Tesla is furloughing some employees in Norway, which accounted for 5% of the electric vehicle maker’s sales last year, for at least the month of April, according to an internal email sent on Tuesday by a Tesla executive in Northern Europe, per Business Insider. The executive said there had been a decrease in demand for Tesla vehicles. Tesla doesn’t have manufacturing facilities in Norway but it...
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Chatbot Startup Character Seeks $250 Million, Testing Investor Appetite for AI
Character, an AI chatbot startup founded by two former Google researchers, has told investors it wants to raise as much as $250 million in new funding, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. The pitch will test investors’ appetite for machine-learning startups as Microsoft’s multibillion-dollar deal with OpenAI casts a halo over the sector. A funding round of...
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