The Race to Buy TikTok Is On—but There Might Not Be a Winner

This has done little to deter a growing list of other business…

OpenAI’s Long-Term AI Risk Team Has Disbanded

In July last year, OpenAI announced the formation of a new research…

Twitter Is Finally Dead. It’s X All the Way Down

Like a venomous puss moth emerging from its hard cocoon, the social…

It’s Time to Believe the AI Hype

Folks, when dogs talk, we’re talking Biblical disruption. Do you think that…

Tesla’s Controversial Factory Expansion Is Approved

The controversial expansion of Tesla’s only European gigafactory was approved on Thursday,…

Lab-Grown Meat Is on Shelves Now. But There’s a Catch

It’s also completely plausible that the chicken will fly off the shelves.…

Meta Faces Fresh Probe Over 'Addictive' Effect on Kids

The European Union has opened an investigation into Facebook and Instagram for…

Maven Is a New Social Network That Eliminates Followers—and Hopefully Stress

“It’s really radical,” Stanley told me of Maven, “We got rid of…

Prepare to Get Manipulated by Emotionally Expressive Chatbots

The emotional mimicry of OpenAI’s new version of ChatGPT could lead AI…

Deadspin’s New Owners Reveal Their Plans: Betting Content—but No AI

This week, former contributors to the sports blog Deadspin noticed something alarming:…

I Went Undercover as a Secret OnlyFans Chatter. It Wasn't Pretty

I liked the idea that my foremost duty as an OnlyFans chatter…

OpenAI’s Chief AI Wizard, Ilya Sutskever, Is Leaving the Company

Ilya Sutskever, cofounder and chief scientist at OpenAI, has left the company.…

Biden Is Trying to Buy EVs Time With New Tariffs on China. It Might Not Work

Today, the Biden administration announced a near-unprecedented 100 percent tariff on Chinese-made…

It’s the End of Google Search As We Know It

Google Search is about to fundamentally change—for better or worse. To align…

Astra Is Google's ‘Multimodal’ Answer to the New ChatGPT

Pulkit Agrawal, an assistant professor at MIT who works on AI and…

With Gemini on Android, Google Points to Mobile Computing’s Future—and Past

Nearly a decade ago, Google showed off a feature called Now on…

Generative AI Is Totally Shameless. I Want to Be It

AI has a lot of problems. It helps itself to the work…

Tornado Cash Developer Found Guilty of Laundering $1.2 Billion of Crypto

A panel of judges in the Netherlands has found Alexey Pertsev, one…

Protesters Are Fighting to Stop AI, but They’re Split on How to Do It

Would it be too disruptive if protests staged sit-ins or chained themselves…

OpenAI's GPT-4o Model Gives ChatGPT a Snappy, Flirty Upgrade

Since it launched in late 2022, OpenAI’s ChatGPT has generally fended off…