Tech

The fight over TikTok is just the beginning

TikTok ban bill gets a shot in the arm

The TikTok bill is moving along with a tried-and-true strategy in U.S. politics: group a contentious bill with a bunch of unrelated stuff that’s more likely to pass. 

What happened: Tonight, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to take another run at a bill that would force TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, to divest the app or face a ban. 

Meta’s new AI is about to be everywhere

Don’t get distracted by Mark Zuckerberg’s new look — Meta’s AI news is worth paying attention to.

Hey, what’s going on at LinkedIn?

It’s easy to mock LinkedIn for its “hustle culture” posts and toxic corporate positivity, but that’s exactly what’s making the company a lot of money. 

The next AI models could be trained by gig workers

New side hustle alert: teaching ChatGPT how to be a better writer.

Meta bets on virtual learning

It might not be long until parents are adding virtual reality headsets to their kid's back-to-school shopping lists. 

What happened: Meta is trying to bring Grade 9 algebra lessons into the metaverse by launching a new education hub for its Quest VR headsets. 

Apple takes a (small) step towards right to repair

Explain It Like I'm Five: CPUs and GPUs

A central processing unit (CPU) is a chip that acts like the brain of a computer, managing all of the tasks that keep a system going, from running programs to passing instructions to hardware. A CPU does this with a handful of “cores” — parts of the chip that quickly process data and handle instructions.

The government has been using AI… a lot

What Google announced at Cloud Next

No better place than Las Vegas for Google to put a big bet on growing its cloud business.