2 Jun 2023, 10:28 am
This week’s end user domain name sales
A cryptocurrency site, a health insurance company, and an open source community platform bought domain names. Sedo had a handful of nice five figure sales this past week. Here’s a list of end user domain name sales that just completed at Sedo. You can view previous lists like this here. Biti .com $62,100 – Biti is a cryptocurrency site. FerienJob.de €25,000  – Ferien is German for “holiday”. It appears they help people get jobs canvassing and asking f…
2 Jun 2023, 10:21 am
Open-Source LLMs
In February, Meta released its large language model: LLaMA. Unlike OpenAI and its ChatGPT, Meta didn’t just give the world a chat window to play with. Instead, it released the code into the open-source community, and shortly thereafter the model itself was leaked. Researchers and programmers immediately started modifying it, improving it, and getting it to do things no one else anticipated. And their results have been immediate, innovative, and an indication of ho…
2 Jun 2023, 10:21 am
Phillip Schofield agrees to comply with ITV external review
Schofield resigned from ITV last week and was dropped by his talent agency, YMU, after admitting having an “unwise but not illegal” relationship with a younger male colleague…
2 Jun 2023, 10:20 am
There's probably a tweet about this but... here we are [News]
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2 Jun 2023, 10:10 am
Meta Tests Horizon Worlds Model & Texture Importing With 'Titanborne' Shooter
Meta tested asset importing to overhaul Horizon Worlds graphics with a new shooter world called Titanborne. The company described Titanborne as a "sneak peak at new features, improvements and creator tools currently in development", confirmed to be the model and texture importing features announced at Connect 2022 in October. 0:00/ 1× Currently Horizon Worlds creators build virtual worlds entirely inside VR, using the controllers to place and manipulate primit…
2 Jun 2023, 10:06 am
Deals: Sonos Takes Up to 25% Off Speakers and Sound Bars in New Summer Sale
Sonos today kicked off a big sale that has up to 25 percent off select products through June 18. It's been four months since we tracked a sale on new Sonos devices, so if you've been waiting to buy a speaker or sound bar this month is definitely the time to shop on Sonos. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Sonos. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. All discounts in the new sale h…
2 Jun 2023, 10:02 am
Amazon reportedly in talks to bundle mobile phone service as Prime perk
Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeAmazon is reportedly considering offering mobile connectivity to its customers alongside a US Prime subscription, according to a report from Bloomberg. It’s said to have held negotiations with existing US carriers, including Verizon, T-Mobile, Dish, and occasionally, AT&T about using their networks to offer mobile connectivity, which would then be available to Prime subscribers either as part of their existing subscriptio…
2 Jun 2023, 10:02 am
Jose Mourinho: Roma boss charged for using abusive language towards official at Europa League final
Roma coach Jose Mourinho is charged by Uefa for using insulting or abusive language against a match official at Wednesday's Europa League final.
2 Jun 2023, 10:01 am
Musk Urges Parents to Watch 'What Is a Woman?' After Twitter Limited Its Visibility
Twitter owner Elon Musk is recommending parents watch a conservative documentary about gender issues. On Friday morning, the billionaire shared a tweet from the conservative outlet, The Daily Wire, which included its documentary “What is a Woman?” “Every parent should watch this,” Musk wrote. He added, “Consenting adults should do whatever makes them happy, provided it does not harm others, but a child is not capable of consent, which is why we ha…
2 Jun 2023, 10:00 am
This Week in Security: Barracuda, Zyxel, and The Backdoor
Barracuda’s Email Security Gateway (ESG) has had a vulnerability in it for years. Tracked as CVE-2023-2868, this one was introduced back in version, and only got patched during the 9.2 development cycle. Specific build information on patched firmware has not been made available, but a firmware build containing the patch was deployed on May 20. The flaw was a command injection bug triggered by .tar files attached to incoming emails. The appliance scans at…
2 Jun 2023, 10:00 am
PteroDynamics X-P4 Transwing VTOL Aircraft
Link This specialized aircraft takes off vertically using four electric fans, then rotates its wings to fly horizontally. The compact X-P4 shown in this video is designed for logistics missions and can carry up to a 15-pound payload to a distance of up to 60 nautical miles. PteroDynamics is working on larger models which can carry up to 220 pounds. (Thanks, Sean!) Watch the PteroDynamics X-P4 Transwing VTOL Aircraft Take Flight This specialized aircraft takes of…
2 Jun 2023, 10:00 am
Want Sustainable Security? Find Middle Ground Between Tech & Education
The winning recipe for sustainable security combines strategic user education and tactical automation of well-constructed processes.
2 Jun 2023, 10:00 am
SRM’s Ongoing Imperium Review: Week 59
Imperium is a weekly hobby magazine from Hachette Partworks. In this 90-week series, our intrepid magazine-receiver will be reviewing each individual issue, its included models, and gaming materials. A Premium subscription was provided to Goonhammer for review purposes. For reasons that my young mind could not fully grasp, the original Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War […]…
2 Jun 2023, 9:57 am
The Cardiff cul-de-sac which has been blighted by constant fly-tipping for years
Cardiff Council has been over to clear the most recent bout of fly-tipping at the Llanrumney trading estate…
2 Jun 2023, 9:56 am
Researchers claim Windows “backdoor” affects hundreds of Gigabyte motherboards
It's a backdoor, Jim, but not as we know it... here's a sober look at this issue.
2 Jun 2023, 9:54 am
Summer Transit Schedules
New summer transit schedules for buses and trolleys will take effect Sunday, June 11, 2023 and Monday, June 12, 2023. The changes include adjustments to run times to accommodate summer service levels. Not all routes are affected. To view/download new schedules - please click here. Please note - Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line and Norristown High Speed Line schedules are not changing.
2 Jun 2023, 9:51 am
FIRST LOOK: Construction Walls Down at Villain-Con Minion Blast at Universal Studios Florida
Construction walls are finally down at Villain-Con Minion Blast at Universal Studios Florida. Let’s take a closer look. First Close-Up Look at Villain-Con Exterior Various promotional posters line the future entrance to this attraction, with depictions of the supervillains who comprise the group known as the “Vicious 6.” Since the story revolves around this building hosting a convention, the villains are advertised as live featured guests participating…
2 Jun 2023, 9:50 am
Download the New Warhammer 40,000 Rules for Free Right Here
It’s June, which means that Warhammer 40,000: Leviathan is out this month. To whet your appetite for this bumper new box of far-future delights, we are releasing the full core rules: online, for free, right now. That’s right, all 62 pages of the core rules can be downloaded today. You can learn the difference between the Movement Phase and the Command Phase in good time for release day later this month.  If you’re brand new to 40k, we’d suggest you also ch…
2 Jun 2023, 9:50 am
How CISOs Can Manage the Intersection of Security, Privacy, And Trust
Integrating a subject rights request tool with security and compliance solutions can help identify potential data conflicts more efficiently and with greater accuracy.
2 Jun 2023, 9:48 am
Fun Format Friday: In another spacetime, AI has actually learned to program
We find ourselves in a reality or future where AI has taken our programmer jobs. And it’s not just “write 20 lines of jank Python code” - you can simply ask it to “write me an operating system/programming language/tool with these properties” and it’ll go off and do it. Consequently this means the AI is quite good at math and related subjects too. What has your alternate self been up to during these times?
2 Jun 2023, 9:47 am
Security updates for Friday
Security updates have been issued by Debian (cups and netatalk), SUSE (cups, ImageMagick, installation-images, libvirt, openvswitch, and qemu), and Ubuntu (avahi, cups, linux, linux-aws, linux-aws-hwe, linux-azure, linux-azure-4.15, linux-gcp, linux-gcp-4.15, linux-hwe, linux-kvm, linux-oracle, linux-snapdragon, linux, linux-aws, linux-azure, linux-azure-5.4, linux-gcp, linux-gcp-5.4, linux-gke, linux-gkeop, linux-hwe-5.4, linux-ibm, linux-ibm-5.4, linux-kvm, lin…
2 Jun 2023, 9:46 am
Candace Owens Fires Back at Elon Musk After 'What Is a Woman?' Accusation
Daily Wire podcast host Candace Owens called out Twitter owner Elon Musk over restrictions of the “What is a Woman?” documentary on Twitter. On June 1, Owens reacted regarding the alleged censorship on her Twitter page. “What specifically is sensitive about a 2 hour (sic) documentary that asks people ‘what is a woman’? Positively ludicrous to refer to this content as sensitive,” she tweeted. Continuing, she wrote, “People are sensitive. The co…
2 Jun 2023, 9:46 am
Duke Nukem 1+2 Remastered lead image retracted for using AI
Damn, I’m looking sorry Blaze Entertainment has retracted a lead image they were using for Duke Nukem 1+2 Remastered after it was discovered by fans to have utilized AI in its creation process. There isn’t a lot of official information on this aside from the apology statement from Blaze. On May 31st, they announced that Duke Nukem was coming to their Evercade platform via two collections. The first features Duke Nukem 1+2 Remastered and Duke Nukem 3D. The second…
2 Jun 2023, 9:42 am
Witch – macOS window switcher replacement
2 Jun 2023, 9:40 am
Ben Foster estimates how much Wrexham's lavish Vegas bash cost Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney
The squad were treated to a four day expenses-paid trip after winning the National League title…
2 Jun 2023, 9:39 am
Army Renames Its Largest Base 'Fort Liberty' In Bid to Scrub Confederate Legacy
The Army’s Fort Bragg became Fort Liberty on Friday as the Army rounds the corner on a multi-million dollar undertaking to scrub names that appear to commemorate the Confederacy from military bases. Bragg, home to both Army Special Forces and the 82nd Airborne Division, is the only base to be renamed after a concept instead of a person, based on a list of the nine bases the Department of Defense (DOD) released in January. The Commission had recommended naming Fort…
2 Jun 2023, 9:39 am
'I used a sperm donor to avoid a big age gap between my kids'
Emma Beacham, 37, wanted another baby so her son could have a sibling…
2 Jun 2023, 9:39 am
German row over jail term for woman who attacked neo-Nazis
Lina E's conviction has angered Germany's far left, but the right is furious she is free pending appeal.
2 Jun 2023, 9:38 am
House to Ban All DJI, AirMap Shutting Down Their LAANC, Lawsuit Over Drone Photos
Welcome to your weekly UAS News update. This week, we have three stories for you. The first one is a concerning one: the House Bill that threatens a complete DJI ban everywhere in the country. We also have AirMap shutting down their business, and then the Drone Privacy Battle is going on and heading to the Michigan Supreme Court. Ban DJI Bill Your first story this week is very concerning. A bill was introduced in the U.S House of Representatives to completel…
2 Jun 2023, 9:38 am
Bigscreen Beyond Gets Last Minute Lens Improvements, Including Wider Field Of View
Bigscreen announced last minute optical improvements to Beyond ahead of its launch later this year. Beyond was announced in February. It's an ultra-compact and ultra-light SteamVR headset designed to enable truly comfortable long duration PC-based VR sessions. The key drivers of its tiny size and light weight are the use of OLED microdisplays and the fact that each unit is custom-fitted for the buyer's eyes, based on an iPhone face scan they provide upon ordering.
2 Jun 2023, 9:37 am
US Air Force denies AI drone attacked operator in test
A virtual experiment was described by a senior official at a conference, but he now says he "mis-spoke".
2 Jun 2023, 9:31 am
ICANN sends breach notice to Epik
The company has three weeks to pay up and address issues. ICANN sent a breach notice (pdf) to Epik yesterday, giving it until June 22 to fix a number of problems. The official reason for the breach notice is the company’s failure to pay its accreditation fees. But it also cites numerous complaints by domain registrants that their domains are not being renewed when they pay for renewals. ICANN says Epik has been responsive to its inquiries about the expired domain…
2 Jun 2023, 9:30 am
Don’t judge Apple’s VR headset too soon
Illustration: The VergeJust when the metaverse had mostly faded from the headlines, a heavily rumored new product launch appears poised to bring it roaring back. Today let’s talk about what’s happened in the world of virtual and mixed reality since last we left it and whether Apple can find mainstream uses for headsets that go beyond the games that have defined it so far. Monday marks the start of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference. Unlike most years, when…
2 Jun 2023, 9:30 am
Artifact, the news app founded by Instagram's co-founders, will use a GPT-4 model to rewrite the headlines of articles marked as clickbait by the Artifact team (Ivan Mehta/TechCrunch)
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:Artifact, the news app founded by Instagram's co-founders, will use a GPT-4 model to rewrite the headlines of articles marked as clickbait by the Artifact team  —  Last month, the Artifact news app introduced an option for users to flag an article as clickbait.
2 Jun 2023, 9:30 am
‘Metal Gear Solid 3’ Remake: Konami Reveals an Unexpected Return
Metal Gear Solid Delta isn’t looking to change everything, only enhance.  Metal Gear is one of the most beloved gaming franchises of all time. It means a ton to me and many gamers around the world. Created by Hideo Kojima, the original Metal Gear came out in 1987 for the lesser-known MSX computer. The original […] ‘Metal Gear Solid 3’ Remake: Konami Reveals an Unexpected Return first appeared on Bell of Lost Souls 'Metal Gear Solid 3' Remake: Konami Reveal…
2 Jun 2023, 9:29 am
Apple's AR/VR Headset Expected to Enter Mass Production in October Ahead of Late 2023 Launch
Apple's long-rumored AR/VR headset will enter mass production in October and launch by December, according to investment firm Morgan Stanley. Apple is still expected to unveil the headset at WWDC next week, and provide developers with tools to create apps for the device, which is expected to have its own App Store. Apple headset concept by designer Marcus Kane "While we expect Apple's AR/VR headset to be unveiled next week, our supply chain checks suggest mass prod…
2 Jun 2023, 9:28 am
'I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was seven months pregnant'
Aimee Carlisle showed no symptoms of cancer before her diagnosis…
2 Jun 2023, 9:27 am
Spelling Bee official explains how words are picked
Former champion Jacques Bailly told the BBC that choosing which words to spell is a months-long discussion.
2 Jun 2023, 9:26 am
Mourinho charged with abusing match official - as new footage shows fans at airport hurling abuse at referee
Jose Mourinho has been charged with insulting and abusing a match official, the governing body UEFA has said, after the football manager was filmed shouting at officials following AS Roma's loss to Sevilla in the Europa League final. English referee Anthony Taylor and his family were harassed by a group of fans at Budapest Airport…
2 Jun 2023, 9:25 am
Telly dual-screen TV first look: it’s free and may be the future
More than 250,000 people have signed up in hopes of getting Telly’s unique TV. There’s something to this concept, but plenty of unknowns remain. Continue reading……
2 Jun 2023, 9:21 am
100 people given chance to travel to Coldplay gig for free
A train company is offering 100 people the chance to travel to a Coldplay gig for free - but the ticket is not included. Coldplay in concert at the Manchester Ethiad Stadium as part of their Music Of The Spheres World Tour. Picture date: Wednesday May 31, 2023…