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August 28, 2023, 7:05 PM

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Leo Schwartz / Fortune:
The US SEC charges Impact Theory with offering unregistered securities by selling NFTs, a first; the LA-based entertainment company agreed to pay a $6.1M fine  —  Gary Gensler, chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission  —  In an enforcement action announced on Monday …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: for 2024, Apple is planning the iPad Pro's first major upgrade since 2018, featuring an M3, an OLED screen, and a Magic Keyboard with a larger trackpad  —  Apple is working on a revamped iPad Pro for next year, aiming to shake up a tablet market that's deep in the doldrums.
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
OpenAI launches GPT-4-powered ChatGPT Enterprise, with improved privacy, performance, and data analysis features; pricing is “dependent on each company's usage”  —  Seeking to capitalize on ChatGPT's viral success, OpenAI today announced the launch of ChatGPT Enterprise …
Rebecca Klar / The Hill:
Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, Sam Altman, Jensen Huang, and others are expected to attend Sen. Schumer's closed-door AI forum on September 13  —  The top executives at tech companies, including the world's richest man Elon Musk, are among the confirmed guests …
Nathan Edwards / The Verge:
Google announces several automation starters and actions for the Home app, plus new features for the Home script editor, which is available in Public Preview  —  Google Home is getting smarter.  In a pair of blog posts published today, Google announced a bunch of new automation starters …
Vlad Turiceanu / Windows Report:
Doc: Lenovo plans to unveil a €799 Legion Go gaming handheld, with an 8.8" 144Hz 2560×1600 display and 16GB of RAM, and €499 Legion AR glasses, on September 1  —  Lenovo's Legion Go has a hefty price, but maybe it's worth it  — An official document confirms the Lenovo Legion Go rumors we've shared so far
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
DoorDash launches AI-powered voice ordering tech, giving restaurants a multi-language personalized voice ordering system without missed calls or long wait times  —  DoorDash is launching AI-powered voice ordering technology that will allow restaurants to increase their sales by answering …
Eric Lipton / New York Times:
A look at the US Air Force's efforts to build an AI-based air combat system, including drones for as little as $3M apiece that serve pilots as a “loyal wingman”  —  An Air Force program shows how the Pentagon is starting to embrace the potential of a rapidly emerging technology …
Gwyn Topham / The Guardian:
The UK's NATS “identified and remedied” a network-wide computer failure earlier on August 28 that resulted in ~500 canceled flights and delayed hundreds more  —  Some regional routes operating but few planes took off from Heathrow and inbound flights have been held
Chun Han Wong / Wall Street Journal:
Foxconn founder Terry Gou announces his bid for Taiwan's presidential election in January 2024 as an independent candidate, after an unsuccessful bid in 2019  —  Terry Gou's independent candidacy could split opposition vote and boost the ruling party, which seeks closer U.S. ties amid Chinese pressure

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