Amazon Stock Falls on Mixed Earnings Report and Weak Forecast. AWS Missed Too.

Text size Investors are looking for evidence that is making progress on its push to rein in costs. David Ryder/Bloomberg Amazon . com shares were falling in late trading Thursday after the company posted mixed results for the fourth quarter, with better-than-expected sales growth, but weaker-than-anticipated profits, due largely to a loss on the … Read more

Subway Surfers Has Been Taking Over TikTok Feeds Lately

If you spend any time on TikTok, you may have noticed that a certain kind of video collage is popping up all over your For You page. Maybe it has a clip of the adult cartoon Family Guy in thereor socialist Twitch streamer Hasan “Hasanabi” Piker talking about Black Lives Matter. But no matter the … Read more

Hunter Biden calls for criminal probe in aggressive new legal strategy

CNN — Attorneys for Hunter Biden on Wednesday asked state and federal agencies to investigate a computer repair shop owner, Rudy Giuliani and number of right-wing political figures involved in disseminating contents of his laptop, alleging that they committed computer and other criminal violations in their effort to “weaponize” the laptop contents against his father. … Read more

Samsung launches new Galaxy S23 smartphone lineup with improved camera, gaming capabilities

Samsung on Wednesday launched its latest lineup of flagship Galaxy smartphones, touting a better camera and enhanced gaming features as the South Korean tech giant tries to tempt people to upgrade amid weak macroeconomic conditions and waning consumer demand. The Galaxy S23 smartphone lineup features three new models: the standard S23, a slightly more expensive … Read more

You Can’t Play One Of The Best Dead Space Games In 2023

Dead Space mobile (2011) Screenshot: EA/Kotaku The recently released Dead Space remake is a triumph among video game remakes, many of which haven’t been very well received by fans over the last few years. And as a massive Dead Space fan, I’m so damn happy to see EA spending money on the franchise again—with great … Read more

Meta stock spikes despite earnings miss, as Facebook hits 2 billion users for the first time and sales guidance quells fears

Meta Platforms Inc. shares soared in after-hours trading Wednesday despite an earnings miss, as the Facebook parent company guided for potentially more revenue than Wall Street expected in the new year and promised more share repurchases amid cost cuts. Meta Meta, +2.79% said it hauled in $32.17 billion in fourth-quarter revenue, down from $33.67 billion … Read more

GTP Hybrid Hypercars Use a Clutch Dump to Start Their Engines

You’ve seen the video Cadillac Racing released weeks ago, teasing its 2023 LMDh prototype race car. Once the music fades, the soundtrack is replaced with what sounds like an amplified RC car, screaming. It’s the sound of the Cadillac’s hybrid system working as the car takes off from the pit box under pure electric power. … Read more

World’s Largest Hydrogen Tank Will Make It Easier for NASA to Launch SLS Megarocket

The pre-existing liquid hydrogen tank at Kennedy Space Center, which holds roughly 50% less LH2 than the planned storage tank.Photo: NASA/Ben Smegelsky Preparations for the crewed Artemis 2 trip to the Moon are in full swing, with NASA rolling-out various fixes, upgrades, and new technologies to support the mission, which could happen as soon as … Read more

AI Art Generators Can Simply Copy Existing Images

The image on the right was generated by taking the training data caption for the left image “Living in the light with Ann Graham Lotz” and then feeding it into the Stable Diffusion prompt. Image: Cornell University/Extracting Training Data from Diffusion Models One of the main defenses used by those who are bullish on AI … Read more

Turning astronauts into Moon explorers

Science & Exploration 01/02/2023 295 views 21 likes ESA’s geology training course PANGAEA has come of age with the publication of a paper that describes the quest for designing the best possible geology training for the next astronauts to walk on the surface of the Moon. Since 2016, PANGAEA has equipped ten astronauts from three … Read more