Samsung announced it will assemble a $17bn semiconductor factory in Texas, during the global shortage of chips used in phones, cars, and other electronic devices. The factory will be the South Korean company’s biggest North American asset and is expected to commence operation in the second half of 2024. Real Reasons? There are commercial reasons, […]<
The U.S. and Britain should make their rules for the crypto industry much clearer to prevent firms from developing in “offshore havens”, the chief of U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase Global Inc, Brian Armstrong, said on Tuesday. The failure last year of the Bahamas-based FTX exchange has highlighted the importance of major economies developing clear crypto […]
Billionaire Elon Musk said on Monday he will launch an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that he calls “TruthGPT” to challenge the offerings from Microsoft and Google. He criticised Microsoft-backed OpenAI, the firm behind chatbot sensation ChatGPT, of “training the AI to lie” and said OpenAI has now become a “closed source”, “for-profit” organisation “closely allied […]
Nine states, including Michigan and Nebraska, have joined a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against Alphabet’s Google which alleges the search and advertising company broke antitrust law in running its digital advertising business, the department said on Monday. The states joining the lawsuit were Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Washington and […]
South Korea’s top court on Thursday said Alphabet Inc’s Google should disclose whether the technology giant had shared local user information with third parties, news agency Yonhap reported, sending the case back to a lower court. The Supreme Court’s decision came after a group of four plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Google and its South […]
The Biden administration said Tuesday it is seeking public comments on potential accountability measures for artificial intelligence (AI) systems as questions loom about its impact on national security and education. ChatGPT, an AI program that recently grabbed the public’s attention for its ability to write answers quickly to a wide range of queries, in particular […]
Spain’s data protection agency has asked the European Union’s privacy watchdog to evaluate privacy concerns surrounding OpenAI’s ChatGPT, the agency told Reuters on Tuesday, as global scrutiny of artificial intelligence (AI) systems intensifies. News of the request by the AEPD came as France’s privacy watchdog CNIL said it was investigating several complaints about ChatGPT and […]
Warren Buffett called geopolitical tensions “a consideration” in Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s decision to sell most of its stake in Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC just a few months after buying it, Nikkei reported on Tuesday. Berkshire had bought more than $4.1 billion of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co’s shares between July and September 2022, but in February said […]
The record number of developing nations at risk of a debt crisis will be high on the agenda next week when central bankers, finance ministers and political leaders convene for the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meetings. Ballooning inflation, escalating borrowing costs and a strong dollar have made repaying loans and […]
Italy’s antitrust authority said on Wednesday it would investigate Meta Platform over the possible abuse of its position in talks over the rights to music posted on Meta’s platforms and potentially hurting competition in the sector. The dispute involved the Italian society of authors and publishers, SIAE. According to the antitrust regulator, Mark Zuckerberg’s company […]
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