Twitter employees on Thursday night filed a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that Elon Musk’s Twitter violated federal and California state laws by failing to provide 60 days of advanced notice prior to mass layoffs. Shannon Liss-Riordan, the attorney for the plaintiffs, filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco and names five employees, Emmanuel Cornet, Justine De...
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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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