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Twitter Keeps Missing Its Advertising Targets as Woes Mount

6 hours 42 min ago
Under Elon Musk, the company has cut its financial expectations as some advertisers request discounts and are offered incentives.

Hate Speech’s Rise on Twitter Under Elon Musk Is Unprecedented, Researchers Find

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 19:32
Problematic content and formerly barred accounts have increased sharply in the short time since Elon Musk took over, researchers said.

Elon’s Two-Day War with Apple + How to Beat an A.I. Censor + S.B.F.’s ‘Bad Month’

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 15:30
Musk takes on tech’s fight against the Apple “tax.”

The Crypto Crowd Holds a Glittery Awards Night, Despite Fiascoes

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:32
The Crypties was intended as a gala evening in Miami to celebrate the currencies of the future. It turned out to be more of a roast.

Kanye West’s Deal to Buy Parler Unravels

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 04:21
The parent company of Parler, a social media service popular with right-wing audiences, said it had “mutually agreed with Ye” to end the deal.

Facebook Failed to Stop Ads Threatening Election Workers

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 01:07
The ads, submitted by researchers, were rejected by YouTube and TikTok.

Sam Bankman-Fried Blames ‘Huge Management Failures’ for FTX Collapse

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 20:20
Mr. Bankman-Fried spoke at The New York Times’s DealBook conference, in his first public appearance since his crypto exchange imploded.

How the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto Empire Has Disrupted A.I.

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:30
Mr. Bankman-Fried and his colleagues spent more than $530 million to battle what they saw as the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now those efforts are reeling.

Elon Musk Hopes to Test a Brain Implant in Humans Next Year

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 09:54
The tech multibillionaire said his company, Neuralink, was seeking government approval to test his device in people, and predicted it could happen in six months. Others have been conducting similar tests for years, but no device has been marketed commercially.

Elon Musk Averts Feud With Apple by Meeting Tim Cook

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 06:33
Mr. Musk, who had said the company was trying to sabotage Twitter, met with Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, on Wednesday.

San Francisco Considers Allowing Use of Deadly Robots by Police

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 01:18
The Police Department said robots would use deadly force only “in extreme circumstances.” Opponents said the policy could lead to more police violence.

Physicists Create ‘the Smallest, Crummiest Wormhole You Can Imagine’

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 21:38
Scientists used a quantum computer to explore the ultimate escape route from a black hole.

Watch a Live Interview With Sam Bankman-Fried.

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 18:59
Register for a free live interview on Nov. 30 with Mr. Bankman-Fried, the former chief executive of the failed crypto exchange FTX, by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Amazon’s Halo Rise Wants to Review Your Sleep. (No, Thanks.)

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:30
The new Halo Rise studies your body and breathing and rates your restfulness, from “Poor” to “Great.” Who needs this?

Is Spreading Medical Misinformation a Doctor’s Free Speech Right?

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:30
Two lawsuits in California have pre-emptively challenged a new law that would punish doctors for misleading patients about Covid-19.

‘No Cooperation’: How Sam Bankman-Fried Tried to Cling to FTX

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 15:30
Emails and text messages show how lawyers and executives struggled to persuade the 30-year-old entrepreneur to give up control of his collapsing crypto exchange.

The Latest on the FTX Crisis

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 02:41
The collapse of FTX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency companies, is still sending shock waves through the crypto world.

Elon Musk Takes On Apple’s Power, Setting Up a Clash

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 01:43
In a series of tweets on Monday, Mr. Musk accused Apple of threatening to pull Twitter from its App Store and of trying to censor.

BlockFi Files for Bankruptcy as FTX Fallout Spreads

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 01:10
BlockFi was entangled with FTX, and its stability was thrust into uncertainty after FTX collapsed.

U.S. Crypto Exchange Kraken Settles With Treasury Dept.

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 01:04
The crypto exchange, which had been under investigation for violating U.S. sanctions, agreed to pay $360,000 to settle the allegations.