A group of well-known AI ethicists have written a counterpoint to this week’s controversial letter asking for a six-month “pause” on AI development, criticizing it for a focus on hyp
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There’s enough trouble on this planet already that we don’t need new problems coming here from the sun. Unfortunately, we can’t yet destroy this pitiless star, so we are at its mercy
A U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York threw out a lawsuit against Meta this week that had been simmering for a year and a half. The suit, filed in late 2021 by now-shuttered
April 1 is the dumbest day on the internet, and this year, it’s not just because brands will try to prank you by selling “hot iced coffee.” Starting on Saturday, Twitter will begin r
As repeatedly promised by Twitter CEO Elon Musk, Twitter has opened a portion of its source code to public inspection, including the algorithm it uses to recommend tweets in users’ timelines. On
TechCrunch Early Stage is less than three weeks away from kicking off on April 20 in the Hub of the Universe — Boston. That’s just one of Boston’s nicknames. Who knew? But listen up,
Emad Mostaque, the CEO and founder of open source platform Stability AI, hinted at plans to go public in the next few years, during the Cerebral Valley AI Conference in San Francisco on Thursday. He a
Netflix is restructuring its film units and vowing to make fewer but better movies, according to a new report from Bloomberg, which Netflix partially confirmed. The report said the streaming giant is
TikTok’s fate is far from sealed. We’ve answered some common questions about a situation that’s complex, confusing and changing as we speak.
Hulu is slowly rolling out a new interface on streaming devices like Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku, among other compatible devices. The new redesign moves the navigation to the left side with options for
Marketing teams get a lot of credit for landing new customers, but in reality, sales development representatives do most of the actual work.
We’re looking at Europe's Q1 2023 venture capital tallies and considering the three largest venture markets in the region: the U.K., Germany and France.
When you play a game, how do you play it? Monopoly or Settlers of Catan around the dining table? Mario Kart on your Nintendo Switch? Assassin’s Creed on your Xbox? Among Us on your phone? Usually, t
Crypto-focused venture capital investors remain confident in the market as total capital raised dropped in the first quarter.
Coffee nerds love the ceremony of making a good cup of coffee, but once you get advanced enough, things get really complex really fast. Making high-end pour-over coffee is a fine dance of grinding, po
The lower chamber of the French parliament, the National Assembly, passed a cross-party bill that aims to introduce some new requirements for social media influencers. This is a preliminary vote as th
A dozen years ago, Groupon shot to fame popularizing the online group buying format, confidently rejecting a $6 billion acquisition offer from Google and instead going public with a $17.8 billion mark
Byju's and Swiggy, among the biggest Indian startups, are taking a haircut in their valuations — at least in the eyes of their backers.
AI? Crypto? Equity crowdfunding and former startup founders trying to bribe China? We had it all this week.