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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, […]

Companies like Google, Meta, OpenAI commit to developing AI responsibly as Seoul AI summit begins

Artificial Intelligence Companies Pledge to Develop Technology Safely SEOUL, South Korea — The world’s leading artificial intelligence companies pledged at the start of a mini summit on AI to develop the technology safely, including pulling the plug if they can’t rein in the most extreme risks. World leaders are expected to hammer out further agreements […]

Ether continues to climb after 20% surge, driven by renewed optimism for ETFs.

Cryptocurrencies surged higher on Tuesday as optimism grew around the potential approval of spot ether exchange-traded funds by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The leading cryptocurrency, Ether, saw an impressive 8.5% increase, reaching $3,661.12, following a 20% surge the day before. In a similar vein, Bitcoin also added 2%, trading at around $71,350, surpassing […]

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 […]

John Tesh suggests that NBC may consider repurchasing the rights to ‘Roundball Rock’ if they acquire NBA game broadcasts.

NBCUniversal has made a bold move in the world of sports broadcasting by offering $2.5 billion per year to acquire the NBA rights once again. This would give them the opportunity to bring back the iconic theme song, “Roundball Rock,” composed by John Tesh, that accompanied NBA games on NBC until 2002. The NBA is […]

Scarlett Johansson Finds ChatGPT Voice “Eerily Similar” to Hers, Prompting OpenAI to Halt Its Use

OpenAI is facing backlash over one of its ChatGPT voices that sounds eerily similar to Scarlett Johansson. The actress, known for her role in the film “Her,” expressed shock and anger after hearing the voice, which she says closely resembles her own. OpenAI has since decided to halt the use of this particular voice, named […]

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, […]

Court in London to determine extradition fate of WikiLeaks founder Assange to US

The legal battle for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues as a London court ruled on Monday that he can appeal against his extradition to the United States on espionage charges. This decision is likely to prolong an already long legal saga surrounding Assange, who has been indicted on 17 espionage charges and one charge of […]

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 […]

There are risks in companies attempting to appeal to a larger number of smartphone users in Africa

Access to mobile phones and the internet has revolutionized the way people in sub-Saharan Africa live and work. In countries like Ghana, where infrastructure and public services are lacking, technology has played a unique role in bridging the gap and improving livelihoods. Anita Akpeere, a chef in Ghana’s capital, relies on her smartphone to receive […]

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