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CHIPS Act Passed by US Senate to Boost Domestic Chip Manufacturing, Compete With China

[ad_1] The US Senate on Wednesday passed sweeping legislation to subsidise the domestic semiconductor industry, hoping to boost companies as they compete with China and alleviate a persistent shortage that has affected everything from cars, weapons, washing machines and video games. The House of Representatives plans to vote on Thursday on the long-awaited bill after […]

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Twitter Agreeable to October 17 Elon Musk Trial, Wants Commitment to Complete Trial in 5 Days

[ad_1] Twitter does not object to a proposal by Elon Musk to start on October 17 a trial over Musk’s bid to walk away from his $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,37,465 crore) acquisition deal but the social media company wants a commitment to complete the trial in five days, Twitter said in a court filing […]

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US FTC Files Lawsuit to Block Meta From Acquiring Its Way to Metaverse Supremacy

[ad_1] The US antitrust regulator, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), has filed a lawsuit to stop Meta (previously Facebook) from acquiring Within Unlimited, the maker of the VR fitness app Supernatural, saying the transaction would allow the internet giant to dominate the thriving virtual reality space. The government agency, led by new chair Lina Khan, […]

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Rick and Morty Season 6 Release Date Set for September on Adult Swim

[ad_1] Rick and Morty season 6 release date is here. Adult Swim confirmed via Twitter that the show will return with the latest season on September 4 at 11pm PST. Indian fans, however, will have to wait until the show releases on Netflix. “It’s hard to overstate the impact of Rick and Morty,” said Michael […]

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Privacy Sandbox: Google Will Phase Out Third-Party Cookies in Chrome Starting 2024 H2

[ad_1] Google has announced that it is expanding the testing of Privacy Sandbox APIs to more population, essentially postponing the phasing out of third-party cookies in Chrome to 2024. This is a part of deploying Privacy Sandbox — its solution to provide more private, targeted advertising on the Internet. Google says that it got feedback […]

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Facebook, Instagram Expected to Push More Recommended Content by 2023 End: Mark Zuckerberg

[ad_1] Instagram and Facebook are planning to start suggesting more recommended content on user feed by the end of next year. Meta, the parent company of these two social media platforms, unveiled the expectations to push more content from accounts not followed by users during their second quarter earnings conference call. According to Meta Platforms, […]

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Twitter Blocked 1,122 URLs in India This Year Up to June on MeitY Directions, MoS IT Says

[ad_1] The number of Twitter URLs blocked on the IT Ministry’s directions stood at 1,122 in the current year up to June, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. In line with the objective of ensuring open, safe, trusted and accountable internet for all users, the IT Ministry issued directions “to Twitter to block URLs, including accounts […]

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Courts Are Increasingly Citing Wikipedia Articles in Orders, Finds MIT Study

[ad_1] Wikipedia, the anonymously editable knowledge bank, has been involved a several controversies. Earlier this month, an article in Vice News said that a “lonely” Chinese woman wrote fake Russian history on the platform for years. And now, a study has claimed that Wikipedia can influence the legal decisions of judges when there are articles […]

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Microsoft Detects, Patches Zero-Day Exploit Used to Target European, Central American Users

[ad_1] Microsoft has published an analysis of Knotweed, a private-sector offensive actor (PSOA) that developed and used a malware called Subzero to attack Windows as well as Adobe customers by using multiple zero-day exploits. The company intends to use the analysis to inform customers and industry partners to improve detection of these attacks. The company […]

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SpaceX’s Starlink Satellite Internet Service May Soon by Accessible by Phones, US FCC Filing Hints

[ad_1] SpaceX’s Starlink satellite constellation may provide high-speed Internet to mobiles phones in near future, as suggested by a report. The Elon Musk-founded company has filed an application to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeking permission to use the 2GHz spectrum to provide “mobile satellite service.” The space company has over 2,600 Starlink satellites […]

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