Zoom shares briefly rose more than 5% in after-hours trading after the video conferencing provider, in an earnings report , slightly increased its annual sales forecast. But investors’ enthusiasm soon cooled, possibly due to concerns over slowing sales growth among large customers. For the three months to April 30, Zoom reported revenue of just over $1.1 billion, up 3% from last year’s...
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Well that’s one way to get attention. According to a statement issued today by a bunch of leading names in AI, “mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority.” Right. It’s hard to imagine anyone out there disagrees—who but the most extreme misanthrope wants to extinguish the human race? The question, then, is why the very people responsible for AI’s development are...
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