The U.S. Army banned TikTok on government-owned phones earlier this month, telling soldiers the Chinese-owned app has “potential security risks associated with its use,” according to Military.com . The ban is a reversal from a couple months ago, when the Army was using TikTok videos to recruit new soldiers. TikTok’s Beijing-based owner, ByteDance, has come under fire from U.S. politicians in...
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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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