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RealChat is BeReal’s new texting function

BeReal claims 20 million daily active users. Despite a $60 million Series B financing, the app has no ads or paid services, limiting its revenue possibilities. BeReal will try a conversation feature in Ireland. At debut, users can message friends, share a private BeReal (no time limit, just a front-back …

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RISE—RISC-V Software Ecosystem—is launched by the Linux Foundation Europe

Today, the Linux Foundation Europe launched the RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE) project. RISE brings together many software and hardware vendors to accelerate “the availability of software for high-performance and power-efficient RISC-V cores running high-level operating systems for a variety of market segments.” Google, Intel, MediaTek, Nvidia, Qualcomm Technologies, Red Hat, …

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How Elizabeth Holmes was imprisoned

Theranos was worth $10 billion ten years ago. Wire fraud indicted her five years ago. Holmes began her 11-year-and-3-month sentence today. A defendant is usually convicted and imprisoned soon after indictment. Holmes’ legal team has played every card to delay her fall, which was once hailed as the next Steve …

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OpenAI’s Altman and other AI titans warn of advanced AI’s “extinction” risk

Another headline-grabbing AI policy intervention: Hundreds of AI scientists, academics, tech CEOs, and public figures—including OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis, veteran AI computer scientist Geoffrey Hinton, MIT’s Max Tegmark, Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn, Grimes the musician, and populist podcaster Sam Harris—have signed a statement calling for global …

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