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UA Drone ID - drone recognition technology for the DELTA battle management system

The UA DroneID technology will enhance the situation awareness system DELTA. It is a modern NATO-style combat system used by the Security and Defense Forces of Ukraine. It allows to see the battlefield in real-time, exchange information within the un...

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Multimessenger Beeper, which Apple was desperately fighting, has been acquired by Automattic (WordPress and Tumblr)

Have you not forgotten Beeper yet? That messenger that iMessage launched on Android and upset Apple so much? Well, it was acquired by Automattic, which owns WordPress, Tumblr, Simplenote, and other services. This deal is part of Automattic's strategy...

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ChatGPT writes songs for Indian movies - and he's listed in the credits

The chatbot OpenAI has started its career in Bollywood - ChatGPT was noticed in the credits of an Indian series as part of the music team, according to user posts on Reddit. More specifically, it is mentioned as a "lyricist." The publication MS Powe...

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Meta updated Messenger - shared albums, HD photo support and sending files up to 100 MB

Users can now create photo and video albums in shared Messenger chats - to do this, you need to select several individual images from the conversation (by tapping or holding) and activate the "Add to Album" option. Each chat participant can view, add...

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After the Taiwan earthquake, memory manufacturers stopped publishing contract prices - will SSDs and DRAMs get even more expensive?

In recent times, there has been a disheartening trend of rising prices in the DRAM and NAND memory markets, which is already directly affecting the prices of end devices (SSD and RAM for mobile gadgets and computers). It is quite likely that this tre...

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Google gives Gemini 1.5 Pro "ears" and launches Vertex AI bot builder

According to the announcement at the Google Next event, Gemini 1.5 Pro will now be able to listen to its users - in practice, the model will be able to react to uploaded audio files or provide information based on calls and videos without the need to...

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Android 15 will introduce a Private Space feature in Android 15 - analogous to Samsung's "secure folder" feature. Here's how it works

Experts recommend setting up a reliable screen lock on your smartphone to prevent others from accessing your data. However, you can also enable an additional security level in case you need to pass your phone to someone else. Samsung devices have a f...

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The global PC and notebook market has returned to growth after a two-year slump. Lenovo is still the leader

The PC market, as expected, returned to growth in the last quarter after a two-year decline, as confirmed by reports from leading analytical agencies IDC and Canalys: approximately 60 million computers were sold worldwide in the first quarter of 2024...

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Google has launched Find My Device, a network that can search even turned off phones

After extensive testing, Google has finally launched its long-awaited Find My Device network. This technology uses a crowdsourcing network of over a billion Android devices to help people find lost gadgets. The basic functionality of this solution is...

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Musk predicted the advent of AGI (smarter than the smartest person) in two years and called Chinese automakers "the most competitive"

At the end of 2023, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang predicted that artificial intelligence would be able to compete with humans in 5 years. And now Elon Musk, known for his "very accurate forecasts," shared his own assessment - the owner of Tesla and SpaceX ...

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ChatGPT creator Sam Altman became a billionaire - but not because of OpenAI

Altman, as is known, does not have capital in OpenAI, but investments in startups such as Reddit, Stripe, and Helion still secured him a place on the Forbes billionaire ranking. At the top of the list are the owner of the luxury goods company LVMH, B...

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"Digital Sovereignty. German authorities have switched 30,000 civil servants to Linux

The authorities of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein have transferred 30 thousand state employees from the Microsoft Windows operating system to Linux. This was reported by ArsTechnica. It is noted that the government has finally completed the p...

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Floppy disks don't give up. In San Francisco, trains are run by a floppy disk system that should last at least another 10 years

In San Francisco, the heart of Silicon Valley, the public was truly alarmed by the automated train management system that operates... on floppy disks (yes, those same old floppy disks). The head of the local transport company added fuel to the fire w...

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Like Neuralink, but less invasive. Synchron seeks patients for 'large-scale' brain implant trials

A startup has developed a safe interface for "mind control" communication, which is embedded in the brain through blood vessels. According to Reuters, Synchron is preparing for a large-scale clinical trial and is launching an online registry for pote...

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Copilot's generative tool creates ugly stereotypical images of Jews and anti-Semitic imagery

Generative tools of artificial intelligence are far from perfect. Last week it was reported that the generative artificial intelligence Meta tends to create images of people of the same race, even if explicitly stated otherwise. For example, for quer...

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