May 30, 2023, 8:55 PM

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Kevin Roose / New York Times:
OpenAI and DeepMind executives, Geoffrey Hinton, and 350+ others sign a statement saying “mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority”  —  Leaders from OpenAI, Google Deepmind, Anthropic and other A.I. labs warn that future systems could be as deadly as pandemics and nuclear weapons.
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Rohan Goswami / CNBC:
Nvidia opens at a $1T market cap, joining Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, and Amazon, after raising its Q2 revenue forecast due to AI demand; NVDA is up 180%+ YTD  —  - Nvidia hit a $1 trillion market cap at the start of trading Tuesday, before slipping to $990 billion by close of trading.
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Analyst Ross Young says Apple's upcoming MR headset will have two 1.41" Micro OLED displays targeting 5,000+ nits of brightness and 4,000 pixels per inch  —  The tech community is collectively on the edge of our seats as we zoom toward the expected unveiling of Apple's mixed reality headset.
James Vincent / The Verge:
While OpenAI has become more upfront about ChatGPT's limitations, the company should do more to make clear the bot can't reliably distinguish fact from fiction  —  “May occasionally generate incorrect information.”  —  This is the warning OpenAI pins to the homepage of its AI chatbot ChatGPT …
Aidan Ryan / The Information:
Source: MoonPay insiders, including CEO Ivan Soto-Wright, cashed out $150M in shares as part of the crypto payment startup's $555M Series A in November 2021  —  In November 2021, just as crypto prices were hitting all-time highs, MoonPay—a crypto payments startup that celebrities including Jimmy Fallon …
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Sources: Google plans to launch the Pixel Watch 2 in fall 2023 with a Snapdragon W5 series chip and Fitbit Sense 2-like sensors, alongside the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro  —  We revealed at the start of May that Google is planning to announce the Pixel Watch 2 alongside the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro …
Nicole Carpenter / Polygon:
A viral Nintendo's Tears of the Kingdom clip that shows Link unfurling a bridge wows game developers; Nintendo reportedly spent a full year polishing the game  —  What looks simple is actually very hard to make  —  There's a bridge to cross the lava pit in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom's Marakuguc Shrine, but it's broken.
Sources: Binance is discussing letting some of its institutional clients use bank deposits as collateral for margin trading, to help reduce counterparty risk  —  Binance is discussing a proposal to let some of its institutional clients keep their trading collateral at a bank instead …
Alexandra S. Levine / Forbes:
Sources: TikTok has stored personal and financial data of its biggest stars, including those in its Creator Fund, on servers in China, accessible by staff there  —  TikTok has stored the most sensitive financial data of its biggest stars — including those in its “Creator Fund” — on servers in China.
Emma Roth / The Verge:
Amazon discontinues Alexa's celebrity voices feature, offering Samuel L. Jackson's, Shaquille O'Neal's, and Melissa McCarthy's voices, even for those who paid  —  Amazon is getting rid of its celebrity voices for Alexa.  Not only are the voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Shaquille O'Neal …

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