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- Dutch watchdog looking into alleged Tesla data breach
The data protection watchdog for the Netherlands said on Friday it was aware of possible Tesla data protection breaches, but it was too early for further comment.
- Amazon corporate workers plan walkout next week over return-to-office policies
Some Amazon corporate workers have announced plans to walk off the job next week over frustrations with the company's return-to-work policies, among other issues, in a sign of heightened tensions inside the e-commerce giant after multiple rounds of layoffs.
- How Meta got caught in tensions between the US and EU
Facebook-parent Meta has perhaps become the most high-profile casualty of a long-running privacy dispute between Europe and the United States — but it may not be the last.
- Apple announces multibillion-dollar agreement for 5G components made in US
Apple on Tuesday announced a multibillion-dollar agreement to develop 5G radio frequency and wireless connectivity components in the United States.
- Meta sells Giphy at a significant loss after UK breakup order
Stock-photo website Shutterstock on Tuesday said it will acquire Giphy and its online repository of animated images for $53 million, after UK antitrust regulators forced Meta to spin off the company last year.
- 'Verified' Twitter accounts share fake image of 'explosion' near Pentagon, causing confusion
A fake image purporting to show an explosion near the Pentagon was shared by multiple verified Twitter accounts on Monday, causing confusion and leading to a brief dip in the stock market. Local officials later confirmed no such incident had occurred.
- Amazon looks to adapt Alexa to the rise of ChatGPT
For years, Alexa has been synonymous with virtual assistants that can interact with users and do tasks on their behalf.
- TikTok CEO says 'we will prevail' against Montana ban
TikTok CEO Shou Chew vowed Tuesday that his company's legal battle against Montana will succeed, after the state passed a law that would ban the app from personal devices starting in January.
- Here are all the AI updates Microsoft announced at its developers conference keynote
At its annual Microsoft Build developer conference in Seattle on Tuesday, the company announced a series of AI updates to make both Bing and ChatGPT smarter, more intuitive and potentially more ubiquitous.
- Adobe is adding an AI-powered image generator to Photoshop
Photoshop is about to look a little different.
Neuroscientists at the University of Texas in Austin have figured out a way to translate scans of brain activity into words using the very same artificial intelligence technology that powers the groundbreaking chatbot ChatGPT. CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports.
- Twitter debuts a mid-tier data access plan, to almost immediate backlash
Twitter unveiled a new data access tier on Thursday aimed at attracting startups, after its decision to erect a paywall for developers and researchers prompted widespread backlash. But the new tier already has some describing it as "too little, too late."
- How the technology behind ChatGPT could make mind-reading a reality
On a recent Sunday morning, I found myself in a pair of ill-fitting scrubs, lying flat on my back in the claustrophobic confines of an fMRI machine at a research facility in Austin, Texas. "The things I do for television," I thought.
- Meta's business groups cut in latest round of layoffs
Facebook-parent Meta on Wednesday began cutting employees in its business groups as part of a previously announced round of layoffs, according to social media posts from impacted workers.
- Senate Democrats write to Google over concerns about abortion-seekers' location data
Nearly a dozen Senate Democrats wrote to Google this week with questions about how it deletes users' location history when they have visited sensitive locations such as abortion clinics, expressing concerns that the company may not have been consistently deleting the data as promised.
- One of Asia's top female entrepreneurs is stepping down at ride-hailing firm Grab
One of Southeast Asia's most well-known female entrepreneurs is to step down from her operational roles at Grab, the ride-hailing giant she helped found more than a decade ago.
- AI chip boom sends Nvidia's stock surging after whopper of a quarter
The AI boom is here, and Nvidia is reaping all the benefits. Shares of Nvidia exploded 28% higher Thursday after reporting earnings and sales that surged well above Wall Street's already lofty expectations.
- Microsoft leaps into the AI regulation debate, calling for a new US agency and executive order
Microsoft joined a sprawling global debate on the regulation of artificial intelligence Thursday, echoing calls for a new federal agency to control the technology's development and urging the Biden administration to approve new restrictions on how the US government uses AI tools.
- Glitches, echoes and 'melting the servers' crash DeSantis' campaign launch on Twitter
Twitter's livestream event with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis crashed and was delayed on Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of users logged on to hear DeSantis announce his bid for the White House.
- WhatsApp will now let you edit messages. But there's a catch
WhatsApp is rolling out a long-requested new feature: message editing.