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Top 10 oil producers in 2023 - US + Saudi Arabia = 28% of production

Last year, three countries in the world together issued 32.8 million barrels of oil per day, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration. Overall, the US, Russia, and Saudi Arabia account for 40% of global oil production - and the...

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Israel has rolled out a massive facial recognition program in the Gaza Strip - The New York Times

Images are matched with a database of Palestinians allegedly linked to HAMAS. As reported by The New York Times, Israeli military intelligence has recently introduced an experimental facial recognition program in Gaza, created by the Tel Aviv-based c...

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Musk says Tesla Optimus robot should cost "like half a car" - and will soon support 5G

It's been just over two years since Elon Musk announced that Tesla has started moving towards the development of humanoid robots. The company quickly showed the first prototypes (one assembled model that barely moved, and another one that stood on a ...

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Rabbit's "Tamagotchi for Zoomers" will get a voice thanks to ElevenLabs' technology

Rabbit is planning to release the first series of its AI-powered pocket companions next month at a price of $200. As noted by TechCrunch, the R1 device will also be able to support voice commands - thanks to Rabbit's partnership with ElevenLabs (a co...

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Zoom unveiled Workplace, a large-scale AI collaboration platform

Zoom has introduced a new Zoom Workplace platform for collaborative work based on artificial intelligence and Zoom AI Companion capabilities. This is stated in the company's official blog here. Zoom Workplace provides the option to select and allows ...

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The SCARF camera is capable of capturing 156.3 trillion frames per second

Scientists have developed an extremely fast scientific camera that captures images at an encoding rate of 156.3 THz for individual pixels, equivalent to 156.3 trillion frames per second. The SCARF (swept-coded aperture real-time femtophotography) res...

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iOS 18 with artificial intelligence and a new home screen - what to expect from the "biggest update" in iPhone history

It is expected that iOS 18 will be presented at the Apple WWDC 2024 developer conference scheduled for June 10. In recent weeks, Apple has been actively negotiating - in particular with Google, OpenAI, and Baidu, regarding the provision of some new A...

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Apple officially announces WWDC24 timing and hints at AI

Apple has officially announced its WWDC24 event. The developer conference will start on June 10 and end on June 14. As in recent years, the company is holding a special in-person event only for invited guests at Apple's headquarters. The company cont...

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What do you say, Hollywood? 7 new videos generated by OpenAI's Sora with tips from directors, writers and artists

OpenAI regularly releases new videos generated by the Sora neural network based on simple text prompts, although the tool remains inaccessible to the public - except for a selected group of artists who have been given the opportunity to test the nove...

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"Black" Starlink - terminals are massively sold illegally around the world [Bloomberg investigation]

Starlink advertises its high-speed internet as "available almost anywhere on Earth," but in practice its distribution officially ends in territories where the company has not yet obtained permission to operate, or in countries where repressive regime...

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Mark Zuckerberg 'recruits' Google DeepMind researchers via personal emails - The Information

The head of Meta is looking for talent in the field of artificial intelligence. Mark Zuckerberg writes personal emails to AI specialists at Google DeepMind to lure them to Meta, reports The Information citing two people who have seen the messages. On...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says he got a pacemaker and is now "a little more like a machine"

In his podcast, the 76-year-old actor announced that he underwent heart surgery to install a pacemaker last Monday (a device implanted in a person to restore and normalize heart rhythm disturbances). Schwarzenegger joked that he now looks "a little m...

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LifeCell expanded the availability of 5G in roaming - the list includes 47 countries. When in Ukraine? Not soon

lifecell reported the expansion of the list of countries where its subscribers have access to 5G. Currently, this list includes 47 countries. In which countries does lifecell offer 5G roaming Since May 2023, lifecell subscribers have access to 5G int...

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The next-generation Boom XB-1 supersonic airplane has made its maiden flight

The first private supersonic aircraft took to the sky since the Concorde was retired two decades ago. On March 22, the supersonic demonstrator Boom XB-1 completed its first flight at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. "Today, XB-1 flew in ...

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Apple, Meta and Google are under EU investigation. The tech giants are "suspected" of violating the new Digital Markets Act

If suspicions are confirmed, companies face fines of up to 10% of global annual revenue, or up to 20% in case of repeated violations. As reported by The Verge, the European Commission has initiated five investigations into Apple, Google, and Meta's c...

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