OpenAI scraps controversial nondisparagement agreement with employees

OpenAI will not enforce any nondisparagement agreement former employees had signed and will remove the language from its exit paperwork altogether, the company told Bloomberg. Vox recently reported that OpenAI was making exiting employees choose between being able to speak against the company and to […]

Signal’s Meredith Whittaker on the Telegram security clash and the “edge lords” at OpenAI 

Meredith Whittaker has had it with the “frat house” contingent of the tech industry. I sat down with the CEO of Signal at VivaTech in Paris to go over the wide range of serious, grown-up issues society is facing, from disinformation, to who controls AI, […]

The U.S. government sues to break up Live Nation-Ticketmaster

The United States Department of Justice and 30 state attorneys general filed a lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment, the parent company of Ticketmaster, for alleged monopolistic practices. Live Nation and Ticketmaster merged in 2010, creating a dominant entertainment machine that controls the majority of ticket […]