytoplankton. Today, NASA launched its Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem mission, or PACE, to unravel their mysteries. The mission’s findings could be a key to understanding how […]

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Searches for ‘Suicide Squad refund’ surge 791% following the game’s early access launch ‘disaster’

What you need to know Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is an upcoming online action game built by Rocksteady, the team behind the masterpiece “Arkhamverse” Batman games.  The game notoriously previewed poorly, with major outlets like IGN posting up negative early impressions. IGN then reported that Warner Bros. has barred them from review copies […]

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Cryptographers Are Getting Closer to Enabling Fully Private Internet Searches

The original version of this story appeared in Quanta Magazine. We all know to be careful about the details we share online, but the information we seek can also be revealing. Search for driving directions, and our location becomes far easier to guess. Check for a password in a trove of compromised data, and we […]

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Microsoft just fixed local searches in Bing Chat

What you need to know Microsoft rolled out several improvements to Bing Chat this week. Bing Chat now supports 20 turns per session and up to 200 per day. Image and video search also made their way to Bing Chat this week. Microsoft improved local search results within Bing Chat as well. Bing Chat gains […]

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Add the Bing Chat box to all your web searches with this single setting

The Bing Chat experience is bound to change and grow as the product matures and more and more of us start to use it. Right now on desktop, if you’re using Bing as your search engine, you may see the Chat box intermittently alongside your regular results.  For me, intermittently wasn’t good enough. I’ve already […]

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