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Tracking online hate speech that follows real-world occasions

Tracking online hate speech that follows real-world occasions

A machine-learning analysis has revealed patterns in online hate speech that suggest complex—and sometimes counterintuitive—links between real-world events and different types of hate speech. Yonatan Lupu of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on January 25. Prior research has uncovered key insights into hate…
Japanese Charts: Fire Emblem Engage Knocks Pokémon Off The Top Spot

Japanese Charts: Fire Emblem Engage Knocks Pokémon Off The Top Spot

Image: NintendoThe latest Japanese charts are here and there are a couple of major changes to note this week. First, looking at software, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have finally been knocked off the top spot by none other than Fire Emblem Engage, with the latter selling an impressive 144,558 copies. It's a strong start for…
LG Gram 17 (2022) marked down by over US$ 450 with 16 GB of RAM and 1 TB SSD

LG Gram 17 (2022) marked down by over US$ 450 with 16 GB of...

The LG Gram 17 (2022) fared well last year in our tests. (Image source: NotebookCheck)Amazon US has discounted the LG Gram 17 (2022), a machine that is also known as Gram 17Z90Q. Typically, LG charges US$1,799.99 for the 17-inch and Intel Alder Lake-powered laptop, but Amazon US has dropped its price by 26%, a saving…
Microsoft is evaluating this cool split-screen tabs include for its Edge web browser

Microsoft is evaluating this cool split-screen tabs include for its Edge web browser

Image: MicrosoftMicrosoft is working on a new split-screen feature that lets Edge fans on macOS and Windows split an open window into two tabs for a side-by-side comparison of content. The new feature is being tested now in the latest daily builds of Edge in the Canary Channel, according to The Verge.After enabling the experimental feature…
The Titans

The Titans

The Titans are replacing the Justice League and are getting the status upgrade that comes along with it including a new ongoing series...
Why digital mess is driving brand names to reassess the worth of papers marketing

Why digital mess is driving brand names to reassess the worth of papers marketing

Last month, General Electric took over The New York Times’ print advertising for a day throughout the news, business and arts sections of the paper amounting to 22 full-page color ads as well as five partial pages.The newspaper ads were meant to not only get readers’ attention in print but also cultivate chatter on social…
NCSC exposes Iranian, Russian spear-phishing project targeting UK

NCSC exposes Iranian, Russian spear-phishing project targeting UK

Spear-phishing campaigns likely linked to Iranian and Russian espionage activity are targeting persons of interest in the UK, warns the NCSC By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 26 Jan 2023 0:01 Hostile advanced persistent threat (APT) groups aligned with the national interests of Iran and Russia are targeting UK nationals including academics, activists, charity and…
Tesla Cybertruck mass production will not begin till 2024

Tesla Cybertruck mass production will not begin till 2024

Tesla’s long-anticipated Cybertruck won’t be seeing full volume production until 2024, Elon Musk said during the company’s fourth quarter earnings call today.During the call, Musk was asked whether the forthcoming vehicle would meet a mid-2023 production target that was set in Q2 last year. Musk cagily confirmed that Cybertruck manufacturing would start “sometime this summer,”…
The important things we believed was occurring with robotic financial investments is certainly taking place

The important things we believed was occurring with robotic financial investments is certainly taking...

There was a brief, beautiful moment for a few months in 2021 when it felt like robotic investments might be immune from broader market forces. We all fundamentally and implicitly understood this to not be the case, but it was a nice moment nevertheless. Truth is, there was a bit of insulation in there. There…
The ideal flowers: A Lego arrangement on Valentine’s Day

The ideal flowers: A Lego arrangement on Valentine’s Day

Rebecca Isaacs/ZDNETDon't get me wrong -- I love getting flowers for Valentine's Day, especially since I used to work in a floral shop back in the day. Between my allergies and my cats trying to chew every last petal (and leaving a large, ahem, mess for me to clean up later), real flowers and I…