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ASUS Promises Support Overhaul After YouTube Investigators Allege Dishonesty

ASUS has suddenly agreed "to overhaul its customer support and warranty systems," writes the hardware review site Gamers Nexus — after a three-video series on its YouTube channel documented bad and "potentially illegal" handling of customer warranties for the channel's 2.2 million viewers. The Verge highlights ASUS's biggest change: If you've...

Mon Jun 17, 2024 05:40
AI Researcher Warns Data Science Could Face a Reproducibility Crisis

Long-time Slashdot reader theodp shared this warning from a long-time AI researcher arguing that data science "is due" for a reckoning over whether results can be reproduced. "Few technological revolutions came with such a low barrier of entry as Machine Learning..." Unlike Machine Learning, Data Science is not an academic discipline, with its own...

Mon Jun 17, 2024 03:22
Flesh-Eating Bacteria That Can Kill in Two Days Spreads in Japan

Bloomberg reports: A disease caused by a rare "flesh-eating bacteria" that can kill people within 48 hours is spreading in Japan after the country relaxed Covid-era restrictions. Cases of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) reached 977 this year by June 2, higher than the record 941 cases reported for all of last year, according to the...

Sun Jun 16, 2024 21:05
Wine Staging 9.11 Released with A Patch For A 17 Year Old Bug

Building off Friday's release of Wine 9.11, the development team has now also released Wine Staging 9.11 with some 428 patches, reports Phoronix founder Michael Larabel: Catching my interest was a patch for Bug 7955. That right away catches my attention since the latest Wine bug reports are at a bug ticket number over 56,000.... Yep, Bug 7955 dates...

Sun Jun 16, 2024 19:37
FAA Investigating How Counterfeit Titanium Got Into Boeing and Airbus Jets

"Titanium that was distributed with fake documentation has been found in commercial Boeing and Airbus jets," reports CNN. America's Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating whether those components pose a safety hazard to the public," along with the manufacturers of the aircraft and supplier Spirit AeroSystems. "A parts supplier found...

Sun Jun 16, 2024 11:26
Is There Life on This Saturn Moon? Scientists Plan a Mission to Find Out

It's one of Saturn's 146 moons — just 310 miles in diameter (or 498 kilometers). Yet the European Space Agency plans to send a robot on a one-billion mile trip to visit it. Why? Because astronomers have discovered Enceladus "possesses geysers that regularly erupt from its surface and spray water into space," reports the Guardian: Even more astonishing,...

Sun Jun 16, 2024 08:27

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