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April 29, 2024, 8:00 PM

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Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
FCC fines T-Mobile $80M, AT&T $57M, and Verizon $47M for allegedly illegally sharing customers' location data with aggregators “without customer consent”  —  The FCC says it found the carriers “sold access to its customers' location information to 'aggregators …
Samuel Stolton / Bloomberg:
The European Commission designates iPadOS under the DMA, giving Apple six months to comply, after designating iOS, the App Store, and Safari in September 2023  —  The move means Apple has six months to make sure its tablet ecosystem complies with a raft of preemptive measures under the EU's flagship Digital Markets Act.
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Konrad Krasuski / Bloomberg:
Manor Lords, a new medieval city building game from Polish indie developer Grzegorz Styczen, sells 1M+ copies and hits 170K+ concurrent players on Steam  —  The Manor Lords video game released this weekend by a small independent studio in Poland has sold more than a million copies …
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
The Financial Times signs a deal with OpenAI to train AI models on the publisher's archived content and to let ChatGPT reply with short summaries of FT articles  —  Agreement comes as Microsoft-backed start-up seeks data from reliable sources to train latest artificial intelligence models
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg:
SCOTUS rejects Elon Musk's appeal to overturn an SEC agreement from 2018 to have an in-house lawyer pre-approve his X posts about Tesla, without giving a reason  —  - Justices turn away free speech arguments without comment  — Musk accord requires lawyer pre-approval of his Tesla posts
Matthias Bastian / The Decoder:
OpenAI rolls out an optional feature called Memory, allowing ChatGPT Plus users to tell ChatGPT things they want the chatbot to remember across chats  —  Online journalist Matthias is the co-founder and publisher of THE DECODER.  He believes that artificial intelligence will fundamentally change …
Bill Toulas / BleepingComputer:
Google rejected 2.28M “policy-violating” Android apps and blocked ~333K dev accounts from Google Play in 2023, up from 1.5M apps and 173K accounts in 2022  —  Google blocked 2.28 million Android apps from being published on Google Play after finding various policy violations that could threaten user's security.
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  —  - Carmaker to partner with tech giant Baidu on maps, navigation  — Musk sought clearance from Beijing for potential revenue boost
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Philip Lagerkranser / Bloomberg:
Tether says it invested $200M in brain-computer interface company Blackrock Neurotech, via its newly established VC arm Tether Evo  —  - Funds to be used for roll-out of Blackrock Neurotech products  — Investment will also be used research and development

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