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Microsoft Announces AI-Powered Bing and Edge Web Browser

As expected, Microsoft has taken the wraps off of the latest version of Bing, one that relies on artificial intelligence to provide answers.

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Sundar Pichai Unveils Google’s ChatGPT Answer: Bard

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai has unveiled Bard, Google’s conversational AI and answer to OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

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Amazon CEO Andy Jassy Pivots Away From Bezos’ Number One Priority

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy is already making his mark on the company, including by focusing less on Jeff Bezos’ top priority.

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Twitter Charging Businesses $1,000 to Keep Gold Verification

Twitter is reportedly implementing another major change, one that would see it charge $1,000 for businesses to maintain their gold verification.

Deadbeat Company? Twitter Faces New Lawsuit for Unpaid Bill

Twitter has defaulted on another bill, this time for Innisfree M&A Incorporated, the company that advised it during Elon Musk’s purchase.

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Google Invests $300M in AI Startup Founded by OpenAI VP

Google is continuing its quest to come up with an answer to OpenAI’s ChatGPT, investing in a rival founded by a former OpenAI VP.

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Getting the Most Out of Outsourcing SEO

SEO is a serious aspect to online marketing that is meant to be done by true professionals. Consider outsourcing SEO – more below.

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Apple TV and Music Come to 200 TV Brands via LG webOS Hub

LG has expanded the availability of Apple’s entertainment apps, bringing them to some 200 TV brands.

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Microsoft Adding ChatGPT Email Creation Into Viva Sales

Microsoft is taking another crack at Salesforce, integrating ChatGPT email creation into Viva Sales to make it easier for salespeople to communicate with clients.

Twitter Is Killing Its Free API, Will Charge Devs February 9

Twitter’s controversial decisions under owner Elon Musk just keep on coming, with the platform killing off its free developer API.

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Netflix Password Sharing Crackdown Continues

Netflix is continuing its efforts to crack down on password sharing, making it a bit more inconvenient.

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US Senator Asks Apple and Google to Remove TikTok, Citing ‘Unacceptable Threat’

US Senator Michael Bennet has called on Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores, calling it an “unacceptable threat.”

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Bing Upgrading Its Crawl System to Overcome ‘Lastmod’ Issues

Bing is undergoing a major upgrade, revamping its crawl system to overcome issues with how sites use the “lastmod” tag.

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Microsoft Will Soon Incorporate a New, Improved ChatGPT in Bing

Microsoft is moving full speed ahead in its plans to incorporate ChatGPT in Bing, with a new and improved version rolling out in the coming weeks.

Create a Marketing Strategy That’s Not Annoying, Says Bombora VP Nirosha Methananda
Create a Marketing Strategy That’s Not Annoying, Says Bombora VP

“It’s really about customer experience,” says Nirosha Methananda, VP of Marketing at Bombora. “I think that is something fundamental to marketing. I feel like we have gone down this path of almost over automating and having to constantly pounce on people without necessarily being conscious and mindful of what their experience is on the other end.”

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Meta’s Dual-Camera Smartwatch May Not Be Dead After All

Rumors of the demise of Meta’s dual-camera smartwatch may be greatly exaggerated, with a new leak suggesting the project is very much alive.

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No More Free Peacock Plan for New Subscribers

Peacock has ended its free tier for new subscribers, only offering them a choice of paid plans.

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Instagram’s Founders Are Launching An AI-Powered Social News Feed

Instagram’s founders are on to their next venture, launching Artifact, an AI-powered social news feed app.

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Yahoo Teasing a Search Engine Return

Yahoo is teasing a return to the search engine market years after abandoning it to Google and Microsoft.

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TikTok Is Making a Play for Search

TikTok is making a play for the search market, encouraging users to use it in place of traditional search engines.