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March 14, 2024, 8:05 AM

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Cristiano Lima-Strong / Washington Post:
The US House passes a bipartisan TikTok bill that forces a sale or ban of the app; the legislation faces an uncertain Senate path without a companion measure  —  The swift rebuke shifts attention to the Senate, where the bill faces significant political barriers and constitutional concerns
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Bloomberg:
Internal TikTok memo: the company is “disappointed” the US House passed the TikTok divestment bill, and plans to lobby the Senate not to pass the legislation  —  TikTok told employees the company isn't planning to change its approach to protecting user data even after US lawmakers passed …
John Callaham / Neowin:
Microsoft adds GPT-4 Turbo to the free tier of Copilot, replacing GPT-4; Copilot Pro users still have the option to use GPT-4  —  Microsoft is boosting the performance of its Copilot generative AI chatbot today.  It has been confirmed that all free Copilot users can now access the GPT-4 Turbo large language model from OpenAI.
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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft plans to release a unified Teams app on Windows 11 later in 2024, letting users switch between multiple tenants and personal or work account types  —  Microsoft is finally creating a single version of Microsoft Teams that will allow you to switch between personal and work accounts easily.
Emilia David / The Verge:
Amazon rolls out a generative AI feature that creates a product page, including a description and images, using information from a seller's external website  —  Sellers on Amazon will soon be able to make product pages with just the copy-and-paste of a link.
Hugo Barra / Hugo's Blog:
A deep dive into Vision Pro by Meta's ex-VP of VR Hugo Barra: the audacity of Apple's hardware decisions, a dull software story, how Meta can respond, and more  —  Friends and colleagues have been asking me to share my perspective on the Apple Vision Pro as a product.
Emma Roth / The Verge:
Block starts shipping Bitkey, its $150 bitcoin wallet debuted in 2022, with a hardware device, mobile app, recovery tools, and Cash App and Coinbase integration  —  Block, the Jack Dorsey-led payment company, has released its long-in-the-works Bitcoin hardware wallet — but you can't use cryptocurrency to buy it.
Dashiell Wood / TechRadar:
Lenovo plans to release the €599+ Legion Tab, an 8.8" Android gaming tablet currently available in China, in the EMEA and other Asian markets later in March  —  It's set to arrive in March  —  Technology manufacturer Lenovo has announced that the Lenovo Legion Tab Android gaming tablet …
Michael Nuñez / VentureBeat:
Anthropic debuts Claude 3 Haiku, tailored for high-volume, latency-sensitive applications, saying Haiku is “the fastest and most affordable model” in its class  —  San Francisco-based startup Anthropic has just released Claude 3 Haiku, the newest addition to its Claude 3 family of AI models.
Trishla Ostwal / Adweek:
Sources: Google's Search Generative Experience could cut organic search traffic to publishers by 20% to 60%; Google says estimating the impact is premature  —  Search Generative Experience could upend over 60% of publishers' total organic traffic  —  Google launched its artificial intelligence …

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