Big tech leaders are calling for a six-month pause on experiments for A.I. systems more powerful than GPT-4. Tesla & Twitter CEO Elon Musk, Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, and 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang are three of the 1,000+ signatories on an open letter saying A.I. systems can have "profound risks to society and humanity." Yahoo Finance’s Dave Briggs breaks down why despite some valid concerns brought up in the letter, Elon Musk is the wrong person to spread this message. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith joins in to discuss the A.I. race. Key video moments 00:12 On who signed the letter 00:32 On Elon Musk’s messaging 01:28 On Musk’s time at Twitter 01:40 On popularity of ChatGPT 02:00 On Bill Gates’ opinion 02:30 On the irony of Musk signing the letter 03:20 On Musk being a founder of OpenAI
Apple Inc convinced a U.S. appeals court on Thursday to uphold a patent tribunal's ruling that could imperil a $502 million verdict for patent licensing company VirnetX Inc in the companies' long-running fight over privacy-software technology. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that invalidated the two patents VirnetX had accused Apple of infringing. An East Texas jury awarded VirnetX $502 million in 2020 after deciding that Apple infringed the virtual private network (VPN) patents at issue in Thursday's decision.
Report comes just a day after Apple set date for its WWDC event,