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In the wake of the Capitol riots two weeks ago, a number of large tech companies pulled support for Parler, a Twitter-like social network...

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The mouse-in-a-jar technology needs other improvements, too, Hanna says. He was not able to grow the mice starting from a fertilized egg all the...

Vue 3.2 promises a speed boost

Vue 3.2, a new release of the popular JavaScript framework, offers better performance as well as improvements to single file components and web components....

Why Spotify wants to work with Joe Rogan, Barack Obama, and...

Spotify started out as a legal way to stream popular music. Then it flirted, unsuccessfully, with becoming a video company, too. Now it is...

Peloton’s mandatory treadmill memberships show how you never fully own your...

Peloton has come up with an interesting solution to its treadmill safety issues, which have been connected to a child’s death: Force owners of...

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This Fallout TV Show Is a Terrible Idea—Unless It’s a Comedy

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Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task

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This Fallout TV Show Is a Terrible Idea—Unless It’s a Comedy

Ever since Cats of Zero Wing delivered the oddly worded threat “all your base are...

Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task

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Statement on the UK-Australia Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership – Minister for Foreign Affairs

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This Fallout TV Show Is a Terrible Idea—Unless It’s a Comedy

Ever since Cats of Zero Wing delivered the oddly worded threat “all your base are belong to us” some 30 years ago, the writing...

Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task

Data2vec is part of a big trend in AI toward models that can learn to understand the world in more than one way. “It’s...

Statement on the UK-Australia Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership – Minister for Foreign Affairs

Australia has today agreed a Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership with the United Kingdom that will help shape a positive technology environment and maintain...

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Microsoft’s war chest is a dynamo. With revenues that rival the GDP of a small nation, it’s got enough cash on hand to buy...

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In the wake of a recent incident that wreaked havoc on the NPM package registry, a new group of maintainers is reestablishing the Faker...

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