A coalition of state attorneys general has launched a probe into how Instagram affects young people, as parent company Meta Platforms faces mounting political pressure over the harms caused by its products, the Wall Street Journal reports. The attorneys general from at least eight states are investigating whether Meta violated consumer protection laws and posed public-safety risks. The group...
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Microsoft CEO Says AI ‘Vicious Cycle’ Will Boost Google; Meta and OpenAI’s Other Rivalry
CEOs often speak from both sides of their mouth, depending on who their audience is. On Monday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella painted a scary picture of how Google could multiply its power in the age of artificial intelligence. His doom and gloom comments, made before a federal judge in Washington, contrasted with an upbeat Nadella from February who said that Microsoft’s Bing search—then being...
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