Month: September 2022

Meta has unveiled a new artificial intelligence system called ‘Make-A-Video’ that will allow users to generate short video clips by entering a text description of the desired scene. The announcement follows the company’s recent advancements in generative technology research, which seeks to give creators more creative control over artificially intelligent image generation. With the announcement,
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Bill Gates, co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during the Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit in New York, US, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. The first-ever Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit brings together climate leaders to showcase transformative solutions that repair and regenerate the planet. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Climate change is
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FIFA 23 — out now worldwide — is the last football game from EA Sports to bear the FIFA moniker. With the global footballing body demanding a pretty penny for renewing the licence, Electronic Arts has decided to tear up the contract altogether. But as it was going to expire in late 2022, around the
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On the latest episode of Studio 1.0, Emily Chang speaks with Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer about the $70B Activision Blizzard deal, whether CEO Bobby Kotick stays after the deal closes, and addresses broader culture challenges in the gaming industry. ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg Technology on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrM7B7SL_g1edFOnmj-SDKg Watch the latest full
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Apple’s Tony Blevins, a key player in the company’s supply chain operations, is leaving the iPhone maker, the company confirmed on Thursday, without providing a reason. The move comes after a TikTok video of the executive making a crude remark about women went viral. Bloomberg first reported Blevins’ departure. In a video on TikTok published
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Facebook should pay reparations to the hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas forced from their homes in Myanmar in a campaign exacerbated by rampant online hate speech, Amnesty International said in a report Thursday. The Rohingyas, a mainly Muslim minority, were targeted by Myanmar’s military rulers in 2017 and driven into neighbouring Bangladesh, where they have
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Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, and chemicals company Ecolab have suspended their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions are appearing alongside tweets soliciting child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Ads for at least 30 brands, ranging from Walt Disney, Comcast’s NBCUniversal and Coca-Cola to a children’s hospital, have
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Astronomers have assembled the largest-ever compilation of high-precision galaxy distances, called Cosmicflows-4. Galaxies, such as the Milky Way, are the building blocks of the universe, each comprised of up to several hundred billion stars. Galaxies beyond our immediate neighborhood are rushing away, faster if they are more distant, which is a consequence of the expansion
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A worker sorts out parcels in the outbound dock at Amazon fulfillment center in Eastvale, California on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. Watchara Phomicinda | MediaNews Group | The Riverside Press-Enterprise via Getty Images Amazon is raising its hourly wages for its warehouse and delivery workers, the company announced Wednesday. Beginning in October, Amazon’s average starting
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PlayStation Plus’ monthly free games for October 2022 have been announced. These games will be available to members of PS Plus Essential, Extra, and Deluxe/ Premium plans, starting next week. On October 4, PS Plus subscribers gain access to the racing game Hot Wheels Unleashed, side-scrolling superhero fighter Injustice 2, and the smash-hit FPS Superhot.
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An exclusive look at the Surface Laptop, a $999 machine that boots up in seconds, weighs 2.76 pounds and runs a sportier version of Windows. Video by Grant Slater, Brian Schildhorn ———- Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute
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In this article GOOGL Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Google launches new “vibe” feature that allows users to show the business, weather and features of a particular location on any given day. Google Google now says it has enough local data to predict a neighborhood’s “vibes” in search results. The company is launching “immersive
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The US Senators protest Apple’s decision to purchase memory chips from Chinese chipmaker Yangtze Memory Technologies Corporation (YMTC) and has ordered an investigation into the threat that the deal poses to national security, media reports said. This comes amid reports that Apple was considering purchasing memory chips from YMTC for the new iPhone 14, reported
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WhatsApp, Meta’s instant messaging and calling service, has published details of a ‘critical’ vulnerability that has been patched in a newer version of the app but might still affect older installed versions that have not been updated. The details regarding the vulnerability were revealed in a September update of WhatsApp‘s page on security advisories affecting
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