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May 28, 2023, 11:45 AM

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Benjamin Weiser / New York Times:
A New York lawyer faces sanctions after his legal brief, written using ChatGPT, had “bogus judicial decisions, with bogus quotes and bogus internal citations”  —  A lawyer representing a man who sued an airline relied on artificial intelligence to help prepare a court filing.
Wes Fenlon / PC Gamer:
The developers behind open-source GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin say Nintendo sent Valve a DMCA takedown notice to block Dolphin's impending release on Steam  —  The GameCube & Wii emulator developers say the Steam release is “indefinitely postponed.”  —  On Friday, the developers behind …
Bloomberg:
US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says the US “won't tolerate” China's ban on Micron chips and calls the decision an “economic coercion”  —  Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said the US “won't tolerate” the recent decision by Chinese authorities to ban chips …
Andrew Logan / Texas Monthly:
A profile of Tapbots founders Paul Haddad and Mark Jardine; ex-Twitter exec Amir Shevat says ~17% of engagement on Twitter historically was via third-party apps  —  After Elon Musk killed their Twitter app, two software developers in the North Texas suburbs are trying to shape the future of social media.
Cam Thompson / CoinDesk:
DappRadar: Blur's NFT lending marketplace Blend amassed 169,900 ETH, or about $308M, in volume since its May 1 launch, taking 82% of total lending volume market  —  Since NFT lending marketplace Blend launched May 1, it has amassed 169,900 ETH, or about $308 Million in volume.
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Apple's MR headset could succeed where others failed by adding more 3D content and interfaces but faces a challenge in balancing computer power with wearability  —  Augmented and virtual reality have mostly been dead ends so far.  How Apple's vision could succeed where others have failed.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Hands-on with Meta's Quest 3 prototype: lighter, thinner, faster, and with better video pass-through than the Quest 2, but similar clarity of VR displays  —  This week, I go hands-on with Meta's yet-to-be-announced Quest 3 and explain how it may be the biggest challenger to Apple's new headset.
Aisha Majid / Press Gazette:
Chartbeat data for 1,350 publishers: Twitter referral traffic fell from 1.9% in April 2018 to 1.2% in April 2023; medium-sized publishers' traffic dropped 40%  —  Twitter - already a small source of clicks for publishers - has further declined in importance as a traffic referrer in recent years.
Kevin McLaughlin / The Information:
Source: Twitter stopped paying Redis Labs for software that handles high-traffic services, like live audio, weeks before Governor DeSantis' glitchy Spaces event  —  On Wednesday night, Twitter experienced multiple outages during a high-profile live audio forum on the app in which Republican Florida …

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