March 11, 2024, 10:20 AM

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Jonathan Vanian / CNBC:
Filing: Reddit aims to raise up to $748M in its IPO, selling ~22M shares at $31 to $34 each, for a ~$6.5B valuation; Reddit set aside 1.76M shares for its users  —  - Reddit aims to raise up to $748 million as part of its upcoming IPO, according to a corporate filing on Monday.
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
GM, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, and others added optional features in their apps to rate people's driving in recent years, offering the data to brokers like LexisNexis  —  LexisNexis, which generates consumer risk profiles for the insurers, knew about every trip G.M. drivers had taken in their cars …
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
EU privacy watchdog EDPS says the European Commission using Microsoft 365 breached privacy rules and the EU didn't implement adequate data transfer safeguards  —  The European Commission's use of Microsoft (MSFT.O) software breached EU privacy rules and the bloc's executive also failed …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Elon Musk says xAI plans to open-source Grok this week; xAI released Grok in November 2023, offering access to “real-time” data via X's $16/month subscription  —  Elon Musk said Monday he will open-source Grok, X's AI chatbot rivaling ChatGPT, this week, days after suing OpenAI …
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Authors Brian Keene, Abdi Nazemian, and Stewart O'Nan sue Nvidia over allegedly using their work to train NeMo, saying the company “admitted” to using the books  —  Nvidia (NVDA.O), whose chips power artificial intelligence, has been sued by three authors who said it used …
Gary Marcus / Marcus on AI:
Looking back at “Deep Learning is Hitting a Wall”, a 2022 article by Gary Marcus ridiculed by many, and how a paradigm shift is seemingly needed to attain AGI  —  Report card on an infamous paper.  —  Two years ago today I published my most infamous article:
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
A look at the design options Apple considered for its car, including one by Jony Ive that resembled a modern reincarnation of the 1950s Volkswagen microbus  —  The Apple car was a case study in what happens when corporate indecision, technological challenges and market realities combine …

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