Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Meta and Google will collaborate to make speech recognition tools better for people with disabilities
These companies have partnered with the University of Illinois (UIUC) under the Speech Accessibility Project. The project will take speech samples from users with different speech patterns or speaking disabilities to create a dataset to train machine learning models.
Nvidia will close its office in Russia and cease all activities in the country
The company had already suspended shipments to Russia but kept a presence there “to support our employees and their families”.
Nintendo now has an animation studio called Nintendo Pictures
Previously known as Dynamo Pictures, the animation studio was acquired by Nintendo in July. Prior to its acquisition, Nintendo had worked with Dynamo Pictures on a variety of animated projects.
USA and UK signed a data-sharing agreement
The agreement will enable law enforcement in both countries to use critical data to combat crime. It specifies that officials in both nations must have evidence of serious crime to invoke the provisions in the law and that neither nation can target residents from one country located in another.
Nokia X30 5G
Nokia X30 5G will have a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 695 processor, 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of storage. It will come with a 4,200mAh battery.
ZTE Blade V40s
The phone has a 6.67-inch AMOLED display, Unisoc T618 processor, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. It comes with a 4,500mAh battery.