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AI-Powered Coding Assistant Aims to Help, Not Replace Developers

AI-Powered Coding Assistant Aims to Help, Not Replace Developers

GitHub Inc.’s new automated computer-coding tool will help companies manage a chronic shortage of software developers, but it will not replace them, according to the company’s chief executive officer. Thomas Dohmke, the CEO of Microsoft Corp. -owned GitHub, says the artificial-intelligence-powered coding tool, launched this week as Copilot, is designed to ease the task of …

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Microsoft unveils a year’s worth of games |  Entertainment

Microsoft unveils a year’s worth of games | Entertainment

With the E3 trade show canceled again, gaming companies once again streamed the news to gamers’ living rooms. Microsoft’s showcase showed off a large number of games for the next 12 or so months. Redfall features cool gameplay, vampire killing and four-player co-op. The game reminded me of Left 4 Dead with its weapons, environments …

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Internet Safety Month reminds parents to help keep children safe online |  Community

Internet Safety Month reminds parents to help keep children safe online | Community

BECKLEY — Daily life and how kids interact online continues to evolve. This includes more schoolwork online, interacting with friends using mobile devices and using social media. With so many aspects of kids’ lives going digital, Internet Safety Month (June) is an important time to talk with and review expectations with your children to help …

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Internet Explorer’s final resting place: as a ‘world-class joke’ in South Korea |  News

Internet Explorer’s final resting place: as a ‘world-class joke’ in South Korea | News

For Jung Ki-young, a South Korean software engineer, Microsoft’s decision to retire its Internet Explorer web browser marked the end of a quarter-century love-hate relationship with the technology. To commemorate its demise, he spent a month and 430,000 won ($330) designing and ordering a headstone with Explorer’s “e” logo and the English epitaph: “He was …

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Janet Peischel’s The Internet Marketer: What are online advertising platforms?  |  Business

Janet Peischel’s The Internet Marketer: What are online advertising platforms? | Business

Janet Peischel Online advertising has exploded. If you read any article about marketing these days, there’s just an assumption that you’re doing online ads. Google is raking in an estimated $100 million a day from this business alone. Amazon’s right up there, helping Jeff Bezos finance his next trip to the great beyond. We advertise …

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VCs Target AI Accounting Startups as Companies Look to Control Spending in Uncertain Economy

VCs Target AI Accounting Startups as Companies Look to Control Spending in Uncertain Economy

Artificial-intelligence startup investors are turning their focus to accounting software, a traditionally subdued corner of business technology, as companies prepare for a potential economic slowdown. Many investors are betting that inflation, higher interest rates and recession fears will prompt companies to redouble efforts to track and control spending, boosting demand for automated accounting tools. At …

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Making the metaverse: Dal researcher tapped to help shape the next step in internet evolution – Dal News

Making the metaverse: Dal researcher tapped to help shape the next step in internet evolution – Dal News

Back in October, Meta — the company that owns Facebook and Instagram — outlined its vision for the next evolution in social technologies, otherwise known as the metaverse. Since the announcement, it has been difficult to avoid debate as to how this merging of the physical and digital world will play out and affect our …

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AMD focuses on AI after data-center success, sees annual revenue growth of 20%

AMD focuses on AI after data-center success, sees annual revenue growth of 20%

Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s next target is artificial intelligence, just as it targeted the data-center market a few years ago. At the chip maker’s analyst day on Thursday, AMD AMD, -3.04% Chief Executive Lisa Su said that AI is at an inflection point with technology from the company’s recent Xilinx acquisition. “This is the single …

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