Can Technology Help Us Talk to Animals?

Jan 5, 2023

Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! Can Technology Help Us Talk to Animals? (vox.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Monday October 31, 2022 @06:34AM from the and-thanks-for-all-the-fish dept. "Today, tools like drones, digital recorders, and artificial intelligence are helping us listen to the sounds of nature in unprecedented ways," writes Vox, citing Karen Bakker, author of the new book Sou ...read more

PayTM Casino | A Complete Guide For Indian Gamblers

Jan 5, 2023

PayTM is an online money deposit and payment service. Because of the convenience it gives to its users, this service has become very widespread. PayTM is an intermediary between players and online casinos . Through the PayTM service, players are provided with a way to finance their accounts at a low price, with high processing speed, information security, and many benefits. What is PayTM? The service was founded in 2010 by Vijay Shekhar Sharma. It is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Prades ...read more


Bosch opens new software hub in Shanghai for automated driving

Jan 5, 2023

German auto parts supplier Bosch said on Tuesday it has inaugurated a new software hub in Shanghai, China, its third innovation center dedicated to the research and development of digital cockpit and driver assistance technologies in the country. Part of the company’s goal to develop in-car features tailored for Chinese consumers, the 10,000-square-meter (107,639-square-feet) facility involved an investment of more than RMB 150 million ($21 million) and will employ about 540 engineers. O ...read more

The Square Off Pro Chessboard Rekindled My Love of Chess

Jan 5, 2023

Photograph: Square Off I did run into a few issues here and there where the board wouldn’t register some of my movements and required me to redo the move until it registered. This can be frustrating when you’re on the clock, as all the online matches are timed, but it only happened a few times. The board is usually pretty responsive, with beeps to indicate when you make a move that’s not allowed (like when you move a pawn without realizing your king is in check). You can play by jus ...read more

What is the National Animal of Mexico?

Jan 5, 2023

What is the National Animal of Mexico? This Central American country is home to many national symbols of animals, such as the golden eagle. Several animals are classed as national symbols of this Central American country, including De bird(national animal) and the golden eagle. Many animals are classed as national symbols of this Central American country. Golden Eagle (national animal) Small dog Chapulin (an arthropod found in Mexico) Some cats are more dangerous than others, including the f ...read more


Honor reveals MagicOS 7.0, featuring on-device AI

Jan 4, 2023

Major Chinese phone vendor Honor released its new mobile system, MagicOS 7.0, in China at Tuesday’s developer conference. Based on Android 13, the new system features on-device AI, cross-device capability, and an improved user interface. The new system allows users to continue where they left off on another device, similar to Apple’s handoff. Honor also added a new feature that allows users to save articles and videos from the news app to read later offline. The system’s built-in on- ...read more

The World Needs Processed Food

Jan 4, 2023

The word “processed” has become something of a slur. Say “processed food” and most of us picture unhealthy, cheap junk. Fresh food straight from the garden or the field is good. Once we’ve put it through a processing plant or a laboratory, we’ve removed its halo qualities and added a bunch of bad ones. That means meat substitutes are no better than junk food. But this perspective is short-sighted. We’re not going to feed billions a nutritious diet sustainably without food proce ...read more

iQiyi beats estimates with $1.1 billion revenue in Q3

Jan 4, 2023

Leading Chinese video streaming platform iQiyi reported RMB 7.5 billion ($1.1 billion) in revenue in the third quarter of 2022, a 2% yearly decrease but a figure that saw the company surpass the highest estimation of Yahoo Finance’s analysts. The firm’s net loss narrowed from RMB 1.7 billion to RMB 395.6 million in a year. iQiyi’s non-GAAP net income for the quarter was RMB 187.2 million, up 139% compared to the previous quarter. This is the fourth consecutive quarter that the firm r ...read more

JD to cut executive salaries up to 20% for 2023

Jan 4, 2023

Chinese e-commerce giant JD plans to cut the salaries of about 2,000 senior managers by 10% to 20% next year to improve employee benefits, with more cuts for higher-level executives, according to an internal email to staff signed by JD founder and chairman Richard Liu. The move aligns with the vision of “common prosperity” proposed by Chinese President Xi, which aims to regulate excessively high incomes. Liu added that JD will recover the salaries of those affected by the pay cut if it ...read more

LG Display unveils thin speakers that can be hidden in car interiors

Jan 4, 2023

Following its stretchy LCD panels, LG Display's latest gadget is a super-thin speaker designed to be installed in car interiors while remaining "invisible." The Thin Actuator Sound Solution was developed with a "global audio company" (LG didn't say which), as a replacement for traditional speakers in automobiles.  The system eschews the usual voice coils, cones and magnets found in most speakers, instead employing so-called film-like exciter technology. That can vibrate off display panels and ...read more