This Week in Tech

May 19th 2024

This Week in Tech 980

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Hosted by Leo Laporte

OpenAI and Reddit, Signal Smear Campaign

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Category: News

OpenAI and Reddit, Signal Smear Campaign

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  • It’s Time to Believe the AI Hype 
  • The panel discusses their experiences with Gemini, ChatGPT, Claude 
  • OpenAI strikes deal to bring Reddit content to ChatGPT 
  • OpenAI Superalignment team is gone 
  • 2023 Was the Worst Year for Internet Shutdowns, Report Finds 
  • Taiwan, on China’s Doorstep, Is Dealing With TikTok Its Own Way 
  • French TikTok block in overseas territory sets ‘dangerous precedent,’ critics warn 
  • Utah Locals Are Getting Cheap 10 Gbps Fiber Thanks To Local Governments
  • Vermont’s data privacy law sparks state lawmaker alliance against tech lobbyists 
  • How a smear campaign against NPR led Elon Musk to feud with Signal 
  • Biden Order to Halt China-Tied Bitcoin Mine Beside Nuke Base Came as U.S. Firm Just Bought it 
  • Robert Dennard, IBM Inventor Whose Chip Changed Computing, Dies at 91

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