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March 30

Some tech leaders calling for pause in development for some AI systems

The group of more than 1,000 major leaders in the tech industry said AI could soon evolve beyond control and can pose profound risks to society.
March 30
VIDEO: Some tech leaders calling for pause in development for some artificial intelligence systems
March 30

EU chief urges caution in tech trade with China

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the European Union must be prepared to develop measures to protect trade and investment that China might exploit for its own security and military purposes
March 30
March 30

Apple announces plans for Worldwide Developers Conference

The company's much-anticipated augmented or virtual reality headset may be revealed.
March 30
VIDEO:  Apple announces plans for Worldwide Developers Conference
March 30

Elon Musk and other tech leaders warn AI poses 'profound risks'

AI-enhanced systems pose significant dangers, according to a group of tech leaders, including entrepreneur Elon Musk, who signed an open letter calling for a pause in the development of AI systems.
March 30
AI-enhanced systems pose significant dangers, according to a group of tech leaders, including entrepreneur Elon Musk, who signed an open letter calling for a six-month pause in the development of AI systems.
March 30

Report: Chinese state-sponsored hacking group highly active

An American cybersecurity firm says a Chinese hacking group that is likely state-sponsored and has been linked previously to attacks on U.S. state government computers is still “highly active” and is focusing on a broad range of targets that may be of ...
March 30
March 30

TikTok propaganda labels fall flat in 'huge win' for Russia

Social media platforms often rely on labels to let users know an account is operated by a Russian state propaganda agency
March 30
March 30

Finland says Russia spy operations weakened in Nordic nation

Finland's intelligence agency SUPO says Russia's spy operations in the Nordic nation have been substantially weakened over the past year
March 30
March 30

China e-commerce giant Alibaba outlines future strategy

Top executives of Chinese e-commerce and financial giant Alibaba say it plans to spin off some of its sprawling e-commerce and finance empire as independent businesses to make them more flexible and maximize their value
March 30
March 29

TikTok ban pushed by Missouri's Hawley blocked in Senate

Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley has tried to force a Senate vote on legislation that would ban TikTok from operating in the United States
March 29
March 29

Twitter removes tweets about 'Trans Day of Vengeance'

Twitter says it has removed tweets showing a poster promoting a ‘Trans Day of Vengeance’ protest in support of transgender rights in Washington, D
March 29
March 29

Boeing's 1st astronaut flight to space delayed until July

Boeing's first launch of astronauts has been delayed again, this time until July
March 29
March 29

Black developers push to diversify the creators behind the pixels

Nonprofits and schools are teaching eager young video game developers.
March 29
Spellman computer science major Madeline Brown shows off her video game.
March 29

Elon Musk and other tech leaders warn AI poses 'profound risks'

The letter called for a major expansion of government oversight over AI.
March 29
Tesla founder Elon Musk attends Offshore Northern Seas 2022 in Stavanger, Norway, Aug. 29, 2022.
March 29

Musk, scientists call for halt to AI race sparked by ChatGPT

Are tech companies moving too fast in rolling out powerful artificial intelligence technology that could one day outsmart humans
March 29
March 29

Montenegro: South Korea, US seek extradition of Do Kwon

Montenegro says both South Korea and the United States have formally requested extradition of Terraform Labs founder Do Kwon, who is wanted in connection with a $40 billion crash of the firm’s cryptocurrency that devastated retail investors around the ...
March 29
March 29

Amazon to add 'frequently returned' notification

A warning label from Amazon will alert customers if the item they’re about to purchase is frequently returned.
March 29
VIDEO:  Amazon to add 'frequently returned' notification
March 28

Apple rolls out buy now, pay later service: What to know

Apple is getting into the buy now, pay later space with a few tweaks to the existing model, including no option to pay with a credit card
March 28
March 28

Elephant in the dining room: Startup makes mammoth meatball

An Australian company has lifted the glass cloche on a meatball made of lab-grown cultured meat using the genetic sequence from the long-extinct mammoth
March 28
March 28

No evidence of TikTok national security threat but reason to worry, experts say

App faces a potential U.S. ban as bipartisan hostility grows.
March 28
General view of the TikTok headquarters on Oct. 13, 2020 in Culver City, Calif.
March 28

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March 28
March 28

Their stories were lost to slavery. Now DNA is writing them

A project in Charleston, South Carolina, is using DNA to trace the African roots of three dozen people buried in the late 1700s
March 28
March 28

FTX founder Bankman-Fried charged with paying $40M bribe

A new indictment charges FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried with directing $40 million in bribes to one or more Chinese officials to unfreeze assets relating to his cryptocurrency business
March 28
March 28

MLB The Show breaks barrier with Negro League players

MLB The Show is breaking a video game barrier: For the first time, the franchise will insert some of the greatest Negro League players — from Satchel Paige to Jackie Robinson — into the 2023 edition of the game as playable characters
March 28
March 28

Comic Relief launches metaverse fundraiser to fight poverty

Can playing more Roblox make your kids more philanthropic
March 28
March 28

Uncrewed Russian spacecraft that leaked coolant lands safely

A Russian spacecraft has safely returned to Earth without a crew months after suffering a coolant leak in orbit
March 28
March 28

Latest improvements to Microsoft Teams will support AI features

Microsoft says the redesigned app is twice as fast as the previous version.
March 28
VIDEO:  Latest improvements to Microsoft Teams will support AI features
March 28

US opens investigation into Tesla seat belts coming loose

U.S. highway safety regulators have opened an investigation into complaints that Tesla seat belts may not hold people in a crash
March 28
March 28

US, Japan reach deal on vital minerals for EV batteries

Japan and the United States have reached an agreement on trade in critical minerals for electric vehicle batteries
March 28
March 28

In North Carolina, Biden to compare economic plan with GOP's

President Joe Biden says Republicans’ budget plans could undermine U.S. manufacturing and help China dominate the world economy
March 28
March 28

Lawmakers vote on Paris Olympic law with surveillance fears

A proposed French law for the 2024 Paris Olympics that critics contend will open the door for privacy-busting video surveillance technology in Europe has passed an important hurdle
March 28
March 28

Feel the Force: Hamill carries 'Star Wars' voice to Ukraine

A downloadable app that has been voiced by “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill is triggered when air raid alarms sound in Ukraine
March 28
March 28

Tornado-spawning storms may get worse due to warming

A new study says warming will fuel more supercells in the United States and that those storms will move eastward from their current range
March 28
March 27

Rare beetle species named after ex-California governor Brown

Scientists are naming a rare species of beetle in honor of former California Gov. Jerry Brown after finding one at his ranch
March 27
March 27

Lyft to pick up new CEO amid deepening post-pandemic losses

Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer are relinquishing their leadership roles to make way for a former Amazon executive as the ride-hailing service struggles to recover from the pandemic while long-time rival Uber has been regaining its momentum
March 27
March 27

New source of water found in moon samples from China mission

Scientists have discovered a new and renewable source of water on the moon for future explorers in lunar samples returned from a Chinese mission
March 27
March 27

St. Louis sues Kia, Hyundai over rash of car thefts

A federal lawsuit accuses automakers Kia and Hyundai of failing to install industry-standard anti-theft technology, resulting in thousands of thefts of vehicles in St. Louis
March 27
March 27

South Dakota gov's veto of cryptocurrency regulations upheld

South Dakota’s House has failed to override Gov. Kristi Noem’s recent veto of a bill that would have created government regulations for the use of cryptocurrency in the state
March 27
March 27
March 27

Twitter celebs balk at paying Elon Musk for blue check mark

William Shatner, Monica Lewinsky and other prolific Twitter commentators — some household names, others little-known journalists — could soon be losing the blue check marks that helped verify their identity on the social media platform
March 27
March 27

Taron Egerton slots Tetris story into place in new biopic

The origin story of the iconic computer game “Tetris” is more thrilling than you may think
March 27
March 27

US to adopt new restrictions on using commercial spyware

The U.S. government will restrict its use of commercial spyware tools that have been used to surveil human rights activists, journalists and dissidents around the world
March 27
March 27

No atmosphere found at faraway Earth-sized world, study says

The Webb Space Telescope has found no evidence of an atmosphere at one of the seven rocky, Earth-sized planets orbiting a nearby star
March 27
March 27

Poland, EU seek to boost munitions production

Officials from Poland and the European Union have discussed artillery munitions manufacturing as part of a new, 2 billion euro ($2.2 billion) program to supply Ukraine in its war against invading Russian forces and to replenish Europe's dwindling stocks
March 27
March 27

Parts of Twitter’s source code leaked online

The tech company has filed a lawsuit to determine who was behind the leak that includes computer code with security vulnerabilities.
March 27
VIDEO: Parts of Twitter’s source code leaked online
March 27

Alibaba's Jack Ma returns to mainland China

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has resurfaced in China after months of overseas travel, visiting a school in the eastern city of Hangzhou where he discussed various topics including artificial intelligence
March 27
March 26

Twitter: parts of its source code leaked online

Some parts of Twitter’s source code _ the fundamental computer code on which the social network runs _ were leaked online, the social media company said in a legal filing that was first reported by The New York Times
March 26
March 26

Factory or farm? Oregon may alter land use for chipmakers

For exactly 50 years, Oregon’s farms and forests have been protected from urban sprawl by the nation’s first statewide law creating urban growth boundaries
March 26
March 26

Planets on parade: 5 will be lined up in night sky this week

There's a special chance this week to see five planets lined up in the night sky
March 26
March 26

Technical issues at Lufthansa cause delays in Frankfurt

German news agency dpa says Lufthansa’s operations have been disrupted at Frankfurt airport because of technical problems
March 26
March 25

Biden's moves on Alaska drilling, TikTok test young voters

Recent moves by President Joe Biden to pressure TikTok and approve oil drilling in an untapped area of Alaska are testing the loyalty of a young voters
March 25