AI can be racist, sexist and creepy. What should we do about it?

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  The emergence of ChatGPT and now GPT-4, the artificial intelligence interface from OpenAI that will chat with you, answer questions and passably write a high school term paper, is both a … Read more

Tech industry avoids ‘extinction-level event’, but not unscathed

CNN — For much of the weekend, Silicon Valley was scrambling to find a solution to what one prominent tech investor called a “startup-level extinction event” following the collapse of one of the industry’s top banks. Startups race to apply for loans venture fund and financial technology company Pay wages. Venture-backed retailers held last-minute sales … Read more

Alphabet’s self-driving car division will cut 8% of its workforce this year

CNN — Waymo, Google’s self-driving car division (Google)Its parent company Alphabet said on Wednesday that it has cut about 8% of its workforce this year through two rounds of layoffs. In total, about 209 jobs were cut between late January and the latest round of layoffs, the company confirmed Wednesday. “We have taken a thoughtful … Read more

Tesla, Musk sued by shareholders over self-driving safety claims

Reuters — tesla (Tesla) On Monday, the company and its chief executive, Elon Musk, were sued by shareholders alleging they had exaggerated the effectiveness and safety of self-driving and fully self-driving technology for electric vehicles. In a proposed class action filed in federal court in San Francisco, shareholders say Tesla deceived them over more than … Read more

Secretary of Commerce lays out Biden Administration’s vision for implementing the CHIPS Act over the next decade

CNN — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Thursday laid out the Biden administration’s ambitious vision for implementing CHIPS and the Science Act over the next decade. the bill is sign President Joe Biden enacted it into law last summer and would allow the government to invest more than $200 billion over the next five years … Read more

New technology offers hope for stroke paralyzed patients

CNN — In the past ten years, Heather Rendulich She had been unable to eat by herself with her left hand or pick up objects as light as soup cans – but that changed when she took part in a clinical trial that could radically improve the lives of people with paralysis. stroke. Results of … Read more

US Deputy Attorney General: “I don’t use TikTok, and I wouldn’t advise anyone to do so”

CNN — Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco on Thursday announced the creation of a joint Justice and Commerce “strike force” aimed at preventing U.S. adversaries from acquiring U.S. technology. The Disruptive Technology Strike Force will use intelligence and data analysis to target bad actors around the world and harden supply chains so technology is not … Read more

Amazon’s Zoox robotaxi hits California’s public roads for the first time

London CNN — Amazon’s Zoox self-driving delivery company has begun testing its robo-taxi On open public roads – there are currently employees in vehicles. The company said Monday that it launched a shuttle service for employees at its headquarters in Foster City, Calif., on Feb. 11, a key step in its widespread use of self-driving … Read more

An exciting week for tech again

CNN — Let’s be honest: Tech events have been fantastic for the better part of a decade boring. Executives in business-casual attire trotted onto the stage, pretending that a few camera and processor tweaks made this year’s phone vastly different from last year’s, or that adding a touchscreen to another product was cutting edge. But … Read more

Alibaba launches AI bot to compete with ChatGPT, shares jump

Hongkong CNN — Alibaba said it would launch its own ChatGPT-style tool, becoming the latest tech giant to jump on the chatbot bandwagon. Chinese Behemoth says it is internally testing an AI-powered chatbot.It did not share details on when it would launch or what application will be called. “Frontier innovations such as large language models … Read more