Google Search’s new feature makes it easier to weed out unreliable results

Google Search is adding a feature to help you verify your search results are showing reliable information. Search will now show a menu icon “next to most results on Google” that you can tap on to access more information about a particular site without having […]

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Google Stadia shuts down first-party game studios, which isn’t a great sign

Google is shutting down its internal game development studios, the company announced today. Google says it has decided to focus on expanding Stadia’s technology and platform rather than creating original content. In Google’s own words: Creating best-in-class games from the ground up takes many years […]

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Artificial intelligence and the Gamestonk blowback

Surrounded by rallies of “power to the people,” a rag-tag group of scrappy underdogs recently managed to bring Wall Street to its knees through a dazzling display of disobedient investing that saw Gamestop stocks rocket Moonward. This unprecedented seizure of power by the proletariat has been […]

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German investigators to use Deepfake images of child sexual abuse to bust online predators

German lawmakers recently passed legislation allowing child sexual abuse investigators to deploy artificially-generated images in their efforts to snare online predators. Recent crackdowns in the European nation have resulted in several arrests amid nationwide investigations. This comes on the heels of reports from mid-2020 indicating […]

Posted on 4 weeks ago

German investigators to use Deepfake images of child sexual abuse to bust online predators

German lawmakers recently passed legislation allowing child sexual abuse investigators to deploy artificially-generated images in their efforts to snare online predators. Recent crackdowns in the European nation have resulted in several arrests amid nationwide investigations. This comes on the heels of reports from mid-2020 indicating […]