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In Hollywood writers' battle against AI, humans win (for now)

After a 148-day strike, Hollywood screenwriters secured significant guardrails against the use of artificial intelligence in one of the first major labor battles over generative AI in the workplace Read More


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Apple leverages idea of switching to Bing to pry more money out of Google, Microsoft exec says

A Microsoft executive says Apple gets Google to pay more to be the default search engine on iPhones and Macs by dangling the idea of switching its devices to Bing's search engine More »


Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicks off developer conference with focus on AI, virtual reality

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the tech giant’s Connect developer conference on Wednesday with a focus on virtual and augmented reality and artificial intelligence More »


Justice Department targets eBay for alleged unlawful sales of pesticides and other toxins

The U.S. Justice Department filed a civil complaint against eBay, claiming the online marketplace unlawfully sold and distributed hundreds of thousands of products like pesticides and motor vehicle emission-evading devices that violate environmental laws More »


Musk's X is the biggest purveyor of disinformation, EU official says

A top European Union official says the social network X, formerly known as Twitter, is the biggest source of fake news and urged owner Elon Musk to comply with the bloc’s laws aimed at combating disinformation More »


Amazon sued by FTC and 17 states over allegations it inflates online prices and overcharges sellers

The Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorneys general have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon More »


AI is on the world's mind. Is the UN the place to figure out what to do about it?

Just a few years ago, artificial intelligence got barely a mention at the U.N. General Assembly’s convocation of world leaders More »


Is broadband essential, like water or electricity? New net neutrality effort makes the case

Landmark net neutrality rules rescinded under former President Donald Trump could return under a new push by U.S. Federal Communications Commission chair Jessica Rosenworcel More »


Tech CEO honored by Forbes was fatally attacked at a Baltimore apartment complex, police say

The founder of a successful Baltimore tech startup was discovered dead after being reported missing on Monday More »


Amazon is investing up to $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic in growing tech battle

Amazon is investing up to $4 billion in artificial intelligence startup Anthropic and taking a minority stake in the company More »


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