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Amazon is in talks to buy MX Player, a major player in Indian video

According to four people with knowledge of the situation, Amazon is in talks with Times Internet to investigate buying MX Player, one of the biggest on-demand video streaming services in India, as the American e-commerce company looks to expand its entertainment ambitions in the important international market. Three sources warned …

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Reddit claims that after a phishing attack, hackers gained access to employee data

A “highly-targeted” phishing attack led to the access of internal documents and source code, according to Reddit. Reddit’s chief technology officer, Christopher Slowe, also known as KeyserSosa, stated in a post that on February 5, the company learned about the “sophisticated” attack aimed at Reddit staff members. According to him, …

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Otonomo, a mobility data company with a 2021 SPAC IPO valuation of $1.4B, was acquired by Urgent.ly as its market cap fell to $70M

Otonomo, a connected automotive company that went public in 2021 and has seen a sharp decline in the value of its stock, recently announced a reverse merger with roadside assistance tech company Urgent.ly. In an all-share merger, Urgently shareholders will receive 67% of the combined company, and Otonomo shareholders will …

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New HomePod from Apple has better sound and intelligence

Apple has revived the larger HomePod with a second-generation model that boasts improved sound quality in addition to improved intelligence and computing abilities. Pre-orders for the new HomePod, which has a suggested retail price of $299, are now open. On February 3, in-store sales and shipping will start in the …

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The most recent Atlas video from Boston Dynamics shows a robot that can now grab and throw objects

The most recent Atlas humanoid robot demo was just released by Boston Dynamics. The robot’s feet allowed it to traverse rough terrain while running and jumping. Now, the robot actually has hands. The robot is given new life by these simple grippers. The Atlas suddenly transforms from a quick pack …

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An AI writing assistance with source citations is unveiled by AI21 Labs

The artificial intelligence (AI) ChatGPT, which can create spreadsheet formulas, emails, poems, and more, has recently received a lot of unfavorable press. Users were briefly prohibited from publishing ChatGPT-generated content by Stack Overflow, which claimed that the AI made it too simple for users to flood the site with bogus …

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