Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($144 million) in spending subsidies to consumers in March, Reuters reported, citing a company social media account. The announcement shows that even though Chinese consumers are staying in because of the coronavirus, they are still shopping less than before. While industry analysts initially thought the...
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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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