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According to internal papers and interviews with six current and former workers, Elon Musk’s brain-implant enterprise has stocked its animal-research monitoring board with corporate insiders who may financially gain if the firm fulfills its development objectives. Organizations conducting experiments on certain species of animals are mandated by federal law to establish such review panels. The panels are responsible for ensuring that all animals are treated humanely, that research is conducted to the highest possible standards, and that data used by regulators to determine whether or not a medicine or medical device is safe for human testing can be trusted. Experts…

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Watsonx is a new AI and data platform released on Tuesday by International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) to assist businesses in incorporating AI into their operations. Over a decade has passed since IBM’s software named Watson gained widespread notice by beating human contestants on the game show Jeopardy!, and now a new artificial intelligence platform has been released. Watson, according to IBM at the time, could “learn” and understand human speech. According to Reuters, however, the exorbitant price of Watson at the time made it difficult for businesses to implement. Ten years later, the viral success of the chatbot ChatGPT…

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Aviation is one of the most challenging industries to electrify and decarbonize, but Honeywell International Inc. revealed on Wednesday a new method to manufacture lower-carbon aviation fuel using green hydrogen and carbon dioxide recovered from industry. Biomass-based feedstocks like soybean oil and recycled cooking oil are often utilized to produce sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF. To manufacture lower-carbon methanol, which is subsequently converted into fuels like SAF, Honeywell’s new method would mix green hydrogen (made in electrolyzers from renewable energy and water) with carbon dioxide taken from industrial smokestacks. Honeywell claims their method may cut GHG emissions by 88% when…

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Mobileye said on Tuesday that the next Porsche models would have automatic help and navigation features from the company’s so-called “SuperVision” technology platform. After China’s Geely, this is the second significant signing for the platform by the technology supplier with a major automotive firm. A spokeswoman for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles confirmed that the company would collaborate with Mobileye in addition to the Pittsburgh-based self-driving startup Argo AI for its autonomous shuttles and vans. In October of last year, Volkswagen said it would not be investing in Argo AI and that its commercial cards division would be looking for other partnerships.…

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On Thursday, Twitter Inc. began rolling out its encrypted messaging service to users who subscribe to its Blue verification tool. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, said the service was live for verified users of the most recent version of the app on the social networking site he owns and operates. Verification on Twitter now requires a Twitter Blue membership, which costs a minimum of $8 per month or $84 per year. The business said on a blog post that “the standard should be, if someone puts a gun to our heads, we still can’t access your messages” when it comes…

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