iPhone 14 now lets US and Canadian users make satellite emergency calls

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Device users who head into remote areas will be connected to emergency services via satellite. iPhone 14 users in the United States and Canada can now benefit from a newly rolled out feature allowing them to make emergency calls via satellite if they are in remote areas without cell service. The new safety feature is meant to ensure users never lose connection with emergency assistance. Apple announced that this new iPhone 14 feature rolled out to users in the United States and Canada last week. “There are always places that…

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Artificial intelligence model helps researchers predict shrinking snow cover

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Mountains worldwide have been experiencing a recession of their snow cover for decades. Artificial intelligence modeling is being used to map out the details of what mountain hikers and climbers have been experiencing for years as they have been working with record high temperatures. According to AI models, mountains around the globe have been losing their snow cover for forty years. The rising temperatures have made for receding snow cover as well as less predictable conditions, as was the case last July when a substantial chunk of the Marmolada Mountain…

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Google AI technology used in new wildfire and flood tracking

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The tech giant has rolled out new and enhanced features and tools to boost information access. Google has announced that it has rolled out new enhancements using AI technology to boost its flood and wildfire tracking tools. This will make it possible for users to obtain improved information regarding natural disasters using the company’s tools. Google’s first use of AI for tracking local flooding risk was rolled out in 2018. The AI technology features feed into the alerts available by way of its Google Maps and on both Android devices…

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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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iPhones with USB-C are on their way

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Apple has announced that it will comply with the battery charging cable regulations from the EU. Apple has announced that it will begin producing iPhones that will be compliant with USB-C battery charging cables, more than likely eliminating the Lightning cable it has used for the last ten years. The European Union has determined that electronics companies must use the universal chargers. A newly announced rule in the European Union will require that all new smartphones – and other similar rechargeable devices – work with a universal USB-C cable by…

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