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September 15, 2022

SpaceX’s Starlink Arrives In Antarctica, Now Available On All 7 Continents

With the recent addition of Antarctica, SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service is now available on all seven continents. PC Magazine reports: The company has shipped a […]
September 14, 2022

There’s No Tiananmen Square In the New Chinese Image-Making AI

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: There’s a new text-to-image AI in town. With ERNIE-ViLG, a new AI developed by the Chinese […]
September 14, 2022

Google Deepmind Researcher Co-Authors Paper Saying AI Will Eliminate Humanity

Long-time Slashdot reader TomGreenhaw shares a report from Motherboard: Superintelligent AI is “likely” to cause an existential catastrophe for humanity, according to a new paper [from […]
September 14, 2022

Treasury Says Sanctions on Tornado Cash Don’t Stop People From Sharing Code

The U.S. Treasury is clarifying some of the details of its sanctions on decentralized crypto mixer Tornado Cash, including the right to disseminate the code involved. […]
September 14, 2022

Breach of Software Maker Used To Backdoor Ecommerce Servers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: FishPig, a UK-based maker of e-commerce software used by as many as 200,000 websites, is urging customers […]
September 14, 2022
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Google Cancels Half the Projects At Its Internal R&D Group Area 120

TechCrunch has learned and Google confirmed the company is slashing projects at its in-house R&D division known as Area 120. From the report: The company on […]
September 14, 2022

Microsoft Teams Stores Auth Tokens As Cleartext In Windows, Linux, Macs

Security analysts have found a severe security vulnerability in the desktop app for Microsoft Teams that gives threat actors access to authentication tokens and accounts with […]
September 14, 2022

California Governor Signs Law Requiring Social Networks To Post Moderation Rules

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law aimed at making web platforms monitor hate speech, extremism, […]
September 14, 2022

Canva, the $26 Billion Design Startup, Launches a Productivity Suite To Take On Google Docs, Microsoft Office

Canva, the Australian graphic design business valued at $26 billion, is introducing a new suite of digital workplace products that “represent a direct challenge to Google […]