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AI threatens humanity’s future, 61% of Americans say
The swift growth of artificial intelligence technology could put the future of humanity at risk, according to most Americans surveyed in a Reuters/Ipsos poll published on Wednesday.
Reuters on Advertising
Exclusive: Microsoft's Bing plans AI ads in early pitch to advertisers
Microsoft has started discussing with ad agencies how it plans to make money from its revamped Bing search engine powered by generative artificial intelligence as the tech company seeks to battle Google's dominance.
Reuters on Artificial Intelligence
Google AI chatbot Bard offers inaccurate information in company ad
Google published an online advertisement in which its much-anticipated AI chatbot Bard delivered an inaccurate answer.
OpenAI-backed startup brings chatbot technology to first major law firm
Harvey AI, an artificial intelligence startup backed by an OpenAI-managed investment fund, has partnered with one of the world's largest law firms to automate some legal document drafting and research in what the company says could be the first of more such deals.
Reuters on Business
ChatGPT sets record for fastest-growing user base
ChatGPT, the popular chatbot from OpenAI, is estimated to have reached 100 million monthly active users in January, just two months after launch, making it the fastest-growing consumer application in history, according to a UBS study on Wednesday.
Exclusive: Musk’s Neuralink faces federal probe, employee backlash over animal tests
Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a medical device company, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid internal staff complaints that its animal testing is being rushed, causing needless suffering and deaths, according to documents reviewed by Reuters.
Reuters on Crypto
Exclusive: Behind FTX's fall, battling billionaires and a failed bid to save crypto
On Tuesday morning, Sam Bankman-Fried, owner of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, caught his employees off-guard with a somber message.
Exclusive: How a secret software change allowed FTX to use client money
In mid-2020, FTX's chief engineer made a secret change to the cryptocurrency exchange’s software.
Reuters on Economy
The supply chain that keeps tech flowing to Russia
As Western countries have tightened restrictions on tech exports to Russia, some suppliers have found new ways of doing business with Moscow.
U.S. says China seeks stabilized relations with Washington, in short term
China wants stabilized relations with the United States in the short term as it faces domestic economic challenges and push back in Asia to its assertive diplomacy, White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Thursday.
Reuters on Elon Musk
Elon Musk expects Neuralink's brain chip to begin human trials in 6 months
Elon Musk said on Wednesday he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company Neuralink to begin human clinical trials in six months, after the company missed earlier timelines set by him.
Reuters on Silicon Valley
How Sweden became the Silicon Valley of Europe
As Klarna's billionaire founder Sebastian Siemiatkowski prepares to stage one of the biggest-ever European fintech company listings, a feast of capitalism, he credits an unlikely backer for his runaway success: the Swedish welfare state.
«In particular, the 39-year-old pinpoints a late-1990s government policy to put a computer in every home.»
Reuters on Twitter
Ad spending on Twitter falls by over 70% in Dec
Advertising spend on Twitter Inc dropped by 71% in December, data from an advertising research firm showed, as top advertisers slashed their spending on the social-media platform after Elon Musk's takeover.
Oreo maker Mondelez pulls ads off Twitter, citing hate speech -CEO
Mondelez International Inc CEO Dirk Van de Put said in a Reuters Newsmaker interview on Tuesday that the maker of Oreo cookies has pulled its ads off Twitter after Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk acquired the social media site.
Reuters on Women
Iran installs cameras in public places to identify, penalise unveiled women
In a further attempt to rein in increasing numbers of women defying the compulsory dress code, Iranian authorities are installing cameras in public places and thoroughfares to identify and penalise unveiled women, the police announced on Saturday.
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How Netflix plans to find its inner ‘Star Wars’
Netflix broke rules to create a $82 billion streaming colossus. As growth slows, it is looking backwards for a way forward.
SoftBank Vision Fund posts $26 bln loss; Son pledges defence
Japan's SoftBank Group Corp reported a record $26.2 billion loss at its Vision Fund investment arm on Thursday, as rising interest rates and political instability whiplashed high-growth tech stocks.
Gender and language
The movement to recognize a spectrum of genders is changing languages around the world.
Special Report: How AT&T helped build far-right One America News
America’s top telecom giant nurtured OAN, the pro-Trump news channel now at the center of a bitter national divide over politics and truth.
In hottest city on Earth, mothers bear brunt of climate change
Heavily pregnant Sonari (pictured below) toils under the burning sun in fields dotted with bright yellow melons in Jacobabad, which last month became the hottest city on Earth.
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