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The day's tech news, every day at 5pm. From, Silicon Valley's most-read news source. 15 minutes and you're up to date.

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March 22, 2023

Wed. 03/22 – Google Bard Joins The Fray

Well, we’ve got Google Bard. We’ve got a new Copilot from GitHub. Bing Image Creator is rolling out. Mozilla AI launches. The low hanging fruit that is plugging AI into NPCs to make games more realistic. And at the very …

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March 21, 2023

Tue. 03/21 – TikTok Showdown

Ahead of a major showdown in Congress this week, TikTok wants the US to know exactly how popular it is. Why ChatGPT was shut down for a while yesterday. Why Google is suspending PinDuoDuo from the play store. The AI …

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March 20, 2023

Mon. 03/20 – Robots All The Way Down

New bots to make video from text prompts. Fending off the bots from biting your style. Falling in love with the bots. In the streaming wars, the ad supported experiments are working, and pricing power is a thing. And the …

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March 17, 2023

Fri. 03/17 – Midjourney 5 Is Amazing

Amazon Kindle gets out of the magazine business. An ironically named PE firm is buying Porn Hub. Midjourney v5 is really mind blowing. And, of course, the Weekend Longreads Suggestions.

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March 16, 2023

Thu. 03/16 – We’re A Long Way From Clippy

For the first time ever, I had to delay producing this show so I could watch and cover and AI product announcement. Let me tell you about how Microsoft is bringing GPT-4, to basically all their most famous apps with …

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March 15, 2023

Wed. 03/15 – GPT-4 Is Here

GPT-4 is unveiled and it’s multimodal, and man, is everybody rushing to make use of this stuff. Alleged renders of Google's Pixel 8 Pro appear to show a mysterious new sensor. The state of the music industry in the streaming …

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March 14, 2023

Tue. 03/14 – Meta Has Now Cut 1/4th Of Its Workforce

Those expected layoffs have come to Meta. AI tools come to Google Workspace and an API for Google’s PaLM language model. Seems like things have generally worked out with this Silicon Valley Bank aftermath. Microsoft laid off its AI risk …

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March 13, 2023

Mon. 03/13 – Crisis Averted?

Unless it affected you, you might have missed a huge tech story this weekend. But now that depositors to Silicon Valley Bank are being made whole, is the whole crisis averted? Tim Cook is pressing ahead with the Apple headset …

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March 12, 2023

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March 10, 2023

Fri. 03/10 – Silicon Valley Bank(Run)

There’s really only one story right now. The troubles at Silicon Valley Bank and how it has literally everyone in the startup ecosystem worried right now. It’s a classic bank run, people. Plus, Meta is developing a Twitter clone. And, …

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March 9, 2023

Thu. 03/09 – Silvergate’s Collapse Makes The Crypto Winter Even Colder

Silvergate Capital is shutting down, so the crypto winter just got colder. Microsoft says the new Bing has crossed 100 million daily active users. Why TikTok is responsible for the new Spotify redesign. Can police grab your Ring camera footage …

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March 8, 2023

Wed. 03/08 – The “Cambrian Explosion” Moment For AI

Today, you might have heard about the latest Elon controversy where he criticized an employee, and then walked it all back. We’ll get into that. DuckDuckGo melds two AI tools together. A Large Visual Language Model that will help robots …

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March 7, 2023

Tue. 03/07 – A TikTok Paywall

TikTok launches a paywall, but it’s all about the creators. Salesforce has its own generative AI product. More layoffs coming for Meta. Another autonomous driving startup bites the dust. Why Twitter broke yesterday, and new speakers from Sonos.

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March 6, 2023

Mon. 03/06 – AI And The Golden Age Of Scamming

As Microsoft begins to integrate AI into its core enterprise and productivity products, are we ready for the scamming that AI is going to be able to produce? Details on forthcoming new iMacs. A checkin on Twitter. And why does …

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About the Host

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Brian McCullough

Host, Techmeme Ride Home

Brian McCullough is the co-founder of Ride Home Media and host of The Techmeme Ride Home. He founded and is the author of How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone.

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