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Fired SpaceX workers sue Elon Musk over workplace abuses

Workers fired by SpaceX filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Elon Musk of fostering a sexist "Dark Ages" culture at the company he founded.

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Why are Chinese electric cars in EU crosshairs?

The European Union said this week it would slap additional tariffs of up to 38 percent on Chinese electric cars from next month after an anti-subsidy probe.

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Exploring the impact of AI on socioeconomic inequalities

An interdisciplinary review of how generative artificial intelligence (AI) may change work, education, health care, information, and misinformation focuses on the technology's potential impacts on social equality.

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No, AI doesn't mean human-made music is doomed

Recently we have seen the launch of artificial intelligence programs such as SOUNDRAW and Loudly that can create musical compositions in the style of almost any artist.

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AI's hidden workers are stuck in dead-end jobs

You may have heard that revolutionary AI sits on old-world foundations. The supply chain churning out generative AI tools like ChatGPT has highly-paid executives and researchers at the top, and at the bottom, working stiffs ...

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EU to hit Chinese electric cars with tariffs of up to 38%

The European Union warned on Wednesday it would slap additional tariffs of up to 38 percent on Chinese electric car imports from next month after an anti-subsidy probe, a move that risks provoking a bitter trade war.

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Japan enacts law ensuring access to third-party apps

Japan on Wednesday enacted legislation to ensure tech giants like Google and Apple give access to third-party smartphone apps and payment systems on their platforms or risk major fines.

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Research team takes a deep dive into global mining trends

Mining is at a critical crossroads. The industry must supply more minerals and metals for the energy transition while simultaneously reducing the carbon footprint across its processes. It also must address negative public ...

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Making remanufacturing profitable

Returning end-of-life products to an as-new condition is called remanufacturing and can be an essential element in a circular economy. But for more industrial companies to take an interest in it, remanufacturing must be economically ...

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US ramps up oversight of major AI players: Report

Top US antitrust enforcers are moving forward with investigations into the roles played by Microsoft, OpenAI and Nvidia in the artificial intelligence boom, according to a report on Thursday.

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Meta hit with privacy complaints in Europe over AI plans

A Vienna-based privacy campaign group filed complaints in 11 European countries against Meta on Thursday, saying the global tech giant's planned privacy policy change would allow "unlawful" use of personal data for artificial ...

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Meta withheld information on Instagram, WhatsApp deals: FTC

Meta Platforms Inc. withheld information from federal regulators during their original reviews of the Instagram and WhatsApp acquisitions, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said in a court filing as part of a lawsuit seeking ...

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Boeing CEO to address safety at US Senate hearing

Boeing's outgoing CEO Dave Calhoun will testify before a US Senate panel later this month to answer questions about safety and production issues at the aircraft manufacturer, the company said Wednesday.

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Italy fines Meta over data use, account transparency

Italy's competition authority on Wednesday fined global tech giant Meta 3.5 million euros ($3.8 million) for a lack of transparency in its use of data and management of Instagram and Facebook accounts.