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December 5, 2022, 7:45 PM

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Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
A look at the effects of ChatGPT, which has caused an explosion of interest in OpenAI's capabilities and led to questions about AI's impending impact on society  —  It happened to be Wednesday night when my daughter, in the midst of preparing for “The Trial of Napoleon” for her European history class …
James Vincent / The Verge:
Stack Overflow temporarily bans users from sharing responses generated by ChatGPT, pending a final ruling; the site's mods say most ChatGPT answers are wrong  —  Stack Overflow, the go-to question-and-answer site for coders and programmers, has temporarily banned users from sharing responses generated by AI chatbot ChatGPT.
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Rachael Levy / Reuters:
Sources: the US Department of Agriculture is probing Neuralink for potential animal welfare violations after complaints that its animal testing is being rushed  —  Elon Musk's Neuralink, a medical device company, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid …
Stephanie Murray / The Block:
SBF claims FTX CEO John Ray is not working with him, not replying to messages, and made false statements, while dodging questions on Alameda and loaning funds  —  - Sam Bankman-Fried is taking aim at John Ray, the new CEO of FTX, claiming he's been iced out after the firm filed for bankruptcy protection.
Ankush Khardori / New York Magazine:
Unlike Bernie Madoff, SBF has not confessed to criminal conduct, arguing sloppiness and missteps caused FTX's collapse, meaning a US prosecution could take time  —  On December 11, 2008, Bernie Madoff was arrested and criminally charged with one of the biggest financial frauds in history …
Joshua Oliver / Financial Times:
Ellen Thomas / Insider:
Memo: Slack CEO and co-founder Stewart Butterfield plans to leave Salesforce in January 2023, saying the move “has nothing to do” with Bret Taylor's departure  —  Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield is leaving Salesforce in January.  —  Butterfield posted his announcement …
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Crypto lender Nexo aims to exit the US in the coming months, stops signing up US customers to its Earn Interest Product and halts access to it in eight states  —  Nexo will immediately suspend access to its Earn product in several U.S. states.  —  Crypto lender Nexo announced Monday …
Paul Thurrott / Thurrott:
Google's latest Pixel drop brings VPN by Google and Clear Calling to Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, automatic speaker labels in the Recorder app to Pixel 6 and up, and more  —  Google today announced the latest Pixel drop, which brings new features to Pixel phones, Pixel Watch, and Pixel Buds.
Rebekah Valentine / IGN:
Microsoft plans to increase the price of new, first-party Xbox Series X and S games to $70 in 2023, after prices remained steady at $60 since the Xbox 360 era  —  Forza Motorsport, Redfall, and Starfield will be among the first to reflect the change.  —  Xbox is preparing to join …
NBC News:
Secret Service report: China-linked APT41 hackers stole $20M+ in US COVID-19 relief benefits, the first known pandemic fraud tied to state-affiliated hackers  —  Hackers linked to the Chinese government stole at least $20 million in U.S. Covid relief benefits, including Small Business Administration loans …
Tim Copeland / The Block:
Orthogonal Trading defaults on eight loans to lending protocol Maple Finance, totaling $36M, or ~30% of active loans on the protocol, likely due to FTX exposure  —  - Orthogonal Trading has defaulted on eight loans totalling $36 million on lending protocol Maple Finance.
Reuters:
Source: Foxconn plans to resume full production in its Zhengzhou plant in late December or early January, after worker unrest; November revenue fell 11.4% YoY  —  Apple supplier Foxconn (2317.TW) expects its COVID-hit Zhengzhou plant in China to resume full production around late December to early January …

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