TikTok is being taken over by people who tan their behinds

Say it dirty like that. A new round of TikTok videos has people sunning their perineum again. The supposed wellness trend – which involves enthusiasts pointing their bare bottoms to the sky and getting exposure where the sun usually don’t shine — swipe across the video sharing platform. “It’s a feeling you can’t really describe … Read more

Racist message sent to iPhones via Apple News from hacked Fast Company site

Hackers breached internal systems at Fast Company magazine on Tuesday night, defaced the company’s main news site and sent racist push notifications through Apple News to iPhone users. The two-sentence push notifications were attributed to Fast Company and included the n-word and graphic language, prompting shocked users to post screenshots on Twitter. While breaches at … Read more

Better than JPEG? Researcher discovers that Stable Diffusion can compress images

Enlarge / These jagged, colorful blocks are exactly what the concept of image compression looks like. Benj Edwards / Ars Technica Last week, the Swiss software engineer Matthias Bühlmann discover that the popular image synthesis model Stable diffusion can compress existing bitmap images with fewer visual artifacts than JPEG or WebP at high compression ratios, … Read more