Most sites claiming to catch AI-written text fail spectacularly

As the fervor around generative AI grows, critics have called on the creators of the tech to take steps to mitigate its potentially harmful effects. In particular, text-generating AI has gotten a lot

TestGorilla scores $70M for skills tests aiming to replace the recruitment resume dump

Sending in a resume is the main way a person hopes to get noticed for a job. But a startup out of Amsterdam called TestGorilla is today announcing $70 million in funding for a very different kind of a

In search of engagement, Twitter brings algorithmic timelines to Communities

Twitter Communities — the private, interest-based networking feature launched last year — will now gain their own algorithmic-based timelines, similar to Twitter’s Home timeline wher

Color is launching a high-capacity COVID-19 testing lab and will open-source its design and protocols

Genomics health technology startup Color is doing its part to address the global COVID-19 pandemic, and has detailed the steps it’s taking to support expansion of testing efforts in a new blog p

YouTube confirms a test where the comments are hidden by default

YouTube’s comments section has a bad reputation. It’s even been called “the worst on the internet,” and a reflection of YouTube’s overall toxic culture, where creators ar

Twitter confirms it’s working on a ‘Hide Tweet’ feature

Twitter today confirmed it’s developing a new “Hide Tweet” feature, which it says will give users another option to protect their conversations. The option, spotted in Twitter’

Theranos Wellness Centers Aren’t Using “Nanotainers” At This Time

A Theranos testing center in Mesa, Arizona has informed me they are not allowed to use Theranos’ proprietary equipment to test for herpes simplex 1, the only test the FDA has so far given Thera

Wired looks at junk that doesn't work

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/pr_roundup_the_exorcists_f-620x354.jpg">Need to Ionize your water? Keep yourself safe from "raditations?" Find ghosts? Don't buy the <a H

German researchers develop "EmoGlove" to simplify software testing

A research team at the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research in Germany developed a sensor glove that is supposed to help companies evaluate the quality of software applications. Bodo Ur

Another 'Windows XP is better than Windows Vista' post

I won’t bore you with all the details of a recent XP-vs-Vista benchmarking test except to say that it involved Office 2007 productivity tasks, XP with Service Pack 3 Beta, and Vista with Service