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Top Tech Stories of the Week – November 12th, 2023

November 15th, 2023 No comments
  • Amazon is getting rid of its gaming content channel amid larger games layoffs – The Verge | Link
  • Bing Chat is now Copilot – TechCrunch | Link
  • The FCC can now punish telecom providers for charging customers more for less – The Verge | Link
  • SpaceX’s second Starship and Super Heavy flight test cleared for launch – The Verge | Link
  • Apple, Disney and IBM to pause ads on X after antisemitic Elon Musk tweet – Apple – The Guardian | Link
  • AI boss Sam Altman ousted after board loses confidence – BBC News | Link
  • SpaceX Launches Giant New Rocket, Explosions End Test Flight – TIME | Link
  • Sam Altman joins Microsoft as OpenAI taps Shear for interim CEO – CNN Business | Link
  • Most of OpenAI’s staff threatens to quit unless the board resigns and reinstates Sam Altman as CEO – Engadget | Link
  • Sam Altman to return as OpenAI CEO – Engadget | Link
  • CEO of world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange pleads guilty to money laundering violations – CNN | Link
  • Sam Altman Officially Returns to OpenAI—With a New Board Seat for Microsoft – WIRED | Link
  • Google Gemini: all the details on the AI model Google hopes can take on GPT-4 – The Verge | Link
  • X officially launches its ChatGPT rival Grok – Search Engine Land | Link
  • The EU Just Passed Sweeping New Rules to Regulate AI | WIRED | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – October 22nd, 2023

October 24th, 2023 No comments
  • Crunchyroll is now an Amazon Prime Video channel – Engadget | Link
  • Amazon’s virtual health clinic can now treat patients for a cough, cold or flu | TechCrunch | Link
  • Amazon Web Services To Roll Out European Sovereign Cloud – The Tech Report | Link
  • WeWork Just Filed For Bankruptcy | WIRED | Link
  • Apple to pay up to $25 million over hiring discrimination | The Verge | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – September 10th, 2023

September 13th, 2023 No comments
  • Everything announced at Apple’s fall event: iPhone 15, USB-C, Apple Watch Series 9 and more | Link
  • Google Agrees to $93M Settlement Over Location Data Issue | Tech Report | Link
  • iPhone 12 Faces European Investigations Over Radiation Fears | Tech Report | Link
  • Microsoft product chief Panos Panay is leaving the company | CNBC | Link
  • All the new devices Amazon announced at its fall hardware event | Mashable | Link
  • John Grisham, George R.R. Martin and other prominent authors sue OpenAI | CNBC | Link
  • Microsoft Surface event: the 6 biggest announcements – The Verge | Link
  • The EU’s Chips Act enters into force – TNW | Link
  • Amazon to invest up to $4 billion into OpenAI rival Anthropic – The Verge | Link
  • NASA OSIRIS-REx mission: A long-awaited asteroid sample has landed in the US | CNN | Link
  • Everything announced at Meta Connect: Quest 3 release date, smart glasses and Meta AI – Engadget | Link
  • Amazon officially announces Panay as new device, services chief (AMZN) | Seeking Alpha | Link
  • Valve fails to get out of paying its EU geo-blocking fine | Engadget | Link
  • WGA ends strike, releases details on tentative deal with studios | CBS | Link
  • Happy 25th birthday: How Google changed the world in the past quarter-century | Android Police | Link
  • Raspberry Pi 5 Announced for End of October, Here Are the Specs – 9to5Linux | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – August 20th, 2023

August 20th, 2023 No comments
  • Russia’s Luna 25 lunar lander has ‘emergency situation’ during moon approach | CNN | Link
  • ChatGPT is reportedly heading toward bankruptcy | Windows Central | Link
  • Dell fined $6.5M after admitting it made overpriced monitors look discounted | Ars Technica | Link
  • Russia’s first lunar mission in 47 years smashes into the moon in failure | Reuters | Link
  • Chandrayaan-3 landing: India becomes the fourth country ever to land a spacecraft on the moon | CNN | Link
  • India’s Chandrayaan-3 moon rover Pragyan snaps 1st photo of its lander | Space | Link
  • China Prohibits Government Officials from Using iPhones at Work – The Tech Report | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – August 6th, 2023

August 7th, 2023 No comments
  • PayPal launches ERC20 stablecoin ‘PYUSD’ with Paxos | CryptoSlate | Link
  • Russia’s moon craft starts processing first data – space agency | Reuters | Link
  • TSMC will build a fab in Europe for 28/22nm and 16/12nm chips – news | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 23rd, 2023

July 24th, 2023 No comments
  • Twitter begins its transition to ‘X’ | Engadget | Link
  • Netflix AI Jobs: Netflix posts $900,000 AI job listing as Hollywood actors, writers continue to strike for protection against artificial intelligence – The Economic Times | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – July 2nd, 2023

July 4th, 2023 No comments
  • Euclid: Europe’s ‘dark explorer’ telescope launches – BBC News | Link
  • Threads passes 10M sign-ups in 7 hours | TechCrunch | Link
  • OpenAI makes GPT-4 generally available | TechCrunch | Link
  • Sarah Silverman Sues OpenAI and Meta for Copyright Infringement | Tech Report | Link
  • Chandrayaan-3: India launches historic mission to land spacecraft on the moon | CNN | Link

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – June 4th, 2023

June 5th, 2023 No comments
  • Apple WWDC 2023: Everything announced from the Apple Vision Pro headset, iOS 17, MacBook Air and more | TechCrunch | Link
  • Elon Musk is no longer the CEO of Twitter. Linda Yaccarino officially starts in role | CNN Business | Link
  • Google Domains Agrees To Be Acquired By Squarespace – SEJ | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – May 7th, 2023

May 6th, 2023 No comments
  • White House Unveils Initiatives to Reduce Risks of AI – The New York Times | Link
  • Google I/O 2023: Everything announced at the event | Engadget | Link
  • EU lawmakers’ committees agree tougher draft AI rules | Reuters | Link
  • Nvidia valued at $1 trillion thanks to AI boom – BBC News | Link
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Top Tech Stories of the Week – April 16th, 2023

April 18th, 2023 No comments
  • Juice mission launches to explore Jupiter’s icy ocean worlds | CNN | Link
  • Commercial lunar lander presumed lost after historic moon landing attempt | CNN | Link
  • Disastrous SpaceX launch under federal investigation after raining hazardous debris on homes and beaches | Live Science | Link
  • Amazon axes Halo fitness wearable in latest cost-cutting move | CNBC | Link
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