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March 4, 2024, 9:15 AM

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Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
The EU Commission fines Apple €1.8B for stifling competition from rival music streaming services, the EU's third-largest antitrust fine; Apple plans to appeal  —  iPhone maker hit by first-ever Brussels fine as competition watchdogs step up scrutiny of Big Tech
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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple announces a new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air with M3, offering an 8-core CPU and up to a 10-core GPU, starting at $1,099 or $1,299 and shipping on March 8  —  Apple today announced its next-generation M3 MacBook Air range, in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes.  The new models are available to order today, and will start shipping March 8.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
A look at how Apple's hubris doomed its electric car project, its spring hardware updates that won't have a dedicated event, and Dan Riccio's retirement plans  —  Apple's belief that it could create a better car than Tesla and the rest of the automotive industry ultimately led to the downfall of the project.
Rachel Metz / Bloomberg:
Anthropic announces Claude 3 Opus, Sonnet, and Haiku, aiming to improve factual accuracy; Opus and Sonnet are available now, and Haiku in the coming weeks  —  The startup says new versions of Claude will be twice as likely to answer a question correctly.  —  Artificial intelligence startup Anthropic …
The Economic Times:
Indian watchdog MeitY issues an advisory asking developers to seek the government's “explicit permission” before testing or deploying AI models or AI algorithms  —  In its advisory sent late on Friday, the IT ministry has also said that such platforms will have to explicitly seek permission …
Alice Robb / The Guardian:
Some users turn to AI chatbot therapists, finding them cheap, quick, available 24/7, and easy to talk to, but experts warn about the lack of a human connection  —  It's cheap, quick and available 24/7, but is a chatbot therapist really the right tool to tackle complex emotional needs?

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