Month: June 2021

Tech

GitHub and OpenAI Launch a New AI Tool

GitHub and OpenAI have launched a technical preview of a new AI tool called Copilot. The tool is available inside the Visual Studio Code editor and autocompletes code snippets. According to GitHub, Copilot does more than just parrot back code…

World

Optimum is Dramatically Reducing Cable Internet Speed

Internet service provider Optimum, owned by Altice USA, is dramatically reducing cable internet speeds for new subscribers starting on July 12th. For some Optimum Online plans, upload speeds will be cut from 35Mbps to as little as 5Mbps. The change…

World

FTC Poised to Probe Amazon’s MGM Acquisition

Following Amazon’s acquisition of MGM, the deal will be investigated by the Federal Trade Commission. The recently elected FTC chair, Lina Khan, a long-outspoken critic of Amazon, will have oversight over the deal. The proceedings could signal how she’ll handle…

Social Media

Facebook to Update Community Standards

The popular social media company Facebook has now revealed that it will be soon updating its community standards to be clearer about how it handles satirical content. The decision comes following a recommendation from its Oversight Board. The company said…