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Alphabet’s Self-Driving Car Business

On the heels of Waymo’s commercial launch on Wednesday, investment bank UBS estimates that Alphabet’s self-driving car unit will reel in $114 billion in revenue in 2030. Alphabet’s self-driving car unit could book $114 billion […]

Google’s Advancements in Quantum Computers

Progress towards fully capable and practical quantum computers isn’t slowing down, and researchers from Google are the latest to announce a significant step forward in the capabilities of today’s machines. While we call these devices […]

The Myth of ‘Open Source’ AI

A new analysis shows that “open source” AI tools like Llama 2 are still controlled by big tech companies in a number of ways. ChatGPT made it possible for anyone to play with powerful artificial […]

Making Foundation Models Accessible

As generative AI models become increasingly capable, “foundation model” is a relatively new term being tossed around. So what is a foundation model? The term remains somewhat vague. Some define it by the number of […]

‘Overwhelming consensus’ on AI Regulation

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says there was “overwhelming consensus” for regulation on artificial intelligence after tech heavyweights gathered in Washington to discuss AI. Tech bosses attending the meeting included Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google boss […]

Retro: A Longevity Biotech Triple-Threat?

A serial entrepreneur and investor, Betts-LaCroix founded Retro in 2021 to develop cellular reprogramming, autophagy and plasma-inspired therapeutics, with the goal of increasing healthy human lifespan by 10 years. A former Harvard, MIT and Caltech […]

LK-99 — How Science Sleuths Solved the Mystery

Efforts to replicate the material have pieced together the puzzle of why it displayed superconducting-like behaviours. But researchers seem to have solved the puzzle of LK-99. Scientific detective work has unearthed evidence that the material […]

Neuralink Raises $280 Million

Elon Musk’s biotechnology startup Neuralink raised $280 million in a fundraising round, the company announced. The Series D round was led by Founders Fund, a San Francisco-based VC firm established by Peter Thiel, the controversial […]

What Happened to Airbnb?

Financially, the sharing economy darling is thriving, but guests, hosts, and cities have had enough. “When Airbnb rolled out, everybody thought it was going to kill hotels, and it really just became hotels.” Airbnb knows […]

Reimagine enterprise AI value

Rather than sell software to improve an end-user’s productivity, founders should consider what it would look like to sell the work itself. For the past 25 years, application software startups have had a singular focus: […]