The Federal Trade Commission has enlisted outside economists to help review Amazon’s acquisition of OneMedical, trade publication Dealreporter said Friday, representing a potential step toward suing to block the $3.9 billion deal. The agency has not decided whether to challenge the OneMedical buyout, but FTC staffers have been asked to analyze whether there’s enough evidence to support a...
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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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