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Sam Altman returns to OpenAI’s board along with three directors

March 10 2024 | TW News Correspondent

Sam Altman, the company’s CEO and co-founder, has returned to the board of directors of OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, which was discussed around the world last year. 

In November last year, Sam Altman was abruptly fired from OpenAI and removed from the company’s board of directors. A few days later, OpenAI was thrown into chaos, with most of the compa...

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes to families over social media harms in contentious Senate hearing

February 01 2024 | TW News Correspondent

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg stood to apologize to the families present at the Senate hearing, saying he was sorry for "the things that your families have suffered."

“I’m sorry for everything you have all been through. No one should go through the things that your fami...

ChatGPT users can now invoke GPTs directly in chats

January 31 2024 | TW News Correspondent

OpenAI is pushing the adoption of GPTs, third-party apps powered by its AI models, by enabling ChatGPT users to invoke them in any chat.

Starting today, paid users of ChatGPT, OpenAI’s AI chatbot front end, can bring GPTs into a conversation by typing “@” and selecting a GPT from the list. The chosen GPT will have an understanding of the full conversation and different...

Fintech Ramp acquires another AI-powered startup

January 31 2024 | TW News Correspondent

Spend management startup Ramp has acquired AI-powered startup Venue as it expands its procurement offering.

The venue was founded in 2022 by TK Kong, Young Kim, and Kevin Chan, and its aim was to “simplify how businesses review, approve, and manage the cost of vendors in use across their company.”

The startup raised $1.2 million in funding from investors such as Sequoia Capital, Exponent Founders Capital and...

How to activate auto scroll on TikTok

January 22 2024 | TW News Correspondent

TikTok has been experimenting with an auto-scrolling mechanic for months now, allowing you to watch TikTok hands-free.

To use the auto-scroll feature, you hold down on a video on TikTok’s For You page-similar to if you want to repost a video click the auto-scroll button. Your feed will now swipe through videos independently without you having t...

Meta's Sheryl Sandberg to exit board

January 18 2024 | TW News Correspondent

Meta Platforms' (META.O), opens new tab former chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg plans to step down from her position on the company's board of directors after her term ends in May, sh...

Adani Group unveils a state-of-the-art drone

January 11 2024 | TW News Correspondent

Indian Navy has launched its first self-made military drone. The country’s Adani Group has developed the state-of-the-art drone Drishti 10 ‘Starliner’ capable of flying for a long time at medium altitude. 

It is said to be a significant step in India’s strategic development and technological advancement in high-endurance, combat-usable and indigenously developed advanced air defense systems.


NASA to push back moon mission timelines amid spacecraft delays

January 09 2024 | TW News Correspondent

NASA is set to delay its next few missions to the moon under a key programme as technical hurdles mount with the various spacecraft it intends to use to get there, according to four people familiar with NASA's plans, reports Reuters. 

The US space agency is expected to announce the plans on Tuesday after spending months tracking progress with contractors and considering...

Nvidia to launch China-focused AI chip in Q2 2024

January 09 2024 | TW News Correspondent

US chipmaker Nvidia plans to begin mass production in the second quarter of 2024 of an artificial intelligence (AI) chip it designed for China to comply with US export rules, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, reports Reuters.&...