Category Archives: Technology

The Paris Olympics’ One Sure Thing: Cyberattacks

[ad_1] In his office on one of the upper floors of the headquarters of the Paris Olympic organizing committee, Franz Regul has no doubt what is coming. “We will be attacked,” said Mr. Regul, who leads the team responsible for warding off cyberthreats against this year’s Summer Games in Paris. Companies and governments around the […]

Ready for a Chatbot Version of Your Favorite Instagram Influencers?

[ad_1] Being an influencer can be a lot of work. Instagram thinks A.I. can lend a big hand. Instagram is pitching popular influencers on a program that relies on artificial intelligence to interact with fans, the latest example of how Meta, Instagram’s parent company, is trying to expand the technology across its products. The program, […]

Microsoft Makes High-Stakes Play in Tech Cold War With Emirati A.I. Deal

[ad_1] Microsoft on Tuesday said it would make a $1.5 billion investment in G42, an artificial intelligence giant in the United Arab Emirates, in a deal largely orchestrated by the Biden administration to box out China as Washington and Beijing battle over who will exercise technological influence in the Gulf region and beyond. Under the […]

Tesla Will Lay Off More Than 10% of Global Workforce

[ad_1] Signs of turmoil at Tesla multiplied on Monday after the electric car company told employees it would lay off more than 10 percent of the work force to cut costs and two senior executives resigned. The job cuts, amounting to about 14,000 people, come as the company faces increasing competition and declining sales. The […]

Should You Use an Anti-Wrinkle Straw?

[ad_1] Maybe it’s the superior experience of sipping a crisp, carbonated beverage through a straw. Maybe it’s the rise of Stanley Cups, or the supremacy of cold brew even in the winter months. Whatever it is, straws have evolved beyond the single-use plastic straw-man argument for environmental personal responsibility into so much more. There are […]

U.S. Awards Samsung $6.4 Billion to Bolster Semiconductor Production

[ad_1] The Biden administration will give up to $6.4 billion in grants to Samsung, one of the world’s largest chipmakers, the latest in a slew of awards intended to shore up domestic production of cutting-edge semiconductors. The money will help Samsung, the South Korean company, fund its new chip manufacturing hub in Taylor, Texas, and […]

Are vehicle headlights too bright? Debate revs up as U.K. plans study – National

[ad_1] Are car headlights too bright these days? The U.K. announced in late March that it will commission an independent study into glare from bright car headlights, but it is unclear whether Canada could — or should — do the same. The intention for a study in the U.K. comes after a petition called for […]

Tell Us: Has Elon Musk’s Behavior Affected How You View Tesla?

[ad_1] Endorsing an antisemitic post on X. Withholding Starlink satellite internet service from Ukraine to prevent a drone attack on Russian forces. Reposting conspiracy theorists who claim that the Biden administration’s immigration policies are part of a plot to increase the number of people who vote Democrat. Elon Musk’s behavior and public statements have clearly […]