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Adobe’s Firefly: The AI Tool That Uses Generative AI to Modify Images

Adobe has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) tool called Firefly that allows users to quickly modify images by typing in commands. The first model of Firefly focuses on creating images and text effects. For instance, users can highlight an element in a multilayer work of art and Firefly generates different versions of that element using

Traffic Control for Autonomous Vehicles: North Carolina State University Proposes Fourth Traffic Light Color

In a future where autonomous vehicles dominate the roads, researchers from North Carolina State University have proposed the installation of a white traffic light as a fourth color to signal to drivers that self-driving cars are managing upcoming intersections intelligently. This innovation could reduce traffic congestion levels and overall fuel consumption. The white light would

US Banking Crisis sends Shockwaves through Global Markets

The US banking industry is grappling with a crisis as banks struggle to stay afloat amid rising interest rates and self-inflicted wounds. After a run on deposits by spooked customers, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a lender to the tech industry, collapsed last Friday, leading regulators to take control. Following this, a second regional bank, Signature

Breaking News: Acer Falls Victim to Massive Cyberattack

In recent hours, reports have surfaced regarding a significant cyberattack on Acer. The company subsequently confirmed that it was indeed the target of a cyberattack, which resulted in the theft of internal data. While the company has not provided many specifics regarding the incident, a hacker going by the name Kernelware has put up a

Covid Origins: Toxic Debate Over Lab Leak Theory Hampers Investigation

The origin of Covid-19 has been a divisive and controversial topic, with two theories vying for dominance: that the virus originated from a Wuhan market or that it leaked from a lab. The debate has been marked by acrimony and suspicion among scientists, with some researchers questioning the motives and professionalism of colleagues who hold

US Twitch Streamer Kai Cenat Sets New Record with 300,000 Subscribers

Kai Cenat, a 21-year-old US streamer, has broken the record for the most Twitch subscribers, amassing 300,000 subscribers on the Amazon-owned streaming service. Cenat launched his “subathon” on February 1st, which involved streaming 24 hours a day for a month while chatting, gaming, interviewing guests, and even sleeping on camera. The event officially surpassed former

iSIM: The Next Generation Technology Replacing eSIM

Qualcomm took advantage of the Mobile World Congress 2023 to announce the launch of Integrated SIM, or simply iSIM. This new evolution of the indispensable SIM card has been designed in collaboration with Thales, and is now available on Android smartphones powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. eSIM is not fully adopted by the general

Gallup-Knight survey: Majority of Americans doubt Media’s intentions

A new study by Gallup and the Knight Foundation has revealed that only 26% of Americans hold a favorable opinion of the news media. This marks the lowest level recorded over the last five years. The study also found that 72% of Americans believe that national newsrooms are capable of serving the public, but do

Tesla recalls 326,000 vehicles: Know the Reasons

Almost after one and a half year the start of an investigation by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), Tesla has just carried out a massive recall of 362,000 vehicles in the United States. At stake is a concern about the reliability of the autonomous driving system (FSD beta), which the NHTSA suspects to

Turkish President Erdogan Admits Shortcomings in Response to Deadly Earthquake

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has publicly admitted to shortcomings in the government’s response to the earthquake that struck the country earlier this week, killing more than 16,000 people. As rescue teams continue to search for survivors in the freezing conditions, questions are being raised about the country’s preparedness. According to the World Health Organization,