A Chinese artificial intelligence firm is suing Apple for 10 billion yuan ($1.43 billion) claiming copyright infringement by Siri, Apple’s voice assistant. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Chinese company, Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology Co., was recently granted a patent in China for a product similar to Siri in a recent ruling by China’s top court, ending an eight year battle. ...
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“It’s Hard to Know Where It Stops”
There are weeks when I read the news and think, “Really? Can all of this be happening?” Nowadays, I’m referring to the wild west of the startup and VC business, which is getting more insane by the term sheet. This week you saw unbelievable stories of rising prices, documented here by Kate. At the same time, there were important cautionary tales about the downsides of excessive...
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