- Sam Altman Officially Returns to OpenAI—With New Board Seat for Microsoftby Will Knight on November 30, 2023 at 1:54 am
The CEO’s memo to staff announces a non-voting seat for Microsoft but leaves questions about the future of chief scientist Ilya Sutskever.
- Everything we know so far about OpenAI, Sam Altman’s return, and what happens nextby Alex Heath on November 30, 2023 at 1:22 am
Illustration: The Verge OpenAI’s board suddenly removed CEO Sam Altman on November 17th. Now he’s back. What just happened, and what will happen next? Continue reading…
- Elon Musk Just Told Advertisers, ‘Go Fuck Yourself’by Lauren Goode on November 30, 2023 at 1:13 am
In a rambling interview at the New York Times’ DealBook Summit, Elon Musk suggested advertisers fleeing X were blackmailing him and could kill the platform.
- Microsoft joins OpenAI’s board with Sam Altman officially back as CEOby Alex Heath on November 30, 2023 at 12:50 am
Sam Altman. Sam Altman is officially OpenAI’s CEO again. Just before Thanksgiving, the company said it had reached a deal in principle for him to return, and now it’s done. Microsoft is getting a non-voting observer seat on the nonprofit board that controls OpenAI as well, the company announced on Wednesday. “I have never been more excited about the future,” Altman said in a memo to employees shared with The Verge. “I am extremely grateful for everyone’s hard work in an unclear and unprecedented situation, and I believe our resilience and spirit set us apart in the industry. I feel so, so good about our probability of success for achieving our mission.” With three of the four board members who decided to suddenly fire Altman now gone, OpenAI’s new... Continue reading…
- Elon Musk tells advertisers: ‘Go fuck yourself’by Jacob Kastrenakes on November 30, 2023 at 12:46 am
Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Elon Musk took the stage at the DealBook conference on Wednesday evening with nervous laughter and a cascade of jokes about himself and his companies. But the interview quickly turned to the more serious subject of Musk’s recent antisemitic posts on X and whether his company can survive the advertiser boycott. On that matter, Musk seemed alternatingly apologetic and defiant — acknowledging his mistakes, then doing everything in his power to push advertisers away. “I hope they stop. Don’t advertise,” Musk told interviewer Andrew Ross Sorkin. “If somebody is going to try to blackmail me with advertising, blackmail me with money, go fuck yourself. Go fuck yourself. Is that clear? I hope it is.” He singled out Disney CEO Bob Iger, who... Continue reading…
- VA tapping into special pay authorities to make in-demand hiresby Jory Heckman on November 29, 2023 at 11:57 pm
The VA says it's becoming a more attractive employer for in-demand occupations, like IT workers and police officers, after tapping into new special pay authorities that are unique to the department.
- Officers guarding fed facilities to get retention incentive amid staffing shortagesby Justin Doubleday on November 29, 2023 at 11:37 pm
The Federal Protective Service is still facing steep staff shortages amid a rise in threats to government employees and facilities.
- Air Force working to transform with new 10 x 10 visionby Kirsten Errick on November 29, 2023 at 11:22 pm
The Department of the Air Force needs to work on several areas to meet its modernization and transformation goals, including improving data quality and accessibility, complying with set DoD standards, retiring legacy systems and thinking about how it can improve to meet its future needs.
- IG to launch investigation into FDIC’s leadership climate, harassment allegationsby Jason Miller on November 29, 2023 at 10:10 pm
House and Senate lawmakers sent letters to the FDIC demanding documents and answers to questions about settlements and investigations into sexual harassment allegations against the agency’s leadership.
- NASA wants to be your new favorite streaming appby Jared Serbu on November 29, 2023 at 9:04 pm
NASA is taking a page from big time TV streaming services as it revamps its multimedia offerings. This month, the agency relaunched its longstanding NASA TV service, which is now called "NASA plus." There is a new mobile app to go with it.
- Forbes Asia Recognizes 15 Top Donors In 17th Annual Heroes Of Philanthropy Listby Forbes Press Releases, Forbes Staff on November 30, 2023 at 1:11 am
The 17th edition of Forbes Asia’s annual Heroes of Philanthropy list, which includes lifelong philanthropists and newcomers.
- Lessons From The Sea On Competent And Effective Leadership In ‘23by David Nour, Contributor on November 30, 2023 at 1:03 am
John Hagen, former Chief of Surgery and author of The Sailor, sharing wisdom from the sea in competent and effective leadership lessons.
- Today’s Wordle #894 Hints, Clues And Answer For Thursday, November 30thby Erik Kain, Senior Contributor on November 30, 2023 at 12:30 am
How to solve today's Wordle. Hints, clues and the daily Wordle answer. Also, play competitive Wordle and learn more about each day's word.
- Solos AirGo3, Wearable ChatGPTby Charlie Fink, Contributor on November 30, 2023 at 12:28 am
Smartglasses just got a lot smarter.
- Six Planets Have Been Found Around A Bright Star, Say Scientistsby Jamie Carter, Senior Contributor on November 30, 2023 at 12:15 am
A star system with six planets has been discovered 416 light-years from the solar system by ESA’s Cheops mission.