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OpenAI Says It Has Begun Training a New Flagship A.I. Model

OpenAI said on Tuesday that it has begun training a new flagship artificial intelligence model that would succeed the GPT-4 technology that drives its popular online chatbot, ChatGPT. The San…

If A.I. Can Do Your Job, Maybe It Can Also Replace Your C.E.O.

As artificial intelligence programs shake up the office, potentially making millions of jobs obsolete, one group of perpetually stressed workers seems especially vulnerable. These employees analyze new markets and discern…

Elon Musk’s xAI Raises $6 Billion

Elon Musk’s artificial intelligence company, xAI, said on Sunday that it has raised $6 billion, helping to close the funding gap with OpenAI, Anthropic and other rivals in the red-hot…

In New TikTok Trend, Parents Dance Like It’s the ’80s and Bring Down the House

Videos of parents demonstrating their moves have been a surprise hit on a site where youth rules — perhaps because the trend isn’t played for laughs. Source link

Google AI Overviews Search Errors Cause Furor Online

Last week, Google unveiled its biggest change to search in years, showcasing new artificial intelligence capabilities that answer people’s questions in the company’s attempt to catch up to rivals Microsoft…

The Emails at the Heart of the Government’s Ticketmaster Case

In its lawsuit accusing Live Nation Entertainment, the concert behemoth that owns Ticketmaster, of being an illegal monopoly, the Justice Department drew on a raft of internal communications that offered…

Ether Cryptocurrency ETFs Are Approved by the SEC

Federal regulators on Thursday approved an investment product tied to the cryptocurrency Ether, the most valuable digital asset after Bitcoin, in a major boost for the crypto industry. The Securities…

Are These Drones Too Chinese to Pass U.S. Muster in an Anti-China Moment?

A one-man startup believes it has an answer to U.S. government concerns over the Chinese-made drones that dominate commercial sales in the American market. Anzu Robotics’s chief executive and founding…

ScarJo vs. ChatGPT, Neuralink’s First Patient Opens Up, and Microsoft’s A.I. PCs

Listen to and follow ‘Hard Fork’Apple | Spotify | Amazon | YouTube This week, more drama at OpenAI: The company wanted Scarlett Johansson to be a voice of GPT-4o, she…

Elon Musk Ramps Up Anti-Biden Posts on X

Last month, Elon Musk posted on X that President Biden “obviously barely knows what’s going on.” “He is just a tragic front for a far left political machine,” Mr. Musk…

Ampla, a Lender to Consumer Brands, Faces Financial Struggles

A popular lender backed by venture capital firms is struggling financially, sending shock waves through the small clothing and home furnishing companies that count on its financing. The lender, Ampla,…

U.S. Sues to Break Up Ticketmaster Owner, Live Nation

The Justice Department on Thursday sued Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, asking a court to break up the company over claims it illegally maintained a monopoly…

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Founder, Transferred From Brooklyn Jail

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange who was convicted of fraud and conspiracy, was transferred out of a Brooklyn detention center on Wednesday morning, his spokesman said.…

Nvidia, Powered by A.I. Boom, Reports Soaring Revenue and Profits

Nvidia, which makes microchips that power most artificial intelligence applications, began an extraordinary run a year ago. Fueled by an explosion of interest in A.I., the Silicon Valley company said…

Some Prominent Silicon Valley Investors Shift to the Right

In 2021, David Sacks, a prominent venture capital investor and podcast host, said former President Donald J. Trump’s behavior around the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol had disqualified…

DOJ to Sue Live Nation, Accusing It of Defending a Monopoly

The Justice Department and a group of states plan to sue Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, as soon as Thursday, accusing it of illegally maintaining a…

If You’re Going to San Francisco, Be Sure to Ride In a Driverless Car

When David De Clercq traveled to San Francisco last year, he had a few musts on his itinerary: Go to Alcatraz. Try new restaurants. And ride in a self-driving car.…

Inside the Life of Nicole Shanahan, RFK Jr.’s Running Mate

Ms. Shanahan, a lawyer who was married to Sergey Brin, a Google founder, led a rarefied and sometimes turbulent life in Silicon Valley, according to a Times examination. Source link

U.S. Plans to Accuse Live Nation of Defending a Monopoly

The Justice Department and a group of states plan to sue Live Nation Entertainment, the concert giant that owns Ticketmaster, as soon as Thursday, accusing it of illegally maintaining a…

Donald Trump’s Wealth Now Hinges on Trump Media

At Mar-a-Lago on a Wednesday evening last month, Donald J. Trump mingled with partygoers, greeting his supporters and making small talk. The country star Lee Greenwood sang “God Bless the…

AI’s Black Boxes Just Got a Little Less Mysterious

One of the weirder, more unnerving things about today’s leading artificial intelligence systems is that nobody — not even the people who build them — really knows how the systems…

C. Gordon Bell, Creator of a Personal Computer Prototype, Dies at 89

C. Gordon Bell, a technology visionary whose computer designs for Digital Equipment Corporation fueled the emergence of the minicomputer industry in the 1960s, died on Friday in Coronado, Calif. He…

Craig Wright Is Not Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Court Rules

“The feeling that Craig Wright has is that he has never been enough,” Mr. van Pelt said. Even after Dr. Wright failed to produce the evidence, he retained a band…

Scarlett Johansson’s Statement About Her Interactions With Sam Altman

Here is Scarlett Johansson’s statement on Monday: “Last September, I received an offer from Sam Altman, who wanted to hire me to voice the current ChatGPT 4.0 system. He told…