It's Your Foot! - AI riskiness, Zoom layoffs, HBO's The Last of Us, Skype on Apple Silicon
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OpenAI announces ChatGPT Plus
Google responds to ChatGPT with Bard
Microsoft announces AI-powered Bing and Edge.
Google hosted its own AI event and it announced multi-search, Maps improvements, and Translate improvements, and discussed how AI can make life better
Semi-related: Paul was let into the Notion AI beta
Paul has some thoughts about Windows 12 and what an AI-based Windows could look like
Ads are coming to the Microsoft Store. FINALLY
New Insider build for the Beta channel. No new features, but a new policy that lets IT admins customize how Search looks on the Windows 11 Taskbar
Microsoft is integrating Adobe Acrobat PDF with Microsoft Edge, but only on Windows 10 and 11 for now
Native Apple Silicon version of Skype is 3X faster. What took so long?
Microsoft says it's still committed to HoloLens 2 and MR, tries not to laugh
Samsung is working on XR hardware with Qualcomm and Google.
Microsoft updates its .NET language strategy. Nothing has changed, other than they way they document their .NET language strategy
More Big Tech Earnings
Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Meta earnings
Zoom just showed us the way to handle layoffs
Sony is fighting Microsoft subpoena in AB case. It's fighting the FTC subpoena, too
UK CMA says AB deal is "anti-competitive" but would accept some concessions
New Game Pass titles announced for the middle of February
Sony says the PS5 is immune to the downturn
Nintendo says Switch is not immune to the downturn, but it's still dominating
Tips & Picks
Tip of the week: Protect your privacy in Windows 11
App pick of the week: Microsoft Edge Dev
Brown Liquor of the week: Mackmyra
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