Angry Tech News #50: Ambiguous Intelligence

TikTok banned by more governments, Privacy in metaverse may be impossible, AI news, AI news, and too much AI news


Privacy in metaverse worse than in real world
EU Commission bans TikTok on gov’t devices
Canada bans TikTok on gov’t devices
MSFT releases chatgpt apps on mobile
Snapchat gets AI chat; apologizes in advance
Spotify renames algo to “AI DJ”
Amazon sees boom in AI-written books for sale
Clarkesworld blocks AI-generated submissions
Tencent, Ant instructed not to offer ChatGPT in China


Angry Tech News #49: Verified Inaccessible

Facebook gets subscription fees, Kia issues software patch for theft, AMD drivers brick gaming PCs, Chatbots go mental, and Samsung develops a feature that should never have been needed


Facebook to get paid subscription
Samsung “Message Guard”
TikTok Kia Challenge
Latest AMD drivers brick PCs
Bing chatbot claims Mars has 2.5Bn people
Bing chatbot goes mental
MSFT demos AI-infused Office apps
MSFT puts limits on Bing chat interactions
Alibaba to develop chatbot