The Detroit Police Department (DPD) has come under scrutiny after wrongfully arresting an innocent woman eight months into her pregnancy because of a flawed facial recognition match. The AI-driven technology mistakenly pointed to the heavily pregnant woman for a robbery and carjacking case, charges made absurd by her physical condition at the time of the crime.
Tesla engineers testifying in a lawsuit filed by the family of a driver killed in a 2019 crash stated that the company failed to address problems in its “Autopilot” driver-assistance technology after a deadly accident in 2016.
There are many concerns about the China-owned app TikTok, such as its effects on mental health and it being a national security risk, but researchers are also interested in how it impacts kids’ brains after they binge-watch the app’s nonstop stream of addicting videos. They have nicknamed the result “TikTok Brain,” and it is impacting the lives of young Americans.
Irish singer Hozier says he would consider striking over the threat that artificial intelligence (AI) poses to the music industry.
Rachel Zegler personifies everything wrong with the modern-day entertainment business.
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck has claimed that Apple Podcasts removed his show from the platform without any warning or reason.
Already struggling to overcome its documented political bias, ChatGPT creators OpenAI are boasting of their AI technology’s capability to power content moderation, i.e. censorship.
Microsoft’s video game platform, Xbox, is revamping its “hate speech” and “profanity” rules, introducing a strike-based system to ban gamers from games they have purchased if they use the wrong words.
A report by independent journalist Lee Fang shows that Hunter Biden used specialist PR firms to edit Wikipedia to improve his image, using anonymous accounts to make the edits appear organic.
Google’s DeepMind is testing new AI tools that will serve as personal life coaches, performing a wide range of tasks from giving life advice to tutoring tips. The company’s own AI experts have warned against the emotional attachments some people can form with AI chatbots, making their use in even more personal roles questionable.
In a desperate attempt to stay competitive in the Chinese market, Elon Musk’s Tesla has announced a price cut of 14,000 yuan ($1,900) for its two higher-end Model Y vehicles. The price reduction is seen as the latest move in an ongoing price war that has been affecting the electric vehicle (EV) industry in China. Tesla previously promised to uphold the “core socialist values” of communist China in an attempt to cool down the price war with local competitors.
A now-deleted post on X from White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s account appears to have been meant for Joe Biden’s account.
Elon Musk’s X, formerly known as Twitter, has been intentionally slowing down the speed at which users can access links to certain news organizations and online competitors, including the New York Times and Facebook, a move that appears to be targeted at companies that Musk has a personal grudge against.
The Washington Post alleged that X, formerly known as Twitter, has throttled traffic to websites he reportedly dislikes, which has reignited the debate over net neutrality.
A significant majority of business leaders are reevaluating their return to office plans, with 80 percent expressing regret over their initial mandates, according to a recent survey.
Elon Musk’s Tesla is reintroducing “Standard Range” versions of its Model S and Model X vehicles, offering lower price points at the expense of shorter driving ranges.
The Taliban “Ministry of the Interior” announced on Monday that it had held meetings with senior executives from the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei to discuss the potential of installing a high-end surveillance system in every province of Afghanistan – potentially granting the jihadist terror outfit unprecedented repressive capabilities.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and owner of Twitter (now known as X), recently announced his intention to show up at Mark Zuckerberg’s doorstep ready to fight. This comes after months of trash talk between the two tech giants over a proposed cage fight that has seen Musk swing from planning a gladiator battle in Rome to calling for a “noble” debate instead.
Prosecutors charged on Monday disgraced former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried with using $100 million in stolen customer funds to donate to mostly Democrats during the 2022 midterm elections.
Online searches of the phrase “cancel Disney Plus” have reportedly spiked after Disney announced it will hike prices for the streaming entertainment service by more than 25 percent.
Tech giant Amazon was one of the last big tech companies to join the generative AI gold rush, announcing its own Titan large language model in April, after Google announced Bard and Facebook launched LLaMA, following the massive success of OpenAI’s ChatGPT last year.
Robotaxi customers in San Francisco are using the driverless vehicles for “no boundaries” sex while they travel to their destinations.
Nikola, the leading electric semi-truck manufacturer, has announced a massive recall of its battery-powered commercial trucks due to concerns over a defective battery component that can cause fire. The recall is the result of an investigation into a fire at Nikola’s own facility. Ominously, the company advises truck owners to park their vehicles outside.
Artificial intelligence (AI) detection tools are biased against non-native English speakers and falsely accuse them of cheating, according to a Stanford study.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg says that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk “isn’t serious” about his proposed fight between the two after Musk proposed a “practice round” in Zuckerberg’s backyard and revealed he may need back surgery. Zuckerberg blasted Musk’s “antics,” saying, “We can all agree Elon isn’t serious.”
After the last appeal to a class-action judgement failed, Apple is finally ready to offer compensation to owners of particular iPhone models. The tech giant was sued for secretly lowering performance to convince customers to purchase a new iPhone.
A group of about ten self-driving taxis became stuck in the San Francisco neighborhood of North Beach on Friday evening, causing a traffic jam just one day after regulators voted to allow driverless taxi companies virtual free rein in the city.
Despite big stars, big directors, big budgets, and tons of publicity, streaming movies have so far failed to stick. And by stick, I mean that thing certain movies do. They enter the public consciousness. They are remembered, treasured, passed down, and become part of our pop culture canon.
A recent analysis of dashcam footage and data from a Texas crash provides more evidence of critical flaws in the “Autopilot” system developed by Elon Musk’s Tesla. The accident is part of a long string of crashes where the Tesla Autopilot failed to recognize stopped emergency vehicles on the road, leading to a crash.
Sam Bankman-Fried, disgraced founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange and a Democrat super donor, has had his bail revoked by a judge ahead of his trial on fraud charges, over concerns that the crypto baron has engaged in witness tampering.
Despite facing significant challenges in the electric vehicle (EV) market, Ford CEO Jim Farley remains unwavering in his commitment to push the company’s EV production forward. In a recent interview, he compared electric vehicles to Henry Ford’s first cars, stating, “It’s actually not much different than the Model T, when we had to teach people to drive because they’re coming off a horse. I think the industry has a huge education to do.”
Just days after appearing to wimp out of a physical fight with Mark Zuckerberg, calling for a “noble” debate as he claimed he may require back surgery, Elon Musk is suddenly talking about a fight again. Musk provided fresh details about the “fight” in a series of tweets, claiming an “epic location” in Italy, adding that “Everything done will pay respect to the past and present of Italy.”
A Canadian man has voiced his deep dissatisfaction with his electric Ford F-150 lightning purchase, calling electric vehicles the “biggest scam of modern times.” After encountering broken chargers and other obstacles during a road trip to Chicago, the man abandoned his Ford EV and rented a traditional gas-powered vehicle to complete the trip.
In a recent interview with CNBC, Linda Yaccarino, the CEO of the newly rebranded X (formerly Twitter), has come forward to explain the platform’s transformation and its increasingly stringent approach to censorship content it judges to be “lawful but awful.”
The New York Times has published a sympathetic article about Kill The Boer, a violent chant popular with South Africa’s extreme leftist “Economic Freedom Fighters” (EFF) party, after South African born tech mogul Elon Musk called on the country’s president to condemn it.
Truth Social informed the FBI in March about threats made by a Utah man who was killed by FBI agents on Wednesday as they tried to execute search and arrest warrants for threatening President Joe Biden.
Epic Games has lost an early appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court in its case against Apple over the 30 percent transaction tax it levies on third-party app developers. SCOTUS ruled that Apple is not required to change the “Apple Tax” right away.