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Privacy concerns rise over popular AI photo apps – study
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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Over a third of AI photo apps use your personal data to train their AI tools, raising privacy concerns, says a study.
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Oracle enhances Analytics Cloud with AI-powered capabilities
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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Oracle unveils AI features for its Analytics Cloud, enabling self-service analytics and eliminating the need for data scientists or IT professionals.
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Zoom announces new features to make meetings better in 2023
Fri, 13th Jan 2023
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Having announced animal avatars earlier last year, Zoom has added personal avatars, customizable virtual characters that users can use in meetings.
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Tencent supports Metalife for realistic Metaverse avatars
Fri, 23rd Dec 2022
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Tencent Real-Time Communication, utilized for avatar creation in the metaverse, ensures a smooth audio/video experience under a packet loss rate of 80%.
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Back in style: Virtual try-on tech making waves on social media
Tue, 7th Dec 2021
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Virtual try-on tech becomes latest trend in online shopping market with Zyler reporting half a million outfits tried on in one week.
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First Avatar sequel put back a year, says Cameron
Wed, 14th Jan 2015
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The first of the three sequels to the blockbuster movie, Avatar, has been set back a year because of delays in completing the scripts, the films' d.
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Sssh... I have a Secret
Wed, 14th May 2014
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Secret, an anonymous Twitter-like space where users can post any thought or secret they like, without having to own up to it. You can share what you are thinking and feeling with friends, free of judgement.
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Game console graphics as good as Avatar?
Wed, 12th Sep 2012
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One of the brains behind next-generation gaming engines says that the Xbox 720 and Playstation 4 will produce graphics to rival James Cameron’s Avatar.
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The tech behind Weta Digital's success
Fri, 30th Mar 2012
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Weta Digital, celebrated for its groundbreaking VFX in films like Avatar, thrives on cutting-edge tech and strategic alliances.
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NetApp’s role in Avatar
Wed, 3rd Feb 2010
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Avatar generates record-breaking amount of data, forcing Weta Digital to partner with NetApp for innovative storage solution.