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Can ChatGPT really challenge Google?  Well, it's complicated.

Can ChatGPT really challenge Google? Well, it’s complicated.

ChatGPT has really gone viral. Responses from OpenAI’s new chatbot have flooded social media feeds since its launch about a week ago. In five days, ChatGPT reached one million users, according to OpenAI. Why has it captured our imaginations so much? Lori Witzel, director of TIBCO’s thought leadership team, said it’s because ChatGPT directly appeals …

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This privacy ruling against Facebook and Insta could put an end to targeted ads

This privacy ruling against Facebook and Insta could put an end to targeted ads

Photo: Sergey Yelagin (Shutterstock) European Union privacy regulators have ruled that Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, cannot donate up data for targeted advertising condition of membership in social networksaccording to information published on Tuesday in the the wall street journal and Reuters. The decision threatens to upend the social media giant’s business …

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An AI chatbot has gone viral.  Some say it's better than Google, others fear it's problematic.

An AI chatbot has gone viral. Some say it’s better than Google, others fear it’s problematic.

A new internet captivated chatbot can tell you how to code a website, write a heartfelt message from Santa, and talk like a valley girl. But it also turned out to be potentially as problematic as it was fun. ChatGPT, which spear this week, is an original chatbot developed by the artificial intelligence company OpenAI. …

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Seismic Changes in International Data Markets Require Broadband Internet Policy Update

Seismic Changes in International Data Markets Require Broadband Internet Policy Update

Thanks to parallel internets, the platforms have caused seismic changes in global data flows. Getty The global political movement to improve connectivity and bridge the digital divide has resulted in reports on international data markets and associated regulatory policies. The articles present sometimes confusing terminology: usage, transit, peering and interconnection. Each term has a specific …

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Major investor asks Google owner to ‘aggressively’ cut staff and pay

Billionaire hedge fund Sir Christopher Hohn has written to Alphabet saying staff at Google and YouTube’s parent company are overpaid and should be cut drastically. London-based TCI, which has been a significant investor in the company since 2017 and has a stake valued at $6bn (£5.1bn), has written to its chief executive, Sundar Pichai, urging …

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Google is paying nearly $392 million to settle a massive localization case

Google is paying nearly $392 million to settle a massive localization case

State attorneys general on Monday announced a nearly $392 million settlement with Google over allegations it misled consumers about when location services collect consumer information. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Chiu/AP State attorneys general on Monday announced a nearly $392 million settlement with Google over allegations it misled consumers about when location services …

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Google Play to drive third-party billing in new markets, including the United States;  Bumble joins Spotify as an early tester

Google Play to drive third-party billing in new markets, including the United States; Bumble joins Spotify as an early tester

Google today announced the expansion of its User Choice Billing pilot, which allows Android app developers to use payment systems other than Google’s. The program will now be available in new markets, including the United States, Brazil and South Africa, and Bumble will now join Spotify as one of the pilot testers. Google also announced …

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