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AI Big Tech Investments Spark UK Antitrust Concerns
 |  Apr 11, 2024

The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has raised concerns over the investments in artificial intelligence (AI) by leading technology firms, including Alphabet’s Google, Apple, and Microsoft. According to a…

DOJ Investigates AI Firms with Shared Board Members
 |  Apr 10, 2024

The Justice Department is closely examining the artificial intelligence sector for potential antitrust violations. The investigation is focused, as reported by Bloomberg, on whether AI companies have overlapping executives or directors,…

Italy Unveils Plan to Combat AI Misuse with Harsher Fines
 |  Apr 9, 2024

The Italian government is considering the implementation of stricter penalties for crimes facilitated by AI technologies. This initiative is part of a broader 25-article draft bill aimed at regulating the…

Apple Partners with Shutterstock for AI Image Training
 |  Apr 9, 2024

Apple announced on Monday its collaboration with Shutterstock to bolster its Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. The tech giant disclosed plans to integrate Shutterstock’s vast repository, valued at up to $50…

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Announces $2.4 Billion Investment in AI
 |  Apr 8, 2024

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled plans to allocate C$2.4 billion (approximately $1.77 billion USD) in the upcoming budget to bolster the country’s artificial intelligence (AI) sector, according to…

EU Antitrust Chief Concerned Over Microsoft’s Hiring Spree in AI Sector
 |  Apr 3, 2024

In a recent statement, Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s antitrust chief, voiced concerns over Microsoft’s aggressive hiring strategy within the artificial intelligence (AI) sector. The tech giant recently made headlines…

Biden Raises Concerns Over TikTok Ownership in Call with Xi Jinping
 |  Apr 3, 2024

In a recent conversation between US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping, TikTok’s ownership emerged as a significant topic of discussion, the White House disclosed. President Biden reportedly…

EU Regulators to Reassess Criteria for Assessing Companies’ Market Influence
 |  Apr 2, 2024

European Union antitrust regulators are set to review decades-old rules that govern market power and competitive practices, announced Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s antitrust chief, on Monday. Vestager’s announcement follows mounting criticism…

United States and Britain Forge AI Safety Partnership
 |  Apr 1, 2024

In a bid to address apprehensions surrounding advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), the United States and Britain have announced a partnership focused on AI safety. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and…

Canadian School Boards Sue Social Media Giants for $4 Billion
 |  Mar 28, 2024

Four major Canadian school boards have filed a lawsuit against social media behemoths such as Meta Platforms and Snap seeking damages exceeding $4 billion. The lawsuit alleges that these platforms…

UK Urged to Bolster Software Industry Amid European Struggles
 |  Mar 27, 2024

More than 120 industry leaders are urging the British government to step up its support for the software industry, as European tech companies continue to face challenges in scaling up…

China Bans Intel, AMD Chips and Microsoft OS from Government Computers
 |  Mar 26, 2024

China has reportedly announced plans to ban the use of Intel and AMD chips, as well as Microsoft’s operating system, from government computers and servers. The measures, reported by the…

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