Maxine Waters doesn’t plan to subpoena Sam Bankman-Fried to testify at hearing on crypto exchange’s collapse

Maxine Waters doesn’t plan to subpoena Sam Bankman-Fried to testify at hearing on crypto exchange’s collapse

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) participates in a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters told Democrats she doesn’t plan to subpoena former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried to testify at Tuesday’s hearing about the crypto exchange’s rapid demise, according to people with … Read more

How to use Lensa AI photo app to turn selfies into digital avatars

How to use Lensa AI photo app to turn selfies into digital avatars

Lensa AI image. Sofia Pitt You may have noticed a new trend taking over your Instagram feed. Your friends are turning themselves into digital art with the help of an artificial intelligence-generated app called Lensa. Lensa AI is currently the top free app in Apple App Store, though you’ll have to pay to use the … Read more

Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover Is in Its Early Chapters, But a Book Is Already Coming

Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover Is in Its Early Chapters, But a Book Is Already Coming

“Breaking Twitter” is expected to be published next fall by Grand Central Publishing, a unit of Lagardère MMB 0.86% SCA’s Hachette Book Group. The deal is the latest example of how quickly books about current events—from the 2021 saga with GameStop to the 2018 Thai boys cave rescue—are pitched and sold in recent years. That … Read more

Killer robots: San Francisco reverses course on allowing police to use robots to kill amid public outcry

Killer robots: San Francisco reverses course on allowing police to use robots to kill amid public outcry

CNN  —  San Francisco officials voted Tuesday against a controversial measure that would have allowed police to deploy robots to use lethal force in extreme situations, reversing course after public outcry against the policy. The about-face from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors comes a week after the board voted to approve the policy in … Read more

$400 billion erased from European tech market in 2022, Atomico says

0 billion erased from European tech market in 2022, Atomico says

The Klarna logo displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images Europe’s tech industry has lost more than $400 billion in value this year, according to venture capital firm Atomico. The combined value of all public and private European tech firms has fallen to $2.7 trillion from a peak … Read more

Meta Oversight Board Says Facebook and Instagram Skirt Moderation Rules for Famous People

Meta Oversight Board Says Facebook and Instagram Skirt Moderation Rules for Famous People

Meta’s oversight board has been analyzing the company’s cross-check system for over a year, and now has basically concluded with a 2021 report saying it gave celebrities the power to post harmful content with little chance of a full review.Photo: Dan Kitwood (Getty Images) On Tuesday, Meta’s Oversight Board dropped a more than-50 page report … Read more

'Lensa' taking over social media – ABC News

'Lensa' taking over social media – ABC News

‘Lensa’ taking over social media  ABC News Lensa AI: Photo-editing app gaining popularity on social media  WFAA Read This Before You Jump on the Lensa “Magic Avatar” Trend  Hyperallergic Daily Crunch: Lensa AI can transform Photoshopped fakes into nonconsensual pornography  TechCrunch View Full Coverage on Google News

TSMC ups its Arizona chipmaking investment to $40 billion ahead of Biden’s visit

TSMC ups its Arizona chipmaking investment to  billion ahead of Biden’s visit

New York CNN Business  —  Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is upping its investment in the United States, announcing Tuesday that it’s building a second semiconductor factory in Arizona and raising its investment there from $12 billion to $40 billion. The move marks one of the “largest foreign direct investments in the history of the United … Read more

'Totally uninhibited' dancing guest conductor goes viral – CNN

'Totally uninhibited' dancing guest conductor goes viral – CNN

‘Totally uninhibited’ dancing guest conductor goes viral  CNN