Exclusively TikTok planning big push in gaming, testing in Vietnam sources

The TikTok app on a smartphone is shown in this illustration taken on July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG/HANOI (Reuters) – TikTok is running tests so users can play games on its video-sharing app in Vietnam, four … Read more

Russia uses new laser weapons in Ukraine and Zelensky mocks ‘wonderful weapon’

Russia indulges in its own secret laser arsenal Zelensky sarcastically compares the use of lasers to the Nazis’ wondrous weapons Satellites 1,500 km away can go blind LONDON (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it was using a new generation of powerful lasers in Ukraine to incinerate drones and deploying some of Moscow’s secret weapons … Read more

Rehabilitation Hospital in Montana integrates virtual reality technology and artificial intelligence into patient care | Country and Territory

Emily Schipper Dr. Jose Ortiz counted the minutes he spent in the back of an ambulance carrying him from Red Lodge to Billings. Timely treatment is essential to save one’s life or quality of life during a stroke. Ortiz had at least a 60-minute drive before he was admitted to the hospital. His medical school … Read more

After shooting Buffalo, 4chan shows how some platforms are only accountable to themselves

Despite the role it may have played in the horrific events in Buffalo, the platform and its owner have not made any statement. Links to transcripts of the graphic shoot video and praise for the gunman continue to appear throughout the platform. This lack of work reveals a complex truth about Online scene: An online … Read more

Performers push for copyright protection from AI deep counterfeiting

AI is increasingly common in entertainment and audio Performers fear losing work and rights to technology Calls for new legal protections on shows Tbilisi, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When a friend texted voice actor Bev Standing to ask if TikTok’s text-to-speech feature sounded, the Canadian artist’s surprise quickly turned to anger. She had … Read more

Analysis: Elon Musk can’t easily give Twitter the boot on bots

May 18 (Reuters) – Elon Musk may find a way to prove his claim of Twitter Inc . spam accounts (TWTR.N) The platform is far above what the social media company estimated, but it’s hard to show that he and investors have been misled, legal experts say. Musk said on Twitter Tuesday that his $44 … Read more