The other day I did something I haven’t done for years. I browsed Facebook. By which I mean: I really took a look around. Good grief, what a mess! It’s like walking round an abandoned amusement park of badly executed ideas.
By now, we all know the routine: An early start. A line down the street. Apple Inc. store employees whooping and hollering with such coordination it must make Kim Jong Un envious.
Meta Platforms Inc.’s efficiency-obsessed investors don’t like to see the company spend money. Unless — and this will shock you — it’s going into their pockets.
As the market prepares for Apple Inc.’s earnings on Thursday, all I can think is this: Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has problems. Plenty of them.
If artificial intelligence is going to live up to the hype, Goldman Sachs analysts said recently, the excitement stage of AI needs to shift drastically this year into a period of meaningful deployment.
There’s a reason the social network has taken so long to go public: There’s a good chance it might all fall apart.
This week, Microsoft joined the $3 trillion club — which so far has only two members, the other being Apple Inc., which first hit the milestone two years ago.
We’ve had almost a year now to assess whether Microsoft Corp.’s plan to add ChatGPT to its Bing search engine made any difference in the great battle against Google. It will come as no surprise to learn that it didn’t — Bing’s market share in online search has barely moved.
Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving unit Waymo announced on Monday that it plans to unleash its cars onto the freeway in Phoenix “soon.”
“I have never been more excited about the future,” wrote Sam Altman, the reinstated chief executive officer of OpenAI, to his subordinates on Wednesday, in a statement formally announcing his return and the rebuilding of the company’s fractured board.
Ever since Alan Turing’s “imitation game,” we’ve been acutely aware of the importance of measuring the capabilities of computers against our own miraculous brains.
Of all the negative articles written about Amazon.com Inc. through the years, one piece in particular stung the company more than most. Claiming that Amazon’s aggressive pursuit of growth had come at the expense of a good shopping experience for its customers, New York magazine this January criticized what it called “The Junkification of Amazon.”
In what has been a hugely disruptive year for social media, Zuckerberg seems to be coming out on top — and enjoying it.
On Monday, Amazon.com Inc. made a move it hopes can turn around the perception it had fallen behind in the AI arms race.
When it comes to measuring the progress of Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse, big numbers have been in short supply. Only 20 million of his Quest virtual reality headsets have sold since 2019.
While on the surface its argument is about the principle of copyright, what the clash reveals is just how little we know about the data behind breakthrough tech like ChatGPT.
I suppose you could say changing the Twitter bird logo to an “X” makes complete sense. As the recognized icon for “make it go away,” X just about sums up the achievements of Elon Musk’s social network so far.
Like guests arriving at a destination wedding, users joining Meta Platforms Inc.’s new Threads app on Wednesday night likely found familiar faces in unfamiliar surroundings. “Hey, you made it!” … “Jeff got in an hour ago!” … “Have you met Mary? You’ve probably got friends in common...”
The acquisition is the seventh made by Big Blue this year, part of Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna’s continued effort to pivot the 112-year-old company away from its legacy business of IT infrastructure.