Head of Sony Seems Pretty Sure Spider-Man 4 Is Happening

Two things are true when listening to the head of a movie studio. One, they’re not going to say anything bad about their movies, and two, they definitely know everything happening with those movies. That’s why a new interview with the chairman of Sony …

Yuck: Slack has been scanning your messages to train its AI models

Slack trains machine-learning models on user messages, files and other content without explicit permission. The training is opt-out, meaning your private data will be leeched by default. Making matters worse, you’ll have to ask your organization’s Slac…

Apple is said to be working on a ‘significantly thinner’ iPhone

Just like it slimmed down the latest iPad Pro, Apple is said to be looking at making the iPhone more slender. To be more precise, the company is working on a “significantly thinner” device that may arrive as part of the iPhone 17 lineup in place of a P…

25 Great Things About The Phantom Menace

This weekend, The Phantom Menace turns 25—and while we’ve celebrated the ways the film brought so much to Star Wars in the past, for its 25th anniversary we wanted to look back at a few different things, big and small, that make Phantom Menace so great…

Surface Pro 10 for Business review: A safe upgrade for IT workers

I knew what to expect from the Surface Pro 10 for Business the minute Microsoft announced it: A faster processor with a neural processing unit (NPU) inside the same case as the Surface Pro 9. As the first “AI PC” Surface devices, the Pro 10 for Busines…

RIP Silk: Spider-Society

Conspicuously absent from the incredible news this week that Nicolas Cage was coming to Prime Video to play Spider-Man Noir was a single mention of Silk: Spider-Society, another Spider-Verse show that has been in the works for a long, long time.Read mo…

A Fallout crossover is coming to Fortnite

Prime Video's Fallout series has been a hit with critics and audiences, but Microsoft and Bethesda weren't ready to fully capitalize on its success. Fallout 4 rocketed up the sales charts and Bethesda updated it for current-gen consoles, but th…

NYPD Should Equip Drones With Tasers for 911 Calls, According to Pro-Trump Congressman

The New York Police Department plans to use drones to respond to some 911 calls in a new program, according to testimony delivered Thursday at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing in Washington, D.C. And while that’s concerning enough, one Repub…

Amazon’s Kindle Scribe dips back to an all-time low, plus the rest of this week’s best tech deals

Apple and Google recently held events to showcase new products and services. From a deals perspective, that means some older iPads are hitting new low prices — we even spotted a few modest $30 and $50 discounts on brand new iPad Air and iPad Pro models…

OpenAI Reportedly Dissolves Its Existential AI Risk Team

OpenAI’s Superalignment team, charged with controlling the existential danger of a superhuman AI system, has reportedly been disbanded, according to Wired on Friday. The news comes just days after the team’s founders, Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike, simu…