Google details Bard, its ChatGPT rival
The company is under pressure to show it hasn't fallen behind in AI.
FEB 06, 2023 14:47:27 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Dell to cut 6,650 jobs amid diminishing demand for company's computers
Dell Technologies Inc. will eliminate about 6,650 jobs due to a decline in demand for the company's personal computers. This is about 5% of Dell's global workforce.
FEB 06, 2023 09:20:31 EST | WWW.FOXBUSINESS.COM
China urges calm after U.S. shoots down suspected spy balloon
China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Mao Ning urged both sides to remain calm after the U.S. said it shot down what it called a Chinese spy balloon.
FEB 06, 2023 06:31:35 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
It's nothing personal: On Wall Street, layoffs are a way of life
Big companies such as Amazon and Google have recently announced layoffs. In Wall Street, getting cut is always acknowledged as an ever-lurking prospect - but it still stings when it happen.
FEB 05, 2023 10:27:47 EST | WWW.NPR.ORG
FedEx cargo plane, Southwest flight barely avoid collision at Austin airport
A FedEx cargo plane attempting to land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas averted crashing into a Southwest Airlines commercial flight after the latter was cleared to takeoff from t-
FEB 05, 2023 09:27:04 EST | NYPOST.COM
Apple Watches and iPhones are Placing Dozens of False Distress Calls About Skiers - Slashdot
Dispatchers for 911 emergency calls "are being inundated with false, automated distress calls from Apple devices owned by skiers who are very much alive," reports the New York Times: "Do you have an emergency?" [911 emergency dispatcher] Betts asked. No, the man said, he was skiing - safely, ...
FEB 05, 2023 09:24:23 EST | APPLE.SLASHDOT.ORG
CEO of Hilton says a Porsche was the dumbest thing he ever bought: 'I spent all my money on that stupid car'
Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta says buying a black Porsche 944 for $20,000 was the worst purchase he ever made-especially because he made $17,000 a year at the time.
FEB 05, 2023 09:21:36 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Tesla Raises Price Of Model Y After US Relaxes Tax Credit Terms: Here's How Much It Costs Now - Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)
After President Joe-Biden-s administration introduced measures to make more crossover SUVs qualify for the newly revamped electric vehicle tax credit, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) has raised
FEB 04, 2023 17:26:50 EST | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
Chinese balloon shot down over Atlantic Ocean by U.S.
When asked by a reporter if there were plans to shoot down the balloon, President Biden said, "We're going to take care of it."
FEB 04, 2023 17:23:21 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
New study shows single men with dependents, Black Americans get audited more
People who claim the Earned Tax Income Credit also have a higher rate of getting audited.
FEB 04, 2023 08:54:21 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Companies save billions of dollars by giving employees fake "manager" titles, study shows
Calling your retail clerk an "assistant store manager" has a surprisingly big payoff, new research finds.
FEB 04, 2023 08:34:11 EST | WWW.CBSNEWS.COM
Wave of -sushi terrorism- grips Japan-s restaurant world
Signature cuisine is at the centre of a police investigation after customers at revolving sushi restaurants posted video clips of themselves meddling with dishes
FEB 04, 2023 08:03:05 EST | WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM
Elon Musk found not guilty of fraud over Tesla tweet
The Tesla boss is cleared of fraud charges over a tweet about taking the carmaker back into private ownership.
FEB 04, 2023 08:01:26 EST | WWW.BBC.COM
The fake meat fad hits the chopping block
Impossible and Beyond have both laid off employees amid a drop in sales.
FEB 04, 2023 08:00:39 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Vaccine Makers Kept $1.4 Billion in Prepayments for Canceled Covid Shots for the World's Poor - Slashdot
As global demand for Covid-19 vaccines dries up, the program responsible for vaccinating the world's poor has been urgently negotiating to try to get out of its deals with pharmaceutical companies for shots it no longer needs. From a report: Drug companies have so far declined to refund $1.4 billion...
FEB 03, 2023 15:08:04 EST | SCIENCE.SLASHDOT.ORG
Blinken postpones trip to China after discovery of suspected surveillance balloon
U.S. defense officials alleged the balloon is flying over sensitive areas to collect information.
FEB 03, 2023 11:57:17 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
FTC Prepares Antitrust Suit Against Amazon - Slashdot
The Federal Trade Commission is preparing a potential antitrust lawsuit against Amazon that in the coming months could challenge an array of the tech giant's business practices as anticompetitive, WSJ reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. From the report: The timing of any case re...
FEB 03, 2023 11:56:18 EST | TECH.SLASHDOT.ORG
Biden administration expands EV tax credits in boost for Tesla, Cadillac, others
The EV tax credit change follows Tesla CEO Elon Musk publicly criticizing the former standards as well as GM and Ford lobbying to adjust the guidelines.
FEB 03, 2023 11:53:30 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
China claims balloon over U.S. is "civilian airship" that blew off course
U.S. defense officials alleged the balloon is flying over sensitive areas to collect information.
FEB 03, 2023 10:59:25 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Payrolls increased by 517,000 in January, crushing estimates, as unemployment rate hit 53-year low
Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 187,000 in January, according to Dow Jones estimates.
FEB 03, 2023 08:54:13 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Some of Wall Street's biggest names are exposed to the Adani Enterprises plunge
Shares of India's Adani Enterprises have plummeted over the past week after the publication of an extensive critical report from U.S. short-seller Hindenburg Research.
FEB 03, 2023 08:47:42 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Until further notice, think twice before using Google to download software
Over the past month, Google has been outgunned by malvertisers with new tricks.
FEB 03, 2023 08:32:47 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
China Says It-s Checking Whether It Sent Spy Balloon to Montana
The country-s foreign ministry said it has no intention of -violating the land territory or airspace of any sovereign country.-
FEB 03, 2023 08:01:20 EST | GIZMODO.COM
U.S. tracking suspected Chinese surveillance balloon flying over nation
The government is continuing to track and monitor the balloon closely.
FEB 02, 2023 19:34:41 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Apple sales drop 5% in largest quarterly revenue decline since 2016
Analysts reported earnings after the bell. Here are the results.
FEB 02, 2023 16:37:05 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Jeff Bezos' Girlfriend Lauren Sanchez Is Headed To Space: Here's When The Flight Will Happen And Why It's Important - Virgin Galactic Hldgs (NYSE:SPCE)
The girlfriend of billionaire Jeff Bezos could be one of the newest space passengers thanks to a company founded by Bezos. Here are-the details.
FEB 02, 2023 16:12:14 EST | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
Twitter to end free access to its API in Elon Musk's latest monetization push
Twitter will discontinue offering free access to the Twitter API starting February 9 and will launch a paid version.
FEB 02, 2023 12:16:49 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Philippines grants U.S. military expanded access to bases amid China tensions
There's growing concern over China's increasing assertiveness in the disputed South China Sea and aggression toward Taiwan.
FEB 02, 2023 08:55:54 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
ChatGPT sets record for fastest-growing user base - analyst note
ChatGPT, the popular chatbot from OpenAI, is estimated to have reached 100 million monthly active users in January, just two months after launch, making it the fastest-growing consumer application in history, according to a UBS study on Wednesday.
FEB 02, 2023 08:03:17 EST | WWW.REUTERS.COM
'We've found the needle in the haystack': Tiny radioactive capsule found in outback WA
The tiny radioactive capsule was found following an extensive search in Western Australia's outback that was likened to trying to find a needle in a haystack.
FEB 01, 2023 17:04:37 EST | WWW.ABC.NET.AU
Adani abandons $2.5 billion share sale in big blow to Indian tycoon
Gautam Adani's flagship firm called off its $2.5 billion share sale in a dramatic reversal as a rout sparked by a U.S. short-seller wiped billions more off the stocks.
FEB 01, 2023 15:07:50 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
Fed raises rates a quarter point, notes lower inflation
The central bank still sees "ongoing increases" to rates.
FEB 01, 2023 15:04:23 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
OpenAI starts selling subscriptions to its ChatGPT bot
The $20-a-month service will give paying users better access and speed.
FEB 01, 2023 15:03:52 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Google is asking employees to test potential ChatGPT competitors, including a chatbot called 'Apprentice Bard'
Google is testing chatbots similar to ChatGPT that use its LaMDA technology, as well as new search page designs that integrate the technology.
FEB 01, 2023 12:36:51 EST | WWW.CNBC.COM
GoodRx to pay $1.5M for sharing health data with Facebook, Google
The first-of-its-kind order permanently bans GoodRx from sharing consumer health data for ads.
FEB 01, 2023 12:33:00 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Netflix lists rules and exemptions to prevent account sharing outside household
Netflix will ask users to sign into their devices and watch something in the primary location of an account every 31 days.
FEB 01, 2023 11:55:29 EST | TECHCRUNCH.COM
Michael Burry says sell and Jim Cramer says buy. As the Fed meets, here's how they both could be wrong on stocks.
As the Fed meets, what direction is the stock market going to go? Maybe nowhere.
FEB 01, 2023 08:26:45 EST | WWW.MARKETWATCH.COM
Tesla Is Best At Stealing Customers And Keeping Them: New Report Calls Company's Brand Loyalty 'Extraordinary'
Electric vehicle giant Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) has dominated the electric vehicle segment of the automotive industry.
JAN 31, 2023 14:29:43 EST | WWW.BENZINGA.COM
OpenAI releases tool to detect machine-written text
However, its creators warn, the free web-based tool makes lots of mistakes.
JAN 31, 2023 13:22:49 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
GitHub says hackers cloned code-signing certificates in breached repository
It remains unclear how the threat actor compromised access token used in the breach.
JAN 31, 2023 11:01:46 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Justice Department probing Tesla over Autopilot system
The DOJ has asked Tesla for information related to its self-driving car system, the automaker confirmed Tuesday.
JAN 31, 2023 11:00:39 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
The Junkification of Amazon - Slashdot
Why does it feel like Amazon is making itself worse? From a report: Efforts to find independent reviews of Amazon-exclusive products rarely turn up high-quality content; many sites just summarize Amazon reviews in an effort to collect search traffic from Google and eventually affiliate commissions f...
JAN 31, 2023 09:05:34 EST | TECH.SLASHDOT.ORG
Massive Yandex code leak reveals Russian search engine-s ranking factors
Details show how the world's fourth-largest search engine ranks webpages.
JAN 30, 2023 15:58:46 EST | ARSTECHNICA.COM
Major insurers plan to drop coverage of two Kia and Hyundai models due to thefts
Both State Farm and Progressive confirmed with CNN that they no longer write policies for some Kia and Hyundai models manufactured between 2015-2019.
JAN 30, 2023 11:42:05 EST | NYPOST.COM
Chinese Search Giant Baidu To Launch ChatGPT-Style Bot - Slashdot
Baidu is planning to roll out an artificial intelligence chatbot service similar to OpenAI's ChatGPT potentially China's most prominent entry in a race touched off by the tech phenomenon. From a report: China's largest search engine company plans to debut a ChatGPT-style application in March, initia...
JAN 30, 2023 11:38:18 EST | TECH.SLASHDOT.ORG
Blocked Traffic, Disrupted Firefighters: Why San Francisco Wants to Slow Robotaxi Rollout - Slashdot
"San Francisco is trying to slow the expansion of robotaxis," reports NBC News, "after repeated incidents in which cars without drivers stopped and idled in the middle of the street for no obvious reason, delaying bus riders and disrupting the work of firefighters." The city's transportation offici...
JAN 29, 2023 17:40:16 EST | TECH.SLASHDOT.ORG
Fidelity again cuts its Twitter valuation
Fidelity believes Twitter has lost more than 60% of its value under Elon Musk.
JAN 29, 2023 17:35:27 EST | WWW.AXIOS.COM
Amazon axes free grocery delivery on some Prime orders
Amazon Prime members who used to get free delivery on their grocery orders will be paying a fee for orders under $150.
JAN 28, 2023 08:37:45 EST | WWW.FOXBUSINESS.COM
Boeing pleads not guilty to fraud in criminal case over deadly 737 Max crashes
A top executive entered the plea on behalf of the company in federal court in Texas Thursday, as relatives of those killed in two crashes push to overturn deal giving Boeing immunity.
JAN 28, 2023 08:35:36 EST | WWW.NPR.ORG
Relatable: Marie Kondo Gives Up
The "professional tidier" and Netflix star apparently isn't quite so organized anymore.
JAN 27, 2023 16:31:45 EST | GIZMODO.COM