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MUSK CALLS FOR AI PAUSE
Elon Musk is calling for a halt to the artificial intelligence race. Musk joins Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and other prominent computer scientists and tech leaders who signed a petition calling for a six-month pause on AI being rolled out. The petition from nonprofit Future of Life Institute was signed by more than 1,100 people. It questions whether "human-competitive intelligence can pose profound risks to society and humanity."
TikTok parent company Bytedance has rolled out its rival app to Instagram in U.S. app stores. The app, called lemon8, cracked iOS on Monday and is currently number one on the Lifestyle chart. This comes as U.S. lawmakers seek a potential ban on TikTok over fears that Bytedance is sharing U.S. user data with the Chinese government.
In June, a 10.5 carat flawless ultra rare pink diamond is going on auction and is expected to sell for over $35 million dollars. The gem, dubbed "eternal pink," is going on auction at Sotheby's as part of its Magnificent Jewels Auction in New York. The stone was 23.7 carats when it was originally mined before being fashioned into jewelry.