Samsung reveals report earnings
The South Korean large simply reported its fourth straight quarter of record-breaking working revenue, however the important thing observe is about gross sales of cell OLED shows. They had been weaker than anticipated, which, mixed with studies from different corporations that make iPhone elements, counsel Apple’s high-end machine did not promote fairly as many models as anticipated. But for Samsung, issues look good, with excessive Galaxy S9 gross sales and up to date merchandise like a brand new Galaxy Note, 8K TV and MicroLED show on monitor for launch later this yr.
Zuckerberg: It’s simpler for AI to detect nipples than hate speech
Facebook’s Q1 earnings confirmed the corporate can nonetheless earn more money and entice extra customers year-on-year regardless of all that controversy. During a Q&A session with Mark Zuckerberg and different executives, the CEO fielded a query on synthetic intelligence’s position in routinely detecting dangerous content material on the platform. Its AI is not so good at catching hate speech, however has completed an awesome job intercepting terrorist content material. Zuckerberg added:”It’s a lot simpler to construct an AI system to detect a nipple than it’s to detect hate speech.”
Given the platform’s historical past of banning, then begrudgingly permitting, breastfeeding and nudity in iconic photographs, it won’t come as a shock. But it is also an uncommon factor to say after an earnings report.
Elon Musk: ‘Oh btw I am constructing a cyborg dragon’
What are you speaking about, Elon?
Pro-gaming group indicators 13-year-old ‘Fortnite’ participant
While age restrictions would possibly lock Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson out of competitors in a (hypothetical) official Fortnite league run by developer Epic Games, there are different tournaments the place the 13-year-old can showcase his abilities. Team Secret CEO John Yao informed ESPN that “I truly had no thought he was 13 till the group informed me… What instantly stood out to me was how mature he was, and he sounded identical to one of many different guys.”
Soon, Ford will solely promote two sorts of automobiles in North America
Ford is scaling again its small-car lineup in North America to simply two autos, the Mustang and the unrevealed Focus Active crossover, within the “subsequent few years.” While the model wasn’t too particular past that, it famous it was including hybrid powerplants to lots of its autos, starting from the Mustang to historic fuel guzzlers just like the Explorer and F-150. It reiterated it will launch its first all-electric car (the Mach 1 SUV) in 2020, and it’d have 16 EV fashions available on the market by 2022.
This is just about GeoCities: The Game
If you used the web within the mid-to-late ’90s, you most likely bear in mind GeoCities. It was all shiny, garish internet pages filled with animated glitter and barely readable textual content. The outdated web-hosting service is now the inspiration for an upcoming journey recreation referred to as Hypnospace Outlaw. You’re tasked with discovering the pages and corresponding customers which might be breaking the corporate’s guidelines. Each investigation is a novel text-based puzzle. The course of and options, after all, are a thriller for now. In an interview, developer Jay Tholen hinted that web page tags and a search engine will play a vital position, nonetheless. “There are different bizarre methods to unravel the puzzles,” he stated, “however I do not need to spoil the conceits of these.”
Researchers create machine that opens lodge doorways with outdated keycards
Researchers at cybersecurity agency F-Secure have designed a tool that may pull knowledge from lodge keycards and primarily create a grasp key for a complete lodge. The keycard would not even must be in use. The machine may give the person entry to just about any room within the lodge in only a matter of minutes. “It may be your personal room key, a cleansing workers key, even to the storage or exercise facility,” stated F-Secure’s Tomi Tuominen. “We may even do it in an elevator when you’ve got your key in your entrance pocket; we will simply clone it from there.”
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