China’s Baidu to launch ChatGPT-style bot in March – supply

BEIJING, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Chinese language web search main Baidu Inc (9888.HK) is planning to launch a synthetic intelligence (AI) chatbot service much like OpenAI’s ChatGPT in March, an individual accustomed to the matter advised Reuters. The expertise agency plans to launch the service as a standalone software and step by step merge it … Read more

Meta to reinstate Donald Trump’s Fb and Instagram accounts

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) mentioned Wednesday it is going to reinstate former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Fb and Instagram accounts within the coming weeks, following a two-year suspension after the lethal Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021. The restoration of his accounts might present a lift to Trump, who introduced … Read more

Spotify to trim 6% of workforce in newest tech layoffs

Jan 23 (Reuters) – Spotify Know-how SA (SPOT.N) stated on Monday it plans to chop 6% of its workforce and would take a associated cost of as much as practically $50 million, including to the large layoffs within the expertise sector in preparation for a attainable recession. The tech trade is going through a requirement … Read more

Alphabet cuts 12,000 jobs after pandemic hiring spree, refocuses on AI

Jan 20 (Reuters) – Google’s father or mother Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is reducing about 12,000 jobs because it faces “a distinct financial actuality”, it mentioned in a employees memo, doubling down on synthetic intelligence (AI) and axing employees who assist experimental tasks. The job cuts have an effect on 6% of its workforce, and follows … Read more

Musk launches ballot on whether or not he ought to give up as Twitter CEO

Dec 18 (Reuters) – Twitter CEO Musk launched a ballot on the social media platform on Sunday asking whether or not he ought to step down as head of the corporate, including that he would abide by the ballot outcomes. The ballot is scheduled to shut round 1120GMT on Monday though the billionaire didn’t give … Read more

Apple and Amazon resume promoting on Twitter, reviews say

Dec 3 (Reuters) – Inc (AMZN.O) and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) are planning to renew promoting on Twitter, based on media reviews on Saturday. The developments observe an e-mail despatched by Twitter on Thursday to promoting businesses providing advertisers incentives to extend their spending on the platform, an effort to jump-start its enterprise after Elon … Read more

Elon Musk: Apple threatened to yank Twitter from App Retailer

Nov 28 (Reuters) – Elon Musk accused Apple Inc (AAPL.O) of threatening to dam Twitter Inc from its app retailer with out saying why in a sequence of tweets on Monday that additionally mentioned the iPhone maker had stopped promoting on the social media platform. The billionaire CEO of Twitter and Tesla mentioned Apple was … Read more

Musk says Twitter to carry off relaunching blue test verification

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Twitter’s new proprietor Elon Musk mentioned on Monday the social media firm is holding off the relaunch of its blue test subscription service, a delay from his preliminary tentative timeline to convey again the service on the platform. “Holding off relaunch of Blue Verified till there’s excessive confidence of stopping impersonation,” … Read more

Twitter restores ‘official’ label; $8 blue check mark option vanishes

Nov 11 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s Twitter Inc on Friday brought back the “official” badge to some accounts, just days after doing away with it, while several users reported the new subscription option for the blue verification check mark had disappeared. The move follows a surge in fake accounts on the platform after new boss … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more senior executives quit

Nov 10 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s new owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform going bankrupt, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from a U.S. privacy regulator and the exit of the company’s trust and safety leader. The billionaire on his first mass call with employees said … Read more