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March 23, 2024, 12:35 PM

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Forbes:
Stability AI says Emad Mostaque resigned as CEO and from the board “to pursue decentralized AI”; COO Shan Shan Wong and CTO Christian Laforte named interim CEOs  —  Mostaque has told a number of people close to him that he plans to step down as chief executive …
Steven Sinofsky / Hardcore Software:
A look at the US DOJ's lawsuit against Apple, comparisons to Microsoft suit in the 90's, basic factual errors, why it is clearly a political case, and more  —  March 21, 2024 the United States filed an antitrust complaint against Apple.  The filing is a new approach to antitrust and hinges …
Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
David Ingram / NBC News:
Sensor Tower: in February 2024, X had 27M US DAUs of its mobile app, down 18% YoY, and the US user base has been flat or down every month since November 2022  —  X usage has declined as downloads of Threads have surged in recent weeks.  —  The number of people using X daily is falling …
John Thornhill / Financial Times:
Microsoft's deal with Inflection is a further sign that the emerging AI economy will probably be dominated by the US tech giants, as the AI talent war heats up  —  Microsoft's agreement with two founders of Inflection is the latest sign that deep-pocketed companies are scooping up much of the expertise in AI
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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Mozilla ends a partnership with Onerep, which lets users remove data from people-search sites, after a report showed Onerep's CEO founded dozens of such sites  —  The nonprofit organization that supports the Firefox web browser said today it is winding down its new partnership with Onerep …
M.G. Siegler / Spyglass:
BeReal's challenges show the difficulty for new consumer apps to break out absent a big platform shift, as users lack the time to try additional consumer apps  —  The recent reports that BeReal is struggling with either a fundraise or growth or both, is a bummer.
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
GM says it has stopped sharing driving data with two data brokers, after a report showed GM and others collecting and sharing data without clear consent  —  G.M. had provided information about braking, acceleration and speed to LexisNexis Risk Solution and Verisk, firms that generated driver risk profiles for insurers.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is winding down an in-house effort to create microLED displays and is eliminating several dozen display engineering roles in the US and Asia  —  - Project would have been its first push into homegrown screens  — Move involves cutting several dozen engineering roles

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