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March 31, 2023, 1:50 PM

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Clothilde Goujard / Politico:
New York Times:
Q&A with Sundar Pichai about Bard, AI “whiplash”, competing with ChatGPT, upgrading Bard with more capable PaLM models starting this week, regulation, and more  —  “Am I concerned?  Yes.  Am I optimistic and excited about all the potential of this technology?  Incredibly."
Rebekah Valentine / IGN:
ESA cancels E3 2023, after Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, and Ubisoft announced they would not attend the event originally scheduled for June 13 to June 16  —  The show “did not garner the sustained interest necessary”  —  Almost a year after announcing its return, the Entertainment Software …
BuzzFeed News:
New York Times:
Document: Twitter plans to exempt its top 500 advertisers and 10K most-followed, previously verified organizations from paying $1,000 per month for a checkmark  —  Mr. Musk requested a meeting with Lina Khan, the chair of the F.T.C., which has been investigating Twitter's privacy and data practices.
Reuters:
Japan plans to restrict exports of 23 types of chip manufacturing equipment starting July 2023, amid the US push to curb China's ability to make advanced chips  —  Japan's government on Friday said it plans to restrict exports of 23 types of semiconductor manufacturing equipment …
Financial Times:
Sources: India is looking for spyware alternatives to Pegasus to avoid the “PR problem” associated with the NSO Group, seeking to spend between ~$16M and $120M  —  Modi government seeks alternatives to software made by NSO Group following snooping scandals around the world
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Ben Cohen / Wall Street Journal:
Apple's classical music app fixes the genre's main problem of search and discovery using metadata from Amsterdam-based Primephonic, which Apple acquired in 2021  —  Forget the metaverse.  The future is metadata.  It's how the world's most valuable company built a better way of listening to Mozart and Beethoven.

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