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October 2, 2023, 2:25 AM

Top News

Patrick Holland / CNET:
Apple confirms issues causing “iPhone to run warmer than expected” like bugs in iOS 17 and apps like Uber and Instagram, amid complaints about the 15 Pro models  —  Widespread complaints about overheating of the new iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max can be traced to several factors …
Associated Press:
NSA's outgoing director, Paul Nakasone, announces an AI security center, after an NSA study identified protecting US AI models as a national security challenge  —  The National Security Agency is starting an artificial intelligence security center — a crucial mission as AI capabilities …
Casey Newton / Platformer:
Between ChatGPT's surprisingly human voice and Meta's AI characters, we may be witnessing the rise of a new consumer internet era featuring synthetic companions  —  Between ChatGPT's surprisingly human voice and Meta's AI characters, our feeds may be about to change forever
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: John Giannandrea's team built a next-gen search engine, “Pegasus”, for Apple's own apps, used in Spotlight and Siri, and coming soon to the App Store  —  Apple has the wherewithal to launch its own search engine, a replacement for Google.  And Microsoft even approached the company about helping make that happen.
Jeff Baumgartner / Light Reading:
Filing: LG suspends including IP-based broadcast signaling standard ATSC 3.0 in its 2024 lineup of US TVs due to a “challenging and uncertain patent landscape”  —  Citing a ‘challenging and uncertain patent landscape,’ LG has suspended the inclusion of ATSC 3.0 tech in its 2024 TV lineup.
Ryan Weeks / The Block:
Singapore grants Coinbase a Major Payment Institution license, allowing it to offer a wider range of Digital Payment Token services to institutions, customers  —  - The license paves the way for Coinbase to offer a wider range of Digital Payment Token services in the region.
New York Times:
The number of fact-checking sites has declined worldwide, as social media platforms reduce disinformation efforts and false AI content keeps fact-checkers busy  —  The momentum behind organizations that aim to combat online falsehoods has started to taper off.
Katie Paul / Reuters:
Nick Clegg says Meta used public Facebook and Instagram posts to train its new AI assistant and took steps to filter out private details from training datasets  —  Meta Platforms (META.O) used public Facebook and Instagram posts to train parts of its new Meta AI virtual assistant …

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