Hashtag Trending Jan 26th-Amazon workers strike, Samsung wallet, Shutterstock embraces AI

A spokesperson for Amazon told the BBC that it has a system “that recognises great performance” and performance is only measured when an employee is at their station and logged in to do their job.

Samsung Electronics today announced Samsung Wallet will be available in eight new markets, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan starting at the end of January.

According to TechCrunch, this means that  Shutterstock seeks to embrace the use of AI and is setting itself up in opposition to competitor Getty who is currently embroiled in a lawsuit against Stability AI, who allegedly used Getty’s  images to train its AI without the appropriate permission.

Intel has canceled plans to build its Oregon Research and Design Mega Lab, a 200,000-square-foot facility designed to test data center cooling innovations, Data Center Knowledge reported.

A new study demonstrates that scientists have created robots that can shapeshift between solid and liquid states, enabling them to perform feats such as jumping, climbing and even oozing out of cage, Vice reported.The shape and movements of the machines are controlled by magnetic fields, an approach that may lead to new biomedical and engineering technologies, such as targeted drug delivery, circuit assembly, or the creation of universal screws.

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