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Microsoft's revamped $69 billion deal for Activision is on the cusp of going through

British competition regulators has signaled that Microsoft’s restructured $69 billion deal to buy video game maker Activision Blizzard is likely to receive antitrust approval Read More


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EU hits Intel with $400 million antitrust fine in long-running computer chip case

European Union antitrust enforcers have slapped Intel with a fresh $400 million fine in a long-running legal fight that the chipmaker appeared to have won last year More »


Tech companies try to take AI image generators mainstream with better protections against misuse

Artificial intelligence tools that can conjure whimsical artwork or realistic-looking images from written commands started wowing crowds last year More »


Energy Department announces $325M for batteries that can store clean electricity longer

The Energy Department announced Friday a $325 million investment in new battery types that can help turn solar and wind energy into 24-hour power More »


Parkland school shooting survivor develops Joy, an app built on AI that helps people heal

Kai Koerber was a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when a gunman murdered 14 students and three staff members on Valentine’s Day in 2018 More »


Pennsylvania state government will prepare to start using AI in its operations

Pennsylvania state government will prepare to use artificial intelligence in its operations, as states are increasingly trying to gauge the impact of AI and how to regulate it More »


Google sued for negligence after man drove off collapsed bridge while following map directions

The family of a North Carolina man who died after driving his car off a collapsed bridge while following Google Maps directions is suing the technology giant for negligence More »


UK's new online safety law adds to crackdown on Big Tech companies

British lawmakers have approved an ambitious but controversial new internet safety law with wide-ranging powers to crack down on digital and social media companies like TikTok, Google and Facebook and Instagram parent Meta More »


Governors, Biden administration push to quadruple efficient heating, AC units by 2030

A coalition of 25 governors and the Biden administration are set to announce a pledge Thursday morning to quadruple the number of heat pumps in U.S. homes by 2030 More »


What's streaming now: Doja Cat, 'Sex Education,' 'Spy Kids,' 'The Super Models' and 'Superpower'

This week’s new entertainment releases include an album from Doja Cat, a reboot of Robert Rodriguez’s “Spy Kids” franchise with a film starring Gina Rodriguez and Zachary Levi and the critically-acclaimed “Sex Education,” one of Netflix’s most popular shows, returns for its fourth and final season More »


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