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August 28, 2023, 5:00 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 Enterprise ChatGPT, 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 …
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
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
Bloomberg:
Chinese EV giant BYD's electronics unit plans to acquire US-based Jabil's manufacturing business in China for ~$2.2B; Jabil makes and assembles parts for Apple  —  - US firm Jabil joins tech companies reducing exposure to China  —  The electronics arm of electric-vehicle maker BYD Co. agreed …
Bloomberg:
Filing: Didi plans to sell its smart car development arm to Xpeng, one of China's largest EV makers, for ~$744M in Xpeng stock, or a ~3.25% stake  —  - EV makers buys Didi smart-car unit in $744 million stock deal  — Didi, Xpeng to launch mass-market EV brand in new partnership
Benedict Evans:
A look at the ethical and legal issues around generative AI, which makes things that were previously only possible on a small scale practical at a massive scale  —  We've been talking about intellectual property in one way or another for at least the last five hundred years …

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