Today: June 14, 2024
Today: June 14, 2024

NASA’s asteroid sample mission gave scientists around the world the rare opportunity to study an artificial meteor

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NASA’s asteroid sample mission gave scientists around the world the rare opportunity to study an artificial meteorCollecting the OSIRIS-REx sample return capsule.

Earth is constantly bombarded by fragments of rock and ice, also known as meteoroids, from outer space. Most of the meteoroids are as tiny as grains of sand and small pebbles, and they completely burn up high in the atmosphere. You can see meteoroids larger than about a golf ball when they light up as meteors or shooting stars on a dark, clear night.

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Nasdaq, S&P 500 post record closing highs as Apple soars

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq registered record closing highs for a second straight day on Tuesday, helped by a gain of more than 7% in Apple shares, while

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Can AI be trusted? New Research uncovers alarming deceit patterns

Artificial intelligence is becoming smarter at deceiving humans, according to concerning new research findings. Two separate studies revealed that advanced AI language models can lie and manipulate in troubling ways. In an article reported by the Washington Times, a paper published in the journal PNAS, German researcher Thilo Hagendorff examined the trait of “Machiavellianism” in AI systems. This refers to intentional, amoral manipulation. Hagendorff found that GPT-4, an AI model created by OpenAI, demonstrated deceptive behavior in simple test scenarios 99.2% of the time. “The findings suggest these systems can exhibit intentional and unethical deception,” said Hagendorff. He quantified various

Can AI be trusted? New Research uncovers alarming deceit patterns
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Carmakers face UK dieselgate lawsuits worth at least $7.6 billion, lawyers say

Some of the world's biggest carmakers are facing 1.5 million lawsuits in Britain for allegedly cheating emissions tests that could cost them at least 6 billion pounds (

Carmakers face UK dieselgate lawsuits worth at least $7.6 billion, lawyers say
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Tesla shareholder meeting: How investors are voting on Musk's $56 billion pay package

Investors will vote on Tesla CEO Elon Musk's $56 billion compensation package and the company's reincorporation in Texas, from Delaware, at a shareholder meeting on Thursday.

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Waymo recalls 672 self-driving vehicles after Arizona collision

Alphabet's Waymo said Thursday it would recall 672 of its self-driving vehicles after one of its driverless vehicles struck a wooden utility pole in Phoenix,

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S&P 500 eases after recent rally, but tech shares rise

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