Altman was removed from his role as CEO and as the board member earlier in the year but the probe has confirmed his return. News 

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman reinstated to the board after wrongful removal is verified

Sam Altman joins OpenAI’s board after an independent investigation found his conduct “did not warrant removal.” A special committee of the OpenAI board announced the completion of the review and expressed full confidence in Altman and Greg Brockman’s continued leadership of OpenAI. Law firm WilmerHale interviewed board members, employees and reviewed “more than 30,000 documents” to reach its conclusion. “We have unanimously decided that Sam and Greg are the right leaders for OpenAI,” said Bret Taylor, OpenAI’s board chairman, in a statement early Saturday. Altman will continue as CEO on…

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X keeps on introducing new changes, and now Elon Musk says that the platform is going to hide the count of likes and reposts for posts on the platform. News 

Users React to Elon Musk Removing Like and Repost Counts on X

Elon Musk said Thursday that he plans to remove the number of likes and reposts from users’ feeds, and only “views” will appear on their timelines. X users lamented the decision, saying that this is “too stupid” and “significantly reduces engagement”. Famous X handle DogeDesigner first posted that X is considering removing the number of likes and new posts from the feed, but “it will still be visible when you tap on the post.” Musk responded that this is “undoubtedly happening.” “Only the number of views as a proxy for…

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Nothing CEO Carl Pei responded to posts as ‘Bhai’ and even changed his X handle. (Nothing) News 

Carl Pei adopts the nickname ‘Bhai’ before the launch of Nothing Phone 2a, with involvement from Elon Musk and Perplexity CEO

In anticipation of the release of Nothing Phone 2a on March 5, Nothing CEO Carl Pei captured the interest of the company’s Indian fans with the introduction of a new ‘Bhai’ campaign. What initially started as a humorous interaction between a user named X and Pei, evolved into the CEO responding to X’s posts with ‘Bhai’ – a term in Hindi meaning ‘brother’. Carl Pei in X In the past few days, there has been speculation that Nothing would hire Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh as its brand ambassador. One X…

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MrBeast and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman engage in a playful conversation about Sora (MrBeast) News 

MrBeast warns OpenAI CEO Sam Altman against leaving him ‘Homeless’ following ‘Sora’ launch

Renowned YouTuber MrBeast, known for his highly successful videos, recently had a lighthearted and thought-provoking conversation with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman regarding Sora, a cutting-edge text-to-video generator introduced by OpenAI only 48 hours ago. A hilarious exchange between MrBeast, whose real name is James Stephen Donaldson, and Altman highlighted the potential negative effects of AI technology on content creators like MrBeast. The discussion took place on X (formerly Twitter), which interested both netizens and industry enthusiasts. OpenAI’s latest innovation, Sora, has gained attention for its ability to quickly create hyper-realistic…

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How OpenAI CEO Sam Altman interacted with X users to showcase Sora’s capabilities. (Sora) AI 

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman utilizes Sora to transform X user prompts into impressive AI videos.

OpenAI has introduced Sora, a cutting-edge video generation tool capable of transforming text prompts into 60-second videos. The announcement of this remarkable AI model was made via OpenAI’s X account. Following the announcement, CEO Sam Altman encouraged X users to submit prompts, assuring them that he would utilize Sora to create AI-generated videos based on their suggestions. True to his word, Altman astounded everyone by uploading a series of breathtaking AI-generated videos inspired by these prompts. Sora AI videos with X Altman’s post said, “We’d love to show you what…

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman showcases Sora's magic, creating a viral oceanic bicycle race from Kunal Shah prompt on X. (@sama) News 

Spectacular video created by Sam Altman in response to CRED CEO Kunal Shah’s prompt for the new Sora tool

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman showcased his creativity by utilizing the recently introduced AI model Sora to convert a tweet from CRED CEO Kunal Shah into a captivating video. Altman introduced Sora on February 15 through X and encouraged users to submit prompts. Numerous X users provided suggestions to Altman, who then used them as inspiration to produce remarkable videos using this groundbreaking AI model. An imaginative prompt by Kunal Shah Kunal Shah had responded in his tweet with a unique scenario: “Cycling race in the sea with different animals as…

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman stressed that the AI industry, like OpenAI, shouldn't be in the driver's seat when it comes to making regulations governing the industry. (AFP) News 

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman cautions about potential dangers of artificial intelligence due to ‘misalignments’

On Tuesday, the CEO of OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, expressed concerns about the potential dangers of artificial intelligence that keep him up at night. Specifically, he highlighted the risks associated with “subtle societal misalignments” that could potentially lead to disastrous consequences caused by these systems. Sam Altman, speaking at a world government summit in Dubai via video call, reiterated his call for a body like the International Atomic Energy Agency to oversee artificial intelligence, which is likely to advance faster than the world expects. “There are some things that…

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Apple is garnering big attention for its Vision Pro headset and even the tech bigwigs are excited for the new product. News 

OpenAI Chief Sam Altman Shares His Thoughts on Apple Vision Pro: Find Out What He Said About the New Device

Apple Vision Pro has got people excited and like all other Apple products, it has attracted a lot of interest. Even techies are curious about the device and what it promises for the future of mixed reality. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes Apple could give his company an Android-like impact in the segment. And now, OpenAI head Sam Altman has shared his thoughts on a new Apple Gizmo that considers the iPhone the most impressive piece of technology ever released. So what does Altman think of the Vision Pro and…

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is in talks with investors, including the UAE, to raise funds for a tech initiative to boost the world's chipbuilding capacity and expand its ability to power AI. AI 

Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, aims to increase worldwide production of AI chipsets and is actively seeking substantial investment.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is in talks with investors, including the United Arab Emirates, to raise funding for a technology initiative that will boost the world’s chip-building capacity and expand its ability to use artificial intelligence, among other things, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The project could require as much as $5 trillion to $7 trillion, the report added, citing people familiar with the matter. OpenAI and its largest investor, Microsoft, did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment. Altman’s fundraising plans aim to address constraints to OpenAI’s…

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Microsoft is closely working in the development of AI tools for businesses, so Nadella has a good idea about how the technology will work out. AI 

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Offers Encouraging News Amid Concerns Over AI Job Threat

Artificial intelligence applications are growing at a rapid pace, causing tremors among professionals who fear their work. In fact, the tech industry has been flooded with layoff reports in recent months, with many more expected throughout 2024. However, Microsoft is not sure if AI is just spreading bad news. The company’s CEO, Satya Nadella, believes that AI will not only take jobs, but also create new jobs that can empower people. Nadella was quoted as saying this in a recent interview. Nadella pointed out that the labor market can adapt…

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In a shocking move, Dukaan’s AI customer service chatbot has replaced the support staff. (Suumit Shah (Twitter)) AI 

Dukaan CEO Suumit Shah Dismisses Majority of Employees, Replaces Them with AI Chatbot, Inciting Outrage on Social Media

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a prominent topic this year, with advancements in the field making daily tasks more convenient. However, concerns about job security have also grown. According to a report by McKinsey in June 2023, AI is projected to automate a significant portion (60 to 70 percent) of employee workloads, prompting companies to quickly adopt AI technology. Suumit Shah, the founder of e-commerce platform Dukaan, recently caused outrage on Twitter when he disclosed that the platform had replaced 90 percent of its support staff positions. Artificial intelligence replaces…

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There are buttons to like, repost, reply to or quote a “thread,” and counters showing the number of likes and replies that a post has received. News 

CEO Mark Zuckerberg Announces 5 Million Sign Ups For Meta’s Threads In First Four Hours

According to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Threads, Meta’s latest social media platform, garnered an impressive five million sign-ups within a mere four hours of its launch. Threads is specifically designed for sharing text updates and participating in public discussions. “Just had 5 million signups in the first four hours…” Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. The Threads app is free and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Created by the Instagram team, Threads allows you to share short messages or updates of up to 500 characters.…

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Yi He is co-founder of Binance, the besieged digital currency empire. (Bloomberg) News 

Binance CEO CZ Shares Insight on Crypto Market Turmoil

Yi He, a senior executive at Binance, has successfully avoided global attention for the past six years and continues to do so, despite the increasing efforts of governments worldwide to regulate cryptocurrencies. As the founder of a cryptocurrency empire, he is one of the most powerful players in the $1.2 trillion industry. He also has a lot to lose as the regulatory onslaught deepens and creates an existential crisis for crypto’s largest exchange. After successfully marketing Binance in its early days on various media platforms, Yi He – a former…

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Intel India head Nivruti Rai has stepped down after spending 29 years with the chip-maker. She is slated to be appointed as MD and CEO of Invest India. News 

Nivruti Rai Leaves Intel India, Appointed CEO of Invest India

After dedicating 29 years to the chip-making company, Intel India’s leader, Nivruti Rai, has resigned from her position. She is expected to take on the role of MD and CEO at Invest India. In his most recent role, he was the Country Manager for India and Head of Intel Foundry Services. “We are grateful to Nivruti for the tremendous progress Intel India has achieved under his leadership,” the company said in a statement to IANS on Friday. “Intel India is now our largest engineering site outside the US and a…

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AMD CEO Lisa Su holds the company's new MI300X chip at an event outlining AMD's artificial intelligence strategy. (REUTERS) AI 

AMD CEO Lisa Su Highlights Revolutionary Superchip, Predicts Company Will Emerge Victorious

AMD, previously overshadowed by Nvidia in the market, has made a strong comeback by unveiling a new chip that is expected to outshine its rival. The chipmaker has initiated a battle for super chips and is confident of emerging as the winner, according to CEO Lisa Su. She emphasized that AI is the defining mega trend in technology. MI300X chip and GPU power AMD is promoting the new MI300X as a miracle circuit aimed at large language models. The chip has one of the most advanced GPUs (graphics processing units)…

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Darrell, who assumed the role of Logitech's CEO in 2013, will remain with the company over the coming month to facilitate the transition News 

Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell Steps Down Following Sales Decline

Logitech SA announced on Tuesday that Bracken Darrell, the current Chief Executive Officer and President, will be stepping down from his position with immediate effect and will be departing from the company to explore a new opportunity. Darrell, who took over as CEO of Logitech in 2013, will remain with the company for the next month to facilitate the transition while a replacement is sought, the statement said. Meanwhile, board member Guy Getch will step in as interim CEO, the company said. The management change comes after Logitech’s sales fell…

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Know why OpenAI founder and CEO Sam Altman said India’s attempt at creating another ChatGPT was “hopeless”. (AFP) AI 

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s Surprising Comments on India Developing ChatGPT-like Model

During his multi-nation tour discussing artificial intelligence and its benefits, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman recently visited India where he met with Prime Minister Modi and engaged with entrepreneurs, media, and academics. While answering questions about AI, Altman made a striking comment that India’s ability to develop a ChatGPT-like foundational model for generative AI was “hopeless,” which was both unexpected and alarming. Altman was responding to a question from venture capitalist and former head of Google India, Rajan Anandan, who asked, “Sam, we have a very vibrant ecosystem in India. We’re…

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Navnit Nakra, CEO of OnePlus India, has moved on from the global technology brand to follow his passion, the company confirmed on Wednesday. News 

OnePlus India CEO Navneet Nakra is stepping down, the company defines his contribution as “Instrumental”

The company confirmed on Wednesday that Navnit Nakra, CEO of OnePlus India, has moved on from the global technology brand to pursue his passion. In 2021, the smartphone maker announced the promotion of Nacra, who was then the vice president, strategy director and head of sales in India, to the position of managing director of India and the regional head of OnePlus India. In a statement shared with IANS, the company thanked Nakra for his contribution to OnePlus India. “He has been instrumental in leading the business in India for…

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Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA Crop., attends a press conference at the Computex 2023 in Taipei on May 30, 2023. (AFP) AI 

“I made everyone a programmer,” says Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia.

During his trip to Taiwan, Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia’s Phenom Chip, is getting the kind of treatment usually reserved for celebrities and sports stars. The 60-year-old was followed around local night markets as he foraged for food over the weekend and was constantly booed by the media as he walked the aisles at Computex. On Tuesday, she was flanked by dozens of people taking selfies as paparazzi tried to get clear pictures. The day was Huang’s fifth public appearance in seven days, this time at a roundtable where he…

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Nvidia has surged to become the world's most valuable listed semiconductor company as a major supplier of chips AI 

‘Everybody’s a programmer now’: Nvidia CEO hails AI era

Nvidia Corp. CEO Jensen Huang said Monday that artificial intelligence means anyone can now become a programmer because all they have to do is talk to a computer, hailing the end of the “digital divide.” Nvidia has grown into the world’s most valuable semiconductor company as a major supplier of artificial intelligence chips and computing systems. The company last week forecast second-quarter revenue to beat Wall Street estimates by more than 50% and said it would increase supply to meet growing demand for AI chips used to power ChatGPT and…

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