US lawmakers introduce new TikTok ban bill

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Three lawmakers have introduced legislation to block the Chinese-owned social media app in the US. A new bill has been introduced by US lawmakers for the purpose of creating a TikTok ban that would stop the app from operating in the United States. The purpose of the bill is to help protect US user data from being shared with the Chinese government. The bill was introduced by top Senate Intelligence Committee Republican Senator Marco Rubio, as well as a bipartisan congressperson pair from the House. This new attempt at a…

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Google Hangouts is dead, replaced by Chat

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The old platform officially came to an end at the start of this month as users are switched to the new one. As of the beginning of November, Google Hangouts has been officially killed off, with users of that platform being automatically switched over to the new Chat platform. This isn’t a surprise, as the change from one platform to the next was first announced two years ago. Google Hangouts has already been undergoing a slow process of phasing out since its end was first announced in 2020. At that…

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Meta artificial intelligence has predicted 617 million protein structures

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The Facebook parent company says its AI model can predict 60 times faster than other cutting-edge systems. Meta recently announced that its artificial intelligence model could be a serious rival to AlphaFold, with claims that its own model is able to predict 60 times faster than other cutting-edge systems. Researchers at the company say they have created a tremendous protein-folding model. According to those researchers, their protein-folding artificial intelligence model has been used for predicting the structure of 617 million proteins. Meta stated that its AI team was able to create…

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