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Portugal Halts Sam Altman’s Worldcoin Biometric Data Collection amid Privacy Concerns

CoinspeakerPortugal Halts Sam Altman’s Worldcoin Biometric Data Collection amid Privacy Concerns With prominent venture capital firms backing Worldcoin, the project undoubtedly holds significant financial clout. However, the road to a universally adopted iris-scanning identity system appears to be riddled with regulatory roadblocks and privacy concerns. Portugal Halts Sam Altman’s Worldcoin Biometric Data Collection amid Privacy Concerns

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OpenAI Rival Mistral AI Set to Raise Funds from a16z and Others at $2B Valuation

With a valuation of $2 billion within its first year, Mistral’s rapid ascent reflects the tech industry’s unwavering optimism regarding the future potential and profitability of AI businesses. Mistral AI, a formidable competitor to OpenAI, is in the final stages of securing approximately €450 million ($487 million) in a funding round. Notable investors, including Nvidia Corp and Salesforce Inc, are backing the venture, valuing the artificial intelligence company at around $2 billion,...

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Sam Altman Returns as OpenAI CEO after 12 Days of Unemployment while Microsoft Gets Board Seat

Altman shared his strategic vision for the future of OpenAI. He noted that the firm will renew its commitment to research, improving its products, and better serving its customers. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has officially returned to his role after being temporarily ousted by the company board. At the time, the board cited communication breakdowns with Altman as their reason for his removal. The removal triggered 97% of OpenAI employees who asked for the reinstatement of Altman and the...

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AI Firm Anthropic Reportedly Rejects Merger Offer from OpenAI

OpenAI’s offer also included making Anthropic’s CEO and co-founder Dario Amodei a replacement for Altman. Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Anthropic may have just refused to enter into a merger deal with OpenAI. According to a report by The Information and another report by Reuters, OpenAI’s board of directors put forward the offer following last week’s decision to sack its immediate past CEO Sam Altman. Anthropic CEO Rejects OpenAI’s Offers Citing sources with inside knowledge, The...

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