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15 students in Mexico treated for internet drug 'challenge'

Jan. 31, 2023 14:05 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Fifteen grade school students in Mexico have been treated after apparently taking part in an internet “challenge” in which groups of students take tranquilizers to see who can stay awake the longest. The incident occurred Monday in the north-central city of...

Cheaters beware: ChatGPT maker releases AI detection tool

Jan. 31, 2023 13:06 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The maker of ChatGPT is trying to curb its reputation as a freewheeling cheating machine with a new tool that can help teachers detect if a student or artificial intelligence wrote that homework. The new AI Text Classifier launched Tuesday by OpenAI follows a...

Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

Jan. 31, 2023 12:01 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Justice Department has been scrutinizing a controversial artificial intelligence tool used by a Pittsburgh-area child protective services agency following concerns that it could result in discrimination against families with disabilities, The Associated Press has learned. ...

Apple-Books-Top-10

Jan. 31, 2023 11:43 AM EST

US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover - 9781501110375 - (Atria Books) 2. The Devil’s Ransom by Brad Taylor - 9780063221994 - (William Morrow) 3. It Starts with Us by Colleen Hoover - 9781668001233 - (Atria Books) ...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

Jan. 31, 2023 11:42 AM EST

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. Shadowrocket, Shadow Launch Technology Limited 4. HotSchedules 5. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB ...

Apple-Movies-Top-10

Jan. 31, 2023 11:41 AM EST

Movies US charts: 1. M3gan 2. Triangle of Sadness 3. Puss In Boots: The Last Wish 4. Tár 5. Ticket to Paradise 6. Devotion 7. The Banshees of Inisherin 8. Everything Everywhere...

China accuses Washington of wanting 'technology hegemony'

Jan. 31, 2023 11:33 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government accused Washington on Tuesday of pursuing “technology hegemony,” following reports the United States might step up pressure on tech giant Huawei by blocking all access to American suppliers. The Biden administration is weighing further...

Justice Department seeks Tesla automated driving documents

Jan. 31, 2023 11:20 AM EST

The U.S. Justice Department has requested documents from Tesla related to its Autopilot and “Full Self-Driving” features, according to a regulatory filing. “To our knowledge no government agency in any ongoing investigation has concluded that any wrongdoing occurred,” Tesla...

China lobbies Dutch to defend trade after chip curbs

Jan. 31, 2023 07:09 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign minister appealed to his Dutch counterpart to defend free trade after the Netherlands and Japan agreed to cooperate with U.S. restrictions on Chinese access to advanced processor chip technology due to security concerns. The foreign ministry gave no...

Nigeria sees cash shortage amid push for redesigned currency

Jan. 31, 2023 05:55 AM EST

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's push to replace its paper money with newly designed currency notes has created a shortage of cash, leaving people unable to buy what they need and forcing businesses to close across the West African nation, experts and business groups said. The...