Technology - CBSNews.com / Technology From CBSNews.com Sun, 25 Feb 2024 10:51:42 -0500 5 Google strikes $60M deal with Reddit, allowing it to train AI on posts /news/google-reddit-60-million-deal-ai-training/ Google wants access to Reddit users' "authentic, human conversations" to help train its artificial intelligence tools. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:35:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/03/10/09e263aa-b1c6-4c53-a094-fe1b58f99700/thumbnail/60x60/36a15ef4971355169cf91ff232e2fc4a/gettyimages-1242978642.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 e6723abb-0ff9-4f55-b822-be35f64845e8 Avast sold privacy software, then sold users' online data, FTC alleges /news/ftc-avast-browsing-data-privacy/ Antivirus software seller vowed to shield users' data from tracking, then allegedly collected and sold it instead, FTC says. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:46:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2011/04/25/7e78e8c2-8ba3-11e2-9400-029118418759/thumbnail/60x60/b37ec61b156ba6d0034c55bbbc1911df/Concerned-Internet-User.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 06614721-65a1-44b3-9bdd-05e4935db4d4 Map shows where AT&T outages hit cellphone users across the U.S. /news/outage-map-att-where-cell-phone-service-down/ Thousands of AT&T customers reported cellphone service outages across the U.S. Here's a map of where people reported problems. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 20:33:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/a74c7d5b-7995-46e5-b45d-d20accc527b7/thumbnail/60x60/882ddbd5e0ce2f7d7d9f94c4adf1f845/gettyimages-1258228484.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 40054c4b-acb2-40ea-a00f-86b5c7c6701f AT&T restores service after customers experience widespread outages /news/numerous-us-cellphone-providers-experiencing-outages-downdetector/ Thousands of customers told tracker Downdetector.com they had no service. By late afternoon, AT&T said it had restored cellular access. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 20:17:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/09/18/d0ffa5e6-74f8-4917-a51a-5570cef07ed9/thumbnail/60x60/5c5bc1a80433cdf47527d34dd2222e13/at-t-logo.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 25fe42cc-7a68-4160-86f7-92fa9417acae Nationwide cell service outage impacts AT&T customers /video/nationwide-cell-service-outage-impacts-at-t-customers/ Tens of thousands of AT&T customers across the U.S. were impacted by a cell service outage Thursday. Jo Ling Kent reports. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 19:27:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/0c416835-ff12-424b-8857-5676920ba38e/thumbnail/60x60/616f2d4293e6ef997e4cbb5be08df5aa/kent.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 a72f64f6-bde5-4a31-8810-b9cc68f8ca69 Oklahoma man hacked government auction site to buy cars for a buck /news/oklahoma-government-auction-hack-cars-for-a-buck/ Man bid thousands of dollars for vehicles and jewelry, then breached website and changed prices to $1, feds say. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 15:30:21 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2022/06/15/42b9acda-888f-4b83-bbfe-28b22c9a6956/thumbnail/60x60/ae69365fa9b083fefb08e064715cdd8a/gettyimages-527099783.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 15a89984-2670-4481-a29d-fb3dd3d7078c FDA warns against devices that claim to measure blood sugar without needles /news/fda-warns-against-smartwatches-rings-claim-measure-blood-sugar-without-needles/ Smartwatches and rings that claim to measure blood sugar levels without piercing the skin could be dangerous, the FDA is warning. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 09:39:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2022/12/19/6b92471e-1ff2-4b2f-963b-41d00fe756be/thumbnail/60x60/aaaade0e6d70ea56dceedf1bc538a0e6/gettyimages-694034123.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 eb7b7a2d-26ef-4388-9e39-e7d9f9433858 Apple says don't put wet iPhones in rice. Here's what to do instead. /news/apple-iphone-rice/ Apple tells iPhone users not to put wet devices in rice because small grain particles could cause damage. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:46:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/21/6468c4c4-2d4c-47a6-8062-cbd333dff777/thumbnail/60x60/812fc57722b738adabb3465b6990184b/gettyimages-1413461752.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 ceac933e-9870-4384-8994-210e8cb32e85 Wyze camera breach may have let 13,000 customers peek into others' homes /news/wyze-camera-breach-let-13000-customers-peek-into-others-homes/ Following a service outage, Wyze cameras mistakenly showed people's video thumbnails and, in some cases, video recordings, to other users. Tue, 20 Feb 2024 12:11:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/20/6d4e896f-5d98-4b1d-86a7-466a42f31b3f/thumbnail/60x60/0cf787891a1bd456ae424bed7a2949f2/gettyimages-1312197346.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 dcd1cb9c-3015-4201-9f53-c23212248fa3 Musk says first Neuralink patient can control mouse with thoughts /news/elon-musk-neuralink-human-trials-mouse/ As Elon Musk touts progress with his brain-implant company Neuralink, some bioethics experts are decrying the trial's lack of transparency. Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:50:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/20/eb6ec58c-8f66-4e3f-8837-e22b51b06764/thumbnail/60x60/592632bf81dacccb9fd684451c81b1b8/gettyimages-1247138943.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 285b80f0-d5eb-4283-8efb-7abf09cafe4e Royal Caribbean's newest cruise ship aims to reduce food waste with AI technology /video/royal-caribbeans-newest-cruise-ship-aims-to-reduce-food-waste-with-ai-technology/ Amid environmentalists' calls for the cruise industry to minimize waste, Royal Caribbean is introducing the use of artificial intelligence to tackle food waste on its latest and largest vessel, the "Icon of the Seas." Mon, 19 Feb 2024 14:44:13 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/92a86a15-4bb6-48c9-a76f-3b50fa44021a/thumbnail/60x60/d86c4b4c33ad07a67aff3742e807d45d/0219-cmo-aicruises-kvc-2693313-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 ca679bf6-c003-4480-b28e-fad3469daf09 Volunteers in a California "fix it clinic" help neighbors salvage broken electronics /video/volunteers-in-a-california-fix-it-clinic-help-neighbors-salvage-broken-electronics/ Californians throw about 40 million tons of trash into landfills each year. That includes a lot of electronics and appliances that no longer work. But a community of volunteers in Northern California is showing that you don't have to pitch those items, you can fix them. Anne Makovec has more. Sat, 17 Feb 2024 21:39:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/18/95d934a7-89b1-46af-b02b-6aff935dba3e/thumbnail/60x60/595f132eff1d93e28d4b807c16117d77/0217-wn-makovec.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 0c98b644-87a2-4e6a-ae0e-dfffdedb15ae Japan's flagship H3 rocket successfully reaches orbit after failed debut launch /video/japans-flagship-h3-rocket-successfully-reaches-orbit-after-failed-debut-launch/ Japan launched its new flagship H3 rocket after a failed debut last year. The rocket successfully reached orbit at an altitude of about 420-miles and released two satellites. Sat, 17 Feb 2024 21:30:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/18/f91a5233-73ef-4a3f-86d3-18f23b61ac11/thumbnail/60x60/9fbf079417a2a7d67e24c05756a8eb4f/0217-wn-japanrocketvo.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 5c50e866-57db-4e96-a9a7-9ad75c8f9719 OpenAI's new text-to-video tool, Sora, has one AI expert "terrified" /news/openai-sora-text-to-video-tool/ The groundbreaking technology can be used to create deepfakes, and allow anyone to generate content for films, video games, ads. Fri, 16 Feb 2024 17:19:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/16/06bdbde2-d331-421b-9b02-dfcb40887307/thumbnail/60x60/a45942aee8e10a217ab1f6c4ab15e4b4/gettyimages-2006246488.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 7b8e1e52-673b-4f28-8350-3061b8a723f7 How often do Lyft and Uber customers tip their drivers? /news/uber-lyft-rideshare-drivers-tipping/ Tipping has become more important for rideshare drivers as inflation erodes their pay, data show. Thu, 15 Feb 2024 16:53:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/11/02/6a754612-71d8-47fe-89fe-1daa71ce69c1/thumbnail/60x60/d7837e9dc9dd7570c80e70975b0d88e3/gettyimages-1188076542.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 daba5a70-9f48-465b-a89e-09907a8d4a3a Typo in Lyft earnings sends shares aloft nearly 70% /news/lyft-shares-profit-margins-typo-regulatory-filing/ Ride-hailing service Lyft cites "clerical error" in regulatory filing that mistakenly projected a massive profit margin. Wed, 14 Feb 2024 17:05:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/08/24/f7240b28-952f-472b-8b2a-8c95679b1414/thumbnail/60x60/d12f9bc0f30065076822f859a3596c0d/gettyimages-1185009234.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 99cfc22c-db82-4539-a1fc-f813886628ba Virtual valentine: People are turning to AI in search of romance /news/valentines-day-ai-companion-bot-replika-artificial-intelligence/ The generative artificial intelligence boom has led to the emergence of romantic companion bots. Wed, 14 Feb 2024 16:28:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/14/c6e557b5-25b8-4f3c-a481-5ca0aa402adb/thumbnail/60x60/b6f7a5491a83e98aa7f734100d09eaa6/gettyimages-851054066.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 cee74ecf-2bc7-4f74-8c33-d589325301d1 Online dating scams peak ahead of Valentine's Day. Here are warning signs. /news/online-dating-scams-chatbots/ More people on dating apps are being targeted by scammers using bots and artificial intelligence, according to experts. Tue, 13 Feb 2024 07:33:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/13/2dbf47ec-ef21-4f29-a1b6-eeba692af092/thumbnail/60x60/12067d686853a680ef5e4a29c014e961/gettyimages-1396917798.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 284bca8c-2800-415d-a4c0-f82f2dfa5048 Biden reelection campaign joins TikTok /news/biden-campaign-joins-tiktok-though-biden-banned-use-on-government-devices/ The Biden campaign says it's "incorporating a sophisticated security protocol" around use of TikTok. Mon, 12 Feb 2024 12:41:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/12/b9005a30-7dec-4472-9a87-42d2f821a2bd/thumbnail/60x60/8c6cdee7dae487eb7baf7df91995c4af/gettyimages-1991167373.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 f556034b-d5c8-4fa4-92d8-b9466b13fb26 Gen Z is recording themselves getting fired in growing TikTok trend /news/tiktok-videos-people-getting-fired-gen-z-trend/ Some Gen Z workers are posting video of themselves being laid off in search of "likes," feedback and revenge. Mon, 12 Feb 2024 11:55:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/09/139c90a2-17c1-42ff-9e0b-c208a329333a/thumbnail/60x60/8cd9e48dea428576e0f5db615adf70a6/gettyimages-1377616414.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 1ffb2c7b-3450-4921-81e2-003ec14863da Microsoft's Super Bowl message: We're an AI company now /news/super-bowl-2024-microsoft-ad-commercial-ai-copilot/ Microsoft is returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in four years to promote its reinvention as an AI company. Fri, 09 Feb 2024 15:20:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/03/17/a4da6bae-7074-4b4e-99c0-2d51e3c3df1c/thumbnail/60x60/62ecaa079fb2f4cda515287aeb56e99c/cbsn-fusion-microsoft-announces-copilot-a-new-ai-technology-service-for-microsoft-365-thumbnail-1804753-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 840b4daa-af6c-43df-8b28-9498d8cc9f41 Feds offer up to $10 million reward for info on Hive ransomware hackers /news/hive-ransomware-reward-government/ FBI recently toppled international criminal enterprise that targeted 1,500 institutions in more than 80 countries. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 16:49:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/05/05/e7f1922c-cf2a-4d3b-bae5-93384b3d5747/thumbnail/60x60/fd2eaeb873b7a1b25210306e83621de8/gettyimages-1251053073.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 b7e7af5d-250a-47e5-8f00-5e1ede5b4b9e FCC declares AI-generated voices in robocalls are illegal /news/fcc-declares-robocalls-illegal/ Ruling takes effect immediately and gives state attorneys general a new tool to go after bad actors behind nefarious calls. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 11:04:40 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/07/18/0becc137-0ce0-460c-9813-63f18e76f411/thumbnail/60x60/2baf33834b0aa4cd1ecf2411478a0df8/01c17ff1c4a3d0d1933cd33b70d27609.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 252e9e04-1c40-4274-b7e3-38599b90d36f Super Bowl 2024 to be powered by Nevada desert solar farm /news/super-bowl-2024-to-be-powered-by-nevada-desert-solar-farm/ A vast solar farm with over 621,000 panels shimmer like a mirage but with the capability to power close to 60,000 residential customers — or one very big stadium. Wed, 07 Feb 2024 12:27:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/07/371e5274-f36e-4bf2-8e2f-077f9b738ba9/thumbnail/60x60/14a5f08b1f345f1d5c7b33de52588bcc/0207-cmo-greensuperbowlstadium-tracy-mid-2662362-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 e39a8637-5528-46da-921c-f38f11aba0cf Takeaways from heated Senate hearing with tech CEOs on child safety /video/takeaways-from-heated-senate-hearing-with-tech-ceos-on-child-safety/ The CEOs of Meta, TikTok, Snap, Discord and X were grilled by lawmakers for hours on Wednesday during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about their child safety policies. CBS News' Jo Ling Kent reports on the fiery hearing and shares what the tech executives had to say. Mon, 05 Feb 2024 20:16:16 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/01/8fce3375-4825-481f-87d6-62930d95440c/thumbnail/60x60/2e3f7a3ccf72bcec5a5a51244fe16cda/0201-cmo-kidsonlinesafety-kent-2646508-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 4bf22524-f67a-400c-af97-9ca1cf84b873 Video of Tesla driver wearing new Apple headset raises safety concerns /news/tesla-driver-wearing-apple-vision-pro-pete-buttigieg/ Having advanced driver-assistance systems doesn't mean motorists get to zone out, Transportation Secretary says. Mon, 05 Feb 2024 17:04:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/05/bdcab0f5-1203-455c-b9df-2dba19fd185c/thumbnail/60x60/20d23aad4743e409129ceff6f8108cc3/gettyimages-1976109903.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 d6d3ea93-8d33-4f7e-bba4-0a0d7b8d6764 Fake and graphic images of Taylor Swift started with AI challenge /news/taylor-swift-artificial-intellignence-ai-4chan/ 4chan users vied to get around filters designed to block pornography by image-generation services, study finds. Mon, 05 Feb 2024 14:47:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/09/772c2398-3dc5-4d12-ae45-4616fa9d270a/thumbnail/60x60/d41e7aa79c7b42df055f4fb208fbba2e/gettyimages-1917155445.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 ac723e6b-38b0-4861-8a8c-ea08ee081f33 Meta Oversight Board says manipulated video of Biden can stay on Facebook /news/meta-oversight-board-says-manipulated-video-of-biden-can-stay-on-facebook/ Meta's Oversight Board said the edited video can remain, but it criticized the company's policy on manipulated media as "incoherent and confusing." Mon, 05 Feb 2024 06:00:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/19/7f93ed2a-701a-4aac-8258-d4191135d61d/thumbnail/60x60/757d9e579c52932d092be4220d5a633e/gettyimages-1596861627.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 209bb93d-0dc8-4888-a4b8-f8563ae2ce20 Apple Vision Pro debuts Friday. 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