Facebook has acquired CTRL-Labs, a New York-based startup that is developing mind-reading technology. The deal will help Facebook move forward with its vision of being able to discern human thoughts by wearing a wristband, according to a statement by Facebook hardware executive Andrew Bosworth. Facebook is buying the three-year-old startup for close to $1 billion, making it one of the social...
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Meta, OpenAI Square Off Over Open Source AI
Artificial intelligence leaders and policymakers are divided on a key question: Are cutting-edge AI models too powerful to hand to just anyone? That question has pitted companies such as Meta Platforms, which recently made the code for its conversational AI freely available on the internet, against rivals such as OpenAI that sell proprietary AI like ChatGPT but don’t share the code....
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