How to Disable Today View and Search on Your iPhone Lock Screen

In iOS, Apple's Today View and Spotlight Search functions can be accessed via the iPhone Lock Screen. This article explains why you might want to disable access to them from the Lock Screen, and how to go about doing so. In early versions of Apple's mobi...

[D] Do neural networks take care of feature engineering?

Is it correct that with a sufficiently large - in terms of layers and nodes - neural network, that when trained, the network kind of performs feature engineering? I know that would not be formally how to describe it, but does a neural network find interesti...

Another Blizzard QA department wins union vote

Also, as in Raven’s case, Blizzard Albany’s unionization efforts were met with fierce opposition from its publishing parent. Throughout 2022, the CWA filed several unfair labor complaints against Activision Blizzard, accusing it of infringing on employees’...

This popular illustration app has canceled its AI image generator

Japanese illustration app Clip Studio Paint has canceled the rollout of a recently announced AI image generator tool after backlash from its users. In a blog post and update to its announcement, Celsys (the company behind Clip Studio Paint) apologized to it...

Moore's Law isn't dead according to AMD, but it has changed

The big picture: On multiple occasions in recent years, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has stated that "Moore's Law is dead" to defend GPU price increases. During a summit, AMD's chief technology officer, Mark Papermaster, disputed these repeated claims and detail...

The Meta Quest Pro's new update will let it record what it sees

The $1,499.99 Quest Pro headset is capable of mixed reality capture, something we wished it could do at launch, so that we could have shown you what we saw during testing. That feature is unlocked with a new software update (version 47) that has already rol...

Dollar retraces its rise. GBPUSD trades to a new session high

The USDs rise is being retraced as the stocks also rebound. The GBPUSD is ticked to a new session high. The Asian session high reached one point to 297. The high price just ticked to 1.22992 just short of the 1.2300 natural resistance level. Yesterday the...

Wake up, honey, a bunch of Breville espresso machines are on sale

SAVE UP TO 20%: As of Dec. 2, Amazon has marked down the prices on a bunch of Breville espresso makers(opens in a new tab), from top tier to more budget-friendly models. As of Dec. 2, seven different Breville espresso machines are on sale for up to $220(ope...

Cuba Ransomware Gang Steals Over $60 Million From Ransom Victims

The FBI and CISA released a joint advisory about the extent of financial damage that the notorious Cuba ransomware gang caused this year. According to the statement, between December 2021 and August 2022, the notorious group of hackers managed to extort ov...

Beat Saber's downloadable songs are half price until next week

Rhythm game Beat Saber is one of the best things to do in virtual reality. But — no offense to its default music packs — buying extra songs from major artists like Lizzo, BTS, Lady Gaga, Green Day, and Linkin Park is nearly a requirement in my book. (Yes, y...

US stocks rebound. S&P back above 200 day MA

S&P index is back above its 200 day moving average The US stocks are recovering from their initial declines on the back of the stronger US jobs report. The S&P index is currently trading down -18.30 points or -0.45% at 4058.28. The low price reache...

Grab the Instant Stand Mixer Pro for its lowest price ever

SAVE $90: The Instant Stand Mixer Pro is on sale at Amazon(opens in a new tab) for its lowest price ever at $209.95 as of Dec. 2. Instant Pot fans know the score. That's part of why the Instant Pot name has become such a beloved brand over the years. But di...

Hate speech is soaring on Twitter under Elon Musk, report finds

Elon Musk claimed last week that “hate speech impressions” on Twitter were down by one-third since he took over the company. But the total amount of hate speech on the platform has risen during that same time period, according to research by the Center for...