The technology behind OpenAI’s fiction-writing, fake-news-spewing AI, explained

Last Thursday (Feb. 14), the nonprofit research firm OpenAI released a new language model capable of generating…

Vectordash’s cloud gaming service brings crypto-miners a new revenue stream – TechCrunch

PC gaming has grown to be a pretty wide niche of people with some far-flung similarities…

Profile of DeepMind, which reached a pre-acquisition arrangement that would prevent Google from unilaterally taking control of its IP, according to a source (Hal Hodson/1843)

Hal Hodson / 1843: Profile of DeepMind, which reached a pre-acquisition arrangement that would prevent Google…

AI’s many challenges must be thoughtfully addressed

In the future, personalized AI assistants will use knowledge of our behaviors to inform us of…

Ten big global challenges technology could solve

Carbon sequestrationCutting greenhouse-gas emissions alone won’t be enough to prevent sharp increases in global temperatures. We’ll…

Facebook blames a server configuration change for yesterday’s outage – TechCrunch

Facebook has finally released its assessment of what was responsible for yesterday’s massive outage of its…

Amazon has delisted two books that claimed to hold cures for autism, following a letter from Rep. Schiff criticizing anti-vaccine misinformation on the platform (Tiffany Hsu/New York Times)

Tiffany Hsu / New York Times: Amazon has delisted two books that claimed to hold cures…

HaptX teams up with FundamentalVR to create VR surgery gloves

FundamentalVR is teaming up with Haptx to create haptic-based surgical gloves that allow surgeons to use…

A second 737 Max crash raises questions about airplane automation

As you read this, over a million people are in flight. Close to a third of…

Canal+ launches streaming service in France for €7 per month – TechCrunch

French premium TV channel Canal+ is facing increased competition from Netflix in France. The company is…