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Pentagon’s AI initiatives accelerate hard decisions on lethal autonomous weapons

There is little dispute among scientists, industry experts and Pentagon officials that the US will within the next few years have fully autonomous lethal weapons.

X may lose up to $75 million in revenue as more advertisers pull out

Internal documents viewed by The New York Times this week show that concerns about Musk and the platform have spread far beyond companies including IBM, Apple and The Walt Disney Co., which paused their advertising campaigns on X last week.

Bedford-based Roomba maker iRobot soars on report Amazon deal will win E.U. clearance

EU regulators are probing concerns that the takeover could thwart competitors by handing Amazon access to a new stash of user data.

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OpenAI’s new ‘initial’ board is all white, all male. Really?

With the return of Sam Altman as CEO, the neanderthal days of technology are back with a vengeance.

Here are five times Larry Summers has been in the midst of an economic crisis

The former Harvard president's arrival on the scene of the OpenAI quagmire offers a chance to look back at some of his most prominent moments on the global stage.

Larry Summers jumps to center of AI stage with OpenAI board seat

The former president of Harvard University carries deep ties to Wall Street and Washington — and an adamant belief that artificial intelligence is coming for white-collar jobs.

Broadcom planning to complete deal for $69 billion acquisition of VMWare after regulators give OK

The announcement came soon after Microsoft acquired video game-maker Activision Blizzard for $69 billion, also one of the most expensive tech acquisitions in history.

Sam Altman is back as OpenAI CEO just days after being removed, along with a new board

The move ends a days-long power struggle that shocked the tech industry and brought attention to the conflicts around how to safely build artificial intelligence.