Tiger Global Management is lowering its fundraising goal to $5 billion from $6 billion for its next private technology fund, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The new target indicates weakening demand to back one of the tech boom’s most prolific investors. The New York firm’s prior target, announced last year, already represented a 53% drop from its previous private fund, of $12.7...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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