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Andrew Yang preached his tech-friendly gospel at Sam Altman’s San Francisco house: You can’t treat tech like oil companies and breaking up Amazon won’t bring malls back

The presidential candidate Andrew Yang held a fundraiser attended by tech workers in San Francisco at the house of the tech investor Sam Altman, a supporter. Altman and Yang talked about their shared interest in universal basic income and the argument against breaking up big tech. Yang called proposals espoused […]
Andrew Yang preached his tech-friendly gospel at Sam Altman’s San Francisco house: You can’t treat tech like oil companies and breaking up Amazon won’t bring malls back
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Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI, the Elon Musk-founded company that’s trying to build human-like artificial intelligence

Microsoft announced Monday that it will partner with artificial intelligence research company OpenAI, which was founded by Tesla CEOElon Musk and Y Combinator chairman Sam Altman, to build AI technology for Microsoft Azure. OpenAI’s services will run exclusively on Microsoft’s cloud. This technology can be used to address issues in […]
Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI, the Elon Musk-founded company that’s trying to build human-like artificial intelligence
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Y Combinator, a startup program that’s harder to get into than Harvard, accepts all 15,000 applicants into Startup School after a major screwup

Y Combinator emailed tech founders this week saying they had been accepted into Startup School, its free online course for entrepreneurs. Except it was a mistake, and founders were hugely disappointed. Y Combinator then did another U-turn and said all 15,000 applicants had been accepted into the course, which normally […]
Y Combinator, a startup program that’s harder to get into than Harvard, accepts all 15,000 applicants into Startup School after a major screwup