March 1, 2023, 7:40 PM

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Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
OpenAI launches a ChatGPT API for businesses, with dedicated capacity plans, priced at $0.002/~750 words, and says Snap and Shopify are among the early adopters  —  To call ChatGPT, the free text-generating AI developed by San Francisco-based startup OpenAI, a hit is a massive understatement.
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Microsoft's Windows 11 announcement of adding the new Bing “directly into the taskbar” is wildly misleading since using Bing Chat still requires opening Edge  —  What the hell, Microsoft?  —  Yesterday, Microsoft made a big hubbub about a new Windows 11 update that allegedly puts AI …
David Shepardson / Reuters:
The US House Foreign Affairs Committee votes 24 to 16 to advance a bill that would enable President Biden to ban TikTok and other apps considered security risks  —  The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee voted on Wednesday to give President Joe Biden the power to ban Chinese-owned social media app TikTok and other apps.
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
TikTok introduces new well-being features, including improving screen time controls, adding new default settings for teens, and expanding Family Pairing  —  TikTok announced today that it's introducing new well-being features for teens, families and its broader community.
Jess Weatherbed / The Verge:
In a letter, YouTube head Neal Mohan outlines his key priorities and teases upcoming features, such as new generative AI tools for creators and Shorts additions  —  Neal Mohan, the new head of YouTube, outlined his key priorities and teased some upcoming features for the media platform …
Chloe Xiang / VICE:
OpenAI, founded as a nonprofit to “focus on a positive human impact”, now operates as a closed-source, for-profit company at the center of a chatbot arms race  —  OpenAI is today unrecognizable, with multi-billion-dollar deals and corporate partnerships.  Will it seek to own its shiny AI future?
James Vincent / The Verge:
Twitter users globally reported multiple site issues for over two hours, including the timeline not loading on the web and mobile; most users could still tweet  —  Twitter was having difficulties this morning, with users reporting that the site's timelines were inaccessible.
Shaurya Malwa / CoinDesk:
After a lengthy, unexplained outage over the weekend due to a network update, Solana Labs plans to improve its upgrade process to ensure reliability and uptime  —  Solana co-founder said last week's 1.14 network update has raised concerns about maintaining stability during major updates.
How Commerce Department Secretary Gina Raimondo became a key player in the US' stricter China policy, including helping steer the CHIPS Act, exports, and TikTok  —  Gina Raimondo is the first to admit that she often can't see the line between work and play—or even work and pray.
Salesforce reports Q4 revenue up 14% YoY to $8.38B, vs. $7.99B est., Q1 revenue guidance above est., and a share buyback program boost to $20B; CRM jumps 15%+  —  Salesforce Inc (CRM.N) on Wednesday forecast first-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates as pandemic-induced migration …
Katrina Manson / Bloomberg:
A look at Russia's cyberattack on Viasat's KA-SAT network in February 2022, leading some countries to debate how to improve satellite security for the long term  —  Andreas Wickberg loves snowmobiling to the house he built in the icy reaches of Lapland, north of the Arctic Circle.
Nektaria Stamouli / Politico:
A profile of Christos Rammos, the key investigator of the Greek government's spyware scandal engulfing PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis' administration since summer 2022  —  ATHENS — Christos Rammos is turning the screws on Greece's government.  —  Rammos has been the key investigator …

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