AT&T finally reached a deal to sell off its Japanese animation fans streaming service. This evening the telecom firm announed Sony had acquired the Crunchyroll business for $1.18 billion. Sony will be pairing it with its own anime streaming service, Funimation. The deal has long been expected. We first reported this spring that AT&T was considering selling it off. And it was a somewhat...
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Google is finally waking up. After weeks of excitement coursing through tech about OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot, paired with news coverage of how Microsoft plans to incorporate it into products like Bing and Word, Google has made a move. The tech company once seen as a leader in artificial intelligence on Monday unveiled its version of a conversational AI service, which it calls Bard. Google said...
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