The initial public offering of Megvii, a Chinese startup that develops facial-recognition technology, is back on track after its application was cleared by the Hong Kong stock exchange, Reuters reported, citing people with direct knowledge of the matter. Megvii, last valued at $4 billion, was placed on a U.S. blacklist of Chinese tech companies alleged to be involved in human rights violations...
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Hi, welcome to your Weekend.It was the boom-iest of times, it was the doom-iest of times. At least that’s how it feels right now in Dickensian San Francisco, where AI companies are setting up shop on every avenue, while fentanyl dealers are hanging out in every alley. I joke—but seriously, it’s wild out here. No fewer than 17 of the 35 startups listed on The Information’s new Generative AI...
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