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December 3, 2023, 11:00 AM

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Jon Victor / The Information:
Sources: Google quietly delayed Gemini's public launch from next week to January 2024; a source says the LLM doesn't reliably handle some non-English queries  —  Google has quietly delayed the public debut of Gemini, a conversational artificial intelligence that aims to compete with OpenAI …
Tara García Mathewson / The Markup:
How a California college uses data collection tools to track students' daily movements, like homework trackers, e-proctoring software, and license plate readers  —  A Markup examination of a typical college shows how students are subject to a vast and growing array of watchful tech …
Anthony Ha / Engadget:
A look at the escalating battle between YouTube and ad blockers, as YouTube more frequently adapts its detection methods and rolls out new ways to serve ads  —  Against all odds, open source hackers keep outfoxing one of the wealthiest companies.  —  YouTube recently took dramatic action …
Jaron Schneider / PetaPixel:
Sources: Bending Spoons, which acquired Filmic in September 2022, laid off the photo and video app maker's entire team, including founder and CEO Neill Barham  —  Filmic, or FiLMiC as written by the brand, no longer has any dedicated staff as parent company Bending Spoons has laid off …
Platformer:
Internal docs: Amazon's AI chatbot Q, out in public preview, experiences “severe hallucinations” and leaks “confidential data”, like AWS data center locations  —  Some hallucinations could ‘potentially induce cardiac incidents in Legal,’ according to internal documents
Maria Sherman / Associated Press:
The current members of rock band Kiss reveal digital avatars of themselves, created by George Lucas' ILM, which will tour as the band retires from live touring  —  On Saturday night, Kiss closed out the final performance of their “The End of the Road” farewell tour at New York City's famed Madison Square Garden.
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
The judge overseeing Epic v. Google vows to investigate Google for systematically suppressing evidence by deleting internal chats, including from Sundar Pichai  —  On Friday, Judge Donato vowed to investigate Google for intentionally and systematically suppressing evidence, calling the company's conduct …

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