Month: February 2023

Hey, AI hucksters. Dial down the hype. Lots of love, the FTC

Exaggerated claims? About unproven technology? Ask your chat bot if it knows what fraud means
Analysis The US Federal Trade Commission has re-upped its admonition to businesses that they should not exaggerate the role or capabilities of artificial inte……

Best satellite internet of 2023: Starlink and alternatives

While most people are happy with broadband or cellular internet, there are times when only satellite internet will do. Check out the top three providers in the field for reliable remote internet access….

Canned Shrimp Sold at Walmart, Safeway Recalled for Potential Spoilage – CNET

Check your pantry for Geisha canned shrimp….

US Marshals Ransomware Hit Is ‘Major’ Incident

Unknown attackers made off with a raft of PII, the Justice Department says — but witnesses in the protection program are still safe….

How to connect Bluetooth headphones to the Xbox One, Series S, or Series X

Want to hook up your Bluetooth headphones or earbuds to your Xbox? It’s easier than you think. Here’s how….

2023 BetterHelp Online Therapy Review – CNET

We go over the cost, special features and who’s it right for….

Dish: Someone snatched our data, if you’re wondering why our IT systems went down

Outage-hit telco still won’t confirm ransomware infection, or if it’s paying up
Dish has confirmed what everyone was suspecting, given the ongoing downtime experienced by some of its systems, that the US telco was hit by criminal hackers.…

Cat Feeder Depends on RFID to Keep the Peace at Dinnertime

Anyone with more than one cat can tell you that the joy mischief they bring into your life is much more than twice that of a single cat. And if …read more

OpenAI Is Now Everything It Promised Not To Be: Corporate, Closed-Source, and For-Profit

OpenAI is today unrecognizable, with multi-billion-dollar deals and corporate partnerships. From a report: OpenAI was founded in 2015 as a nonprofit research organization by Altman, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, among oth……

Russian Fines Wikipedia Over Military ‘Misinformation’

The Wikimedia Foundation was fined 2 million roubles ($27,000) by a Russian court on Tuesday after the authorities accused it of failing to delete “misinformation” about the Russian military from Wikipedia, the courts service said. From a report: Short……