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Alphabet's Google is on trial in Boston over its uses of AI technology in key products infringe on patents held by Singular Computing
2 months ago 1 min read

Alphabet’s Google is on trial in Boston over its uses of AI technology in key products that infringe on patents

Alphabet’s Google is currently on trial in Boston before a federal jury on allegations that the processors it uses to power artificial intelligence (AI) technology in key products infringe on patents held by Singular Computing, which was founded by computer scientist Joseph Bates. According to Singular Computing, based in Massachusetts, Google stole Bates’ technology and used it to support AI features in products such as Google Search, Gmail, and Google Translate. Google refutes the claims, claiming that Singular’s patents are “dubious” and that its processors were developed independently. Singular has reportedly asked for up to $7 billion in damages, which

Google has announced changes to its crypto advertisements policy to improve its advertising standards and protect users
3 months ago 1 min read

Google announces changes to its crypto advertisements policy

Google has announced changes to its crypto advertisements policy to improve its advertising standards and protect users from potential crypto investment risks. These updates are focused on Cryptocurrency Coin Trusts, which are financial instruments that simplify the trading of shares in trusts that hold significant amounts of crypto. The changes are intended to provide users with more reliable information while also protecting them from potential risks associated with crypto investments. The updated policy will go into effect on January 29, 2024, and will specifically target ads promoting cryptocurrency coin trusts in the United States. Advertisers who want to run crypto

Microsoft exec says Google deals kept Bing small
5 months ago 1 min read

Microsoft exec says Google deals kept Bing small

A Microsoft executive testified on Thursday that Google’s deals with smartphone makers and other partners have kept Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, from growing. Jonathan Tinter, a Microsoft vice president, said that Bing has struggled to win default status on smartphones sold in the United States, even though Microsoft has offered to give partners more than 100% of the revenue from Bing search ads. “We were just big enough to play but not big enough to win,” Tinter said. Tinter’s testimony came as part of the US Justice Department’s antitrust trial against Google. The DOJ is accusing Google of abusing its