SAG-AFTRA negotiating committee votes unanimously to recommend strike as Hollywood talks stall

SAG-AFTRA negotiating committee votes unanimously to recommend strike as Hollywood talks stall

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) negotiating committee has voted unanimously to recommend a strike in a move that could incapacitate Hollywood productions. The major unions in Hollywood issued a joint statement Wednesday on their “unwavering support and solidarity” of SAG-AFTRA, including the Writers Guild of America, which has been…

Megawatt electrical motor designed by MIT engineers could help electrify aviation |  MIT News

Megawatt electrical motor designed by MIT engineers could help electrify aviation | MIT News

Aviation’s huge carbon footprint could shrink significantly with electrification. To date, however, only small all-electric planes have gotten off the ground. Their electric motors generate hundreds of kilowatts of power. To electrify larger, heavier jets, such as commercial airliners, megawatt-scale motors are required. These would be propelled by hybrid or turbo-electric propulsion systems where an…

OpenAI plans app store for AI software, The Information reports

OpenAI plans app store for AI software, The Information reports

June 20 (Reuters) – OpenAI, creator of the widely popular chatbot ChatGPT, plans to launch a marketplace that will allow developers to sell their AI models built on top of its own AI technology, news site the Information reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of discussions at the company. Enterprise customers using ChatGPT often…

New technology uses ordinary sunlight to disinfect drinking water

New technology uses ordinary sunlight to disinfect drinking water

At least 2 billion people worldwide regularly drink water contaminated with disease-causing microbes. Disinfectant powder is stirred in bacteria-contaminated water (upper left). The mixture is exposed to sunlight, which rapidly kills all the bacteria (upper right). A magnet collects the metallic powder after disinfection (lower right). The powder is then reloaded into another beaker of…

‘Godfather of AI’ leaves Google, warns of tech’s dangers

‘Godfather of AI’ leaves Google, warns of tech’s dangers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sounding alarms about artificial intelligence has become a popular pastime in the ChatGPT era, taken up by high-profile figures as varied as industrialist Elon Musk, leftist intellectual Noam Chomsky and the 99-year-old retired statesman Henry Kissinger. But it’s the concerns of insiders in the AI ​​research community that are attracting particular attention….

WhatsApp is now accessible on smartwatches through Wear OS;  check how- Technology News, Firstpost

WhatsApp is now accessible on smartwatches through Wear OS; check how- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingMay 09, 2023 17:35:42 IST In a recent development for smartwatch enthusiasts and WhatsApp users, the Meta-owned instant messaging application will now support Wear OS, an Android operating system that is particularly designed to connect smartwatches with mobile phones. As per the latest reports, Wear OS is said to be compatible with the latest…

How India leads the global refurbished smartphone market?

How India leads the global refurbished smartphone market?

ImageSource : FILE India leads the global refurbished smartphone market: Know-how India has been reportedly leading the global refurbished smartphone market with 19 per cent (year-on-year) growth which was reported in 2022. Also, Apple has captured 49 per cent of the refurbished smartphone market in the nation, which is followed by Samsung with 26 per…