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June 15, 2024
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Former Neuralink Staffer Sues After Scratches From Herpes Monkey

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk’s brain-implant startup Neuralink Corp. forced an employee to work with monkeys that carried the Herpes B virus in conditions in which the animals scratched her bare skin, according to a complaint filed Friday in state court in California. Most Read from Bloomberg The employee, Lindsay Short, said that once she transferred […]

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June 15, 2024
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Meta Delays AI Chatbot Launch in Europe After Regulator Pushback

(Bloomberg) — Facebook parent company Meta Platforms Inc. will delay its launch of the Meta AI chatbot in Europe after regulators on the continent requested the company pause its plan to train its large language models with posts from users there. Most Read from Bloomberg On Monday, Meta announced its intention to start training its […]

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June 15, 2024
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Carlyle explores sale of electric power producer Cogentrix, FT reports

(Reuters) – PE firm Carlyle has hired advisers to explore a sale of Cogentrix that could value the North Carolina-based power producer at as much as $3 billion to $4 billion, the Financial Times reported, citing three people briefed on the matter. Carlyle is also selling other power assets owned by its infrastructure business in […]

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June 15, 2024
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Apple Has $230 Billion Week on Bet AI IPhones Are Must-Haves

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. investors finally have a roadmap for how it will use artificial intelligence — and they’ve responded by pushing the stock to a record high this week. Most Read from Bloomberg Wall Street is betting that new iPhone AI features — including Apple’s agreement with OpenAI to integrate ChatGPT — will spur […]

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June 15, 2024
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Pair Charged With Running Dark Web Market for Illicit Goods

(Bloomberg) — US prosecutors have charged two men with operating a dark web market where people around the world anonymously bought and sold more than $430 million worth of drugs, stolen information, counterfeit currency and malicious computer programs. Most Read from Bloomberg Federal prosecutors in Chicago accused Thomas Pavey and Raheim Hamilton of conspiring together […]

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June 14, 2024
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Google CEO Testifies at Ozy Trial, Denies $600 Million Offer

(Bloomberg) — Alphabet Inc. Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai took the witness stand at the fraud trial of Ozy Media Inc. co-founder Carlos Watson, testifying that the search giant never intended to buy the startup for any amount of money. Most Read from Bloomberg Watson is accused of defrauding investors of tens of millions of […]

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June 14, 2024
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London Hospital Hack Delayed More Than 800 Operations

(Bloomberg) — Hundreds of planned medical operations and outpatient appointments at London hospitals were delayed last week, after a ransomware attack on a lab services provider that helps manage blood transfusions. Most Read from Bloomberg The attack resulted in delays to more than 800 scheduled procedures and more than 700 appointments, the UK’s National Health […]

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June 14, 2024
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Tempus AI shares jump 8% in Nasdaq debut

(Reuters) -Shares of SoftBank Group-backed Tempus AI rose 8.1% in their debut on the Nasdaq on Friday, giving the artificial intelligence-based genetic testing company a valuation of $6.6 billion. The company is among the several AI-focused firms that have garnered investors’ interest, thanks to the popularity of OpenAI’s viral chatbot ChatGPT. The stock opened at […]

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June 14, 2024
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Tempus AI shares jump 8% in Nasdaq debut

(Reuters) -Shares of SoftBank Group-backed Tempus AI rose 8.1% in their debut on the Nasdaq on Friday, giving the artificial intelligence-based genetic testing company a valuation of $6.6 billion. The company is among the several AI-focused firms that have garnered investors’ interest, thanks to the popularity of OpenAI’s viral chatbot ChatGPT. The stock opened at […]

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June 14, 2024
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Google Ad Tech Antitrust Suit Will Go to Trial, Judge Rules

(Bloomberg) — Alphabet Inc. will have to defend itself at trial against all of the US Justice Department’s claims of a Google monopoly in online advertising technology after a federal judge rejected the tech giant’s request to decide the case ahead of time. Most Read from Bloomberg “We’re going to let this go to trial” […]

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June 14, 2024
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Meta will not launch Meta AI in Europe for now

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) -Meta Platforms will not launch its artificial intelligence assistant Meta AI in Europe for now following a request from the Irish privacy regulator on user data harnessed from Facebook and Instagram, the U.S. social media company said on Friday. The move by Meta came after complaints and a call […]