March 29, 2023, 12:40 PM

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Future of Life Institute:
Over 1,000 people, including Elon Musk, sign an open letter urging AI labs to pause training of systems more powerful than GPT-4 for at least six months  —  We call on all AI labs to immediately pause for at least 6 months the training of AI systems more powerful than GPT-4.  —  Signatures
Delphine Strauss / Financial Times:
Goldman Sachs research: generative AI could increase annual global GDP by 7% over a 10-year period and expose 300M full-time jobs to automation globally  —  Technology could boost global GDP by 7% but also risks creating ‘significant disruption’  —  The latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence …
Wall Street Journal:
Nansen: Binance saw net outflows of $2.1B over seven days as of 27 March, as it raised fees, suffered software issues, and faced a CFTC lawsuit  —  In a tumultuous few days, crypto giant raises fees, suffers software issues and faces regulator lawsuit  —  Crypto's Crash Has Been Swift but Largely Self-Contained.
Sarah Wynn / The Block:
SEC sues shuttered crypto exchange Beaxy and execs, alleging it was unregistered, and the founder and Beaxy Digital for raising $8M via unregistered token BXY  —  - The SEC brought charges against crypto platform Beaxy on Wednesday for allegedly not registering as an exchange, broker or a clearing agency.
The FDIC tells Signature's crypto clients that they have until April 5 to close their accounts, as Flagstar's bid excluded ~$4B in Signature's crypto deposits  —  The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. informed crypto clients with deposits at the failed Signature Bank that they have until April 5 …
Christopher M. Matthews / Wall Street Journal:
Court records and messages from purported hackers reveal a massive hacking campaign targeting thousands of environmental activists, dating back at least to 2017  —  Charity of Rockefeller heirs among groups targeted by hackers; oil giant not accused of wrongdoing
Ryan Browne / CNBC:
The UK government publishes recommendations for AI and urges regulators to issue practical guidance to organizations on implementing them in their sectors  —  - The U.K. government has published a white paper for the artificial intelligence industry.  — It calls on regulators to come up with …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers say North Korean hackers are likely laundering stolen crypto by renting cloud compute to mine fresh coins, avoiding more scrutinized crypto mixers  —  A spy group working for the Kim regime has been feeding stolen coins into crypto mining services in an effort to throw tracers off their trail.
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Google plans to add a “Perspectives” carousel, showcasing experts and others under Top Stories, and an “About this author” feature for US English searches  —  Google is introducing new ways for users to verify information on Search, the company announced on Tuesday.
Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE:
Cerebras open sources seven GPT-based LLMs, ranging from 111M to 13B parameters and trained using its Andromeda supercomputer for AI, on GitHub and Hugging Face  —  Artificial intelligence chipmaker Cerebras Systems Inc. today announced it has trained and now released seven GPT-based large language models …
Clearview AI's CEO says the company has run nearly 1M searches for US police and now uses 30B images scraped without users' consent from sites like Facebook  —  Facial recognition firm Clearview has run nearly a million searches for US police, its founder has told the BBC
Indu Bhan / The Economic Times:
An Indian appellate tribunal upholds the ~$160M fine imposed on Google by the Competition Commission of India in the Android antitrust case  —  The NCLAT, an appellate authority for orders passed by the CCI, had started its hearing in the Android matter on February 15 following a directive by the Supreme Court.

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