Fiona Scott Morton, a Yale economist who has co-authored papers that lay out roadmaps for prosecuting Facebook and Google for violating antitrust laws has done work as an economic consultant for Apple and Amazon, Bloomberg reported. Morton, who didn’t disclose her work for Apple and Amazon in the papers, began working for Amazon in the last year and has been working with Apple for several years....
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Character Seeks $250 Million in New Funding Amid AI Boom
Character, an AI chatbot startup founded by two former Google researchers, has told investors it wants to raise as much as $250 million in new funding, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. The pitch will test investors’ appetite for machine-learning startups as Microsoft’s multibillion-dollar deal with OpenAI casts a halo over the sector. A funding round of...
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