ChatGPT developer OpenAI’s CEO Sam Altman has invested in an artificial intelligence (AI) startup, founded by two Indian-origin teenagers Aryan Sharma and Ayush Pathak in the Silicon valley in the US. The startup Induced AI, founded this year, has raised $2.3 million in its seed-funding round led by Altman and VC firm Peak XV, along with “an incredible set of investors”.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has topped Forbes’ 400 richest people in America in 2023 list for the second year in a row, with an estimated fortune of $251 billion, leaving behind fellow tech titans Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and CTO and Co-founder of Oracle Larry Ellison.
“Everybody’s life matters,” says the wife of a South Asian clerk who was set on fire when he tried to stop a shoplifter at his store in the San Francisco Bay Area. On September 22, Kendall Lavamon Burton (38) allegedly tried to burn Suraj, who works at Appian Food and Liquor, a convenience store in El Sobrante with a lighter.
Eight Kerala-origin Indian Americans will be honored at an award ceremony in New York this month for achievements in their respective fields and for their service to the society. The Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Center will present its 31st annual awards banquet on October 28 in Elmont, which will likely be attended by prominent leaders from India, US as well as members of the diaspora community.
BioTek reMEDys, a Delaware-based pharma company and its Indian American CEO Chaitanya Gadde, have agreed to pay $20 million to resolve allegations of violating the False Claims Act of paying kickbacks to patients and physicians to protect its revenue stream.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said his government is “not looking to escalate” diplomatic tensions with India but did not say if his government would engage in a tit for tat response as the latter asked Ottawa to pull out 41 diplomats.
A 31-year-old man from Hyderabad in the US died of drowning after accidentally falling into a swimming pool, as per information reaching his family here.
India is now the second-biggest manufacturing hub for mobile phones due to heavy investment from original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers and companies dealing in components and parts, a new report showed on Tuesday. India is expected to export about 22 per cent of its total assembled mobile phones in 2023, according to Counterpoint Research.
Prakash Narayan writes: IIT Bay Area’s Leadership Conference on September 16, 2023 at the Santa Clara Convention Center embraced the principles of Resilience and Reinvention. As we are collectively facing the aftermath of the Pandemic-induced “Great Reset”, along with stubborn inflation, the ongoing war in Russia, a decline in GDP, and a deterioration of startup valuations, the conference equipped the attendees with the tools and ideas necessary to navigate through these turbulent times with knowledge, determination and strength.