Researchers tell owners to “assume compromise” of unpatched Zyxel firewalls
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Firewalls made by Zyxel are being wrangled into a destructive botnet, which is taking control of them by exploiting a recently patched vulnerability with a severity…
FTC fines Amazon $25M for violating children’s privacy with Alexa
FTC Commissioner Alvaro M. Bedoya also took the opportunity to tweet out a direct cautionary note to the fast-growing AI industry…Read More
Americans Owe Nearly $1 Trillion in Credit Card Debt – CNET
The average credit card interest rate is now over 20%, the highest on record.
AI-expanded album cover artworks go viral thanks to Photoshop’s Generative Fill
Enlarge / An AI-expanded version of a famous album cover involving four lads and a certain road created using Adobe Generative Fill. (credit: Capitol Records / Adobe / Dobrokotov) Over…
Microsoft’s data and analytics platform Fabric announces unified pricing, pressuring Google and Amazon
Why Microsoft will disrupt the status quo — and rattle competitors Google and Amazon — with new pricing for its Microsoft Fabric suite.Read More
One-third of people can’t tell a human from an AI. Here’s why that matters
OpenAI-rival AI21 Labs performed a social experiment that found that 32% of people can’t tell the difference between a human and an AI bot.Read More
Samsung Gaming Hub partners with Blacknut and Antstream Arcade
Samsung Gaming Hub announced it’s rolling out its latest cloud gaming partnerships: Antstream Arcade and Blacknut.Read More
The Man Who Named the Metaverse Is Optimistic Despite Meta’s Troubles – CNET
Sci-fi author Neal Stephenson says the metaverse’s foundations are maturing. It’s been tough, but Apple’s expected AR headset could help.
Smartphone Shipments Are Forecast to Decline in 2023 Thanks to Inflation – CNET
Despite a lower forecast for 2023, look for the market to rebound in 2024.
Games for Change Festival unveils 2023 award finalists
Games for Change, the nonprofit focused on social impact games, unveiled today the finalists for its 2023 Games for Change Awards.Read More