Samsung Galaxy S24 is going all in on AI instead of hardware — and it could change how we use phones forever

New AI features, not hardware, looks like it will be the focus of the Galaxy S24 lineup. Will it be enough to convince people to upgrade their phones?

Senators call for probe into SEC account hack

Welcome to The Hill’s Technology newsletter {beacon} Technology Technology The Big Story Senators call for probe into SEC account hack A bipartisan Senate duo is calling for the inspector general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to open an investigation into the recent hack of the agency’s account on…

OpenAI changes policy to allow military applications

In an unannounced update to its usage policy, OpenAI has opened the door to military applications of its technologies. While the policy previously prohibited use of its products for the purposes of “military and warfare,” but that language has now disappeared, and OpenAI did not deny that it was now open to military uses. The […] © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

Google voices its support for Oregon’s proposed Right-to-Repair law

On Thursday, Google published a blog post endorsing a proposed law in Oregon that would force manufacturers to allow customers access to the tools and parts required to fix their devices. Lawmakers modeled the bill after legislation passed in other states like California and New York.Read Entire Article

10 Classic Sci-Fi Performances Snubbed by the Oscars

Oscar nominations will be announced later this month, and Poor Things’ Emma Stone and Barbie’s Margot Robbie are all but guaranteed to be in the Best Actress race. Last year, Everything Everywhere All at Once swept three of the four acting categories. That suggests sci-fi and fantasy films, whose stars don’t always…Read more…

In a US first, the oil and gas sector will pay fines for excess methane emissions

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will fine oil and gas companies for emitting excess methane – the first federal government tax ever on greenhouse gas emissions. more… The post In a US first, the oil and gas sector will pay fines for excess methane emissions appeared first on Electrek.