Accused of violating kids' privacy, Facebook owner challenges FTC authority.
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Altman explains why he decided to return to OpenAI and what comes next for the company.
Released earlier this month, OpenAI’s GPTs let anyone create custom chatbots. But some of the data they’re built on is easily exposed.
The newsletter platform’s lax content moderation creates an opening for white nationalists eager to get their message out.
The Titan Image Generator includes automatic invisible watermarking.
Newly discovered materials can be used to make better solar cells, batteries, computer chips, and more.
Meta's Facebook lost the latest round of a court battle over privacy with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Monday after a federal judge ruled the regulator can seek to reduce the amount of money the social media company makes from users under 18.
Somehow it took an antitrust trial to find out.
A soft robot replica solves a mystery about the evolution of movement.
Three researchers have found a long-sought way to pull information from large databases secretly, moving us closer to fully private internet searches.
Heat pumps are ubiquitous in the form of air conditioners. Scientists just invented one that avoids harmful refrigerant gases
Forced to use real names on platforms like Weibo, Chinese influencers quit social media instead.
The Telescope Array in Utah's West Desert picked up a rare particle with 244 EeV energy.
I hope Windows 12 brings back point releases.
Three computer scientists have disproved a long-standing conjecture about a fundamental problem involving imperfect information.
Ahead of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s four days in exile, several staff researchers sent the board of directors a letter warning of a powerful artificial intelligence discovery that they said could threaten humanity, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Appin was a leading Indian cyberespionage firm that few people even knew existed. A Reuters investigation found that the company grew from an educational startup to a hack-for-hire powerhouse that stole secrets from business titans, politicians, military officials and wealthy elites around the globe. Appin alumni went on to form...
The charge was similar to practices uncovered after the collapse of the second largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, last year.
There’s still so much we don’t know about social media’s impact. But Meta president of global affairs Nick Clegg tells MIT Technology Review that he hopes new tools the company just released will start to change that.
X's complaint alleged that Media Matters "manipulated" the platform's algorithm to generate inorganic ad placements to form a "blatant smear campaign," but the complaint seemingly admitted that no statements that Media Matters published were false. Media Matters will likely argue that advertisers could interpret its reporting...
Business arrangements and opaque contracts have broken the pitch of the smart home. Better regulation can fix this problem.
A WIRED analysis of leaked police documents verifies that a secretive government program is allowing federal, state, and local law enforcement to access phone records of Americans who are not suspected of a crime.
Google slows down Firefox users when watching YouTube…
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Seriously, avoid Nothing Chats and check your Apple ID.
Google has officially announced plans to gradually eliminate third-party cookies, a key aspect of its Privacy Sandbox initiative.
For the largest health insurer in the US, AI's error rate is like a feature, not a bug.
Sam Altman, the now former CEO of OpenAI, has departed his role and is leaving its board, according to a company post on Friday. But questions about his role at other entities like Worldcoin, the crypto project he co-founded, remain up in the air as its token falls on the news.
Social Links, a surveillance company that had thousands of accounts banned for mass-scraping Facebook and Instagram, is now using ChatGPT to make sense of data it grabs from social media....
The BBC has been looking in detail at how the casualty figures are totalled.
US firms, including Apple and Disney, are reportedly suspending ads on the Elon Musk-owned site.
OpenAI said it 'no longer had confidence' in his ability to lead the artificial intelligence firm.
The Deep Space Optical Communications tool on the Psyche probe achieved successful data transmission to and from Earth from an unprecedented distance.
Twenty years after ‘U.S. v. Microsoft,’ antitrust law is finally coming back for Big Tech.
The social network failed to hit the growth targets its new owner set in 2019. But were they ever compatible with what Tumblr does best?
Jack Dorsey-backed Bluesky, which competes directly with X (formerly Twitter), has crossed 2 million users
Clyde will disappear by December 1st and it’s not clear why.
The National Telecommunication Monitoring Center in Bangladesh exposed a database to the open web. The types of data leaked online are extensive.
Apple’s support for the widely used messaging standard will make it easier for Android phones to share messages with iPhones—while ditching the old and flawed SMS standard.