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June 10, 2023, 11:40 PM

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Sandali Handagama / CoinDesk:
Nigeria's SEC orders that Binance halt operations in the country, deeming them illegal as the local unit is “neither registered nor regulated by the Commission”  —  The order against Binance Nigeria Limited follows U.S. SEC allegations that the exchange had violated federal securities laws.
Platformer:
Sources: Twitter is refusing to pay its Google Cloud bills as its contract ends on June 30, and is now planning to move off the platform altogether  —  Musk won't pay his Google Cloud bill — and the company's trust and safety systems are hanging in the balance
Benj Edwards / Ars Technica:
In a test, researchers find that 90%+ of 1,008 jokes generated by GPT-3.5 were not new but rather the same 25 jokes likely learned during the model's training  —  When tested, “Over 90% of 1,008 generated jokes were the same 25 jokes.”  —  On Wednesday, two German researchers …
Bloomberg:
A comparison between US data and 5,100 Stable Diffusion-generated images related to job title and crime finds the tool amplifies gender and racial stereotypes  —  Stable Diffusion's text-to-image model amplifies stereotypes about race and gender — here's why that matters …
Washington Post:
NHTSA data shows Tesla's FSD and Autopilot were involved in 736 US crashes since 2019, far more than reported; the most recent data includes 17+ fatal incidents  —  Tesla's driver-assistance system, known as Autopilot, has been involved in far more crashes than previously reported
David Yaffe-Bellany / New York Times:
Three Arrows Capital's co-founders spent the past year surfing, meditating, and traveling, both unwilling to apologize for their crypto hedge fund's collapse  —  The implosion of Three Arrows Capital, a cryptocurrency hedge fund, devastated the industry.  Its two founders spent the next year surfing …
Dietrich Knauth / Reuters:
A US bankruptcy judge rules that FTX can remove its customers' names from all its bankruptcy filings so that they don't fall victim to scams and identity theft  —  Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX received court permission on Friday to remove customer names from all filings in its bankruptcy case …
Sarah Zheng / Bloomberg:
In a video at a Beijing conference, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman called for global cooperation on AI systems and said China should help shape the safety guidelines  —  China should play a key role in shaping the artificial intelligence guardrails needed to ensure the safety of transformative new systems …
Wall Street Journal:
An interview with Gary Gensler after the SEC sued Binance and Coinbase, a fight that has existential stakes for the companies and could define Gensler's legacy  —  Agency chair focuses enforcement power on exchanges after earlier failures to subdue industry  —  WASHINGTON—Gary Gensler had seen enough.

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