Google Will Join the AI Wars, Pitting LaMDA Against ChatGPT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 02: A sign is posted in front of an office at Google headquarters on February 02, 2023 in Mountain View, California. Google parent company Alphabet reported lower-than-expected fourth quarter revenue with net income $13.62 billion, or $1.05 per share, compared to $20.64 billion, or $1.53 per share, one year ago. … Read more

Indian Crypto Exchange WazirX Moves Funds After Binance Cuts Off Service

Binance disclosed in a blog post earlier Friday that it had asked Zanmai Labs, the owner of WazirX, to remove funds from the accounts that it used for the exchange’s operations, citing “misleading claims related to Binance’s alleged role in and responsibility for operating the WazirX exchange.” Binance said it provided Zanmai wallet services “only … Read more

Cyberattack Sends Derivatives Trading Back to the 1980s

Derivatives shops, used to clearing hundreds of billions of dollars in trades every day, found themselves in a dramatically different era this week: the old days of manually processing deals.

Trump Sues Journalist Bob Woodward for Releasing Interview Recordings

Trump participated in 19 interviews in-person or by phone with Woodward between December 2019 and August 2020, as well as in 2016 when he was still a candidate, according to the complaint. Woodward’s book, , was published a month after the last interview. In October 2022, Simon & Schuster released the audiobook of the recordings, … Read more

New Twitter Whistleblower Says Privacy Lapses Continued Into Musk Era

Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, California, US, on Tuesday, Nov, 29, 2022. Twitter Inc. said it ended a policy designed to suppress false or misleading information about Covid-19, part of Musk’s polarizing mission to remake the social network as a place for unmoderated speech.

US Sues Google to Break Up Ad Unit in Heated Antitrust Fight

The Mountain View, California-based company is No. 1 in the $626.9 billion global digital ad market, according to 2023 estimates by research firm EMarketer, with the US representing the biggest piece. Alphabet’s ad operations are expected to bring in $73.8 billion in US digital ad revenue in 2023. Most of that, $58.50 billion, comes from … Read more

FTX-Linked Robinhood Stake Worth $460 Million Is Seized by US

The Robinhood website on a laptop computer arranged in Hastings-On-Hudson, New York, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. GameStop Corp. advanced on Friday and was on track to recoup much of Thursday’s $11 billion blow after Robinhood Markets Inc. and other brokerages eased trading restrictions on the video-game retailer.