Day: November 20, 2023

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The Secret to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s ‘Best Bromance in Tech’

At OpenAI’s conference in San Francisco, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella and OpenAI’s Sam Altman displayed camaraderie, but trouble is on the horizon. OpenAI’s board ousted Mr. Altman, sparking uncertainty around the company’s future. Microsoft plans to keep its partnership with OpenAI, despite the turbulence. Furthermore, Microsoft has hired Mr. Altman and Greg Brockman, hinting at the […]

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The Triumphs and Tribulations of OpenAI’s Eventful Weekend

Over the weekend, Sam Altman seemed poised to make a triumphant return to OpenAI after being fired by the company’s board as CEO. The employees and investors were campaigning for his reinstatement. However, the board ultimately stood firm in their decision to remove him, appointing Emmett Shear as the interim chief instead. Shortly after, Satya […]

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Driving Innovation or Causing Chaos: The Impact of Driverless Taxis on Cities

Around 2 a.m. on March 19, Adam Wood, a San Francisco firefighter, responded to a 911 call in the city’s Mission neighborhood. He assisted a man who was having a medical emergency. However, when he attempted to transport the patient to the hospital, a driverless vehicle operated by Waymo, an autonomous car company, blocked the […]

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Lost Time and Stress: The Impact of Driverless Taxis on Cities

Around 2 a.m. on March 19, Adam Wood, a San Francisco firefighter on duty, received a 911 call and rushed to the city’s Mission neighborhood to aid a male who was facing a medical emergency. However, while attempting to transport the patient to the hospital, Mr. Wood encountered an unexpected obstacle – a driverless vehicle […]

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OpenAI Board Announces Sam Altman’s Departure as CEO

OpenAI board fires Sam Altman and does not relent. The company’s board replaced him with Mira Murati and then replaced her with Emmett Shear. They claimed that Altman lost the trust of the board, but didn’t cite any specific incidents as the cause for his removal. However, they did mention that Altman’s lack of transparency […]

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The White House’s Criticism of Musk Highlights the Government’s Dependence on Him

The federal government relies heavily on Mr. Musk’s technology for space exploration and competing with superpower rivals, despite his controversial views. Traditional defense contractors would face pressure to resign for embracing such views, but SpaceX, Mr. Musk’s company, is privately held and controlled entirely by him. Walter Isaacson, Mr. Musk’s biographer, acknowledges that the U.S. […]

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OpenAI’s Board Supports Removal of Sam Altman as CEO

The board of directors at OpenAI has stood by its decision to remove former chief executive Sam Altman, according to an internal memo sent to the company‚Äôs staff on Sunday. Emmett Shear, a former executive at Twitch, has been named as the new interim chief executive, replacing Mira Murati. The board stated that Shear has […]

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Cruise’s CEO Steps Down as Driverless Carmaker Seeks to Restore Confidence

Founder and chief executive of Cruise, the driverless car subsidiary of General Motors, resigned on Sunday, less than a month after Cruise suspended all autonomous operations after a series of traffic mishaps. He leaves behind a company in deep crisis and an industry that is confronting increased public and regulatory scrutiny. Cruise pulled all of […]

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