SoftBank CEO predicts AI that is 10,000 times smarter than humans

SoftBank CEO predicts AI that is 10,000 times smarter than humans

Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp., speaks during the company’s annual general meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, June 20, 2024. Son sketched out ambitions to help create AI thousands of times smarter than any human, making his most grandiose pronouncements since the Japanese conglomerate began taking steps to shore …

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In 2024, flip phones are so back. What’s behind the trend?

In 2024, flip phones are
so back. What’s behind the trend?

Jennifer Jolly  |  Special to USA TODAY How to simplify your life by downgrading your phone Are you sick and tired of distractions? Try downgrading your smartphone without losing what you need. Problem Solved Flip phones are having a moment. It’s true: People are snatching up those basic clamshell throwbacks of the early 2000s faster …

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China, India lead as digital wallets overtake cash and cards in Asia

China, India lead as digital wallets overtake cash and cards in Asia

Consumers from China and India were the biggest users of digital wallets for both online and physical sales.  D3sign | Moment | Getty Images Digital wallets are the fastest growing payment method in the world, and Asia is leading the charge, according to the latest report by payments processing firm Worldpay.  Globally, digital wallets accounted …

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Alphabet CFO Anat Ashkenazi jumps from GLP-1 boom to generative AI

Alphabet CFO Anat Ashkenazi jumps from GLP-1 boom to generative AI

Alphabet incoming CFO Anat Ashkenazi, who spent 23 years at Eli Lilly Eli Lilly “Hundreds of thousands of people fill scripts for Mounjaro and Zepbound, yet we understand the frustration from those facing prescription delays or uncertainties getting their medicine,” Ashkenazi said on Eli Lilly’s first-quarter earnings call in April. The two drugs are part of a …

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