March 3, 2024, 3:40 AM

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Elon Musk's OpenAI lawsuit repeatedly cites a contentious paper by Microsoft's research lab, which said GPT-4 showed “sparks” of AGI, to argue that GPT-4 is AGI  —  In his lawsuit against OpenAI and its chief executive, Sam Altman, Mr. Musk relies on a provocative paper from the start-up's closest partner.
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Jatin Grover / FE Tech Bytes:
India's communications and IT minister says delisting of popular Play Store apps “cannot be permitted”; Google reinstates some apps without IAPs  —  Sources said reinstating some of the apps was not linked to the government's position but with the concerned apps complying with the Play Store Billing policies.
Gareth Harris / Financial Times:
How AI is being used to evaluate the authenticity of paintings, amid conservators' concerns of whether the tech can account for wear, damage, and other factors  —  Machine learning can be the difference between a charming picture and a masterpiece worth millions
Michael Larabel / Phoronix:
AMD is unable to release an open-source HDMI 2.1 implementation after the HDMI Forum rejected its proposal; the forum closed public specification access in 2021  —  One of the limitations of AMD's open-source Linux graphics driver has been the inability to implement HDMI 2.1+ functionality …
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
EU court rules that regulators should pay €786K of legal fees for Qualcomm, not the €12M the company sought after it won an appeal against a 2018 antitrust fine  —  Europe's second highest court has said EU regulators should pay 785,857.54 euros ($851,634) of legal fees for Qualcomm …
Matt Burgess / Wired:
Researchers create an AI worm that can spread between generative AI agents via an “adversarial self-replicating prompt”, which can steal data or spread malware  —  Security researchers created an AI worm in a test environment that can automatically spread between generative AI agents …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
How quick fixes and old code in systems compound technical debt and raise hacking risks, requiring an estimated $1.52T to fix and costing the US $2.41T per year  —  Old code piles up and raises the risk of hacks and other breaches, even on new devices.  Our compounding ‘technical debt’
Kif Leswing / CNBC:
Supermicro, a beneficiary of the AI boom, joins the S&P 500 after its stock grew 20x+ in the past two years and 200%+ in 2024, pushing its market cap past $50B  —  - Shares of Super Micro Computer rose more than 8% in extended trading after the server assembler was selected to join the S&P 500 index.
Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:
California's regulator approves Waymo's proposal to expand its fared driverless robotaxi services to parts of Los Angeles, the San Francisco Peninsula, and more  —  Waymo received approval Friday afternoon from the California Public Utilities Commission to operate a commercial robotaxi service …
Katrina Manson / Bloomberg:
A look at Project Maven, the US DOD's flagship AI effort which identifies battlefield targets, and at concerns, including adversaries poisoning training data  —  On a summer evening in 2020 at Fort Liberty, a sprawling US Army installation in North Carolina, soldiers from the 18th Airborne Corps pored …

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