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January 30, 2023, 6:20 AM

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Sander Lutz / Decrypt:
The Biden administration publishes a roadmap for mitigating cryptocurrencies' risks and urges Congress to hasten efforts to create a crypto regulatory framework  —  Four senior Biden officials penned a note Friday urging lawmakers to hasten their efforts to create a regulatory framework for crypto.
Zheping Huang / Bloomberg:
Source: Baidu is planning to launch an AI chatbot similar to OpenAI's ChatGPT in March 2023, initially embedded into its main search services  —  Baidu Inc. is planning to roll out an artificial intelligence chatbot service similar to OpenAI's ChatGPT, according to a person familiar with the matter …
David Ingram / NBC News:
San Francisco asked California regulators to halt or scale back the expansion of Cruise and Waymo, after repeated incidents with stopped and idle robotaxis  —  SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is trying to slow the expansion of robotaxis after repeated incidents in which cars without drivers stopped …
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Kuo: Apple plans to release a foldable iPad in 2024, featuring a carbon fiber kickstand, as well as an updated iPad mini, after a quiet 2023 for the iPad  —  Apple could be on track to release a foldable iPad as early as next year, according to supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Julia Angwin / The Markup:
Q&A with Princeton CS professor Arvind Narayanan on why he calls ChatGPT a “bullshit generator”, his worries over its boom, developing his AI taxonomy, and more  —  Hello, friends,  —  If you have been reading all the hype about the latest artificial intelligence chatbot …
Wall Street Journal:
Documents: China's top nuclear weapons research lab, on the US export entity list since 1997, bought 7nm to 14nm Intel and Nvidia chips several times since 2020  —  State-owned institute continued buying Intel- and Nvidia-made chips despite inclusion on a U.S. export blacklist in 1997
Karmela Padavic-Callaghan / New Scientist:
Researchers detail how ProGen, an LLM trained on 280M proteins, designed proteins with anti-microbial properties that were tested in real life and shown to work  —  An AI was tasked with creating proteins with anti-microbial properties.  Researchers then created a subset of the proteins and found some did the job
Kat Bailey / IGN:
Q&A with Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer on Xbox having no major 2022 releases, 2023 momentum, layoffs, the Activision deal amid the FTC lawsuit, and more  —  Xbox's CEO talks about the recent Developer Direct, 2022 struggles, layoffs, and what 2023 could hold.

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