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OpenAI's ambitious master plan to conquer rivals like Google in the AI race hinges on pure speed
If you've ever wanted to use ChatGPT to plan your vacation or craft a response to a coworker, now's the time. OpenAI last week announced the launch of plugins, allowing ChatGPT to integrate with apps from Klarna, Expedia, and Slack, amo...
Elon Musk values Twitter at less than half of $44B price tag in offer to employees
Musk's offer to employees valued the company at $20 billion
Grimes and Elon Musk's daughter's name has been changed from Exa Dark Sideræl
Grimes has revealed her daughter’s name has been shortened.
Twitter users to start losing blue ticks from next month - unless they pay
The social media company said it would begin "winding down" its "legacy" verification service on 1 April - April Fool's Day - prompting some Twitter users to joke about the announcement.
The rise of Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, who got his start renting out air mattresses on his floor and is now worth almost $10 billion
Chesky, Airbnb's 41-year-old cofounder, had an unconventional path to Silicon Valley. He just led the travel giant to its first profitable year.
WHO Warns Of "Fake News" After Elon Musk Pandemic Treaty Tweet
"The claim that the accord will cede power to WHO is quite simply false. It's fake news. Countries will decide what the accord says," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a press conference.
US Firm Removes CEO Over Push To Merge With Donald Trump's Truth Social
Digital World Acquisition confirmed Wednesday that it parted ways with its CEO as company moved toward a merger with Trump's social media company.
Hindenburg takes aim at Jack Dorsey's payments firm Block, shares plunge
Hindenburg Research on Thursday disclosed short positions in Block Inc (SQ.N) and alleged that the payments firm led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey overstated its user numbers and understated its customer acquisition costs.
Romania further extends influencer Andrew Tate detention
A Romanian court on Wednesday extended the detention of controversial influencer Andrew Tate while he’s being investigated along with his brother for alleged human trafficking and rape.
Twitter now automatically responds to all press emails with a single poop emoji, months after laying off its communications team
The latest change to Elon Musk's Twitter comes after it was reported that nearly the entire communications department was fired after his takeover.
Elon Musk Says Donald Trump Will Get A Landslide Victory In 2024 If Indicted
Mr Trump himself posted on his Truth Social platform that he expects to be jailed on Tuesday, adding that his fans should "protest" to "take our nation back".
Meta Launches Paid Verification On Facebook, Instagram In US
To avoid fake accounts, customers who want to get the blue badge would need to provide a government ID which matches their profile name and picture.
"I'm Back": Trump Writes 1st Facebook, YouTube Posts After Ban Lifted
Sharing a 12-second video clip on Facebook, Donald Trump can be heard saying, "sorry to keep you waiting--complicated business."
"More Creative Than Ever Before": OpenAI On Its Latest GPT-4
ChatGPT: The company said the model is "more creative and collaborative than ever before" and would "solve difficult problems with greater accuracy" than its earlier versions.
Gary Lineker Challenges Elon Musk After Son Abused On Twitter
Mr Lineker was suspended by the BBC for his tweets criticising the government's migration policy.
Elon Musk says Stacey E. Plaskett peddled 'lame propaganda'
Tech visionary and the world's richest man, Elon Musk, has taken aim at US Virgin Islands (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett following comments Ms Plaskett made Thursday, March 9, 2023, calling into question the source of fun...
Elon Musk Is Planning To Build A Town In Texas For His Employees
Elon Musk has some big plans in store for his employees! The tech mogul is reportedly planning to build an entire town in Texas, where his workers from various companies can both live and work. And we're not talking about just any town -...
Meta could rival Twitter as it reveals work is under way on new social network
Meta, the owner of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, appears to sense an opportunity to take advantage of the tumultuous nature of Elon Musk's Twitter ownership by launching a new rival.
The world's first 3D-printed rocket is about to launch into space. Here's how it could beat Elon Musk's SpaceX to Mars.
Relativity Space, a 3D-printed rocket company started seven years ago by an alumnus from Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, wants to launch its first rocket.
Tesla has declared a price war on electric-vehicle and traditional automakers alike. There are signs Elon Musk's company is making early gains.
Tesla has slashed Model 3, Model Y, Model X, and Model S prices in 2023. And it's not just gunning for the EV market.
'We need to get Monday back' and get people in the office earlier in the week, says the CEO of the world's largest insurance marketplace
John Neal was talking to the FT about getting brokers and underwriters back on Lloyd's trading floor earlier in the week.
Tesla investigated by US regulator over steering wheels that can fall off
A Tesla service centre gave one complainant a $103.96 estimate for repairs after the driver said the wheel came off while he was driving with his family on a major highway.
Elon Musk apologises after mocking sacked Twitter worker in online row
A surreal Twitter spat between CEO Elon Musk and a worker trying to find out if he had been fired has ended with Musk apologising after mocking him and questioning his disability.
A YouTuber charged a non-Tesla EV at a Supercharger and it 'descended into chaos'
Tesla began opening some of its Superchargers to non-Tesla EVs last month, but it could quickly become a headache for Tesla owners.
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AOC explains why she opposes banning TikTok
UK: Humza Yousaf replaces Nicola Sturgeon as SNP leader and first minister in Scotland
In a dramatic U-turn against His Government: Judicial Reform Legislation Must Be Halted, Says Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant
Gordon Moore, a co-founder of Intel Corporation, died at 94
Powell: Silicon Valley Bank was an 'outlier'
Donald Trump arrested – Twitter goes wild with doctored pictures
NYPD is setting up barricades outside Manhattan Criminal Court ahead of Trump arrest.
Credit Suisse's Scandalous History Resulted in an Obvious Collapse - It's time for regulators who fail to do their job to be held accountable and serve as an example by being behind bars.
Goldman Sachs cuts outlook for European bank debt over Credit Suisse crisis
Paris Rioting vs Macron anti democratic law
Credit Suisse to borrow $54 billion from Swiss central bank
Russian Hackers Preparing New Cyber Assault Against Ukraine
"Will Fly Wherever International Law Allows": US Warns Russia After Drone Incident
If this was in Tehran, Moscow or Hong Kong
TRUMP: "Standing before you today, I am the only candidate who can make this promise: I will prevent World War III."
China is calling out the US, UK, and Australia on their submarine pact, claiming they are going further down a dangerous road
A brief banking situation report
We are witnessing widespread bank fails and the president just gave a 5 min speech then walked off camera.
Donald Trump's asked by Tucker Carlson question on if the U.S. should support regime change in Russia?.
Good news: The U.S. government is now guaranteeing all deposits, held by, Silicon Valley Bank, and the funds are available as of today
Silicon Valley Bank exec was Lehman Brothers CFO
Saudi Arabia has announced a major breakthrough in diplomacy with Iran after two years of intense talks
A Mississippian man, who was once considered a “ticking time bomb,” has lost a whopping 165 kilograms! What motivated this incredible transformation?
Elon Musk Is Planning To Build A Town In Texas For His Employees
The Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse effect is spreading around the world, affecting startup companies across the globe
Market Chaos as USDC Loses Peg to USD after $3.3 Billion Reserves Held by Silicon Valley Bank Closed.
Barcelona is feeling the heat as they face corruption charges over payments to former vice-president of Spain's referees' committee, Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira
Banking regulators close SVB, the largest bank failure since the financial crisis
Watch: “They are wounded but unbowed, unbreakable.”
Silicon Valley Bank: Struggles Threaten Tech Startup Ecosystem"
The unelected UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, an immigrant himself, defends new controversial crackdown on illegal migration
Old clip of Bill Gates saying Ukraine is a big, fat, corrupt sinkhole is going viral
Saudi Arabia To Introduce Yoga In Universities
Middle East real estate market to see strong growth in 2023, predicts CBRE.
In a major snub to Downing Street's Silicon Valley dreams, UK chip giant Arm has dealt a serious blow to the government's economic strategy by opting for a US listing
Saudi Aramco, the energy giant, has acquired Valvoline Inc., a US-based oil company, for $2.65 billion
How do stolen goods end up on Amazon, eBay and Facebook Marketplace?
It's the question on everyone's lips: could a four-day workweek be the future of employment?
Is Gold the Ultimate Safe Haven Asset in Times of Uncertainty?
Spain officials quit over trains that were too wide for tunnels...
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Corruption and Influence Buying Uncovered in International Mainstream Media: Investigation Reveals Growing Disinformation Mercenaries
When it comes to Tesla vs Lamborghini, an empty vessel makes more noise
European MP Clare Daly condemns US attack on Nord Stream
Former U.S. President Carter will spend his remaining time at home and receive hospice care instead of medication
North Korea test-fires an intercontinental ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan west of Hokkaido
Tucker Carlson called Trump a 'demonic force'
US bombed Nord Stream gas pipelines, claims investigative journalist Seymour Hersh
Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani bid in for 100% of Manchester United