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US Lawmakers Want the FTC to Investigate TikTok’s Data Handling

TikTok continues to face pressure over its latest privacy faux pas, with two US senators asking the FTC to investigate the company.

US Air Force Moving Ahead With Its Own Cloud Platform, Not Waiting for DOD

The US Air Force is moving ahead with its cloud plans rather than waiting on the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract.

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Shared Cloud Infrastructure Spending Poised to Surpass Non-Cloud for the First Time

According to a new report, cloud shared infrastructure spending in 2022 is poised to surpass spending for non-cloud IT infrastructure for the first time ever.

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Meta’s No Language Left Behind AI Model Can Translate 200 Languages

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company’s latest AI model, a project called No Language Left Behind (NLLB), and it can translate 200 languages in real-time.

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Marc Andreessen: Remote Work Is ‘Potentially an Earthquake…Turning Point for Society’

Famed tech icon Marc Andreessen has once again weighed in on the shift to remote work, underscoring the major cultural and societal shift it represents.

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UK Launches Competition Probe of Microsoft’s Activision Acquisition

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a probe into Microsoft’s plans to purchase Activision Blizzard.

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DOJ Snags Former Microsoft Economist as Its Top Antitrust Economist

The Department of Justice has brought on Susan Athey, Stanford University professor and former Microsoft economist, as the agency ramps up its antitrust efforts.

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Get Ready for Ads on Your Phone’s Lockscreen

A Google-backed startup plans to bring its lockscreen platform to the US within a couple of months, turning lockscreens into another way to serve ads.

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Google Cloud Takes Over Former Stripe Headquarters in San Francisco

Google Cloud has just signed the biggest office space lease in San Francisco since the start of the pandemic, sending a message about its future plans.

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Toyota President Objects to Premature EV-Only Transition

Automakers around the world are rushing to transition their lineups to electric vehicles (EVs), but Toyota’s President is not a fan of an EV-only approach.