China has launched a renewed crackdown on live-streaming services for “vulgar content” amid their explosion in popularity due to the coronavirus. That has put big Chinese tech companies like Tencent and ByteDance in their crosshairs. The Cyberspace Administration of China, the country’s top internet regulator, said it was citing 31 apps, forcing them to suspend new user registrations and to...
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When Andy Wilson’s company received its first successful client referral through ChatGPT, he was shaken to his core. The founder and CEO of Logikcull, a San Francisco–based legal technology company, Wilson “had the exact same reaction to ChatGPT as I had to the internet browser in the early ’90s,” he said. “But this time I knew it would be even bigger than...
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