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After losing everywhere else, Elon Musk asks SCOTUS to get SEC off his back

Musk's last-ditch effort to terminate settlement over "funding secured" tweets. Enlarge / Elon Musk at an AI event with Britain Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in London on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. (credit: Getty Images | WPA Pool ).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 8th, 2023

Elon Musk Sues OpenAI, Sam Altman for Breaching Firm’s Founding Mission

Musk alleges they breached the firm's founding agreement by putting profit ahead of benefiting humanity. Elon Musk sued OpenAI and its Chief Executive Officer Sam Altman, alleging they violated the artificial intelligence startup&rs.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Why Elon Musk Is Suing OpenAI and Sam Altman

The lawsuit makes a substantial claim that could fundamentally reshape how OpenAI and its partner Microsoft do business. The fallout from the OpenAI board’s failed attempt to fire CEO Sam Altman last November took an unexpecte.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Elon Musk says new "mind-blowing" Roadster will go to 0-60mph in less than a second

Tesla's upcoming Roadster has had its design goals "radically increased," CEO Elon Musk says. Tesla's upcoming Roadster is going to blow your mind, CEO Elon Musk says. No. That's not enough. He did say it was going to be "mind-blowing," but in.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Elon Musk sues OpenAI, wants it to go nonprofit again

Elon Musk, an investor in OpenAI when it was still a nonprofit organization, has sued OpenAI for breach of contract. Elon Musk has filed a lawsuit against OpenAI, arguing it has breached its contract and that it should go open source, and becom.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Elon Musk"s X has a new policy that discourages — but doesn"t prohibit — anti-trans hate

A new hate speech policy has enraged X's right wing users by simply discouraging, but not prohibiting anti-trans harassment. X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, just became a slightly safer space for its transgender users – even if.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Judge mocks X for “vapid” argument in Musk’s hate speech lawsuit

Judge to X lawyer: “I’m trying to figure out in my mind how that’s possibly true." Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) It looks like Elon Musk may lose X's lawsuit against hate speech researchers wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Elon Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman, accusing them of chasing profits

OpenAI is now a "closed-source de facto subsidiary" of Microsoft, says lawsuit. Enlarge (credit: Anadolu Agency / Contributor | Anadolu) Elon Musk has sued OpenAI and its chief executive Sam Altman for breach of contract.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

X quietly revived anti-misgendering policy that Musk dropped last year

GLAAD pushes to close loopholes allowing targeted misgendering of celebrities. Enlarge (credit: paul mansfield photography | Moment) Last April, Twitter quietly edited its abuse and harassment policy to no longer explici.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Private US moon lander still working after breaking leg and falling, but not for long

The first private U.S. spacecraft to land on the moon broke a leg at touchdown before falling over, according to company officials who said Wednesday it was on the verge of losing power......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

NYT: Apple held talks with Elon Musk about buying Tesla, planned to use Siri instead of a steering wheel for Apple Car

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that the Apple Car project is officially dead after more than a decade of work. In a new story today, The New York Times shares additional details on the turmoil inside the Project Titan team, based on conversations with.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

SBF asks for 5-year prison sentence, calls 100-year recommendation “grotesque”

Bankman-Fried argues for 63 to 78 months, says he "is already being punished." Enlarge / Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried arrives for a bail hearing at US District Court on August 11, 2023, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Research finds geochemical landscape drives musk oxen reproductive success

Researchers have studied Greenland musk oxen that have been followed for 25 years to see how their feeding habits affect their reproductive success. And it turns out that when they go to areas with more copper and selenium in the ground, they have mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Tesla aims to ship new Roadster next year, Elon Musk says

Musk said in a post on X that the Roadster's production design will be completed and unveiled by the end of this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Apple under fire for disabling iPhone web apps—EU asks developers to weigh in

EU sent queries to Apple and app developers as Apple kills home screen web apps. Enlarge / An Apple Store in Hangzhou, China on February 20, 2024. European Commission officials are probing Apple's decision to remove hom.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Argentina authorizes Starlink, rival Amazon Kuiper

Argentina on Monday gave authorization for the deployment of Starlink, the satellite internet service of Elon Musk—a fan of the South American country's self-styled new "anarcho-capitalist" President Javier Milei......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Kagan: Florida social media law seems like “classic First Amendment violation”

In oral arguments, Justice Thomas asks who speaks when an algorithm moderates. Enlarge / The Supreme Court of the United States in Washington D.C. in May 2023. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) The US Supreme Court today.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2024

New discovery suggests significant glacial retreat in West Antarctica began in 1940s

Among the vast expanse of Antarctica lies the Thwaites Glacier, the world's widest glacier measuring about 80 miles on the western edge of the continent. Despite its size, the massive landform is losing about 50 billion tons of ice more than it is re.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2024

Satellites are burning up in the upper atmosphere—what impact could this have on the Earth"s climate?

Elon Musk's SpaceX has announced it will dispose of 100 Starlink satellites over the next six months, after it discovered a design flaw that may cause them to fail. Rather than risk posing a threat to other spacecraft, SpaceX will "de-orbit" these sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2024

Reddit admits more moderator protests could hurt its business

Losing third-party tools "could harm our moderators’ ability to review content..." Enlarge (credit: Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Reddit filed to go public on Thursday (PDF), revealing various details of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2024

Twitter security staff kept firm in compliance by disobeying Musk, FTC says

Lina Khan: Musk demanded "actions that would have violated the FTC's Order." Enlarge / Elon Musk at the New York Times DealBook Summit on November 29, 2023, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | Michael Santiago ) T.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024