Ford Explorer 2023: Compact, Stylish, Electric
After months of teasing a coming lineup of all-new EVs, Ford has finally revealed its new Explorer; an all-electric family SUV that sits between the Volkswagen ID.3 and Volkswagen ID.4 in size. What’s more, it’s Europe-only.   Speaking of Volkswagen, the Ford Explorer is the first electric Ford to... Read more
Microsoft adds Image Creator to Bing, plus GPT-4 now available in Azure OpenAI Service
Join top executives in San Francisco on July 11-12, to hear how leaders are integrating and optimizing AI investments for success. Learn More What would a week be like without generative AI news from Microsoft? I can hardly imagine. Today, Microsoft announced that it is bringing Image Creator to... Read more
Bing’s AI chatbot can now generate unhinged images along with unhinged text
Enlarge / “A gaming PC riding a skateboard” as generated by the DALL-E 2-powered Bing Image Creator. The version of DALL-E in the Bing Chat preview may be more advanced. Bing Image Creator Microsoft is giving its work-in-progress Bing AI chatbot the ability to generate images, the company announced... Read more
World Baseball Classic 2023: How to Watch USA vs. Japan Tonight From Anywhere
Japan won its semifinal game against Mexico in the World Baseball Classic last night in thrilling fashion, coming back from three runs down and punching its ticket to the final with a walk-off, two-run double by Munetaka Murakami, the current home run champion of Nippon Professional Baseball. The US... Read more
Google Rolls Out its Bard Chatbot to Battle ChatGPT
Google isn’t used to playing catch-up in either artificial intelligence or search, but today the company is hustling to show that it hasn’t lost its edge. It’s starting the rollout of a chatbot called Bard to do battle with the sensationally popular ChatGPT.  Bard, like ChatGPT, will respond to questions about and discuss... Read more
Virtuix targets Omni One VR treadmills at home consumers
Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here. Virtuix said it is shipping Omni One virtual reality treadmills to its investor community in preparation for a wider launch for consumers later this year. It is also raising more money via... Read more
Oppo Says Its Find X6 Pro Phone Doesn’t Have a Main Camera
Oppo’s first flagship series of 2023 has arrived. The Chinese company unveiled the Find X6 series in China on Tuesday, which it says ushers in an “all-new three main cameras era” moving past a focus on a single main camera among smartphones. The higher-end Find X6 Pro features a... Read more
Meta Is Being Sued in Kenya, Again
When David, a content moderator, heard that his company, Sama, would be ending its contract with Meta, he became one of 260 employees who had to start the search for another job. David, who asked that his real name not be used for fear of retaliation, worked for Sama... Read more
Twitch lays off over 400 staff amid Amazon downsizing
Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here. Livestreaming platform Twitch announced it would be laying off just over 400 employees. Currently, the company has just shy of 13,600 listed on LinkedIn. Twitch pointed to the current macroeconomic environment and... Read more
Stuck on Your Taxes? Here’s How to Get Free Help
It’s no secret that income taxes in the US are complicated and stressful. A recent survey from SurePayroll found that almost half of Americans get a headache just thinking about their taxes, and IRS data shows that 53% of all taxpayers required the help of a paid tax professional in 2021.... Read more