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March 21, 2023, 1:45 PM

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James Vincent / The Verge:
Hands-on with Google's Bard, available via waitlist in the US and UK: quick and fluid, more constrained than Bing, three responses/query, disclaimers, and more  —  Today, Google is opening up limited access to Bard, its ChatGPT rival, a major step in the company's attempt to reclaim …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft begins rolling out Bing Image Creator to Edge, powered by OpenAI's DALL-E and accessible via Bing Chat, letting users create images from text prompts  —  Microsoft today announced that its new AI-enabled Bing will now allow users to generate images with Bing Chat.
Ashley Capoot / CNBC:
James Vincent / The Verge:
TikTok refreshes its Community Guidelines, expanding a section to cover “synthetic and manipulated media”, or deepfakes, as pressure from the US increases  —  As the prospect of a US TikTok ban continues to grow, the video app has refreshed its content moderation policies.
Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Instead of myopically fixating on TikTok, the US should pass a real privacy law to regulate data brokers, who offer anyone info on US citizens, including China  —  from the you're-not-actually-fixing-the- problem dept  —  We've noted for a while now how the great TikTok moral panic of 2023 is largely a distraction.
David Shepardson / Reuters:
Rachel Metz / Bloomberg:
OpenAI temporarily shut down ChatGPT after a bug let some users see the titles of other users' chat histories; some chat histories are still missing  —  OpenAI temporarily shut down its popular ChatGPT service on Monday morning after receiving reports of a bug that allowed some users to see the titles of other users' chat histories.
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Adobe announces Firefly, a “family” of creative generative AI models, and releases a DALL-E-like image generator and a WordArt-like stylized text generator  —  Adobe is finally launching its own AI image generator.  The company is announcing a “family of creative generative AI models” …
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
Nvidia announces DGX Cloud, offering its AI supercomputers to companies looking to scale up their AI needs, starting at $36,999 per month for a single node  —  When NVIDIA's founder and CEO Jensen Huang waxed poetic about artificial intelligence in the past, it mostly felt like marketing bluster …
Bloomberg:
How Elon Musk acquiring and running Twitter, adding to SpaceX and Tesla, became a headache for the Biden administration, which worries over foreign influence  —  Argentina was headed toward its thrilling victory over France at the World Cup in Qatar, and Elon Musk, the Tesla Inc. CEO and Twitter owner …
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / TechCrunch:
Google suspends Pinduoduo's Play Store app “for security concerns” and flags several of the company's apps as malware, alerting users who had installed them  —  On Monday, Google announced that it had flagged several apps made by a Chinese e-commerce giant as malware …
Mandiant:
An overview of 55 zero-days exploited in 2022, the majority in Apple, Microsoft, and Google products; Chinese groups exploited more than other state sponsors  —  - Mandiant tracked 55 zero-day vulnerabilities that we judge were exploited in 2022.  Although this count is lower …
Michael Kan / PCMag:
Study: GPT models and related technologies could impact 50%+ of the tasks needed in ~19% of US jobs, with higher-income jobs potentially facing greater exposure  —  Researchers examine how OpenAI's GPT technology could affect the workforce, and find 'the influence spans all wage levels …

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