You can now talk to Bing on desktop, and it can even read its replies to you out loud.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the creator of the iPhone, iPad, and Mac line of computers and notebooks, to name just a few of its iconic products. It enters an arena dominated by Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: META), which became synonymous with virtual reality when the company changed its name from Facebook in 2021. The social media giant has been focused heavily on developing virtual worlds, often referred to as metaverses.
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has finally spoken publicly about the company’s deeply unpopular API changes.
Carvana's big rally is now looking more like a blip on the radar. Shares in the online-car retailer soared Thursday, closing up by 56% from the prior day on news that it expected to post $50 million worth of adjusted EBITDA in the current quarter, powered by stronger per-car sales profitability. For Carvana, the gains were a welcome turnaround.
FIS, the fintech giant that runs a wide range of payment, banking and investment services, has acquired Bond, a startup that specializes in embedded finance, multiple sources confirmed today. FIS is not sharing how much it paid for Bond, a San Francisco-based BaaS (banking-as-a-service) startup. Since 2019, Bond has raised a total of $42 million in funding, according to Crunchbase.
Here's the list of the best Chromebooks you can buy right now, as reviewed by the experts at Engadget.
After years of rumors, whispers, and unsubstantiated reports, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) finally revealed what was arguably the worst-kept secret in Silicon Valley. At the company's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple unveiled its long-awaited mixed reality headset, dubbed Vision Pro. It merges virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) into mixed reality, a combination of the two.
A man on a dating app is telling me how much we have in common – we both love books, music and traveling. Teaser AI is a new dating app from the team that made Dispo, a photo-sharing app designed to mimic the spontaneity of disposable cameras. The twist with Teaser is that before you swipe right or left on someone, you can chat with their AI likeness to get a feel for their personality.
Digital mortgage lender Better.com is exiting the real estate business. The company is said to be shifting from an in-house agent model to a partnership agent model. One person who was impacted by the move told TechCrunch that the agents had received “little to no severance…after getting a more than 50% salary cut in November in order to ‘ensure’ our jobs to come."
The US Department of Justice announced today that it charged two Russian nationals for crimes related to the 2011 hacking of Mt. Gox, the now-defunct crypto exchange that was one of the world’s largest at the time. Alexey Bilyuchenko and Aleksandr Verner are accused in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) of laundering about 647,000 bitcoins connected to the heist. In addition, Bilyuchenko faces separate charges in the Northern District of California (NDCA) related to running the infamous Russian crypto exchange BTC-e.
Toyota has introduced a hydrogen race car concept designed for Le Mans 24 Hours.
Despite the negative responses from consumers about Netflix’s password-sharing rules, the company appears to be successful with its plan. According to a new report from research firm Antenna, Netflix gained nearly 100,000 daily sign-ups on May 26 and May 27, just days after the streaming giant announced to its U.S. subscribers that it had begun to crack down on password sharing. During the same period of the announcement, Antenna found that the average daily sign-ups for the streaming service were 73,000 sign-ups per day, a 102% jump from the previous 60-day average.
MILAN (Reuters) -U.S. fund KKR strengthened its lead in the race to secure the landline grid of Telecom Italia (TIM) when it offered to raise its bid by up to or over 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion), two people with knowledge of the matter said. The value of KKR's offer could top 23 billion euros overall, widening the gap with a rival proposal by a consortium comprising Italian state lender CDP and Australian fund Macquarie. The improved offer would still be short of a valuation of more than 30 billion euros for the grid sought by TIM's top shareholder Vivendi.
Here's a list of the best GPS running watches you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.
Artificial intelligence, also called machine learning, is a kind of software system based on neural networks, a technique that was actually pioneered decades ago but very recently has blossomed thanks to powerful new computing resources. At their heart they are just lots of dots and lines: the dots are data and the lines are statistical relationships between those values.
The Tribeca Games Spotlight will showcase titles with a focus on artistic storytelling. It will include looks at 'The Expanse: A Telltale Series,' 'Stray Gods,' 'Goodbye Volcano High' and several other titles.
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two Russian nationals for hacking and causing the subsequent collapse of Mt. Gox, one of the largest and most popular crypto exchanges. In an unsealed indictment, the DoJ named Alexey Bilyuchenko, 43, and Aleksandr Verner, 29, of hacking the exchange and conspiring to launder about 647,000 bitcoins, worth about $17.2 billion today. Bilyuchenko was also charged for conspiring with one Alexander Vinnik to operate the “illicit exchange,” BTC-e, from 2011 to 2017.
Lordstown Motors is preparing to sue Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer once considered a savior to the beleaguered EV maker. Lordstown said Friday in a regulatory filing that it will sue Foxconn if the company pulls out of an investment agreement and fails to buy nearly 10% of the EV company's shares. The threat of litigation comes as Lordstown scrambles to raise capital and stay in business.
Today's non-playable characters are a step above the Ghost Gang of yesteryear but they're still a far cry from human-level fidelity. Generative AI can fix that.
This week's best tech deals include a PS5 and God of War Ragnarok bundle for $500, a wide-ranging sale on Sonos speakers and Apple's M2 MacBook Air for $999.
Vishay (VSH) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Meta this week showcased its work on new generative AI technologies for its consumer products, including Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, as well as those being used internally at the company. At an all-hands meeting, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced several AI technologies in various stages of development, including AI chatbots for Messenger and WhatsApp, AI stickers, and other tools that would allow photo editing in Instagram Stories, in addition to internal-only products, like an AI productivity assistant and an experimental interface for interacting with AI agents, powered by Meta's large language model LLaMA.
While some users canceled their Netflix accounts after a crackdown on password sharing got underway, it seems like the move is paying off for the company.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google Cloud launches consulting services to aid clients in adopting generative AI techniques.
Microsoft (MSFT) announces plans to provide OpenAI's GPT models to its government cloud customers.