2021’s special purpose acquisition company merger window has opened for business. On Monday, content recommendation company Taboola and smart lock-maker Latch both announced plans to go public by merging with SPACs. Taboola is merging with ION Acquisition Corp. 1 Ltd. in a deal that will value Taboola at $2.6 billion. Taboola was last valued at $1 billion in February 2015, PitchBook data...
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Meta, OpenAI Square Off Over Open Source AI
Artificial intelligence leaders and policymakers are divided on a key question: Are cutting-edge AI models too powerful to hand to just anyone? That question has pitted companies such as Meta Platforms, which recently made the code for its conversational AI freely available on the internet, against rivals such as OpenAI that sell proprietary AI like ChatGPT but don’t share the code....
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