Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 2nd, 2024

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  • Chang’e-6 lands on far side of the moon to collect unique lunar samples – SpaceNews | Link
  • ‘Adobe does not train Firefly Gen AI models on customer content’: Company responds to backlash – Mashable | Link
  • Microsoft confirms 3 new Xbox consoles for 2024 — here’s all the upgrades – Tom’s Guide | Link
  • Apple’s first attempt at AI is Apple Intelligence – Engadget | Link
  • Raspberry Pi goes public, sees 32% stock price surge – News Bytes | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 19th, 2024

May 20th, 2024 No comments
  • Microsoft Surface and Copilot Event: Everything announced including new Surface laptops, Copilot+ PC and more – Engadget | Link
  • The US Is Forming a Global AI Safety Network With Key Allies – WIRED | Link
  • OpenAI Removes Voice That Sounds Like Scarlett Johansson – Tech Report | Link
  • ESA prepares for the post-ISS era, selects The Exploration Company, Thales Alenia to develop cargo spacecraft, TechCrunch | Link
  • OpenAI NDAs: Leaked documents reveal aggressive tactics toward former employees – Vox | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 5th, 2024

May 7th, 2024 No comments
  • Amazon to spend nearly $9 bln to expand cloud infra in Singapore – Reuters | Link
  • Google Updates $499 Low-End Pixel Phone, Cuts Tablet Price – Bloomberg | Link
  • TikTok sues the US government over ban – The Verge | Link
  • Apple apologizes for iPad Pro ad showing hydraulic press destroying guitars, piano – CNBC | Link
  • Google’s generative AI can now analyze hours of video – TechCrunch | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – April 21st, 2024

April 27th, 2024 No comments
  • Oracle announces plans to move world headquarters to Nashville – New York Post | Link
  • How NASA Repaired Voyager 1 From 15 Billion Miles Away – WIRED | Link
  • Biden just signed a potential TikTok ban into law. Here’s what happens next – CNN Business | Link
  • TikTok CEO Responds to Ban, Says ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’ – Tech Report | Link
  • IBM Buys HashiCorp for $6.4B to Create a Hybrid Cloud Platform – Tech Report | Link
  • Google is officially a $2 trillion company – The Verge | Link
  • Google Pixel 8A leak reveals seven years of security updates – The Verge | Link
  • Apple announces $110 billion stock buyback, biggest in the US history – Tech | Link
  • China’s Chang’e-6 moon probe launches as space race with US heats up – CNN | Link
  • LastPass Cuts Ties with Parent Company GoTo to Go Independent – Tech Report | Link
  • Google says Epic’s Play Store demands are too much and too self-serving – Engadget | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – April 7th, 2024

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  • Apple Warns Users in 92 Countries About Mercenary Spyware Attacks – MacRumors | Link
  • Apple Lifts Some Restrictions on iPhone Repairs – The New York Times | Link
  • Tesla lays off more than 10% of its workforce – BBC | Link
  • Google employees protest company’s work with Israeli government – The Hill | Link
  • Microsoft to Invest $1.5 Billion in a UAE-Based AI Company – Tech Report | Link
  • Google fires 28 employees for protesting Israel cloud deal – CNN | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – March 17th, 2024

March 19th, 2024 No comments
  • Steam Families puts game sharing and parental controls in one place – Engadget | Link
  • Nvidia Announces GR00T, a Foundation Model For Humanoids – IEEE Spectrum | Link
  • Mustafa Suleyman: the new head of Microsoft AI with concerns about his trade – The Guardian | Link
  • Reddit is now a publicly traded company – Endgadget | Link
  • The US Sues Apple in an iPhone Antitrust Blockbuster – WIRED | Link
  • Paralyzed Neuralink Patient Playing “Civilization VI” With His Mind – Futurism | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – March 3rd, 2024

March 5th, 2024 No comments
  • EU Fines Apple $2 Billion For Breaking Competition Rules – Tech Report | Link
  • Facebook, Instagram and Threads are back online after a two-hour outage – Engadget | Link
  • The Nothing Phone 2A is thoughtfully designed and aggressively priced – The Verge | Link
  • SpaceX’s Cellular Starlink Hits 17Mbps Download Speed to Android Phone – CNET | Link
  • Google One may be adding Fitbit Premium and Nest Aware as new perks – Android Authority | Link
  • Former Google Employee Steals Trade Secrets, Arrested – Tech Report | Link
  • Apple’s treatment of Epic Games draws the eye of EU regulators – Ars Technica | Link
  • SpaceX: Cellular Starlink System Works on iPhone, Pixel, Galaxy Devices – PC Magazine | Link
  • Japan’s Space One rocket launch attempt ends in a fiery explosion – Engadget | Link
  • The EU AI Act passed — here’s what comes next – The Verge | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – February 18th, 2024

February 23rd, 2024 No comments
  • Google launches “Gemini Business” AI, adds $20 to the $6 Workspace bill – Ars Technica | Link
  • Google Gemma open source AI prompt performance is slow and inaccurate – Geeky Gadgets | Link
  • The Odysseus has become the first US spacecraft to land on the moon in 50 years – Engadget | Link
  • Final images of Ingenuity reveal an entire blade broke off the helicopter – Ars Technica | Link
  • Apple’s electric car project is dead – The Verge | Link
  • Google CEO: Gemini AI photo diversity scandal ‘offended our users’ – The Verge | Link
  • Elon Musk Sues OpenAI, Sam Altman for Breaching Firm’s Founding Mission – Bloomberg | Link
  • Star Wars game cancelled as EA cuts 670 jobs – BBC News | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 28th, 2024

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  • Japan’s SLIM lunar spacecraft landed upside down on the moon – Engadget | Link
  • Apple is finally letting developers release game streaming services on the App Store – TechRadar | Link
  • Fossil is quitting smartwatches – The Verge | Link
  • Google will no longer back up the Internet: Cached webpages are dead |- Ars Technica | Link
  • FTC accuses Microsoft of misrepresenting its Activision Blizzard plans after layoffs | Link
  • Google rebrands its Bard AI chatbot as Gemini, which now has its own Android app – Engadget | Link
  • Moon mission: Intuitive Machines is about to launch its Odysseus spacecraft – New Scientist | Link
  • U.S. Government Forms Groundbreaking AI Safety Consortium to Address Mounting Risks – The Tech Report | Link
  • Broadcom-owned VMware kills the free version of ESXi virtualization software – Ars Technica | Link
  • OpenAI unveils Sora, its latest AI tool that can make instant videos from written commands – Euronews | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – January 21st, 2024

January 22nd, 2024 No comments
  • NASA says it’s reestablished contact with the Ingenuity Mars helicopter – Engadget | Link
  • UAE to provide airlock for NASA’s moon-orbiting Gateway space station – Space | Link
  • Not dead yet: Japan prepares for possible recovery of SLIM moon lander – Space | Link
  • Microsoft is now a $3 trillion company – The Verge | Link
  • NASA finally opens OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample canister after freeing stuck lid – Space | Link

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