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Scarlett Johansson says a ChatGPT voice is 'eerily similar' to hers and OpenAI is halting its use

Scarlett Johansson says a ChatGPT voice is 'eerily similar' to hers and OpenAI is halting its use

NEW YORK (AP) — OpenAI on Monday said it plans to halt the use of one of its ChatGPT voices that “Her” actor Scarlett Johansson says sounds “eerily similar" to her own.
AI companies make fresh safety promise at Seoul summit, nations agree to align work on risks

AI companies make fresh safety promise at Seoul summit, nations agree to align work on risks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Leading artificial intelligence companies made a fresh pledge at a mini-summit Tuesday to develop AI safely, while world leaders agreed to build a network of publicly backed safety institutes to advance research and testing
What to stream this week: 'Dune 2' adds spice, J.Lo heads to space, Lenny Kravitz rocks

What to stream this week: 'Dune 2' adds spice, J.Lo heads to space, Lenny Kravitz rocks

“Dune: Part 2,” Jennifer Lopez in the sci-fi action pic “Atlas” and a “South Park” episode skewering weight loss drugs are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you.
Billy-Ray Belcourt on using short fiction to show a range of Indigenous experiences

Billy-Ray Belcourt on using short fiction to show a range of Indigenous experiences

Billy-Ray Belcourt has populated his first short story collection with a pantheon of Cree characters, each presenting a different possibility for modern Indigenous life. The cast of "Coexistence" started with just one couple.
Hong Kong will keep watching internet platforms for non-compliance with ban on protest song

Hong Kong will keep watching internet platforms for non-compliance with ban on protest song

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday his administration would keep monitoring for any non-compliance with a court order that bans a popular protest song , days after YouTube blocked access to dozens of videos of the tune in the city.
UN Security Council rejects Russia-backed resolution on banning weapons in space

UN Security Council rejects Russia-backed resolution on banning weapons in space

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States said Monday that Russia last week launched a satellite that could be part of weaponizing space , a possible future global trend that members of the United Nations Security Council condemned even as they failed
Corn, millet and ... rooftop solar? Farm family’s newest crop shows China’s solar ascendancy

Corn, millet and ... rooftop solar? Farm family’s newest crop shows China’s solar ascendancy

JINAN, China (AP) — Shi Mei and her husband earn a decent enough living by growing corn and millet on their small farm in eastern China's Shandong province.
US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday as it issued an enforcement alert urging water systems to take immediate actions t
Microsoft's AI chatbot will 'recall' everything you do on a PC

Microsoft's AI chatbot will 'recall' everything you do on a PC

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft wants laptop users to get so comfortable with its artificial intelligence chatbot that it will remember everything you're doing on your computer and help figure out what you want to do next.
Trump Media and Technology Group posts more than $300 million net loss in first public quarter

Trump Media and Technology Group posts more than $300 million net loss in first public quarter

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Trump Media and Technology Group, the owner of former President Donald Trump's social networking site Truth Social , lost more than $300 million last quarter, according to its first earnings report as a publicly traded company .