Australia’s competition regulator accused Google of misleading consumers in order to gain access to more of their personal data and is seeking a fine. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said Alphabet’s Google didn’t explicitly get consent or properly inform users of changes to how it gathered data in 2016, combing personal data from Google accounts and browsing from non-Google...
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AI Startups Are Facing a Reckoning
A reckoning may be coming for once-hot artificial intelligence startups. Among the most vulnerable: consumer apps (think Character.AI) and “thin wrapper” startups like CopyAI that merely provide a nice user interface on top of a third-party model from model developers like OpenAI. We got a sense of the slowdown last week, when Natasha and I reported that Jasper, an early generative AI...
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