CNET Published AI-Generated Stories. Then Its Staff Pushed Back

In November, venerable tech outlet CNET began publishing articles generated by artificial intelligence, on topics such as personal finance, that proved to be riddled with errors. Today the human members of its editorial staff have unionized, calling on their bosses to provide better conditions for workers and more transparency and accountability around the use of AI. … Read more

France to give Ukraine more armored vehicles and light tanks, Macron and Zelenskyy announce after surprise summit – POLITICO

France “will train and equip” several Ukrainian battalions and provide them with “tens of armored vehicles and light tanks,” Emmanuel Macron and Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced late Sunday. The news came after Ukraine’s president traveled to Paris and had a three-hour dinner with his French counterpart (including one hour alone, without advisers) as part of a … Read more

Tesla, Disney, Amazon, Netflix, Amylyx, and More Stock Market Movers

Text size Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he has found a new chief executive for Twitter. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty Images Stock futures were rising Friday as Wall Street came off a mostly down day despite data that showed a further cooling of the U.S. economy. These stocks were poised to make moves Friday:  Tesla (TSLA) … Read more

Company to cut 600 employees, or 8% of its workforce

Unity Software CEO John Riccitiello speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 in San Francisco, Sept. 5, 2018. Steve Jennings | TechCrunch | Getty Images Unity Software announced plans to cut about 600 jobs, or 8% of its workforce, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday.   The video game software … Read more

Turkey approaches its decisive battle for democracy – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. It’s now easy to forget that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was once hailed as the paragon of a “Muslim democrat,” who could serve as a model to the entire Islamic world.  In the early 2000s, hopes ran high about the charismatic, lanky, former … Read more

Amazon Earnings Are a Bad Omen for Big Tech Stocks. Here’s Why.

Amazon Earnings Are a Bad Omen for Big Tech Stocks. Here’s Why.

‘Biden dying’ is Democrats’ only solution in 2024

President Biden’s demise is the most likely path for Democrats to have a successful 2024 election, Joe Rogan predicted on Thursday. “The fact that he’s running again is so wild when you watch him talk,” Rogan said of the 80-year-old president on the “Joe Rogan Experience” podcast. “The fact [is] that there’s no leadership that … Read more

Europe’s disunity over China deepens – POLITICO

BRUSSELS — Just when you thought Europe’s China policy could not be more disunited, the two most powerful countries of the European Union are now also at odds over whether to revive a moribund investment agreement with the authoritarian superpower. For France, resuscitating the so-called EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) is “less urgent” and “just not … Read more

Russia expels at least 20 German diplomats – POLITICO

The Russian government is kicking several German diplomats out of the country in an alleged tit-for-tat move, its foreign ministry said on Saturday. “The German authorities have decided on yet another mass expulsion of employees of Russian diplomatic missions in Germany. We strongly condemn these actions of Berlin, which continues to defiantly destroy the entire … Read more

Insider to slash 100 jobs as company battles ‘significant pressure’

News site Insider — formerly known as Business Insider — said it is slashing 10% of its workforce due to “significant pressure” and “economic headwinds.” “The economic headwinds that have hurt many of our clients and partners are also affecting us,” Insider CEO Henry Blodget and president Barbara Peng wrote in a memo Thursday. “Unfortunately, … Read more