Facebook AI spots deep fakes and their sources

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The system was developed by the company with a team from Michigan State university. Facebook and a team from Michigan State University have announced that they have developed a new software system that can identified deep fakes as well as where they came from. Deep fakes are videos that have been edited using AI in some way, appearing increasingly realistic. Deep fakes are becoming increasingly difficult for humans to tell what is real when they are viewed online, such as when they are shared on Facebook. According to the researchers…

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Amazon Sidewalk launches for neighborhood connection sharing

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The marketplace and tech giant has been testing the technology for months and is finally rolling it out. Following several months of testing, Amazon Sidewalk is now launching, providing consumers with a shared network that will connect Amazon-enabled smart devices. The device is slated for its official debut on June 8, at which time it will start heading to consumer homes. As of June 8, customers will be able to buy the Amazon Sidewalk low-bandwidth network that will connect to the home WiFi of its owner, to connect devices such…

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Could Tesla become an artificial intelligence robotics company?

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CEO Elon Musk recently announced that the company is reaching far beyond electric cars. Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently pointed out that the company had been dabbling in artificial intelligence as its AI teams develop powerful software and hardware for self-driving vehicles. As a result, the company is taking directions well beyond electric cars and could steer itself toward AI robotics as well. Since Musk spoke to analysts at the Tesla financial status call for Q1 2021, speculations have abounded. “We appear to be able to do things with self-driving…

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Google Search About this Result feature to help weed out fake news

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The Google I/O revealed the new feature to help searchers to evaluate the sources in search results. Earlier this week at the Google I/O developer’s conference a new Google Search feature called About this Result was unveiled. The purpose of the feature is to help individuals conducting searches to be able to more accurately evaluate the sources that appear in their query results. In this way, searchers will have more information available to them to evaluate those sources. Google is hoping that users of its massively popular search engine will…

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Most device users don’t use the auto-rotate function

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A recent survey by Android Authority found that the option is slipping from use. Auto-rotate was once one of the most commonly used and appreciated features that came with Android-based smartphones. That said, this feature appears to have dropped in popularity as device users now report that they typically shut the feature off. Some smartphone users reported turning it off from the moment they set up their new devices. Android phones now have a other intuitive options that make it easier for users to choose when they would like to…

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