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Scarlett Johansson says she's 'shocked, angered and in disbelief' over Sam Altman using a copycat voice for his new ChatGPT bot

OpenAI said it is “working to pause” Sky — the name of one of five voices that ChatGPT users can chose to speak with.

21.05.2024 30

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OpenAI says chatbot voice is ‘not an imitation of Scarlett Johansson but belongs to a different professional actress.’ It’s still ‘working to pause’ it

“You can really tell that a man built this tech,” The Daily Show senior correspondent Desi Lydic said of GPT-4o in a segment last week.

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Hugh Grant speaks for all on Apple’s horrific new ad: ‘The destruction of the human experience. Courtesy of Silicon Valley’

The ad shows a hydraulic press crushing just about every creative instrument artists and consumers have used over the years to produce a new iPad Pro.

10.05.2024 20

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An AI photo of pop star Katy Perry was good enough to fool her own mom—'that shows you the level of sophistication that this technology now has,' expert says

Each instance of deepfake photos underlines growing concerns around the misuse of AI, particularly regarding the potential to carry out scams.

08.05.2024 20

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TikTok says it will sue U.S. over sell-or-ban law on First Amendment grounds

For years, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have expressed concerns that Chinese authorities could force ByteDance to hand over U.S. user data.

25.04.2024 20

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Ford recalls nearly half a million Bronco Sport and Maverick vehicles that have battery detection issues

Ford is recalling more than 456,000 vehicles due to a battery detection issue that can result in loss of drive power, increasing crash risks.

17.04.2024 10

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Elon Musk’s X restores free blue checks, a year after asking users to pay $8 per month apiece for the status

Musk said last week that all X accounts with over 2,500 verified followers would get Premium features for free. Specific reasoning was unclear.

04.04.2024 20

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After AT&T found over 70 million users’ Social Security numbers on the ‘dark web,’ here's how to know if you're affected

AT&T said that a dataset found on the “dark web” contains information including some Social Security numbers and passcodes for about 7.6 million...

01.04.2024 30

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Total eclipse of the donut: Businesses gear up for astrological rarity with special edition snacks, beer, jewelry

There really are markets in everything.

15.03.2024 20

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The New York Times’ Wordle cash cow is under assault from cloned knock-offs—and it’s fighting back

The Times has filed several Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA, takedown notices to developers of Wordle-inspired games.

13.03.2024 9

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Friday is the last day U.S. consumers can place mail orders for free COVID tests from the government

Despite Friday's suspension, it's still possible for the program to resume again down the road.

08.03.2024 60

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Over half a million Americans went on strike last year—a 141% increase

It resulted in more than 24 million strike days across all involved workers.

16.02.2024 30

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Build-A-Bear and Squishmallows—backed by Warren Buffett—sue each other over ‘copycat’ claims

Kelly Toys and its Berkshire Hathaway-controlled parent company Jazwares have sued Build-A-Bear, saying its new “Skoosherz” toys copy the look and...

14.02.2024 20

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High school teacher catches Target misidentifying civil rights icons for Black History Month: 'They could have caught it by just doing a quick Google search'

“We will no longer be selling this product in stores or online," Minneapolis-based Target said in a statement.

03.02.2024 20

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Elon Musk says the first human to get a neural implant was 'recovering well' after a 'promising neuron spike detection'

In a separate X post, Musk said the first Neuralink product is called “Telepathy” and will enable users to control phones or computers “just by...

30.01.2024 2

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JetBlue’s $3.8bn Spirit Airlines merger was blocked by a federal judge. Here’s what you need to know about why and what’s next

The Justice Department and several state attorneys general sued to block the merger last year — arguing that it would drive up fares by...

17.01.2024 10

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Walmart experiments with generative AI-powered search tool, expands drone services for customers

At the CES trade show in Las Vegas, Walmart also offered a glimpse into “InHome Replenishment,” which uses AI to learn consumers’ shopping...

10.01.2024 9

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Boeing asks airlines to check their 737 Max jets for a potential loose bolt in the rudder control system

Boeing says the condition hasn't caused any in-flight incidents and would be caught in crews' routine checks before an aircraft takes off.

29.12.2023 20

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Wikipedia's most-viewed articles in 2023 reflect the public's new-found obsession with AI and an old one for dead celebrities

The most popular article was about a certain AI chatbot.

06.12.2023 30

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U.S. gas prices have fallen for the last 10 weeks and Americans are spending hundreds of millions less than a year ago. Here's why

The national average for gas prices stood just below $3.25, according to AAA. That's down 25 cents from a month ago and 30 cents less than this time...

29.11.2023 20

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Workers say they'll return to the office if they are offered certain incentives, but few employers are making the changes

Most hybrid workers say paying employees more for their in-office work would provide “a lot” of encouragement for them to work in-person more...

27.11.2023 30

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How Black Friday has evolved: From a headache for cab drivers to a month-long discount phenomenon

The term “Black Friday” is several generations old, but it wasn't always associated with the holiday retail frenzy that we know today.

23.11.2023 10

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WeWork files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy but CEO remains upbeat

WeWork is paying the price for aggressive expansion in its early years under its founder Adam Neumann.

07.11.2023 10

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Americans failed to pay $688 billion in income taxes in 2021—and the amount grows every year, IRS says

While the vast majority of Americans pay their taxes voluntarily and on time, hundreds of billions of dollars in unpaid taxes pile up each year.

12.10.2023 3

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'A perfect storm' of strikes have caused 7.4 million days of missed work this year—the most in nearly a quarter of a century

Despite historic strikes and record contract negotiations this year, union membership rates have been falling for decades.

12.10.2023 2

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A government shutdown may create a huge mess for you. Here's how it impacts student loans, federal employee pay, and Social Security

Some federal programs may be disrupted, from dwindling funds for food assistance to potential customer service delays for Medicare and Social...

28.09.2023 3

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Spicy food challenges have a potential dark side

Despite warnings or labels specifying adult-use only, the products can still get into the hands of young people who might not understand the risks.

12.09.2023 4

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