Jennifer Conrad

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The US and EU are Teaming Up to Contain Big Tech

Are there areas where you think there can be more collaboration among regulators?We work very closely with our US counterparts, both the DOJ and the FTC. If we start a competition case,...

How GPT-3 Wrote a Movie About a Cockroach-AI Love Story

With the film, I like how you sit there and you’re like, oh, what am I watching? Why is the power stone described as looking like a burrito? I like the feeling...

China Is Racing to Electrify Its Future

“China has gone from having virtually no electric vehicles to having almost half of the world’s stock of passenger electric vehicles, and far more of that in terms of buses, trucks, and...

Everything’s a WeWork Now

The SaksWorks coworking space in Greenwich, Connecticut, tucked inside what was once a Saks Fifth Avenue department store, feels like a well-appointed library where no one reads: fireplace, overstuffed couches, and large...

The War in Ukraine Is Keeping Chinese Social Media Censors Busy

“Artillery fire lights up the sky and breaks my heart. I hope my compatriots in Ukraine are taking care of themselves and their families,” said a user on Weibo, often called China’s...

China’s ‘People’s Courts’ Resolve Online Disputes at Tech Firms

Colin Rule, who set up eBay’s system, says the company experimented with a community court in India about a decade ago. The pilot program didn’t catch on, but he says that a...

A Year In, Biden’s China Policy Looks a Lot Like Trump’s

On December 10, the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions, including a bar on American investments, on SenseTime, a Chinese artificial intelligence company accused of developing facial-recognition software used to target China’s predominantly...

China Cracks Down On Its Tech Giants. Sound Familiar?

Companies like Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent were once regarded with national pride. Now they’re being slapped with fines and other penalties.China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced a six-month campaign on...

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