Reuters reported that Chinese regulators plan to block Tencent’s proposed merger of Huya and Douyu, the two biggest video game streaming sites in China. The report comes amid a regulatory crackdown of Chinese internet companies on government officials’ concerns that they’ve become too powerful. Tencent has failed to come up with “sufficient remedies” to meet antitrust concerns by China’s...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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