April 17, 2023, 6:05 PM

Top News

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
The US SEC sues Bittrex and its ex-CEO for allegedly operating an unregistered securities exchange, claiming tokens like Algorand and Omise Go are securities  —  The agency said Bittrex failed to register as an exchange, broker or clearing agency.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleged …
William Gallagher / AppleInsider:
Apple launches its Apple Card Savings account, announced in October 2022, letting users deposit Daily Cash rewards into a 4.15% high yield account with no fees  —  Months after its first announcement, Apple Savings is now available to Apple Card users, with users able to route Daily Cash rewards …
Mark Savage / BBC:
Heart On My Sleeve, a song created using AI trained on the voices of Drake and The Weeknd without the artists' permission, goes viral on social media  —  A song that uses Artificial Intelligence to clone the voices of Drake and The Weeknd has gone viral on social media.
Sankalp Phartiyal / Bloomberg:
Source: Apple's revenue in India hit a record almost $6B in FY 2022, up nearly 50% YoY from $4.1B; Tim Cook is inaugurating India's first Apple stores this week  —  Apple Inc.'s sales in India hit a new high of almost $6 billion in the year through March, highlighting the market's increasing importance …
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Twitter plans to introduce labels on tweets for which the company has limited searchability or visibility due to a violation of its hateful conduct policy  —  Twitter is introducing new labels it will show on tweets the company limits for breaking its rules.
Benj Edwards / Ars Technica:
A look at autonomous AI agents like Auto-GPT and BabyAGI, which perform multistep tasks by iteratively taking output from GPT-4 and feeding it back into itself  —  AutoGPT and BabyAGI run GPT AI agents to complete complex tasks iteratively.  —  Since the launch of OpenAI's GPT-4 API …
Jordan Pearson / VICE:
A winner at the Sony World Photography Awards rejects the award, saying his submission was AI-generated and meant to test if such competitions were ready for AI  —  A winner at this year's Sony World Photography Awards wasn't a photo at all.  —  Jordan Pearson
Sources: Tel Aviv-based QuaDream is closing after Microsoft and Citizen Lab showed last week how its spyware was used to hack reporters, politicians, and others  —  It was reported last week that the Israeli firm's hacking tools have been used against journalists, opposition figures …
Jenni Reid / CNBC:
Tokyo-based Sega acquires Finland-based Rovio, best known for its Angry Birds games, for €706M, a ~19% premium on its €9.25 stock price before the announcement  —  - The deal would be for the entirety of Rovio's outstanding shares and options, valuing them at 9.25 euro per share …

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