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OpenAI, DeepMind, and Anthropic to give UK early access to foundational AI safety models

Prime minister Rishi Sunak announced at London Tech Week that OpenAI, Google DeepMind, and Anthropic will provide “early or priority access” to their AI models to support evaluation and safety research. After several AI giants warned about the existential and even extinction-level risks of unregulated AI, Sunak became more interested …

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Geniee of Japan purchases Zelto, an AdPushup operator, for $70 million

According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the Japanese marketing technology company Geniee, a member of the SoftBank Group, paid about $70 million in cash to acquire the revenue optimization platform Zelto (previously known as AdPushup), providing investors in the startup that started out in India with a …

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According to a watchdog, the Secret Service and ICE engaged in warrantless stingray monitoring

A government watchdog found that the Secret Service and ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) section often broke the law when they spied on people’s cell phones in a snoopy way. Last week, the inspector general for Homeland Security, who is in charge of keeping an eye on the U.S. government …

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