March 2, 2024, 3:05 PM

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New York Times:
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.
Ina Fried / Axios:
Memos: OpenAI execs reject Musk's claims, say OpenAI is committed to benefiting humanity and has yet to achieve AGI; Altman says the “attacks will keep coming”  —  CEO Sam Altman sent a follow-up message, echoing Kwon's statements and acknowledging that this year is shaping up to be a hard one for the company.
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Business Standard:
Sources: Google is offering to relist the apps of ten big Indian developers on the Play Store if they agree to route any payments through their own websites  —  Play Store to host apps for free without using Google's payment system  —  Google Inc, according to sources, is offering ten key developers …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Sarah Wynn / The Block:
Filing: the US DOE settles with bitcoin miner Riot Platforms and an industry group, and agrees to cancel its mandatory survey of energy use by crypto miners  —  - The Department of Energy was sued in a Texas court after the Energy Information Administration said in February that it would begin surveying crypto mining firms.
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Meta plans to make its Threads API broadly available to developers by June 2024 and is currently testing it with some partners, including Techmeme and Hootsuite  —  Meta-owned social network Threads said today that it will make its API broadly available to developers by June.

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