TotemoTech - 2023-06-28


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on June 28th, 2023. In today’s news, former AV actress and influencer Ai Uehara has released an AI photobook titled ‘Rebirth.’ The electronic version of the photobook, ‘AI Uehara Rebirth,’ is currently available on Kindle for 799 yen.

Moving on to our next story, NTT Docomo’s new pricing plans, ‘Eximo’ and ‘Irumo,’ have received mixed reviews. While some have praised the plans, there has been a significant amount of criticism as well.

Next, Red Hat, a leading open-source software company, has publicly criticized vendors offering clone operating systems of their product, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. They argue that these clone OSes pose a threat to the open-source community.

In other news, Twitter users have been reporting restrictions on their accounts after blocking spam accounts. Many users have expressed their frustration, questioning why they are being penalized for protecting themselves from spam.

Moving on, a research group including the University of Tokyo has analyzed over 10 million Amazon reviews and found that dissenting opinions or critical reviews are often more valuable and helpful for consumers than majority-positive reviews.

In the world of sports, a new caddy robot called ‘Hello Caddy’ has been introduced. This robot follows golfers on the course, carrying their golf bags and providing assistance.

In the tech industry, both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft experienced server outages in June, causing temporary disruptions in their services. This raises the question of why even leading companies struggle to prevent server downtime.

And finally, the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications will make it mandatory for 050 app calls to undergo identity verification. This decision comes in response to the increasing number of fraudulent activities using these app calls.

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