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🎙️ ChatGPT breaks its own rules on political messages
🇹🇼 Foxconn founder announces run for Taiwan presidency
🏭 Biden's $53bn chip plant faces mounting problems
🚀 DoorDash introduces AI-powered voice ordering technology
🛡 Benevolent hackers remove stalking spyware from 75,000 phones
🎙️ ChatGPT breaks its own rules on political messagesLINK
OpenAI's ban on political use of its AI has not been enforced consistently, allowing AI-generated content to be used for targeted campaigns.
The rise of AI-generated images and videos has sparked concerns about misleading voters, leading tech companies to promise tools to detect AI-generated media.
Generative AI tools enable highly personalized political messaging, raising concerns about "one-on-one interactive disinformation," but regulations and rules are still in the early stages of development.
🇹🇼 Foxconn founder announces run for Taiwan presidencyLINK
Billionaire Terry Gou, founder of Foxconn, announces his independent candidacy for Taiwan's 2024 presidential elections.
Gou previously attempted a presidential bid with a political party but failed due to disagreements on China ties.
Running as an independent, Gou pledges peace across the Taiwan Strait and emphasizes avoiding a situation like Ukraine.
🏭 Biden's $53bn chip plant faces mounting problemsLINK
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) Phoenix microchip plant, a key component of Biden's manufacturing agenda, faces delays in starting production due to a lack of skilled labor and safety concerns.
The $40 billion investment by TSMC in the US chip production plant, part of Biden's initiative to boost domestic chip manufacturing, is one of the largest foreign investments in US history.
The plant's delays come amid tensions between the US and China over technology and Taiwan, and the success of the project is under scrutiny as the 2024 election cycle approaches.
🚀 DoorDash introduces AI-powered voice ordering technologyLINK
DoorDash is launching AI-powered voice ordering technology to help restaurants answer customer calls and increase sales.
Up to 50% of customer calls for takeout orders are left unanswered, leading to potential revenue losses according to DoorDash's report.
The AI system, coupled with live agents, aims to improve customer experience, provide personalized voice ordering, and allow employees to focus on in-store customers during peak times.
🛡 Benevolent hackers remove stalking spyware from 75,000 phonesLINK
Hackers claim to have accessed spyware firm WebDetetive and deleted victim device information to protect them from surveillance.
The breach compromised over 76,000 devices, freeing more than 1.5 gigabytes of data from the spyware's servers.
The spyware software allows extensive access to a victim's device and can be used for surveillance or stalking purposes.
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