Category Archives: Business

Welcome to WIRED Travel

Don’t pack your bags without taking us along for the ride.

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Rimac Verne Robotaxi: prices, availability, specs

The group’s new autonomous ride-hailing service has a 43-inch widescreen, 17-speaker audio system, and five-position reclining seats. But will it beat Tesla’s rival coming in August?

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Microsoft Faces EU Charges Over ‘Abusive’ Bundling

The European Union has issued competition charges against Microsoft, accusing it of illegally linking Teams with Office.

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The US Is Being Flooded by Chinese Vapes

The US government vowed to crack down on the sale of illegal nicotine vapes. They only got cheaper, fancier, and more potent.

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US Record Labels Sue AI Music Generators Suno and Udio for Copyright Infringement

The Recording Industry Association of America and record labels allege that the leading AI music generators trained on their artists’ work without permission.

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EU says Apple’s App Store Is in Breach of Rules

Apple has been warned that its App Store is in breach of EU rules, and has backtracked on plans to roll out AI tech in Europe over regulatory concerns.

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The Eternal Truth of Markdown

An exegesis of the most ubiquitous piece of code on the web.

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My Memories Are Just Meta’s Training Data Now

Meta’s plans to use personal content posted by Facebook and Instagram users to train algorithms suggest our digital histories are being repackaged to teach AI about—and how to mimic—humanity.

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Before Smartphones, an Army of Real People Helped You Find Stuff on Google

Not too long ago, services like GOOG-411, 118 118 and AQA used actual humans to answer questions with witty responses and encyclopedic knowledge. Today’s search engines could learn something.

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We’re Still Waiting for the Next Big Leap in AI

Anthropic’s latest Claude AI model pulls ahead of rivals from OpenAI and Google. But advances in machine intelligence have lately been more incremental than revolutionary.

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