iOS 13 for iPhone: New Siri voice, camera features, Dark Mode, privacy tools – CNET

iOS 13 for iPhone: New Siri voice, camera features, Dark Mode, privacy tools – CNET

Apple’s changes in iOS 13 for iPhone are coming soon. James Martin/CNET Apple wants you iPhone to be faster, cooler and more secure when iOS 13 comes out this fall, as long as it’s compatible with the new OS. That’s Apple’s goal in rolling out new features like dark mode, new photos tools and a swipeable keyboard. The software also includes…

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GM is opening up Super Cruise hands-free driving system to more roads

GM is opening up Super Cruise hands-free driving system to more roads

GM’s hands-free driver assistance system, Super Cruise, has been lauded for its capabilities. But it’s also been criticized because of its severe limitations. So far, it’s only available in one Cadillac model, the full-size CT6 sedan, and its use is restricted to certain divided highways. That’s starting to change. GM’s luxury brand Cadillac said Wednesday…

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Elon Musk Gets a Boring Customer and More This Week in Car News

Elon Musk Gets a Boring Customer and More This Week in Car News

General Motors vehicles get a new, “electronic” soul.GMThis week, WIRED Transpo checked out a few bits of tech that might not sound alluring—but oh, magic lives in the details. General Motors’ new electronic platform should unlock a whole new world of in-car software, at exactly the moment when customers begin to expect their vehicles’ gizmos…

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Developers: Meet your new AI intern

Developers: Meet your new AI intern

Remember when software was eating the world? The trendy observation these days is that artificial intelligence (AI) is eating software. Even Google CEO Sundar Pichai has talked about software that “automatically writes itself.” And certainly if you consider software development to be little more than the creation of oft-repeated segments of code, then the rapid advances in…

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Protecting your computer against Intel’s latest security flaw is easy, unless it isn’t

Protecting your computer against Intel’s latest security flaw is easy, unless it isn’t

You’re forgiven if the huge Intel chip vulnerability disclosure from a couple of days ago slipped under your radar. For one thing, the new problems are sort of variants of the much splashier Spectre and Meltdown bugs of early 2018. For another, Intel and the entire industry had time to work together to co-announce these…

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DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too

Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google’s business practices, and additional reports over the weekend revealed enforcement agencies reshuffling their oversight of “Big Tech.” Now, just as Apple is revealing a number of software updates at its WWDC developer event, Reuters reports, based on anonymous…

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Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages

They also found that attackers can use the vulnerabilities to remotely kick the pumps offline, as well as adjust specific commands. For instance, they could change its configuration, which will alter infusion rates and change the dosages patients get. CyberMDX told TechCrunch that creating an attack kit is “quite easy,” but the actual infiltration process…

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Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech

While the hearing closed without any concrete plan for regulations in place, it’s clear that the idea of restricting the use of facial recognition technology — especially by law enforcement agencies and other government organizations — has a wide base of support. Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said members are considering enforcing a moratorium or an…

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Urban-X accelerator backs seven new companies pitching services for the world’s cities

Urban-X accelerator backs seven new companies pitching services for the world’s cities

Urban-X, the startup accelerator for companies focused on solving the problems facing the world’s urban environment, has selected the latest seven companies for its sixth cohort. Backed by the design arm of BMW’s Mini division and the venture capital firm Urban.US, the seven companies will receive $150,000 in financing and participate in the Urban-X 20-week…

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