Mar 30, 2022 • 2M

😞 DeepMind accused of mishandling sexual misconduct allegations

Plus: Dyson's bizarre new headphones, Hackers steal $620M in ETH, and more ...

 
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Jose Montes de Oca
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DeepMind accused of mishandling sexual misconduct allegations. A former DeepMind employee has accused the artificial intelligence group's leadership of mishandling multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment, raising concerns over how grievances are dealt with at the Google-acquired company. (Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times)


Dyson's bizarre new headphones have a built-in air purifier. Dyson is getting into headphones in the most Dyson way possible: the Zone, a pair of noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones with air purification technology built in, thanks to a bizarre-looking magnetic face visor. (Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge)


Hackers steal $620M in Ethereum and dollars from Axie Infinity maker Sky Mavis' Ronin network. Sky Mavis reported its network has been hacked, with thieves taking 173,600 in Eth and $25.5 million, taking a total of $620 million. (Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat)


Chatbots could one day replace search engines. Here's why that's a terrible idea. The vision of a know-it-all AI that dishes out relevant and accurate information in easy-to-understand bite-size chunks is shaping the way tech companies are approaching the future of search. And with the rise of voice assistants like Siri and… (Will Douglas Heaven / MIT Technology Review)


Forcing WhatsApp and iMessage to Work Together Is Doomed to Fail. The newest law designed to rein in Big Tech aims to make all your favorite messaging apps work seamlessly together. Sounds great, right? Well, we have some bad news. Every day, billions of messages are sent using end-to-end encryption. (Matt Burgess / WIRED)


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