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A former OpenAI leader says safety has 'taken a backseat to shiny products' at the AI company

May. 17, 2024 19:53 PM EDT

A former OpenAI leader who resigned from the company earlier this week said Friday that safety has “taken a backseat to shiny products” at the influential artificial intelligence company. Jan Leike, who ran OpenAI's “Superalignment” team alongside a company co-founder who...

Bike shops boomed early in the pandemic. It’s been a bumpy ride for most ever since

May. 17, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

For the nation’s bicycle shops, the past few years have probably felt like the business version of the Tour de France, with numerous twists and turns testing their endurance. Early in the pandemic, a surge of interest in cycling pushed sales up 64% to $5.4 billion in 2020,...

The man convicted of attacking ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison

May. 17, 2024 13:56 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man convicted of attacking ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Doximity: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 16, 2024 16:18 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Doximity Inc. (DOCS) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $40.6 million. The San Francisco-based company said it had profit of 20 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 25 cents per...

Yastrzemski homers and Webb pitches the Giants past the Dodgers 4-1

May. 16, 2024 01:20 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched six scoreless innings and Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run homer as the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Webb (4-4) limited Los Angeles to three hits, striking out five and...

Titan Pharmaceuticals: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 19:03 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Titan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TTNP) on Wednesday reported a loss of $1.1 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of $1.24. _____ This story was...

Changes from Visa mean Americans will carry fewer physical credit, debit cards in their wallets

May. 15, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Your wallet may soon be getting thinner. Visa on Wednesday announced major changes to how credit and debit cards will operate in the U.S. in the coming months and years. The new features could mean Americans will be carrying fewer physical cards in...

In first AI dialogue, US cites 'misuse' of AI by China, Beijing protests Washington's restrictions

May. 15, 2024 16:57 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. officials raised concerns about China's “misuse of AI” while Beijing's representatives rebuked Washington over "restrictions and pressure" on artificial intelligence, the governments said separately Wednesday, a day after a meeting in Geneva on the technology. ...

Another politically progressive prosecutor in the San Francisco Bay Area faces recall election

May. 15, 2024 16:01 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area voters will weigh in on the recall of another progressive district attorney who ran on a platform of offender rehabilitation and police accountability, and whose critics say is undermining public safety. Alameda County District Attorney...

Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani hits longest home run at Oracle Park in nearly two years

May. 15, 2024 01:55 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Shohei Ohtani really wanted a splash hit into San Francisco's McCovey Cove, and he came oh so close Tuesday night. Ohtani’s 446-foot drive for the Dodgers during a 10-2 win against the Giants landed above the brick facade in right-center for the longest home...