The Digital Services Act goes into effect today: Ahead of the EU law’s deadline, Google made landmark changes to privacy and moderation transparency.

Key stat: US digital commerce platform gross payment value growth will slow down this year, increasing only 9.0% compared with last year’s 25.0%, per our forecast.

The partnership brings the Llama 2 language model to billions of future smartphones. On-device AI could enable wider adoption and reduce cloud costs.

Despite pioneering AR with Glass, Google grapples with technical setbacks and internal discord in its quest to compete with Meta's Quest Pro and Apple's Vision Pro.

Apple makes U-turn on repairability with California bill endorsement: The move contrasts with its historical opposition, aligning with growing consumer and sustainability trends in the tech industry.

Giving Ubisoft the rights to distribute games in the EU could appease UK regulators’ concerns, clearing the final stage in gaming’s biggest acquisition.

Softbank’s Arm prepares for its IPO, Nasdaq’s largest in two years, and it could be the key to the tech industry’s rally.

Microsoft loosens up on cloud gaming to push Activision deal through: The offer could appease UK regulators, but it still gives the company room to invest in streaming.

California’s DMV ordered Cruise to halve its autonomous fleet after a crash with a fire truck. Recent incidents could slow robotaxi adoption in congested cities.

Led by Apple and Intel, US tech giants protest India’s unexpected tech import license rules, fearing trade disruption. Regulations could make tech firms rethink expansion.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss why the Federal Trade Commission is investigating ChatGPT-maker OpenAI; how publishers, content creators, and authors feel about generative AI; what the wrong kind of regulation looks like; and what AI rules we will likely see next. "In Other News," we talk about when we can expect to see GPT-5 and what to make of Netflix's newly launched game-controller app. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jacob Bourne and Gadjo Sevilla.

Casper’s subway ads give commuters fun puzzles to solve while increasing its brand awareness. Albertsons Companies leverages a game to entice consumers to play for discounts and rewards. And Nike’s mobile app earns the brand a spot in consumers’ everyday lives. Here are five ways brands are embracing gamification across different stages.

On today's episode, we discuss whether it's too early to talk about Gen Alpha, delivering things without the box, what's happening on TikTok Live, fast fashion looking to repairs, what websites will look like in the future, the most popular theme parks in the world, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian, analyst Blake Droesch, and forecasting director Oscar Orozco.

The electric air taxi market—forecast to be worth $57B by 2035—sees startups like Joby Aviation advancing despite regulatory hurdles and safety concerns for the new mode of travel.

Apple sells a lifestyle to affluent millennials and Gen Zers: We look at how its financial services offerings differ from any other traditional financial institution’s.

The biggest data privacy battles are fought at a state level: A California data privacy bill is getting steep opposition from the Association of National Advertisers.

Google AI will summarize news articles—but only after clicking through: What’s supposed to be an olive branch to worried publishers raises more questions than it answers.

Telegram expands Stories feature for all users: Unique editability feature lets users update their stories post-publication, unlike other platforms.

The manufacturing move aligns with a broader strategy to diversify supply and tap into a growing consumer base, despite potential production challenges.