Web browser Opera is planning to incorporate ChatGPT

Opera ranks among the top five mobile browsers by worldwide market share, according to Statcounter. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images BEIJING — Niche web browser Opera is planning to integrate ChatGPT into its products, Opera’s parent Kunlun Tech announced Wednesday. No details were shared on timing, or whether the functions would be available across all of Opera’s products — which include desktop and mobile browsers for iOS and Android. The news comes as Microsoft and Google this week announced plans to incorporate artificial intelligence chatbot technology with their…

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Twitter is telling users that they’ve reached their daily limit for posts

Elon Musk Twitter page seen on mobile with his poll to step down as head of Twitter Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images Many Twitter users on Wednesday afternoon were unable to post on the site, receiving a message that read, “You are over the daily limit for sending Tweets.” Tweets also couldn’t be posted from mobile phones. A message pops up saying, “Tweet not sent” followed by, “We’re sorry we weren’t able to send your tweet. Would you like to retry or save this tweet in drafts?” Users…

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Robinhood board approves plan to buy back Sam Bankman-Fried’s $578 million stake

Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The board of directors of Robinhood has approved a plan to buy up to 55 million shares bought by Sam Bankman-Fried last year. The ex-CEO of the now bankrupt crypto exchange FTX originally purchased his stake in May 2022 through Emergent Fidelity Technologies. The retail brokerage is working with the Department of Justice, which seized the shares in January, to facilitate the buy-back. related investing news Shares of Robinhood are up more than 3% in after-hours trading following the release…

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Disney to cut 7,000 jobs as it slashes costs and reorganizes

Disney World celebrated its 50th anniversary in April 2022. Aaronp/bauer-griffin | Gc Images | Getty Images Disney said Wednesday it is planning to reorganize into three segments.  The media and entertainment giant said it would now be made up of three divisions: Disney Entertainment, which includes most of its streaming and media operations An ESPN division that includes the TV network and streaming service A Parks, Experiences and Products unit  related investing news The move marks the most significant action Bob Iger has taken since returning to the company as…

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Affirm cuts 19% of workforce; shares tank on earnings miss

Affirm Holdings Inc. website home screen on a laptop computer in an arranged photograph taken in Little Falls, New Jersey. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Affirm announced its cutting 19% of its workforce as it reported second quarter earnings that fell below analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines. This is breaking news. Please check back for updates. Source link

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Google veteran of 18 years leaving to start A.I. company with ex-Salesforce co-CEO Bret Taylor

Google VP of VR Clay Bavor Source: Google Google veteran Clay Bavor is leaving the company to build a startup focused on artificial intelligence with former Salesforce co-CEO Bret Taylor. “We share an obsession with recent advances in AI, and we’re excited to build a new company to apply AI to solve some of the most important problems in business,” Bavor wrote in a Linkedin post on Wednesday, announcing that he’s leaving Google after 18 years. Bavor is currently vice president of Labs, a Google unit that focuses on “forward-looking…

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Cruz Foam makes styrofoam alternative from shrimp shells and food waste

Cruz Foam, and pro surfer Zak Noyle, are fighting plastic pollution. Cruz Foam More than 100 cities in the US have put ordinances in place restricting or flatly banning the use of disposable styrofoam, especially by restaurants and for shipping food and other products. In the state of California alone, 97 cities or counties have a partial or full ban on single-use styrofoam, with another one slated to take effect in Los Angeles County this May. Meanwhile, companies that ship or sell fragile goods, food or medical supplies that need…

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FTX bankruptcy fees near $20 million for 51 days of work

The FTX logo on a laptop screen. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg via Getty Images FTX’s top bankruptcy, legal, and financial advisors have billed the company more than $19.6 million in fees for work done in 2022, according to Tuesday bankruptcy court filings. More than $10 million of that was for work done in Nov. 2022, as Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire entered bankruptcy protection in Delaware. The firms will initially only be paid a little over $15.5 million, or 80% of the value of their work, under a court-ordered interim compensation…

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Alphabet shares slip 8% following Google’s A.I. event

Google Bard seen on Google blog post with Google logo on mobile. On 6 February 2023 in Brussels, Belgium.  Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images Shares of Google’s parent Alphabet tumbled more than 8% Wednesday after the company held an event to promote its new artificial intelligence chatbot called Bard, one day after competitor Microsoft held its own event to show off new AI technologies in its competing search engine, Bing. Google officially announced Bard Monday, confirming CNBC’s prior reporting, and the company said it will begin rolling out…

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Google shows off more of what its ChatGPT competitor Bard can do

Prabhakar Raghavan, of Google Inc., speaks during the company’s Cloud Next ’18 event in San Francisco, California, July 24, 2018. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google’s Search boss Prabhakar Raghavan shared some new examples of its new conversational technology Bard in a live-streamed event in Paris on Wednesday. Bard is Google’s competitor to OpenAI’s ChatGPT AI. The presentation followed an event on Tuesday where Microsoft announced OpenAI’s GPT technology would be integrated into the home page of its search product Bing. Raghavan showed slides with new examples…

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