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April 29, 2024, 6:00 AM

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Bloomberg:
Sources: Tesla partners with Baidu for mapping and navigation functions to clear a key hurdle to launch Full-Self Driving in China, after Elon Musk's visit  —  - Tesla to partner with tech giant Baidu on mapping, navigation  — Elon Musk met with Premier Li Qiang in Beijing on Sunday
Reuters:
Elon Musk visits China, a source says to discuss with senior officials the rollout of FSD in the country and permission to transfer data overseas  —  Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk arrived in Beijing on Sunday on an unannounced visit, where he is expected to meet senior officials to discuss …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: the new iPad Pro may launch with an M4 chip, kicking off Apple's AI strategy that will be expanded at WWDC; the new Pencil will have haptic feedback  —  Apple's top rivals are revamping their strategies for smartphones and headsets in a sign they smell an opportunity.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Privacy nonprofit noyb files a GDPR complaint against OpenAI in Austria on behalf of an unnamed public figure, who found ChatGPT gave his incorrect birth date  —  OpenAI is facing another privacy complaint in the European Union.  This one, which has been filed by privacy rights nonprofit noyb …
Scott Nover / Fast Company:
AI is making Meta's apps basically unusable, as the company adds Meta AI everywhere and viral user-generated AI images proliferate on Facebook and Instagram  —  The intended and unintended generative AI flooding Facebook and Instagram.  —  Meta has flooded its social media platforms with artificial intelligence.
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
The Financial Times signs a deal with OpenAI to train AI models on its archived content, and to let ChatGPT respond with short summaries of FT articles  —  Agreement comes as Microsoft-backed start-up seeks data from reliable sources to train latest artificial intelligence models
Wall Street Journal:
US lawmakers, TikTok staff, and others detail how TikTok lost the war in Washington, including CEO Shou Zi Chew's failure to build support on Capitol Hill  —  Combination of coordinated efforts by its critics and missteps by the company led to the law forcing a sale or ban of the popular app
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