Apple Says Spotify Wants ‘Limitless Access’ to App Store Tools Without Paying

Amid rumors that the European Commission will soon fine Apple 500 million euros for breaking EU law over access to streaming music services, Apple today commented on its relationship with Apple Music competitor Spotify and the ongoing complaints that Spotify has made to the EC to attempt to get the App Store rules changed. In […]

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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League for Xbox review — The hero every villain wants to be

To kill a hero is to kill every moral concept we know. Goodness, decency, and the will to use the powers that be to help others. Being a hero is to be courageous, to do what is right in the face of overwhelming odds.  What happens when you take a murderer, a thief, or people […]

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants to equip 2 million workers in India with AI skills by 2025 to transform every sector

What you need to know Microsoft recently outlined its plans to equip 2 million people in India with AI skills. The program is designed to help the country become self-reliant with a skilled AI workforce, allowing it to transform every sector with the technology. The tech giant aims to achieve this goal by 2025 through […]

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Samsung wants to keep 2nm chip production to its home country

Samsung and TSMC are expanding their chip production facilities to other countries, like Japan and the USA, but they want to keep the most cutting-edge chip fabrication technologies in their home countries. While Samsung and TSMC plan to make 4nm chips in the US, they are keeping 2nm chip production in South Korea and Taiwan, […]

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Samsung wants to keep 2nm chip production to its home country

Samsung and TSMC are expanding their chip production facilities to other countries, like Japan and the USA, but they want to keep the most cutting-edge chip fabrication technologies in their home countries. While Samsung and TSMC plan to make 4nm chips in the US, they are keeping 2nm chip production in South Korea and Taiwan, […]

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With active noise canceling and up to 78 hours of battery life, this new headset wants to make you more productive

What you need to know Dell has announced a lineup of new headsets focused on productivity and office use. The top of the heap is undoubtedly the Dell Pro Wireless ANC Headset, which boasts up to 78 hours of battery life, an optional charging dock, and hybrid ANC. There’s also a wired variant of the […]

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Microsoft wants Copilot to automatically open at startup on Windows 11 PCs with wide screens

What you need to know Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 11 preview build for Insiders in the Dev Channel. Today’s build is 23615 and adds a feature that will automatically open the Windows Copilot interface upon boot on PCs with wide screens.  The company says this behavior is just a test, and is […]

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CES 2024: Rabbit r1 AI Assistant Wants to Do Tasks for You

AI startup Rabbit today announced the launch of the Rabbit r1, a mobile device that’s designed to simplify the experience of using a smartphone. The r1 runs rabbit OS, an operating system powered by a Large Action Model (LAM). The Large Action Model is able to learn how humans use computers, or more specifically, how […]

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First, Microsoft Copilot came for your keyboard. Now, it wants to live in your File Explorer.

What you need to know Microsoft appears to be working on a Copilot feature within File Explorer. Code labeled “CopilotFEContextMenu” was recently discovered, likely referring to some form of integration between Copilot and File Explorer. It’s not clear what the feature would be able to do, but one theory is that it will allow you […]

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Samsung wants to make $8.8 billion profit from chips in 2024

The semiconductor division has long been one of Samsung’s most profitable business units. It’s been having a tough time of it recently, with the division reportedly losing $10 billion in 2023. Samsung is looking to turn these fortunes around in spectacular fashion in 2024. The company is reportedly looking to earn 11.5 trillion won or […]

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Samsung wants to develop ‘super-gap technologies’ to maintain competitive edge

Samsung, one of the most innovative tech companies in the world, announced its priorities at the start of the new year. The South Korean firm wants to strengthen its technological supremacy to maintain an edge over its rivals. The company also wants to be more flexible to adapt to future changes. Before the launch of […]

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Apple Wants to Partner With Major Publishers to Train AI

Apple has approached several major publishers to establish deals that would allow the Cupertino company to train generative artificial intelligence systems on news content, reports The New York Times. Apple is aiming for multiyear deals and has approached Condé Nast, NBC News, and IAC. Condé Nast publications include Vogue, Wired, Vanity Fair, Ars Technica, Glamour, […]

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Apple Wants to Partner With Major Publishers to Train AI

Apple has approached several major publishers to establish deals that would allow the Cupertino company to train generative artificial intelligence systems on news content, reports The New York Times. Apple is aiming for multiyear deals and has approached Condé Nast, NBC News, and IAC. Condé Nast publications include Vogue, Wired, Vanity Fair, Ars Technica, Glamour, […]

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Microsoft is exploring adding a command line text editor into Windows, and it wants your feedback

What you need to know Microsoft has opened a thread on GitHub exploring the possibility of adding a default CLI (command line interface) text editor into Windows.  While you can launch graphical apps from the command line, such as VS Code, many developers, admins and even end users, still work in a predominantly CLI environment.  […]

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Samsung wants to launch solid state batteries by 2027

Samsung Electronics has a battery development and manufacturing division, too, and it’s called Samsung SDI. Batteries from Samsung SDI are used in Samsung’s laptops, smartphones, tablets, and wearables. They are also used in electric vehicles from BMW and Fiat and will soon be used by Hyundai and Genesis. Now, the company is aiming to launch […]

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Microsoft wants your smartphone to act as a webcam for your PC

What you need to know Microsoft appears to be working on a feature that will let you use your smartphone’s camera as a webcam on your PC through the Link to Windows app. A recent version of Link to Windows includes code that suggests the ability to use your phone as a webcam is on […]

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Dr. Dara Norman Wants to Bring More People Into Science

When Dr. Norman was taking a sabbatical at Howard University in 2015, she got a crash course in just how different access can be at a smaller institution, versus the national observatories she was used to. “I was going to look at these images that a collaboration of mine had recently gotten. These images are […]

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Dr. Jessie Christiansen Wants to Help You Discover the Next Exoplanet

It’s hard to believe that just four decades ago, we had no idea whether planets existed outside our solar system. Scientists discovered the first exoplanet in 1992, and since then our understanding of the universe has changed irrevocably. Now, scientists estimate that there are as many planets around us as there are stars. The cosmos […]

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India wants Samsung to invest in country’s AI and chip industry

India is quickly rising as a viable alternative to China in the electronics manufacturing space. Apple, Samsung, and several other brands have started assembling their smartphones and other devices in India. However, India aspires to be much better. It wants to be a powerful player in AI and semiconductor chip segments as well. To that […]

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X wants to sell you your favorite handle for over $50,000

Have you had your eye on an old Twitter/X @ handle that someone else picked up? It would be particularly painful if they’re not using it and are effectively squatting on the handle. Turns out, Elon Musk’s X now wants to give you a way to buy such handles. A new report highlights that X […]

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