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April 29, 2024, 3:40 AM

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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.
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.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Non-profit noyb files a GDPR complaint against OpenAI in Austria on behalf of an unnamed public figure, who found ChatGPT produced 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 …
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Martin Coulter / Reuters:
The second AI summit, a primarily virtual event in Seoul on May 21 and May 22, faces challenges, as sources say far few leaders and ministers are set to attend  —  Last year, a who's who of world leaders, corporate executives and academic experts gathered at Britain's Bletchley Park …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
A profile of Ethan Mollick, a University of Pennsylvania professor whose early embrace of AI made him a go-to expert for policymakers and corporate leaders  —  Ethan Mollick at the University of Pennsylvania has become the go-to authority on the new technology
Amanda Silberling / TechCrunch:
Some founders say TikTok ban won't impact creator economy startups much, as they have diversified across multiple platforms after Trump tried banning it in 2020  —  ‘Two years ago, this would have been devastating’  —  President Joe Biden signed a bill on Wednesday that could ban TikTok — for real this time.

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