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  • Microsoft buys Clipchamp to fix Windows’ lackluster video tools
    by Napier Lopez on September 7, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    Remember Windows Movie Maker? It was about as basic video editing software got, but you could at least make some passable content with it. But compared to even that, the current video editing tools built into Windows 10 (and Windows 11, so far) are… underwhelming. But now Microsoft may have finally bought its way to a solution: the company today announced it acquired Clipchamp, a video editing web app that’s far more powerful than anything Windows has offered before. Despite being a browser-based editor, Clipchamp is unique in that it’s able to use your own PC’s hardware acceleration to render…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Microsoft […]

  • Scientist says viruses may be the key to colonizing other planets
    by Tristan Greene on September 7, 2021 at 9:34 pm

    Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your ticket now! If you let NASA tell the story, some of the people walking around on this planet right now may end up taking a stroll on the surface of Mars during their lifetimes. People such as Elon Musk believe we’ll colonize the red planet entirely and become a two-planet species. And this could be one of humankind’s most important endeavors – after all, who knows when another asteroid the size of…This story continues at The Next Web […]

  • Apple will reveal the iPhone 13 on September 14
    by Napier Lopez on September 7, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    It’s that time of the year: Apple is gearing up to announce its latest iPhones. The company today announced it is holding an event on September 14, and though it doesn’t specify the iPhone 13 will be revealed then, this is around the time Apple always reveals its next phones. This year’s invite is a little more special than usual; the company paired it with a neat little AR easter egg which you can access by visiting the event site on an iOS device and tapping on the Apple logo. It’s basically an Apple-shaped portal to a California landscape. Definitely…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: A […]

  • Facebook is very sorry that we keep noticing its racist AI
    by Tristan Greene on September 7, 2021 at 6:33 pm

    Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your ticket now! Facebook’s issuing apologies for its AI‘s bigotry again. This time, users watching a video of a Black man were asked it they were interested in more content on “primates.” The company, by way of apology, said: As we have said, while we have made improvements to our AI, we know it’s not perfect, and we have more progress to make. We apologize to anyone who may have seen these offensive…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook […]

  • Smart’s Concept #1 is sleek but too damn gold
    by Ioanna Lykiardopoulou on September 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Did you know SHIFT is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of mobility during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your ticket now! The Smart Concept #1 marks the beginning of the brand’s reinvention into an EV-only brand, since Mercedes and Geely announced their tie-up in 2020. The Concept #1 premiered at the 2021 IAA Mobility Show in Munich and we got a glimpse of what Smart’s electric future will look like. Credit: Smart The Concept #1 is an electric SUV crossover, which means that we can expect considerably larger future vehicles than…This story continues at The Next Web […]

  • Waymo doubles down on driverless cars — but Americans are still scared
    by Cate Lawrence on September 7, 2021 at 3:28 pm

    Did you know SHIFT is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of mobility during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your ticket now! Autonomous vehicle company Waymo recently kicked off its One Trusted Tester program in San Francisco. It’s effectively a feedback program where riders can share their experiences directly with the team to help shape the future of autonomous driving in exchange for free rides. Can they convince those without concerns about the safety of autonomous vehicles to travel in them?  San Francisco’s streets are busy with traffic. There are pedestrians, cyclists,…This story continues at The Next Web […]

  • Researchers have created a new technique to stop adversarial attacks
    by Ben Dickson on September 7, 2021 at 2:01 pm

    Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your ticket now! There’s growing concern about new security threats that arise from machine learning models becoming an important component of many critical applications. At the top of the list of threats are adversarial attacks, data samples that have been inconspicuously modified to manipulate the behavior of the targeted machine learning model. Adversarial machine learning has become a hot area of research and the topic of talks and workshops at artificial…This story continues at The Next Web […]

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