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- Rotten Tomatoes gets its first card game to entertain film buffs -
Movie and TV reviews site Rotten Tomatoes is releasing a card game in early 2023 called “Rotten Tomatoes: The Card Game,” a fast-paced party game that challenges cinephiles by making them guess what rating a movie has—a.k.a the Tomatometer
- Google Search will soon begin translating local press coverage -
At a Google Search-focused event this morning, Google announced that it will soon introduce ways to translate news coverage directly from Search. Starting in 2023, English users, for example, will be able to search and see translated links to new
- Google rolls out tool to request removal of personal info from search results, will later add proactive alerts -
This spring, Google announced it would expand the types of personal information users could request to have removed from Google Search results to include contact information, like a phone number, address or email. At Google’s “Search
- Google Search now queries Reddit and Quora in response to open-ended questions -
In early April, software engineer Dmitri Kyle Brereton published a blog post — “Google Search Is Dying” — that struck a nerve. Now among the most upvoted threads of all time on Y Combinator’s Hacker News forum, the p
- Google is getting new sustainability features, including a fuel cost calculator -
Google is adding several new sustainability features for Search, the company announced today at its Search On event. The search giant will start showing the annual fuel cost for cars in search results to help people who are in the market for a ne
- Dead Space Remake Team Showed Diehard Fans the Game Every Six Weeks in Early Development - Dead Space developers at EA Motive showed diehard fans the game every six weeks during early development to bounce ideas around and discuss "polarizing" topics.
- Skull and Bones Delayed for the Fifth Time - Skull & Bones, Ubisoft's pirate battler that's been in development limbo at least since 2017, has been delayed yet again. This is the fifth time.
- Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Will Finally Answer the Question 'What if Diglett Was a Worm?' - Have you ever considered what Diglett might look like if it were a worm? Well, even if you haven't, tough luck because Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will introduce Wiglett.
- Intel’s Arc A770 Gets $329 Price Tag and October Release Date - Intel will enter the GPU race in October with the release of its top-end GPU, the Arc A770.
- Age of Empires Anniversary Stream Will Include Announcements and 'Some Surprises' - Xbox is planning an Age of Empires Anniversary Stream for October that will include "announcements and surprises." A new Anniversary Edition will also be released that day.
- DALL-E image generator is now open to everyone - DALL-E launched frenzy of image synthesis development but was invitation-only until now.
- Google Fiber touts 20Gbps download speed in test, promises eventual 100Gbps - Google Fiber test delivered 20.2Gbps downloads to exec's home in Kansas City.
- Serious vulnerabilities in Matrix’s end-to-end encryption are being patched - Previously overlooked flaws allow malicious homeservers to decrypt and spoof messages.
- We interviewed Linux OS through an AI bot to discover its secrets - In the world's first operating system interview, Linux tells all about Windows, Torvalds, and its favorite distro.
- Better than JPEG? Researcher discovers that Stable Diffusion can compress images - Lossy compression bypasses text-to-image portions of Stable Diffusion with interesting results.
- This Chatbot Aims to Steer People Away From Child Abuse Material - Pornhub is trialing a new automated tool that pushes CSAM-searchers to seek help for their online behavior. Will it work?
- This 15-Inch Portable OLED Monitor Is on Sale Right Now - Whether you’re typing from coffee shops or a hybrid work setup, you need a screen you can grab and go.
- You'll Need a Magnifying Glass to Find the iPhone 14's Upgrades - It's a great handset, but the improvements are so iterative that most of you will hardly notice what's new.
- The Best Smart Speakers With Voice Assistants - Chatty assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google are popular. But which one is right for you?
- The Unlikely Cure for Burnout? A Second Job - “Overemployment” sounds like more of the same old grind, but its underlying philosophy is critical of work.
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- The Crypto World Is on Edge After a String of Hacks - More than $2 billion in digital currency has been stolen in hacks this year, shaking faith in the experimental field of decentralized finance known as DeFi.
- The Long Road to Driverless Trucks - Self-driving eighteen-wheelers are now on highways in states like California and Texas. But there are still human “safety drivers” behind the wheel. What will it take to get them out?
- On Portugal’s ‘Bitcoin Beach,’ Crypto Optimism Still Reigns - In crypto havens such as Meia Praia beach, the confidence in digital currencies remains undimmed even after this summer’s crash.
- C.E.O. of Celsius, the Crypto Bank, Resigns - Alex Mashinsky, the founder of Celsius, which filed for bankruptcy in July, said his role had “become an increasing distraction.”
- Dating Apps Thrive in China, but Not Just for Romance - China has cracked down on many tech companies, but has allowed dating apps that provide social connections to flourish.