The numbers that couldn’t be ignored
This post was originally published on this sitePenny Chisholm picked up Nancy Hopkins in the cancer center an hour before their appointment with the dean on August 11, 1994. They walked across the street to collect Lisa Steiner and Mary-Lou Pardue in the biology department, then to the main campus to pick up JoAnne Stubbe […]
Twitter lays off dozens more workers, including executive who tweeted #SleepWhereYouWork after Elon Musk’s takeover
Some employees learned they were laid off via an email, while other found out when they could no longer log in to the internal system.
China Renaissance says missing founder Bao Fan is assisting Chinese authorities in an investigation
The founder and chairman of China Renaissance is ‘cooperating in an investigation carried out by certain authorities’ on the mainland, the firm said.
Tech war: Chinese chip firms stockpile equipment ahead of US-Japan-Netherlands agreement on tightening export controls
Some of China’s largest chip makers have scrambled to buy equipment and materials this year in anticipation of an agreement expected to escalate export controls.
Apple casts fresh vote of confidence in China’s manufacturing supply chain as Luxshare said to make new mixed-reality headset
AirPods supplier Luxshare has reportedly been selected by Apple to manufacture its much-anticipated mixed-reality headset.
The Download: blocking AI porn, and brain data privacy
This post was originally published on this siteThis is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. AI image generator Midjourney blocks porn by banning words about the human reproductive system The news: The popular AI image generator Midjourney bans a wide range […]
NetEase says it does not expect to launch any new video games with overseas studios until at least 2025 after Blizzard break-up
NetEase’s investment in studios outside China is unlikely to generate any ‘positive surprises’ for revenue in the coming two or three years, said CFO Yang Zhaoxuan.
How your brain data could be used against you
This post was originally published on this siteThis article is from The Checkup, MIT Technology Review’s weekly biotech newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every Thursday, sign up here. This week’s newsletter is coming to you from Lisbon, Portugal. It’s a nice change of scene from chilly London. The sun is shining, the sky […]
Alibaba’s cloud computing services business under spotlight again, following service outage in December, as revenue growth slows
Alibaba Cloud posted a 3 per cent year-on-year revenue increase in the December quarter, marking the subsidiary’s slowest growth last year.
AI image generator Midjourney blocks porn by banning words about the human reproductive system
This post was originally published on this siteThe popular AI image generator Midjourney bans a wide range of words about the human reproductive system from being used as prompts, MIT Technology Review has discovered. If someone types “placenta,” “fallopian tubes,” “mammary glands,” “sperm,” “uterine,” “urethra,” “cervix,” “hymen,” or “vulva” into Midjourney, the system flags the […]