July 9, 2024, 10:30 AM

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Sam Altman and Arianna Huffington announce Thrive AI Health, a new startup backed by OpenAI and Thrive Global to build a “hyper-personalized AI health coach”  —  A staggering 129 million Americans have at least one major chronic disease—and 90% of our $4.1 trillion …
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Australia, backed by the US, the UK, Japan, and other allies, accuses a Chinese state-backed hacking group of targeting government and private sector networks  —  US, UK, Germany and Japan back report alleging APT40 conducted ‘malicious’ cyber espionage activities
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Amazon announces an updated $79 Echo Spot alarm clock, with a revamped design and improved audio quality, the first update to the device since its 2017 launch  —  Amazon on Monday announced a new $79 Echo Spot alarm clock with a revamped design and improved audio quality.
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Self-driving cars from WeRide, AutoX, Didi, and other Chinese companies have driven 1.8M miles on California roads, collecting data while facing little scrutiny  —  ON FEB. 1 LAST YEAR, Montana residents gawked upwards at a large white object hovering in the sky that looked to be another moon.
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Captions, which uses AI to let people create and edit videos, raised $60M led by Index Ventures at a $500M valuation, taking its total funding to $100M  —  Index Ventures, Jared Leto are among the backers in the $60 million financing for Captions.  —  Captions, a startup that uses artificial intelligence …
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