Saturday, June 25

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NetEase Has Delayed The Launch Of ‘Diablo Immortal’ In China.
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NetEase Has Delayed The Launch Of ‘Diablo Immortal’ In China.

NetEase appears to be in trouble. The Chinese gaming company postponed the release of a video game that was expected to be released on mainland China this week after its social media accounts were blocked for reportedly politicizing a comment. "Diablo Immortal," which was scheduled to be delivered on Thursday, has been delayed until additional notification, as indicated by a declaration on NetEase's (NTES) Chinese site on Sunday. The title was co-made by NetEase and Blizzard Entertainment, a division of Activision Blizzard (ATVI).   NetEase didn't give motivation to the last-minute postponement, yet proposed in its proclamation that it was making specialized updates to the game. The organization didn't share another delivery date, and declined to remark further regarding this...
Big Tech CEOs Come To Congress In Anticipation Of Landmark Antitrust Legislation.
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Big Tech CEOs Come To Congress In Anticipation Of Landmark Antitrust Legislation.

Amid a push to pass landmark antitrust legislation, Big Tech is bringing out its heaviest hitters to influence the members whose votes could decide the bill's fate. Google CEO Sundar Pichai will travel to Washington next week to meet with US lawmakers, two people familiar with the plans said. Pichai's excursion comes after Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook was spotted meandering the Senate last week. (Apple didn't answer inquiries on Cook's visit at that point.) It likewise follows a report by Politico that Amazon (AMZN) CEO Andy Jassy has straightforwardly called numerous individuals from Congress to communicate resistance to the bill. In an explanation, an Amazon representative told CNN that Jassy "meets with policymakers on the two sides of the passageway in regards to strategy gives that co...
Lawmakers Urge Google To Remove Misleading Results In Searches For Abortion Clinics.
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Lawmakers Urge Google To Remove Misleading Results In Searches For Abortion Clinics.

Democratic members of Congress have espoused Google in their efforts to prevent return results for abortion ambulotories from surfacing in search engines and ads related to abortion that appear to be legit that direct individuals to sites that oppose the process. They argue that after such searches, medical practitioners may accidentally mislead the population into thinking dubious abortion methods are safe, putting women's health in danger. Lawmakers Mark Warner and Elissa Slotkin said in a letter sent Friday to Google CEO Sundar Pichai that if the company does not limit anti-abortion clinics from appearing in the Google Search and Maps results for abortion services, it should label search results to clearly show whether a clinic in its results actually provides abortions. "Directing w...
No, Google’s AI Is Not Artificial.
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No, Google’s AI Is Not Artificial.

Tech companies are constantly advertising the advances of their artificial intelligence. But Google was quick to debunk unverified claims that one of its programs had become sentient. As per an educational story in the Washington Post on Saturday, one Google engineer expressed that after many connections with a bleeding edge, unreleased AI framework called LaMDA, he accepted the program had accomplished a degree of cognizance. In meetings and public articulations, numerous in the AI people group pushed back at the designer's cases, while some brought up that his story features how the innovation can lead individuals to dole out human credits to it. In any case, the conviction that Google's AI could be aware seemingly features both our feelings of trepidation and assumptions for what ...