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Supreme Court casts doubt on GOP-led states' efforts to regulate social media platforms

The Supreme Court has cast doubt with state laws that could affect how Facebook, TikTok, X, YouTube and other social media platforms regulate content posted by their users Read More

 

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Microsoft inks deal with France's Mistral AI, an OpenAI rival that has its own chatbot

Microsoft announced an artificial intelligence partnership Monday with the French startup Mistral AI that could lessen the software giant’s reliance on ChatGPT-maker OpenAI for supplying the next wave of chatbots and other generative AI products More »

 

Political consultant behind fake Biden robocalls says he was trying to highlight a need for AI rules

The political consultant behind robocalls that mimicked President Joe Biden’s voice says he was trying to send a wake-up call about the potential malign uses of artificial intelligence, not influence last month's New Hampshire primary More »

 

Phones are distracting students in class. More states are pressing schools to ban them

The scene in classrooms around the country is similar: Kids are on their phones, even when school rules forbid it More »

 

AT&T will give $5 to customers hit by cellphone network outage

AT&T says it will give affected customers $5 each to compensate for last week’s network outage More »

 

Mexican president slams YouTube for taking down his video that shared a journalist's phone number

Mexico’s president has again lashed out at social media platform YouTube for taking down part of his daily news briefing where he revealed a reporter’s phone number More »

 

'Burn Book' torches tech titans in veteran reporter's tale of love and loathing in Silicon Valley

Technology is so pervasive and invasive that it’s polarizing people, producing feelings of love and loathing for its devices, online services and the would-be visionaries behind them More »

 

Germany plans to enable underground storage of carbon dioxide at offshore sites

Germany's vice chancellor says the country plans to enable underground carbon storage at offshore sites, pushing ahead with a much-discussed technology in an acknowledgement that time is running out to combat climate change More »

 

Google says its AI image-generator would sometimes 'overcompensate' for diversity

Google apologized Friday for its faulty rollout of a new artificial intelligence image-generator, acknowledging that in some cases the tool would “overcompensate” in seeking a diverse range of people even when such a range didn’t make sense More »

 

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