Why the Microsoft Office-ization of AI makes sense

There’s a lot of mystery and glamour surrounding the future of artificial intelligence, which suddenly looks to be gaining capabilities at an incredible pace. Yet the nonstop product announcements now coming from Big Tech have largely been centered around quotidian office tasks like making spreadsheets or managing Gmail or creating PowerPoint slides. While that’s disappointing […]

Google blocks news content for some Canadians to test online news bill

[Display_1] Google is blocking some Canadian users from viewing news content in what the company says is a test run of a possible response to the Canadian government’s Online News Act. Bill C-18 (Online News Act) requires digital giants such as Meta, which owns Google and Facebook, to negotiate compensation for Canadian media companies republishing […]