Republican Sen. Josh Hawley unveiled antitrust legislation that would ban all acquisitions by companies worth more than $100 billion and give the Federal Trade Commission the power to designate certain internet companies as “dominant,” which would restrict certain business practices. Hawley has been outspoken on antitrust issues, primarily critiquing large technology companies such as Google...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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