May 14, 2023, 11:30 AM

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Matt Novak / Forbes:
Ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Turkey, Twitter restricts some content “in response to legal process and to ensure Twitter remains available”  —  Twitter announced on Friday that it's blocking some content in Turkey ahead of Sunday's presidential election in the country.
Kristi Hines / Search Engine Journal:
OpenAI says it is rolling out web browsing and 70+ third-party plugins in beta to all ChatGPT Plus users over the next week  —  Uncover new possibilities with ChatGPT web browsing and plugins beta features.  Available to ChatGPT Plus users who opt-in for experimental features.
Maysoon Khan / Associated Press:
NY AG says three companies accused of falsifying millions of public comments to support the FCC's net neutrality repeal in 2017 agreed to pay $615K in penalties  —  Three companies accused of falsifying millions of public comments to support the contentious 2017 federal repeal of net neutrality rules …
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
A look at Forever Voices, which launched GPT-4-powered chatbot CarynAI, letting the fans of influencer Caryn Marjorie chat with her replica for $1 per minute  —  CarynAI is the first AI companion product from a new startup called Forever Voices, allowing users to chat with a digital version of the fastest growing Snapchat star
Avi Asher-Schapiro / Context:
A look at the rise of Fusus, controversial police tech that merges public and private cameras with predictive policing, used in 60+ US cities across 12+ states  —  The spread of Fusus, a police technology platform that merges public and private cameras with predictive policing and other surveillance tools …
Prachi Patel / IEEE Spectrum:
US universities are revamping their semiconductor curricula and forging industry partnerships to train staff as the CHIPS Act aims to kickstart US chipmaking  —  The CHIPS Act could require 50,000 new engineers  —  The CHIPS and Science Act, aimed at kick-starting chip manufacturing in the United States …
Allison Johnson / The Verge:
Google barely mentioned the next Android version, Android 14, during the 2023 I/O keynote, as the company prioritizes continuous updates over annual OS upgrades  —  There was a chilly marine layer hanging in the air above the Shoreline Amphitheater, but the danceable beats thumped on in spite of it.
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