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Microsoft to retire controversial facial recognition tool that claims to identify emotion

Microsoft is phasing out public access to a number of AI-powered facial analysis tools — including one that claims to identify a subject’s emotion from videos and pictures. Such “emotion recognition” tools have been criticized by experts. They say not only do facial expressions that are thought to be universal differ across different populations but […]

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Microsoft, Meta, and others are founding a metaverse open standards group

Microsoft, Epic Games, Meta, and 33 other companies and organizations have formed a standards group for “metaverse” tech. The Metaverse Standards Forum is supposed to foster open, interoperable standards for augmented and virtual reality, geospatial, and 3D tech. According to a press release, the Metaverse Standards Forum will focus on “pragmatic, action-based projects” like hackathons […]

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GitHub’s AI-powered Copilot will help you write code for $10 a month

Microsoft-owned GitHub is launching its Copilot AI tool today, which helps suggest lines of code to developers inside their code editor. GitHub originally teamed up with OpenAI last year to launch a preview of Copilot, and it’s generally available to all developers today. Priced at $10 per month or $100 a year, GitHub Copilot is […]

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Take a leisurely drive through automotive history in Ford’s newly digitized archive

Ford is officially 119 years old, and in celebration, the Blue Oval is launching an online archive so car enthusiasts can sift through its long and storied past. The Ford Heritage Vault is a digital database that contains more than 5,000 curated photographs and product brochures from Ford and Lincoln vehicles, spanning from the company’s […]

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Here’s what the Nothing Phone 1’s rear lights can actually do

We already know that Nothing’s debut smartphone, the Phone 1, will come equipped with a series of light strips on its back. But now, thanks to an in-depth video from Marques Brownlee, we have a much better idea of what they’ll actually be useful for. Brownlee’s video highlights a couple of different use cases, including […]

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Microsoft Wants All Windows Users To Install The June Update Right Away

For all Windows users across the globe, Microsoft wants you to install the June update urgently, as it fixes a major security bug that has already been exploited by hackers. Anybody with a Windows 7, 10 or 11 version, should upgrade to the latest software version with the new update as soon as possible. The […]

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Yamaha TW-E3B And TW-E5B Truly Wireless Earbuds Launched In India: Price, Specifications

Yamaha has a slew of audio products in the market, and the company has now introduced its latest truly wireless earbuds in India. The new TW-E3B and the TW-E5B earbuds claim to offer a safer listening experience and Yamaha has put health at the forefront while designing and engineering these earbuds. Both these products cater […]