Microsoft’s initial conversations with TikTok and its parent ByteDance this summer centered around the possibility that the software giant might take a small take in the popular video-sharing app. But as the talks progressed, and with TikTok under pressure from the White House to find a buyer, the software giant warmed to the idea of a larger acquisition, the New York Times reported Wednesday. ...
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Why the AI Race Is Getting Weird
There comes a point in every major new technology cycle where new alliances form, especially between the incumbents and the younger upstarts nipping at their heels.This is happening at superspeed in artificial intelligence—but the pattern is frankly pretty weird, and I think it points to the fact that AI, in a lot of ways, is going to be different from tech developments before it, like cloud...
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