The Federal Trade Commission sued Microsoft on Thursday to block the company’s $69 billion acquisition of Activision, voicing concerns that Microsoft would withhold Activision’s popular game catalog from rivals. The move reflects one of the most aggressive steps to date taken by FTC Chair Lina Khan to rein in the power of the biggest tech companies, even at the risk of losing in court. Her agency...
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Don’t Build the Wrong Kind of AI Business
At a catch-up coffee a few weeks ago, a founder friend asked me, “What AI thing should we build?” It was the third time that week a founder had asked me the same question. Generative artificial intelligence is 99% of the buzz in Silicon Valley right now. In just the last few weeks, Open AI released GPT-4, its most advanced language model to date; Google announced AI for the...
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