Microsoft to Pay $20M to Settle FTC Charges It Violated Children’s Privacy
Microsoft will pay a $20 million fine to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it illegally collected and retained personal information from children without their parents’ consent, the FTC said Monday. The company’s actions violated the US Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by gathering  data from children —... Read more
Apple Vision Pro Hands On: The Opposite of Disappearing
The battery pack. Photograph: Philip Pacheco/Getty Images I assumed this external battery pack meant the headset itself would feel as light as a feather, but it still felt hefty. Once I adjusted both a bigger backstrap and the top soft strap, I went through another calibration process, which concluded... Read more
Apple Vision Pro — Game devs and rivals offer their reactions
Missed the GamesBeat Summit excitement? Don’t worry! Tune in now to catch all of the live and virtual sessions here. After years of rumors, Apple finally unveiled its Apple Vision Pro mixed reality headset today at its Worldwide Developer Conference. And game devs gave their reactions. There are lots... Read more
Apple avoids “AI” hype at WWDC keynote by baking ML into products
Enlarge / Someone scans their face using Apple’s “most advanced machine learning techniques” with the Apple Vision Pro during a WWDC 2023 keynote demo reel. Apple Amid notable new products like the Apple Silicon Mac Pro and the Apple Vision Pro revealed at Monday’s WWDC 2023 keynote event, Apple... Read more
Apple’s Vision Pro Hands-On: This Is the VR Headset I’d Use to Watch 3D ‘Avatar’
I was in a movie theater last December watching Avatar: The Way of Water in 3D, and I said to myself: “Wow, this is an immersive film I’d love to watch in next-gen VR.” That’s exactly what I just experienced in Apple’s Vision Pro headset, and yeah, it’s amazing.... Read more
SEC’s ‘Scathing’ Charges Against Binance Deal a Big Blow to US Crypto
It’s no secret that the US Securities and Exchange Commission has been investigating Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange—which has no head office or formal address but processes $12 billion worth of cryptocurrency transactions per day. But the charge sheet filed today by the SEC in the District of Columbia contains a list of... Read more
The best AI features Apple announced at WWDC 2023
Join top executives in San Francisco on July 11-12, to hear how leaders are integrating and optimizing AI investments for success. Learn More Apple announced a host of new software features for its popular devices — computers, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, AirPods and the new Apple Vision... Read more
Apple Unveils iPadOS 17 at WWDC 2023
At WWDC on Monday, Apple showed off its next iPad software, iPadOS 17, which will make your tablet feel more like your iPhone. The next iPad OS will include features like interactive widgets, lock screen customization options similar to those on iPhones and lock screen live activities, the company said at... Read more
Hacks Against Ukraine’s Emergency Response Services Rise During Bombings
internet infrastructure company Cloudflare has offered the free web security service Project Galileo for nearly a decade, giving human rights and public interest organizations around the world access to defenses against DDoS attacks and other common online hacking techniques. More than 2,271 websites in 111 countries now use the... Read more
AR gets its big moment in the spotlight | Magic Leap CEO
Missed the GamesBeat Summit excitement? Don’t worry! Tune in now to catch all of the live and virtual sessions here. Apple CEO Tim Cook is likely talking about his mixed reality headset today. But Peggy Johnson, CEO of Magic Leap, upstaged him last week during a talk at Augmented... Read more