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Elon Musk sues OpenAI and CEO Sam Altman, claiming betrayal of its goal to benefit humanity

Mar. 01, 2024 17:30 PM EST

Elon Musk is suing OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman over what he says is a betrayal of the ChatGPT maker's founding aims of benefiting humanity rather than pursuing profits. In a lawsuit filed at San Francisco Superior Court, billionaire Musk said that when he bankrolled OpenAI's...

Musk's X asks judge to penalize nonprofit researchers tracking rise of hate speech on platform

Feb. 29, 2024 17:06 PM EST

Attorneys for X Corp. and a research organization that studies online hate speech traded arguments in court Thursday after the social media platform sued the non-profit Center for Countering Digital Hate for documenting the increase in hate speech on the site since it was purchased by Elon Musk. ...

'Burn Book' torches tech titans in veteran reporter's tale of love and loathing in Silicon Valley

Feb. 26, 2024 11:26 AM EST

Technology is so pervasive and invasive that it's polarizing people, producing feelings of love and loathing for its devices, online services and the would-be visionaries behind them, according to a longtime Silicon Valley reporter. Kara Swisher unwraps how we got to this point in...

Google says its AI image-generator would sometimes 'overcompensate' for diversity

Feb. 23, 2024 18:04 PM EST

Google apologized Friday for its faulty rollout of a new artificial intelligence image-generator, acknowledging that in some cases the tool would “overcompensate” in seeking a diverse range of people even when such a range didn’t make sense. The partial explanation for why its...

75th George Polk Awards honor coverage of Middle East and Ukraine wars, Supreme Court and Elon Musk

Feb. 20, 2024 04:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times was honored Monday with George Polk Awards for Foreign Reporting and Photojournalism for its coverage of the war between Israel and Hamas. Photographers Samar Abu Elouf and Yousef Masoud captured “gripping and unforgettable images” as they...

Amazon argues that national labor board is unconstitutional, joining SpaceX and Trader Joe's

Feb. 16, 2024 17:34 PM EST

Amazon is arguing in a legal filing that the 88-year-old National Labor Relations Board is unconstitutional, echoing similar arguments made this year by Elon Musk’s SpaceX and the grocery store chain Trader Joe’s in disputes about workers’ rights and organizing. The Amazon...

Tech companies sign accord to combat AI-generated election trickery

Feb. 16, 2024 14:36 PM EST

Major technology companies signed a pact Friday to voluntarily adopt “reasonable precautions” to prevent artificial intelligence tools from being used to disrupt democratic elections around the world. Executives from Adobe, Amazon, Google, IBM, Meta, Microsoft, OpenAI and TikTok...

Musk pushes forward on transfer of legal home for SpaceX from Delaware, to Texas

Feb. 15, 2024 11:46 AM EST

Elon Musk is looking to move the legal home of SpaceX to Texas from Delaware after a judge in that state voided the billionaire's $55.8 billion Tesla pay package. A certificate of conversion for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. was filed to reincorporate in Texas from Delaware,...

Judge orders Elon Musk to testify in SEC probe of his $44 billion Twitter takeover in 2022

Feb. 12, 2024 17:04 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge has ordered Elon Musk to testify for a third time as part of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation into his $44 billion purchase of Twitter, now called X, in 2022. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler issued an order Saturday giving Musk,...

Elon Musk's Neuralink moves legal home to Nevada after Delaware judge invalidates his Tesla pay deal

Feb. 10, 2024 13:03 PM EST

Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink has moved its legal corporate home from Delaware to Nevada after a Delaware judge struck down Musk's $55.8 billion pay package as CEO of Tesla. Neuralink, which has its physical headquarters in Fremont, California, became a Nevada...