Google is expected to reenforce its in-app purchase policy with developers, Bloomberg reports. Google currently requires app developers to use its billing services for in-app downloads on the Play Store, a process by which the tech giant claims 30% of each purchase. But Bloomberg said for years, companies like Netflix, Spotify, and Epic Games have bypassed the rule and avoided Google’s fees....
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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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