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It’s alive!  How belief in AI sentience is becoming a problem

It’s alive! How belief in AI sentience is becoming a problem

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30 (Reuters) – AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient. “We’re not talking about crazy people or people who are hallucinating or having delusions,” said …

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Trump’s election attorney John Eastman says FBI seized his phone

Trump’s election attorney John Eastman says FBI seized his phone

WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) – The FBI seized the phone of former US President Donald Trump’s election attorney, John Eastman, last week, the lawyer said in a court filing on Monday. Eastman disclosed the search and seizure in a lawsuit he filed in federal court in New Mexico. In the lawsuit, Eastman asked a federal …

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Incredible Photo Of Clouds That Look Like Crashing Ocean Waves Leaves Internet Mesmerised

Incredible Photo Of Clouds That Look Like Crashing Ocean Waves Leaves Internet Mesmerised

The image looks like ocean waves crashing down into the sky. A woman in the United States recently captured an incredible cloud formation that appeared to look like an ocean in the sky. Speaking to KVR, Theresa Birgin Lucus said that she was driving toward the town of Bemidji in Minnesota after a long week …

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Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 (Reuters) – An Italian company’s hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said in a report on Thursday. Milan-based RCS Lab, whose website claims European law enforcement agencies as clients, developed tools to spy on private messages …

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Meta and other tech giants form metaverse standards body, without Apple

Meta and other tech giants form metaverse standards body, without Apple

The logo of Meta Platforms is seen in Davos, Switzerland, May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 21 (Reuters) – Meta (META.O), Microsoft (MSFT.O) and other tech giants racing to build the emerging metaverse concept have formed a group to foster development …

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‘Diablo Immortal’ Has Made  Million In Two Weeks Because Of Course It Has

‘Diablo Immortal’ Has Made $24 Million In Two Weeks Because Of Course It Has

Diablo Immortal Blizzard It may be pay-to-win, but many players, indeed, are paying. New mobile estimates from AppMagic seem to indicate that Diablo Immortal has earned at least $24 million from its microtransactions during its two weeks since launch, despite pushback from fans about the monetization in the game. While we don’t know how much …

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How Journalist Louis Theroux Became an Unlikely Internet Sensation With ‘Jiggle Jiggle’ Rap

How Journalist Louis Theroux Became an Unlikely Internet Sensation With ‘Jiggle Jiggle’ Rap

Trends come and go on the internet, and the latest one which has got the netizens all pumped up is a rap mix, Jiggle Jiggle. Louis Theroux, a 52-year-old British American documentary filmmaker is behind the creation of this viral rap. Being the son of American author Paul Theroux and a cousin of the actor …

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Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea

Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea

SEOUL, June 17 (Reuters) – For Jung Ki-young, a South Korean software engineer, Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) decision to withdraw 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 …

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Alligator Performing “Water Dance” For Nearby Gators Leaves Internet Amazed

Alligator Performing “Water Dance” For Nearby Gators Leaves Internet Amazed

The video has received hundreds of likes. (Unsplash/Representative Photo) A fascinating video captured by a woman in the United States shows a male alligator performing a mating ritual known as “water dance”. The short clip posted on Facebook by Evelyn Bell shows the gator moving towards the bank of a canal with its tail in …

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