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Elon’s Two-Day War with Apple + How to Beat an A.I. Censor + S.B.F.’s ‘Bad Month’

18 hours 57 min ago
Musk takes on tech’s fight against the Apple “tax.”

Kanye West’s Deal to Buy Parler Unravels

22 hours 29 min ago
The parent company of Parler, a social media service popular with right-wing audiences, said it had “mutually agreed with Ye” to end the deal.

The Crypto Crowd Holds a Glittery Awards Night, Despite Fiascoes

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 21:34
The Crypties was intended as a gala evening in Miami to celebrate the currencies of the future. It turned out to be more of a roast.

Facebook Failed to Stop Ads Threatening Election Workers

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:09
The ads, submitted by researchers, were rejected by YouTube and TikTok.

Elon Musk Hopes to Test a Brain Implant in Humans Next Year

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 10:35
The tech multibillionaire said his company, Neuralink, was seeking government approval to test his device in people, and predicted it could happen in six months. Others have been conducting similar tests for years, but no device has been marketed commercially.

Sam Bankman-Fried Blames ‘Huge Management Failures’ for FTX Collapse

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:50
Mr. Bankman-Fried spoke at The New York Times’s DealBook conference, in his first public appearance since his crypto exchange imploded.

How the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Empire Has Disrupted A.I.

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 04:00
Mr. Bankman-Fried and his colleagues spent more than $530 million to battle what they saw as the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now those efforts are reeling.

Elon Musk Averts Feud With Apple by Meeting Tim Cook

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 19:03
Mr. Musk, who had said the company was trying to sabotage Twitter, met with Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, on Wednesday.

San Francisco Considers Allowing Use of Deadly Robots by Police

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 13:48
The Police Department said robots would use deadly force only “in extreme circumstances.” Opponents said the policy could lead to more police violence.

Physicists Create ‘the Smallest, Crummiest Wormhole You Can Imagine’

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:08
Scientists used a quantum computer to explore the ultimate escape route from a black hole.

Amazon’s Halo Rise Wants to Review Your Sleep. (No, Thanks.)

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 04:00
The new Halo Rise studies your body and breathing and rates your restfulness, from “Poor” to “Great.” Who needs this?

Is Spreading Medical Misinformation a Doctor’s Free Speech Right?

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 04:00
Two lawsuits in California have pre-emptively challenged a new law that would punish doctors for misleading patients about Covid-19.

‘No Cooperation’: How Sam Bankman-Fried Tried to Cling to FTX

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 04:00
Emails and text messages show how lawyers and executives struggled to persuade the 30-year-old entrepreneur to give up control of his collapsing crypto exchange.

The Latest on FTX’s Bankruptcy, BlockFi and More

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 16:45
The collapse of FTX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency companies, is still sending shock waves through the crypto world.

Elon Musk Takes On Apple’s Power, Setting Up a Clash

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 16:20
In a series of tweets on Monday, Mr. Musk accused Apple of threatening to pull Twitter from its App Store and of trying to censor.

U.S. Crypto Exchange Kraken Settles With Treasury Dept.

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:34
The crypto exchange, which had been under investigation for violating U.S. sanctions, agreed to pay $360,000 to settle the allegations.

Sympathy, and Job Offers, for Twitter’s Misinformation Experts

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 10:45
Seeing false and toxic information as a potentially expensive liability, companies in and outside the tech industry are angling to hire people who can keep it in check.

BlockFi Files for Bankruptcy as FTX Fallout Spreads

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 09:23
BlockFi was financially entangled with FTX, and its stability was thrust into uncertainty after FTX collapsed.

Meta Fined $275 Million for Breaking E.U. Data Privacy Law

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 08:29
The penalty, imposed by Irish data regulators, brings European fines against Facebook’s parent company to more than $900 million since last year.

The Excitement Around E-Sports Is Growing. But Where Are the Profits?

Sat, 11/26/2022 - 13:43
Traditional sports owners who invested in competitive video gaming say the money isn’t flowing in as quickly as they had expected.