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The Washington Post lays out an optimistic new strategy after grim financial numbers

poynter.org Washington Post publisher Will Lewis and other Post executives met with staff on Wednesday and laid out a strategy for the future. That’s because the recent past has been…

AI Time Machine

pvapod.com What do tech and media look like in five years? Plus: Sam Altman as slippery character and AI comes to search and devices. Troy Young's People vs Algorithms newsletter Brian…

News Corp says OpenAI deal marks ‘beginning of beautiful friendship’

pressgazette.co.uk News Corp has signed a multi-year global deal that will allow OpenAI to use its current and archived content in products like ChatGPT. News Corp chief executive Robert…

Elon Musk predicts smarter-than-humans AI in 2 years. The CEO of China's Baidu says it's 10 years away

cnbc.com PARIS — Robin Li, CEO of one of China's biggest tech firms Baidu , said artificial intelligence that is smarter than humans is more than 10 years away, even as industry…

Sam Altman Showing Who He Truly Is. We Should Believe Him

slate.com OpenAI, the research firm whose 2022 launch of ChatGPT single-handedly pushed “artificial intelligence” into the mainstream, isn’t often inclined to back down from the…

AI won't help social media's bad reputation

axios.com Data: Axios/Harris poll; Chart: Simran ParwaniAxios The U.S. public trusts tech companies leading the generative AI wave — like Nvidia, Microsoft and OpenAI — more than…

OpenAI signs landmark content deal with News Corp

siliconrepublic.com The San Francisco-based AI company will now have access to content from leading publications, including The Wall Street Journal and The Sunday Times. OpenAI is venturing…

Despite recent apologies and reassurances, documents leaked to Vox show OpenAI pressured departing employees over equity

aol.com None Equity is crucial in tech compensation, often outweighing lower starting salaries. • None CEO Sam Altman and OpenAI said they will not claw back equity. OpenAI's…

Read AI about it... OpenAI does deal with News Corp

theregister.com OpenAI and News Corp on Wednesday announced a partnership that will bring the publisher's output to the super-lab's models, marking yet another in a series of data content…

Worldcoin Project Halted: Hong Kong Privacy Commission Orders Cease Of Operations

bitcoinist.com Hong Kong’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) has served an enforcement notice to Worldcoin, a crypto project co-founded by OpenAI’s CEO Sam…

News Corp. and OpenAI strike 'multi-year global partnership' deal to use journalistic content to improve ChatGPT

cnbc.com Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, attends the 54th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 18, 2024. OpenAI and News Corp . on Wednesday announced…

Concerns Grow Over The Increasing Abilities Of AI

zerohedge.com Concerns Grow Over The Increasing Abilities Of AI Authored by Raven Wu and Cindy Li via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Big tech companies’ full commitment to developing…

OpenAI, News Corp. sign multi-year content deal

aol.com ChatGPT creator OpenAI has inked a multi-year deal with News Corp. to utilize the global media firm's content in its generative artificial intelligence products. The…

OpenAI Inks Content Deal With News Corp

pymnts.com OpenAI has signed a deal with News Corp, a media conglomerate, that will give the artificial intelligence (AI) company access to content from many news organizations. The…

AI News: OpenAI and News Corp Team Up to Enrich ChatGPT Insights

coingape.com OpenAI, led by Sam Altman, has signed a deal with News Corp. that grants the AI firm access to journalistic materials from some of the world’s leading media organizations.…

News Corp. Decides to Take the Money From OpenAI In Major Licensing Deal

hollywoodreporter.com The artificial intelligence firm has inked a deal with News Corp. that will bring content from its stable of media outlets to ChatGPT and other OpenAI products. “Through…

Leaked OpenAI documents reveal aggressive tactics toward former employees

vox.com Sam Altman, chief executive officer of OpenAI, during an interview at Bloomberg House on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday,…

News Corp and OpenAI Strike Multi-Year Licensing Partnership to Train Chatbots

thewrap.com News Corp has become the latest company to ink a multi-year deal with OpenAI, which includes content licensing from the company’s media profile including The Wall Street…

OpenAI Strikes a Deal to License News Corp Content

nytimes.com News Corp, the Murdoch-owned empire of publications like The Wall Street Journal and The New York Post, announced on Wednesday that it had agreed to a deal with OpenAI to…

Worldcoin Ordered to Stop Iris-Scanning Operations in Hong Kong

pymnts.com Worldcoin, the eyeball-scanning digital identity startup co-founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, has been ordered to cease its operations in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s Office of…

OpenAI and Wall Street Journal owner News Corp sign content deal

theguardian.com ChatGPT developer OpenAI has signed a deal to bring news content from the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, the Times and the Sunday Times to the artificial intelligence…

News Corp Inks OpenAI Licensing Deal Potentially Worth More Than $250 Million

variety.com Content from News Corp‘s publications — which include the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post — is coming to OpenAI under a new multiyear licensing deal. Under the…

News Corp. And OpenAI Announce Content Deal

deadline.com News Corp. and OpenAI have reached an multi-year agreement to provide content for use in artificial intelligence. The deal is the latest that OpenAI has reached with news…

Hong Kong Just Kicked Out Worldcoin Over Privacy Concerns

decrypt.co The Hong Kong government ordered Worldcoin to cease operations within its borders on Wednesday, accusing the identity project of skirting its privacy rules. The…

How important is “the scientific method”?

marginalrevolution.com From a recently published paper by Alexander Krauss: Using data on all major discoveries across science including all Nobel Prize and major non-Nobel Prize discoveries, we…

How worried should we be about Sam Altman?

sherwood.news OpenAI hasn't been the same company since Sam Altman returned as its CEO. It’s a thought that has occurred to me repeatedly over the past week as the company has found…

Scarlett Johansson may have a case in OpenAI voice dispute

protos.com While Protos usually covers Sam Altman when he’s launching cryptocurrencies or scanning eyeballs, OpenAI and its CEO have recently made waves for other reasons: namely, it…

ScarJo Puts a Muzzle on Open AI’s Latest Bot

hollywoodreporter.com Remember last November when Sam Altman got fired from Open AI — before he was swiftly rehired — after his board of directors determined that the CEO had not been…

The history of OpenAI, from the early days with Elon Musk to the ChatGPT maker being put on blast by Scarlett Johansson

aol.com None OpenAI is best known for popularizing AI chatbots with ChatGPT. • None But the company that created the AI chatbot has a history with some of Silicon Valley's biggest…

Why Scarlett Johansson Is Angry With ChatGPT

looper.com Learn More Why Scarlett Johansson Is Angry With ChatGPT - Did AI Really Copy Her? OpenAI's ChatGPT system used a voice that sounds uncannily like Hollywood superstar…

Biden: AI companies ‘must earn our trust’ before transforming lives

thehill.com President Biden lauded the transformation artificial intelligence (AI) could have on the world, but warned the companies that create it that they would have to first “earn…

Nvidia's big day is here

aol.com None This post originally appeared in the Insider Today newsletter. • None You can sign up for Business Insider's daily newsletter here. Halfway to the weekend! for…

Why Sam Altman’s Worldcoin just got told to cease operations Hong Kong

dlnews.com Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday ordered the eyeball-scanning crypto startup Worldcoin to cease all operations in the region after a months-long investigation. The Hong…

Why OpenAI should fear a Scarlett Johansson lawsuit

aol.com Will Scarlett Johansson sue OpenAI for creating a voice assistant that sounds like the actor’s performance in the 2013 film “Her,” about a man who falls in love with an…

The double sexism of ChatGPT’s flirty “Her” voice

vox.com NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 28: Scarlett Johansson attends the Clooney Foundation for Justice's 2023 Albie Awards at New York Public Library on September 28, 2023 in New…

Things are about to get a lot tougher for Jensen Huang's Nvidia

aol.com None Nvidia is still the king of AI. • None Thanks to its chips, the company has become a vital support to companies building AI models. • None Nvidia's dominance isn't…

Humane, the creator of the $700 Ai Pin, is reportedly seeking a buyer

techcrunch.com Humane, the company behind the much-hyped Ai Pin that launched to less-than-glowing reviews last month, is on the hunt for a buyer, Bloomberg reported citing anonymous…

Shocking: Some AI developers didn’t listen when a woman rejected their offer

aol.com Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN Business’ Nightcap newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free, here. If you’ve been snoozing through the…

Worldcoin Ordered to Cease Operations in Hong Kong Over Privacy Compliance Issues

cryptonews.com Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog on Wednesday instructed OpenAI founder Sam Altman’s Worldcoin project to halt all activities in the region. This includes scanning and…

Sam Altman is back in the hot seat

axios.com The dispute between Scarlett Johansson and OpenAI is adding fresh heat to long-simmering questions about CEO Sam Altman's credibility. Why it matters: Altman and OpenAI, the…

OpenAI's Scarlett Johansson debacle is merely a reminder of AI's manifest destiny philosophy: “This is happening, whether you like it or not”, consent be damned

theatlantic.com If you’re looking to understand the philosophy that underpins Silicon Valley’s latest gold rush, look no further than OpenAI’s Scarlett Johansson debacle. The story,…

Humane AI is reportedly looking for a buyer, just weeks after its disastrous wearables launch

aol.com None The AI startup, valued at $850 million in 2023, hired a financial adviser for the process. On the heels of its widely-panned wearables launch, artificial intelligence…

Scarlett Johansson not happy hearing herself in OpenAI’s voice assistant

morningbrew.com No one loves the sound of their own voice, but Scarlett Johansson was so upset that she called her lawyers. Johansson and her team of attorneys sent two letters to OpenAI…

Vitalik Buterin Warns Against Rushing Into ‘Very Risky’ Superintelligent AI

decrypt.co Vitalik Buterin, the mastermind behind Ethereum, called for a more cautious approach to AI research, calling the current forward frenzy "very risky." Responding to a…

Scarlett Johansson’s AI Legal Threat Sets Stage for Actors’ Battle With Tech Giants

hollywoodreporter.com Artists were first to sue. Then authors hit generative artificial intelligence companies with a volley of lawsuits, followed by publications. As battle lines over the use of…

Joe Biden Urges “Trustworthy” AI-Generated Audio; Statement Comes A Day After Scarlett Johansson Called Out OpenAI Over Use Of “Her”-Like Voice

deadline.com Joe Biden is singling out the need for “safe, secure, trustworthy, and responsible” innovation in the use of AI generated audio, as Congress considers legislation to…

Scarlett Johansson didn't like the voice of OpenAi's new chat bot. We shouldn't either

msnbc.com About a week after Open AI released ​​its new chat bot, GPT-4o, with a voice that sounded suspiciously like actor Scarlett Johansson’s, she said in a statement Monday that…

Microsoft’ CEO Nadella Says No to AI’s ‘Her’ Vibes

pymnts.com Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is throwing cold water on the tech world’s love affair with human-like AI. In a sharp rebuke of the industry’s rush to create digital sidekicks,…

Tracing OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s Love for Scarlett Johansson’s AI Romance Her

vanityfair.com In September 2023, OpenAI cofounder and CEO Sam Altman was asked to name his favorite movie about artificial intelligence. It was two months before Altman would be pushed…

Microsoft must again contend with OpenAI drama. Will Satya Nadella’s patience wear thin?

aol.com It’s been another one of those weeks when the flow of AI news is at water cannon levels. Arguably one of the most important relationships in AI at the moment is the…

Sam Altman's self-own with ScarJo reveals a troubling question about OpenAI: What's with these clowns?

aol.com None Scarlett Johansson says the voice for OpenAI's chatbot is "eerily similar" to hers. • None Between this and the fiasco last November when Sam Altman was pushed out, it…

Tech companies have agreed to an AI ‘kill switch’ to prevent Terminator-style risks

aol.com There’s no stuffing AI back inside Pandora's box—but the world’s largest AI companies are voluntarily working with governments to address the biggest fears around the…

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