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Scarlett Johansson accuses OpenAI of stealing her voice

In a recent development in the world of artificial intelligence, Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has found herself at the center of a controversial dispute with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. The issue arose when OpenAI launched its new ChatGPT AI voice software named “Sky”, which bears a striking resemblance to Johansson’s own voice. According to Johansson, […]

New Weight Loss Ads from Hims & Hers Featuring Compounded GLP-1 Injections

Hims & Hers Health, a digital pharmacy startup, has announced the introduction of access to compounded GLP-1 weight loss injections. The company offers a range of direct-to-consumer treatments for conditions like erectile dysfunction and hair loss and launched a weight loss program in December. However, GLP-1 medications such as Ozempic and Wegovy were not previously […]

Microsoft Unveils Latest PCs Featuring AI Chips Developed by Qualcomm

Microsoft recently unveiled new computers with advanced chips designed to optimize artificial intelligence features for Windows software while conserving battery life. Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s Chairman and CEO, introduced the new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro tablet equipped with Qualcomm chips that can handle AI tasks offline. Other major computer manufacturers, including Lenovo, Dell, HP, Asus, […]

Britain’s AI safety institute expands to San Francisco, the home of OpenAI

The British government is taking a significant step in expanding its AI safety efforts by opening a U.S. counterpart to its AI Safety Institute in San Francisco. This move is aimed at solidifying the UK’s position as a global leader in AI and fostering cooperation with the United States in tackling the risks associated with […]

The Year of AI-Enabled Personal Computers

Microsoft’s Build developer conference is set to kick off, giving the company a platform to showcase its latest advancements in artificial intelligence. With high-profile events hosted by OpenAI and Google already making waves in the industry, Microsoft’s focus on AI is timely and strategic. One key advantage that Microsoft holds in the AI race is […]

Blackstone leads $7.5 billion debt financing for AI startup CoreWeave

CoreWeave, a leading artificial intelligence infrastructure startup, has recently secured a significant amount of funding to further invest in its cloud data centers. After raising $1.1 billion in equity funding, CoreWeave has now raised an additional $7.5 billion in debt financing. The lending round was led by Blackstone’s funds, with participation from Coatue, Carlyle, BlackRock, […]

BlackRock’s Funds are Suppressing Shareholder Rights, Says Boaz Weinstein

Boaz Weinstein is a hedge-fund investor who gained notoriety for being on the winning side of JPMorgan Chase’s $6.2 billion “London Whale” trading loss in 2011. Fast forward to today, Weinstein is now setting his sights on index fund giant BlackRock. Saba Capital, the firm Weinstein founded and leads as chief investment officer, is pushing […]

OpenAI disbands Superalignment AI safety team

OpenAI Disbands Long-Term Risks Team: What This Means for the Future of AI OpenAI recently disbanded its team focused on the long-term risks of artificial intelligence, just one year after the team was announced. This news comes on the heels of both team leaders, OpenAI co-founder Ilya Sutskever and Jan Leike, announcing their departures from […]

600 jobs cut in California as Tesla layoffs persist

Tesla’s massive restructuring continues as the electric-vehicle maker announced the layoffs of approximately 600 more employees at its manufacturing facilities and engineering offices between Fremont and Palo Alto. The recent round of layoffs impacted roles across all levels and departments, including factory workers, software developers, and robotics engineers. The cuts were revealed in a Worker […]

Reddit experiences significant growth after unveiling partnership with OpenAI for AI training models

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange is abuzz with excitement as Reddit shares surged 11% in extended trading on Thursday. This surge came after the social media company announced a groundbreaking partnership with OpenAI. This partnership will allow OpenAI, the maker of the ChatGPT AI, to train its artificial intelligence models using […]

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