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🚫 X/Twitter Stops Misinfo Reports; Chip Wars; Meeno's AI Chat
X/Twitter scraps feature letting users report misleading information. X, the company formerly known as Twitter, has removed the ability for people to report a tweet for containing misleading information just weeks before a referendum on an Indigenous voice to parliament in Australia. Since 2021, users on X in countries including the US, Australia and South Korea had been able to flag tweets that they believed contained misleading information for review by staff at the company. By Josh Taylor via The Guardian
Twitter scraps feature letting users report misleading information - Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra)
What the U.S.-China Chip War Means for a Critical American Ally. Samsung and SK Hynix, the semiconductor titans of South Korea, have spent over $52 billion to build up their operations in China. Business with China has long made up a sizable portion of their sales. But the ties between South Korea's chip companies and China are under strain from geopolitics. By John Liu via The New York Times
With the Korean chip industry's huge reliance on China for its market and production base, few others have wrestled with the economic disruption from the American restrictions as much as South Korea. - John Liu (@JohnLiuNN)
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Former Tinder CEO's startup to fight loneliness with AI chatbot gets backing by Sequoia. Former Tinder CEO Renate Nyborg's startup Meeno, which aims to fight loneliness through an AI-powered chatbot, announced that it has raised a $3.9 million seed round led by Sequoia. Meeno aims to release its app on the App Store in December in the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. By Ivan Mehta via TechCrunch
Former Tinder CEOs startup to tackle loneliness with AI chatbot gets $3.9M backing from Sequoia. Can't wait to see if an app replaces real human connection! - This Guy of the AI (@ThisGuyOfTheAI)
Jony Ive is reportedly developing an AI gadget with OpenAI's Sam Altman. Apple's former chief design officer, Jony Ive, and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman are allegedly exploring opportunities to collaborate on building an unspecified artificial intelligence “hardware device,” according to two sources speaking to The Information. By Jess Weatherbed via The Verge
The two are reportedly discussing what the ‘new hardware for the AI age could look like.’ Altman recently worked with Ive protégé Thomas Meyerhoffer to develop the Orb retina scanner. - LAPITH (@bhumharit)
The Morning After: What to expect at Meta Connect 2023. Meta is gearing up its annual event devoted to all things VR, AR and the metaverse. The company is once again showing off a new VR headset, the Meta Quest 3, as well as its next-generation smart glasses. We already know quite a bit about the Meta Quest 3, thanks to a preview from Zuckerberg earlier this year. By Mat Smith via Engadget
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