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Who wants a regular laptop with a 100-in. screen?

The augmented reality PC is finally here. Though the PC is real, the display is virtual — even Apple might make one!


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Q&A: Experts say stopping AI is not possible — or desirable

Generative AI systems such as ChatGPT are evolving at an exponential rate. Already some believe it's impossible to slow their progress, despite the threats they pose. So should we focus on the benefits instead?


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US working on new laws to ban investments in Chinese tech firms

The new regulations will stop the flow of US investments into Chinese firms working on advanced semiconductors, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.


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Amazon workers walk out to protest return-to-work policy, climate change

Return-to-work policies and a frustration with the company’s climate change commitments prompted some Amazon employees to walk off the job Wednesday.


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WWDC: Apple gets back to the Mac in PC sales attack

In a mixed-up reality, Apple hopes to boost Mac sales with new models designed to reflect the excitement over its AR news at WWDC.


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20 seconds to smarter Chromebook multitasking

Ready to give your ChromeOS productivity a pleasant push forward? Google's magnificent new multitasking improvement is exactly what you need.


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The metaverse: Not dead yet

Two years ago, the metaverse was hyped as the Next Big Thing in tech. Nowadays, Generative AI has grabbed all the headlines. But don’t count out the concept of interconnected virtual worlds just yet.


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EU officials to meet OpenAI CEO again in June over AI laws

The meeting, which is most likely to take place in San Francisco, will see the two parties discuss how OpenAI will implement the EU’s AI regulations that will come into effect in 2026.


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ChatGPT creators and others plead to reduce risk of global extinction from their tech

A second open letter warning of the threats posed by artificial intelligence was signed by many of its most prominent creators, who called controlling it ‘a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks such as pandemics and...


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Apple Holic

Does business need a giant Apple iPhone?

Is a 7-inch iPhone Ultra really on the Apple road map, and is this the gadget mobile professionals need?


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Microsoft Edge is getting a bit pushy

Interface changes, new AI features, and integrations with Microsoft 365 are rolling out to Edge in dribbles, which can be confusing for users and cause headaches for admins.


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What are LLMs, and how are they used in generative AI?

Large language models are the algorithmic basis for chatbots like OpenAI's ChatGPT and Google's Bard. The technology is tied back to billions — even trillions — of parameters that can make them both inaccurate and non-specific for...


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China appeals to Japan to halt export restrictions as chip war escalates

Japan’s decision to ban the export of chip-making technology to China comes days after the latter banned the use of semiconductors manufactured by US-based chipmaker Micron.


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5 smart Chrome browser alternatives for Android

To boost privacy or take advantage of other business-friendly features, consider using a browser from DuckDuckGo, Microsoft, Mozilla, or Opera instead of (or in addition to) Chrome.


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OpenAI has 'no plans to leave' Europe due to regulations, CEO says

Days after he said the EU’s over-regulation of AI could force the ChatGPT developer to cease operations on the continent, CEO Sam Altman has seemingly rolled back on his comments.