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US may extend China waiver for South Korean chipmakers

US Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves has assured South Korean chipmakers, including Samsung and SK Hynix, of taking steps that enable these companies to operate smoothly in China.

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Atlassian adds new collaboration and integration features to Jira platforms

Two years after launching Jira Work Management, Atlassian has launched a host of new updates to the platform to allow both technical and non-technical teams to benefit from Jira.

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Microsoft’s data centers are going nuclear

A job posting suggests that Microsoft is planning to explore the use of small nuclear reactors for its major data centers.

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UK regulator provisionally clears Microsoft's $69B Activision acquisition

Five months after the UK’s Competition and Market’s Authority (CMA) blocked Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, a newly proposed agreement has addressed the regulator's concerns.

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Amazon set to invest $4B in constitutional AI advocate Anthropic

In return for the investment, AWS will become Anthropic’s primary cloud provider and grant the company access to its compute infrastructure.

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The AI future of Windows is here

Forget Windows 12: Microsoft’s big AI push is starting on your current Windows 11 PC on Sept. 26.

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Generative AI and US copyright law are on a collision course

The way in which US copyright law interacts with the burgeoning field of generative AI remains nebulous, and could cause problems for generative AI training that will come to a head in court cases.

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Google US antitrust trial: A timeline

The biggest antitrust trial of the century has kicked off, targeting Google's search business, and a second trial against the tech giant, focusing on advertising, is scheduled for next year. Here's an updated, play-by-play account of...

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Microsoft 365 Copilot rollout set for Nov. 1

The generative AI assistant will be available to enterprise customers for $30 per user each month; meanwhile, an invite-only early access program for SMBs has begun.

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ServiceNow embeds AI-powered customer-assist features throughout products

ServiceNow's new chatbot works across applications and can summarize customer service interactions and perform case, incident, and agent chat summarizations; act as a virtual agent; and perform search functions.

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EU Chips Act comes into force to ensure supply chain resilience

The EU is investing $3.6 billion with the aim of attracting $43.7 billion more in private investment and doubling its current global semiconductor market share.

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Cisco: Macs in business boost productivity and security, cuts costs

Mac adoption isn’t just an employee choice; Cisco CIO Fletcher Previn argues that it’s a business imperative that delivers substantial benefits.

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UK's controversial online safety bill set to become law

The Online Safety bill, now passed by Parliament, has stirred criticism regarding provisions that will require tech companies to monitor encrypted messages.

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IDC: AR/VR headset sales slide, could rebound with Apple, Meta device launches

The upcoming Meta Quest 3 is set to drive a rebound in business demand for AR/VR headsets, but Apple’s Vision Pro is expected to have only a muted impact on commercial adoption.

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Jamf: Generative AI is coming to an Apple IT admin near you

Jamf believes generative AI tools can be a big benefit to tech support and IT admin and the company this week revealed its first work in that direction.

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Manufacturing firms make early bets on the industrial metaverse

The metaverse concept has faced a lot of skepticism, but industrial firms appear keen to deploy technologies, such as digital twins and virtual reality devices, that serve as the precursors to more immersive and interconnected...

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Google adds its Bard chatbot to Gmail, YouTube, Docs and other apps

Google is challenging Microsoft and ChatGPT for the top spot in generative AI technology with an assistant designed to handle any number of business and consumer tasks.

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Google launches another appeal against 2017 EU antitrust ruling on shopping service

Despite its lack of success with a 2021 appeal, Google has once again sought to have its $2.6 billion fine overturned by arguing the EU has failed to prove its case.

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