Neuralink, the Start-up Behind Elon Musk’s Brain Implant, Raises an Additional $43M

Neuralink, the company founded by Elon Musk, which is developing implantable chips capable of reading brain waves, has secured an additional $43 million in venture capital, as per a filing with the SEC. According to the filing published this week, the company increased its previous funding round, led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, from $280 … Read more

Controversy Surrounding Sam Altman’s Return to OpenAI Raises Concerns about AI Apocalypse

Sam Altman’s reinstatement as the CEO of OpenAI has triggered a wave of uncertainty and apprehension within the artificial intelligence industry. The events of the past five days have brought significant upheaval to the company, marking a dramatic shift in its leadership and direction. Altman’s global warnings about the existential perils of the technology that … Read more

The World Press Photo Contest Updates Entry Rules After Backlash

The World Press Photo Contest has revised its entry rules to exclude submissions for AI-generated imagery, just days after announcing that such images could be entered into its Open Format competition category. The decision to welcome AI-generated submissions was met with immediate backlash from photojournalists who argued that allowing artificially created images into a photojournalism … Read more

Why Startups Should Think About Bringing in Fractional AI Officers

Raphael Ouzan Contributor Raphael Ouzan is the founder and CEO of A.Team, a future-of-work company pioneering the world’s first AI-enabled team formation platform. More posts by this contributor A Developer’s Guide To The Wild West Of App Discovery The AI skills gap is real. A recent study from Randstad, the recruitment company, found that job … Read more

The Challenges Hiding in Hollywood’s Landmark AI Deal

Actors have the right of publicity, also known as likeness rights, to safeguard themselves if a studio violates their image. However, when it comes to a synthetic performer that embodies, for instance, the charisma of Denzel Washington without actually being him, could this constitute a “digital replica,” as stipulated by the contract, which requires consent … Read more

Securing Generative AI Across the Technology Stack

Connie Qian holds the position of vice president at Forgepoint Capital, with a focus on early-stage enterprise software companies in security and adjacent sectors, including AI/ML, infrastructure software, and fintech. Research indicates that by 2026, over 80% of enterprises will be using generative AI models, APIs, or applications, up from less than 5% today. This … Read more

Mods Are Asleep. Quick, Everyone Release AI Products

The recent events at OpenAI have captured the attention of the tech industry, keeping entrepreneurs, journalists, and avid followers glued to their timelines for the latest updates. Amidst the turmoil, several leading AI companies, including OpenAI, have continued to unveil new products, in line with Silicon Valley’s characteristic innovation. The sudden departure of Sam Altman, … Read more