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Google I/O 2022: Android 13 with more customization and security options

At its event Google I/O 2022 , held on the afternoon of Wednesday (11), the search giant announced the new version of its operating system for mobile…

Recreating a medieval mead calls for a giant cauldron to caramelize honey

cauldron  Enlarge / A medieval form of mead called "budget" calls for caramelizing raw honey in a cauldron over an open flame. (credit: …

Tiong Bahru Social Club review: Won’t you be my algorithmic neighbor?

Tiong Bahru Many of us can relate to, have related to, or will relate to Ah Bee, the hero of the near-future, tech-fantasy film,  Tiong Bahru Social …

Looking for a new job in tech? It may be your lucky day

job  Two months ago, Jacob Eiting closed the Series B for his startup RevenueCat, which makes a platform for managing in-app subscriptions. The $40…

On Roblox, kids learn it’s hard to earn money making games

Roblox has become a video game titan, in recent years dominating the world of kids’ gaming and earning $454 million in revenue last quarter alone.…

Hydrogen lobbyist quits, slams oil companies’ “false claims” about blue hydrogen

A hydrogen filling station. (credit: Peter Gercke/picture alliance via Getty Images) The head of a hydrogen lobbying group has stepped down amid …

Now that machines can learn, can they unlearn?

Companies of all kinds use machine learning to analyze people’s desires, dislikes, or faces. Some researchers are now asking a different question: …

Report: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may get full FDA approval Monday

The Food and Drug Administration is aiming to issue full regulatory approval of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine as early as Monday, according…

US sees jump in vaccinations amid devastating delta surge

The US reached a milestone of having 200 million people vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Friday. And for two days in a row…

Tesla Bot is the company’s troubled Autopilot system in humanoid form

Tesla  Not content to be an automaker or even an energy company, Tesla now wants people to think of it as a robotics company. At Tesla’s “AI Day” p…

Google is killing Android Auto for phones (if you even know what that is)

Google is killing Android Auto. No, not  that Android Auto. Google is shutting down "Android Auto for phone screens," which was an And…