Digital ad revenue in the U.S. rose 35% to $189 billion in 2021, the biggest increase since 2006. A report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers found that most of that spending went to 10 online publishers and platforms. The report didn’t identify the companies, but Google, Meta’s Facebook and Amazon are by far the biggest players in online advertising....
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Meta, OpenAI Square Off Over Open Source AI
Artificial intelligence leaders and policymakers are divided on a key question: Are cutting-edge AI models too powerful to hand to just anyone? That question has pitted companies such as Meta Platforms, which recently made the code for its conversational AI freely available on the internet, against rivals such as OpenAI that sell proprietary AI like ChatGPT but don’t share the code....
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