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In the wake of the resignation of 1,200 Twitter employees, Elon Musk’s SOS to engineers

Twitter closed its offices yesterday after hundreds of employees resigned. New Delhi: A day after hundreds of Twitter employees decided to quit, owner Elon Musk sent an SOS to staff: Anyone writing software, please report to the 10th floor at 2 p.m. today. Musk, in an email, asked the software engineers to travel to San …

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New Meta AI demo writes racist and inaccurate scientific literature, gets pulled

Enlarge / An AI-generated illustration of robots making science. Ars-Technica On Tuesday, Meta AI unveiled a demo of Galactica, a large language model designed to “store, combine and reason about scientific knowledge.” While intended to accelerate writing scientific literature, adversarial users running tests found it could also generate realistic nonsense. After several days of ethical …

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Elon Musk fired Twitter’s head of sales after begging her to stay with the company, report says

Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, California.Tayfun Coskun/Getty Images Robin Wheeler, head of advertising sales at Twitter, no longer works for the company, Platformer reported. Wheeler was fired a week after reports said Elon Musk convinced her not to quit. The move comes as Twitter deals with mass resignations. About a week after Elon Musk persuaded …

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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, 76ers’ Montrezl Harrell involved in postgame altercation

PHILADELPHIA – Stolen basketballs. Crashing ladders. Petty refuses and threatens violence. This was the scene that dominated Friday night at Wells Fargo Center, which unfolded after the 76ers beat the Bucks 110-102. Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to shoot extra foul shots after a terrible game he had at the line. The Sixers’ backup center …

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NVIDIA has sold 160K GeForce RTX 40 graphics cards already, but stores are still full of RTX 4080s

NVIDIA RTX 40 sales reports The RTX 4080 is not selling particularly well on the first week. First estimates on RTX 40 series sales have been shared by a few sources, but even despite impressive numbers retailers are worried it may not as popular choice as RTX 4090. According to Wccftech and Chi11eddog, the RTX …

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No. 16 Virginia upsets No. 5 Baylor in first game since campus shooting

LAS VEGAS — Armaan Franklin scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 16 Virginia used a big second-half run to knock off No. 5 Baylor 86-79 on Friday night in the team’s first game since three Cavaliers football players were killed in a campus shooting. Virginia’s players wore sweatshirts during warmups that honored the victims …

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Despite Lower Shipments, Retailers & Stores Are Stocked With Cards

It’s been a few days since NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 4080 graphics card launched at a ridiculous price point of $1199 US and it looks like consumers ain’t buying it (literally). Days after its launch, the card isn’t selling well in the consumer segment and there are plenty of reasons. ‘Nope’ Is Consumers Reply To The …

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Here’s how Twitter is “breaking” under CEO Elon Musk, experts say

A sudden and catastrophic outage of Twitter is unlikely, insiders say. Yet they expect a stream of problems to build up to the point where it can no longer function. With so few employees to share critical work, “Twitter is done,” said one former employee. Twitter’s technical strength is being tested under the leadership of …

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