This Week in Tech: Generative AI, ICQ Goodbye, and Kabosu Memorial

The Washington Post reports that OpenAI did not copy Scarlett Johansson's voice for the ChatGPT assistant, despite allegations to the contrary.

In related news, China has created its own version of OpenAI called "Chat Xi PT" which is currently in beta testing.

Microsoft has unveiled Copilot+ PCs with generative AI capabilities, allowing users to create content using AI tools.

Google has been manually removing incorrect and misleading information from its Search algorithm after it was found to be serving weird AI-generated answers.

Elon Musk claims that AI will ultimately take all jobs, covering a wide range of professions from truck driving to surgery.

A jury ruled in Bungie's favor in a landmark case against cheating in video games, setting a precedent for future cases.

Atari has acquired the Intellivision brand, with plans to develop new consoles.

Congress has made it more difficult to track the private jet of Taylor Swift, limiting the information that the FAA must provide in response to freedom of information requests.

Spotify has announced that it will replace all Car Thing devices for users as it has stopped functioning due to a technical limitation.

The Shiba Inu dog that inspired the 'Doge' meme, Kabosu, has died at the age of 18.

The New York Times reported the death of C. Gordon Bell, who created one of the first personal computer prototypes in the 1970s.

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