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13 hours ago
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Kara Swisher is still drawn to tech despite her disappointments with the industry

Kara Swisher provides insights on interacting with tech leaders.
Her memoir Burn Book reflects her journey in the tech industry.
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
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Nvidia Says Growth Will Continue as A.I. Hits Tipping Point'

Nvidia's financial results show torrid growth, investor confidence in demand for specialized semiconductors for A.I. services, and surpassing analysts' expectations.
Nvidia's valuation has soared to $1.7 trillion, making it one of the top tech companies globally due to its remarkable stock market gains.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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Meta Calls for Industry Effort to Label A.I.-Generated Content

Tech industry needs to address the detection of AI-generated content
Meta proposes technological standards to recognize markers in AI-generated content
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Why Is Big Tech Still Cutting Jobs?

Tech industry's largest companies are implementing layoffs as they shift focus towards building AI technology for long-term growth.
The layoffs are a result of the industry facing two challenges: dealing with workforce expansion during the pandemic and investing in AI.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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Snap Becomes Latest Tech Company to Cut Jobs

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is laying off more than 500 employees in a cost-cutting measure.
The layoffs amount to 10% of Snap's global workforce and will primarily occur in Q1 2024.
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www.nytimes.com
14 hours ago
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AT&T Offers $5 Credit to Customers Affected by Service Outage

AT&T offers $5 credit to customers affected by outage
Service restoration after seven hours
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Financial Times @ft: Can a Tech Giant Be Woke? - The New York Times. #MachineLearning #industry40 #aiforgood https://t.co/hLn0uJB5li
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1 day ago
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Can a Tech Giant Be Woke?

Employees at Raven strike and successfully form a union after layoffs.
Microsoft takes a neutral stance on unionization after acquiring Activision.
www.nytimes.com
1 day ago
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Can a Tech Giant Be Woke?

Employees at Raven strike and successfully form a union after layoffs.
Microsoft takes a neutral stance on unionization after acquiring Activision.
Forbes
19 hours ago
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Google Suddenly Reveals Bad News For Millions Of Microsoft Users

Google's court documents reveal Microsoft's attempts to have Bing as Safari's default search.
Apple consistently rejected Bing over quality concerns, favoring Google search instead.
The Verge
4 days ago
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Microsoft and Intel strike a custom chip deal that could be worth billions

Intel and Microsoft strike a partnership for custom chips using Intel's 18A process.
Competition in chipmaking intensifies as companies like Intel and TSMC focus on custom designs.
The Verge
2 weeks ago
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Apple moves away from iTunes on PC with new Windows apps

Apple is launching its Apple TV, Apple Music, and Apple Devices apps on Windows this week
The apps are designed to move Windows users away from reliance on iTunes
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1 day ago
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What to Know About the Supreme Court Arguments on Social Media Laws

Social media companies face potential changes in how they moderate content due to Supreme Court cases.
Tech industry groups are challenging state laws that restrict social media companies' ability to moderate content.
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The Motley Fool
1 day ago
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Top Picks From Wall Street: 2 Magnificent Growth Stocks to Buy Now and Hold Long-Term | The Motley Fool

Alphabet selected as a top pick by BMO Capital for AI leadership
Uber Technologies chosen as a top pick by JPMorgan Chase for market presence and new products
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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OpenAI Gives ChatGPT a Better Memory'

OpenAI has released a new version of its chatbot, ChatGPT, that can remember user input and use it for future conversations.
The technology allows ChatGPT to create personalized responses based on previous conversations, making it a more sophisticated digital assistant.
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1 week ago
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Microsoft has its iPhone moment: The tech giant is now worth $3 trillion

Microsoft's value has surpassed $3 trillion, making it the most valuable company on the stock market.
The company's record profits in the second quarter were driven by its cloud services.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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When A.I. Bridged a Language Gap, They Fell in Love

Translation apps are helping people overcome language barriers and communicate with each other.
Apps like Captions use artificial intelligence to help users edit videos, write scripts, and add captions and translations.
time.com
2 weeks ago
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What Happened When Computers Learned How to Read

Computers are now reading and processing all types of written content, including novels, academic articles, and private messages.
Automation and artificial intelligence are impacting various professions, including writers, professors, physicians, and attorneys.
The Motley Fool
2 weeks ago
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1 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Growth Stock With More Upside Than Nvidia to Buy Now, According to Wall Street | The Motley Fool

AI has the potential to improve productivity and create wealth for investors.
Alphabet is seen as a top AI stock with more upside potential than Nvidia.
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Houston Chronicle
2 days ago
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Streaming TV features ads almost everywhere, and it's going to get worse

Cord cutting initially offered ad-free viewing
Streaming services have adopted ads to generate income
The Motley Fool
2 days ago
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Uber Is Becoming a Cash-Flow Machine. Can DoorDash Follow the Same Path and Offer Big Gains for Investors? | The Motley Fool

Uber transformed from a cash-burning to a cash-flow machine, surprising investors.
DoorDash may have the potential for a similar radical transformation as Uber.
www.npr.org
3 days ago
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Popular social platform Reddit files to sell stock in an unusual IPO

Business The social media company Reddit, known for its "ask me anything events" and subreddits on many topics, is filing to trade on the New York Stock Exchange.
www.npr.org
3 days ago
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U.S. lunar lander is on its side with some antennas covered up, the company says

Private U.S. lunar lander tipped over near moon's south pole at touchdown.
Intuitive Machines' Odysseus spacecraft landed on its side, causing communication challenges.
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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Reddit Files to Go Public, in First Social Media I.P.O. in Years

Reddit filed for IPO with revenue up 20% and 73 million daily users.
Social media industry evolving post scrutiny; Reddit's IPO highly anticipated.
The Verge
2 days ago
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Google foreshadows its final arguments in search monopoly trial

Google files posttrial brief to defend against monopoly allegations
Google emphasizes its quality and popularity in search engine market
New York Post
5 days ago
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Google moving 'full steam ahead' to cement search monopoly even after DOJ trial began: watchdog letter

Google facing concerns over search engine expansion
Antitrust watchdogs urge regulatory crackdown on Google
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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Google is sunsetting the Google Pay app in the US later this year | TechCrunch

Google Pay shutting down in the U.S. in June, will only be available in Singapore and India.
Users can access Google Pay features through Google Wallet, which is more popular in the U.S.
The Verge
2 days ago
Tech industry

Google Pay replaced Google Wallet - now it's going away to make room for Google Wallet

Google Wallet making a comeback by overtaking Google Pay once again.
Google Pay to phase out after June 4th, 2024, in the US.
Engadget
3 days ago
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Google Pay is shutting down in the US later this year

Google Pay will be discontinued in the US but remain operational in Singapore and India.
Google Wallet, with more users in more countries, replaced Google Pay and offers diverse features beyond payments.
Yahoo Finance
3 days ago
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Walmart's latest fight with Amazon is digital advertising

Big retailers are turning to advertising space for revenue growth.
Walmart confirms plans to expand advertising business through Vizio acquisition.
Mail Online
3 days ago
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Elon Musk claims he's creating a Gmail rival dubbed 'XMail'

Elon Musk plans to launch an email service named XMail.
Musk's history of unfulfilled promises urges caution on the potential release of XMail.
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
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As China Expands Its Hacking Operations, a Vulnerability Emerges

Chinese hacking tools revealed through contractors and independent companies
FBI Director highlights the vast scale of Chinese hacking operations
TechCrunch
3 days ago
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As possible EC fine nears, Apple claims Spotify is trying to get 'limitless access' to its tools without paying | TechCrunch

The European Commission is set to issue a hefty fine against Apple for alleged anticompetitive behavior in the streaming music market.
Apple is publicly fighting back against Spotify's claims of anticompetitive practices, highlighting Spotify's market share and revealing non-public business details.
RT @SpirosMargaris: Why #SiliconValley #VentureCapitalists

Are Breaking Up With #China

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4 days ago
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Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Are Breaking Up With China

DCM Ventures focuses on investing in China, the United States, and Japan with plans to double down on this strategy.
U.S. venture capital firms are shifting away from investing in Chinese start-ups due to geopolitical tensions and regulatory restrictions.
RT @SpirosMargaris: China’s Rush to Dominate #AI Comes With a Twist:

It Depends on #US #Technology

https://t.co/wB7BYwJo68 #fintech #Ar…
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
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China's Rush to Dominate A.I. Comes With a Twist: It Depends on U.S. Technology

Chinese start-up 01.AI uses technology from Meta's LLaMA model to build a competitive A.I. system.
Chinese companies are lagging behind the United States in generative A.I. developments.
time.com
4 days ago
Tech industry

Jeff Bezos Nets $8.5 Billion From Amazon Share Sale

Jeff Bezos sold 14 million Amazon shares, totaling $2.4 billion in just nine days.
Bezos' move from Seattle to Miami may save him considerable taxes due to Washington's capital gains tax.
Aproove
3 days ago
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Aproove's Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Workflow Management Software

When it comes to successful digital marketing in 2024, effective workflow management is the key to marketing success.
Aproove
3 days ago
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Adobe Workfront Proof user? Make the transition to Aproove's Online Proofing!

Today we're here to shout from the rooftops all about Aproove's Online Proofing capability.
www.npr.org
5 days ago
Tech industry

Two Indicators: Economics of the defense industry : Planet Money

The Department of Defense's proposed budget for 2024 is $842 billion, about 3.5% of the U.S. GDP
Military equipment market differs from commercial market, explored in The Indicator's series on defense spending.
Intelligencer
4 days ago
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'The Most Important Stock on Planet Earth' Just Got Even Bigger

Nvidia's importance due to AI capabilities
Wall Street's focus on AI industry
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
Tech industry

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Are Breaking Up With China

DCM Ventures focuses on investing in China, the United States, and Japan with plans to double down on this strategy.
U.S. venture capital firms are shifting away from investing in Chinese start-ups due to geopolitical tensions and regulatory restrictions.
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
Tech industry

China's Rush to Dominate A.I. Comes With a Twist: It Depends on U.S. Technology

Chinese start-up 01.AI uses technology from Meta's LLaMA model to build a competitive A.I. system.
Chinese companies are lagging behind the United States in generative A.I. developments.
Ars Technica
4 days ago
Tech industry

Big Tech is extremely unimpressed by Apple's EU App Store changes

Apple faces backlash over compliance with EU law
Developers face dilemma with Apple's new fees and charges
Financial Times @ft: Inside the Funding Frenzy at Anthropic, One of A.I.'s Hottest Start-Ups - The New York Times. #GenAI #ArtificialIntelligence #aistrategy https://t.co/ZNfdNaD3o8
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
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Inside the Funding Frenzy at Anthropic, One of A.I.'s Hottest Start-Ups

Anthropic attracted $7.3 billion in funding from various investors.
The funding deals involved unique structures including leveraging technology from investing companies and creating special purpose vehicles.
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
Tech industry

Inside the Funding Frenzy at Anthropic, One of A.I.'s Hottest Start-Ups

Anthropic attracted $7.3 billion in funding from various investors.
The funding deals involved unique structures including leveraging technology from investing companies and creating special purpose vehicles.
www.theguardian.com
6 days ago
Tech industry

The EU presses play on 500m fine for Apple over music streaming

Apple facing fine for anti-competitive behavior in music streaming business
European Commission probe into Apple's alleged favoritism towards its own services over competitors'
TechCrunch
6 days ago
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PhonePe aims to be a top Google Play alternative in India - but it has a challenging road ahead | TechCrunch

PhonePe launching Android app store with zero commissions for developers
Developers pushing for alternative app stores due to issues with Google's Play Store
Ars Technica
6 days ago
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Report: Apple is about to be fined 500 million by the EU over music streaming

Apple facing €500 million fine for alleged antitrust violation
EU accusing Apple of favoring its music services over competitors
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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Apple faces possible 500m fine from EU over music streaming access

Apple could face a 500m fine from the EU over restrictions on music streaming services.
The European Commission is investigating whether Apple's practices violate competition rules by blocking cheaper subscription options outside its app store.
RT @SpirosMargaris: OpenAI Completes Deal

That Values the Company at $80 #Billion

https://t.co/01TTH9YhJF #fintech #VC #AI #OpenAI #Art…
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1 week ago
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OpenAI Completes Deal That Values the Company at $80 Billion

OpenAI has completed a deal that values the company at $80 billion or more, nearly tripling its valuation in less than 10 months.
The deal allows employees to cash out their shares in the company instead of raising money for business operations.
OpenAI is one of the world's most valuable tech start-ups specializing in generative AI technology.
Financial Times @ft: OpenAI Completes Deal That Values the Company at $80 Billion - The New York Times. #GenAI #aiact #MachineLearning https://t.co/A88oY7qQzv
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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OpenAI Completes Deal That Values the Company at $80 Billion

OpenAI has completed a deal that values the company at $80 billion or more, nearly tripling its valuation in less than 10 months.
The deal allows employees to cash out their shares in the company instead of raising money for business operations.
OpenAI is one of the world's most valuable tech start-ups specializing in generative AI technology.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Tech industry

OpenAI Completes Deal That Values the Company at $80 Billion

OpenAI has completed a deal that values the company at $80 billion or more, nearly tripling its valuation in less than 10 months.
The deal allows employees to cash out their shares in the company instead of raising money for business operations.
OpenAI is one of the world's most valuable tech start-ups specializing in generative AI technology.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Tech industry

Most Wanted' Man Pleads Guilty in Cyberattack That Upended Vermont Hospital

Ukrainian man pleaded guilty to cyberattack schemes causing millions in losses and hospital disruption.
Mr. Penchukov led an organization infecting computers with malicious software for years, causing significant financial losses.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Facial Recognition: Coming Soon to an Airport Near You

The use of facial recognition technology in airports is becoming more prevalent, streamlining the travel process.
Biometric technology is poised to revolutionize air travel by eliminating the need for physical IDs and boarding passes.
time.com
1 week ago
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The Tax Loophole That Helps Temu and Shein Keep Prices So Low

E-commerce giants like Temu and Shein are impacting American small businesses and leading to plant closures and layoffs
Legislation is being drafted to reduce the trading advantage these companies have by exploiting a trade rule
The Verge
1 week ago
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Android 15's first developer preview has arrived

Android 15 focuses on communication between hardware and software to compete with Apple.
Updates include power management, privacy protections, and camera improvements.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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In Big Election Year, A.I.'s Architects Move Against Its Misuse

AI companies are setting limits on the use of their technology in elections to prevent abuse and misinformation.
Companies like OpenAI, Google, Meta, and Anthropic are implementing measures such as forbidding the creation of fake chatbots, limiting AI chatbot responses, and labeling AI-generated content.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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SpaceX Is Now Incorporated in Texas, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX has switched its incorporation from Delaware to Texas.
Elon Musk has had issues with Delaware, including a voided pay package at Tesla.
Intelligencer
1 week ago
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Walmart Is Getting Tired of Just Being a Store

Walmart is in talks to buy smart television-manufacturer Vizio for more than $2 billion.
Walmart sees the acquisition as a way to expand its digital advertising business and generate more profits beyond its traditional retail operations.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Tesla's Chair Under Scrutiny for Oversight of Elon Musk

Robyn M. Denholm, the chair of Tesla's board, has been criticized for her oversight of Elon Musk and the company.
A Delaware judge questioned Denholm's independence from Musk due to her compensation exceeding what other large companies pay their independent chairs.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Hackers for China, Russia and Others Used OpenAI Systems, Report Says

Hackers with ties to foreign governments have used OpenAI's systems in their cyberattacks.
The hackers have used AI in mundane ways like drafting emails and translating documents.
www.npr.org
1 week ago
Tech industry

The Dating App Paradox: Why dating apps may be 'worse than ever'

Dating app companies like The Match Group and Bumble are facing challenges in the crowded dating app market.
The dating app business model creates a paradox where successful matches mean users leave the app and the company loses customers and revenue.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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A Spacecraft Named Odysseus Will Launch to the Moon: How to Watch

A robotic lunar lander is set to become the first American spacecraft to softly land on the moon's surface since 1972.
Intuitive Machines, the company behind the effort, is optimistic about the success of the mission.
www.fastcompany.com
1 week ago
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Amazon faces a class action lawsuit for putting ads on Prime Video

Amazon is facing a potential class action lawsuit over the introduction of commercials on Prime Video.
The lawsuit argues that the addition of ads and the requirement for a monthly payment to bypass them is a breach of contract and a violation of consumer protection laws.
New York Post
1 week ago
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FCC should probe Apple over Beeper Mini shutdown: GOP Commissioner Carr

Republican FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has called for an investigation into Apple for blocking the Beeper Mini app that allowed Android users to access iMessage.
Carr argues that Apple's action may have violated the FCC's Part 14 rules, which require that advanced communication services be accessible to people with disabilities.
Ars Technica
1 week ago
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Apple's iMessage is not a "core platform" in EU, so it can stay walled off

Apple's iMessage service will not be required to open up to messages, files, and video calls from other services under the Fair Markets Act.
Apple's iMessage service does not qualify as a gatekeeper service, according to the European Commission.
TechCrunch
1 week ago
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Elon Musk's Twitter a year later: Everything you need to know

Elon Musk bought Twitter and changed its name to X in October 2022
Musk's bid to buy Twitter was driven by a desire to rid the platform of spam bots and protect free speech
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2 weeks ago
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Apple eyes business as a prime market for the Apple Vision Pro | TechCrunch

The use of AR in enterprise has not been successful so far.
Apple Vision Pro has the potential to shift AR into the enterprise mainstream.
time.com
2 weeks ago
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How Tech Giants Turned Ukraine Into an AI War Lab

Palantir CEO, Alex Karp, met with Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, to discuss opening an office in Kyiv and deploying Palantir's data and AI software for defense support.
Karp's unusual background and Palantir's secretive reputation were factors during the first meeting with Ukraine.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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F.C.C. Bans A.I.-Generated Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.) has banned AI-generated robocalls to address concerns over election disinformation and consumer fraud.
The decision expands the ability of states to prosecute creators of unsolicited spam robocalls.
Ars Technica
2 weeks ago
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Apple overhauls its entire Windows app suite, including iCloud and Apple Music

Apple has overhauled its suite of Windows apps, including Apple Music, Apple TV, and Devices apps, replacing most of the functionality of iTunes for Windows.
The apps are currently available in the Microsoft Store and work on both Windows 11 and Windows 10.
The new iCloud for Windows app has an overhauled design, but some users may miss certain features of the previous version.
GSMArena.com
2 weeks ago
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Apple releases Music, TV, and Devices apps on Windows

Apple has released the final versions of Music, TV, and Devices on the Windows platform.
The apps are now available for download on both Windows 10 and 11.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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After Its $20 Billion Windfall Evaporated, a Start-Up Picks Up the Pieces

The $20 billion deal for Adobe to buy Figma fell apart after regulatory scrutiny.
Figma has reset its internal valuation to $10 billion, half of what Adobe planned to pay for it.
TechCrunch
2 weeks ago
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Apple launches a redesigned iCloud app for Windows | TechCrunch

Apple has launched a redesigned iCloud app for Windows to offer a better onboarding and content syncing experience for iPhone or iPad users who don't own a Mac.
The new app includes features like a new setup experience, syncing status indicators, physical security key sign-in, improved photo-syncing performance, and easy shortcuts to access other Apple services.
Mail Online
2 weeks ago
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Apple is developing 'at least two' foldable iPhones, report claims

Apple is reportedly developing prototypes for iPhones that fold in half like flip phones.
These foldable iPhones won't be ready until at least 2026, if they are released at all.
The Motley Fool
2 weeks ago
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2 Unstoppable Stocks to Buy and Hold for 2024 and Beyond | The Motley Fool

Apple stock has delivered a total return of roughly 350% over the past five years.
Smartphone sales and services are the main drivers of Apple's growth.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Tech industry

Vision Pro Review: Apple's First Headset Lacks Polish and Purpose

The article discusses the release of Apple's new virtual reality headset, the Vision Pro, and the author's experience with it.
The author is unconvinced that the Vision Pro provides much value to users.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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Ford Reports Quarterly Loss but Says Sales Grew

Ford Motor reported a loss of $526 million in the final quarter of 2023, mainly due to special charges related to pension programs and overseas operations.
The company's revenue for the fourth quarter increased to $46 billion, thanks to strong sales of internal-combustion vehicles and light commercial trucks.
TechCrunch
2 weeks ago
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Apple brings enterprise device management to the Vision Pro | TechCrunch

Apple is making efforts to make the Apple Vision Pro friendly to IT departments, incorporating it into the Apple Device management process.
Apple believes that guided work and access to regular work applications will be big use cases for the Apple Vision Pro in the enterprise.
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
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Meta will start labeling AI-generated images on Instagram and Facebook

Meta, the owner of Instagram and Facebook, will start labeling images created with leading artificial intelligence tools in the coming months.
Tech companies are under pressure to address the potential for AI to mislead people, especially during high-profile elections.
Meta will use invisible markers and labels in multiple languages to indicate whether content is real or fake.
Gadgets 360
2 weeks ago
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YouTube Makes U-Turn, Said to Launch an Official Apple Vision Pro App

YouTube is working on a native app for the Apple Vision Pro despite previous reports that it would not permit their apps on the device.
The company has not provided a timeline for the launch of its visionOS app, but owners can currently stream YouTube videos via Safari or a third-party app.
time.com
3 weeks ago
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The Biggest Decider of the Vision Pro's Success Is Out of Apple's Hands

Sales of Apple's Vision Pro headset have been strong, selling out its initial stock of 200,000 units.
The success of the Vision Pro will ultimately be determined by the development of headset-specific apps that offer new experiences for users.
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ReadWrite
3 weeks ago
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Facebook/Meta -- celebrating 20 years of astounding innovation and conflicting emotions

Facebook started as a platform for Harvard students and quickly expanded to other universities in the U.S. and Canada.
The launch of Facebook's 'On This Day' feature in 2015 allowed users to revisit their past posts.
www.bbc.com
3 weeks ago
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Facebook at 20: Four ways the app changed the world

Facebook has changed the world by rapidly taking hold as a popular online social network.
Facebook has experienced continuous growth and has expanded into less connected countries to increase its user base.
time.com
3 weeks ago
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Mark Zuckerberg's Apologies: A History

Mark Zuckerberg has a history of issuing public apologies, which stands in contrast to his peers in the technology industry.
Facebook has had numerous controversies and crises that have warranted apologies from Zuckerberg.
BBC News
3 weeks ago
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Facebook at 20: Four ways the app changed the world

Facebook launched 20 years ago and has since undergone multiple redesigns, but its aim of connecting people and generating advertising revenue has remained consistent.
Facebook quickly surpassed other social networks like MySpace and gained popularity by introducing features like photo tagging and a constantly changing activity feed.
Despite a decline in popularity among young people, Facebook remains the most popular social network globally and has revolutionized data collection and advertising.
time.com
3 weeks ago
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Here's What We Know About Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth

Mark Zuckerberg's net worth increased by $29 billion following Meta's strong fourth quarter earnings report.
Zuckerberg is currently ranked as the fourth wealthiest person in the world according to Forbes.
time.com
3 weeks ago
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Meta Shares Surge As Facebook's Parent Company Announces First Ever Dividend

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is paying dividends of $0.50 per share and launching a $50 billion share buyback program, benefiting shareholders including Mark Zuckerberg.
Meta's stock price dropped in 2022 but recently reached and surpassed its previous all-time high of $379.38 per share.
Total revenue at Meta rose by 25% in Q4 2023, reaching $40.1 billion.
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Can This #AI -Powered Search Engine Replace Google? https://t.co/VkuedfDzm6 via @GoogleNews
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Can This A.I.-Powered Search Engine Replace Google? It Has for Me.

Perplexity, an A.I.-powered search engine, is gaining attention and praise from tech insiders and investors.
Many users have been dissatisfied with Google's search results and are looking for alternative options like Perplexity.
Amazon Enters #Chatbot Fray

With Shopping Tool

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www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Amazon Enters Chatbot Fray With Shopping Tool

Amazon has announced Rufus, an AI-powered chatbot in its mobile app that serves as a personal shopping assistant.
Customers can ask Rufus product questions in a conversational tone and receive answers directly in the search bar of the app.
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Apple Sees First Quarterly Revenue Increase in a Year

Apple reported a 2% increase in sales during the last three months of 2021, marking its first quarterly revenue increase in a year.
The company's ability to sell more apps and services to its customer base helped overcome a slowdown in device sales.
Apple's software and services sales rose 11% to $23.12 billion during the period.
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Anxiety, Mood Swings and Sleepless Nights: Life Near a Bitcoin Mine

Residents in Arkansas are complaining about the noise generated by Bitcoin mining operations, saying it ruins lives, lowers property values, and drives away wildlife.
The Bitcoin mining industry is often criticized for its vast energy use and noise pollution, but a new state law in Arkansas has given the companies an advantage.
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