I know, shocker.
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed its second antitrust lawsuit against Google in just over two years. It’s the latest sign that the U.S. government is not backing down from cases against tech firms even in light of a mixed record in court on antitrust suits.
This lawsuit, which is focused on Google’s online advertising business and seeks to make Google divest parts of the business, is the first against the company filed under the Biden administration. The Department’s earlier lawsuit, filed in October 2020 under the Trump administration, accused Google of using its alleged monopoly power to cut off competition for internet search through exclusionary agreements. That case is expected to go to trial in September.
Google’s advertising business generated $54.5 billion in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from Search, YouTube, Google Network ads and other advertising.
Google also faces three other antitrust lawsuits from large groups of state attorneys general, including one focused on its advertising business led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
It certainly does. Update to this story.
Those 6 million Jews weren’t dead, they were sleeping.
1/4 U.K. Holocaust Denier Nicholas Kollerstrom on Iran TV: The “Holo-Hoax” Is a Hallucination; Zyklon-B Was Just an Insecticide; Treblinka Was a Transit Camp, Auschwitz Had Amenities Such as a Theater, an Orchestra #Antisemitism #Holocaust #HolocaustRemembranceDay (cont…) pic.twitter.com/k7shU37MTj
— MEMRI (@MEMRIReports) January 23, 2023
She is easily the worst WH press secretary in history.
ATLANTA RIOT: More images from downtown Atlanta tonight after a “Cop City” protest became a riot. A number of businesses were vandalized and a City of Atlanta Police Department Vehicle was set ablaze. Continued coverage on @FOX5Atlanta #breaking #news #atl #atlantaprotest pic.twitter.com/GJHNtQYf3T
— Billy Heath III (@BillyHeathFOX5) January 22, 2023
Late Saturday night, Atlanta, Georgia was beset by the latest riot by Antifa and far-left thugs as they set a police car on fire, shot explosives at a police building, and caused property destruction. All told, six have been arrested so far and charged with domestic terrorism. And despite nearly four minutes of coverage on Sunday’s Face the Nation, CBS’s flagship morning and evening shows refused to give it a news brief or full report.
Monday’s CBS Mornings had seven seconds in their Eye Opener (which NewsBusters generally doesn’t count) and 51 seconds on their overnight show CBS Morning News from host Anne-Marie Green that airs in the 4:00 a.m. Eastern hour in the Washington D.C. market.
“Well, six people were arrested after a protest in downtown Atlanta turned violent. Demonstrators threw rocks, vandalized buildings, and lit a police car on fire Saturday. The protests followed the killing of an environmental activist during another protest last week,” Green said.
In contrast, ABC was on the case with a thorough three minutes and 32 seconds
General Hossein Salami, the commander-in-chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC), recently threatened the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo after it published cartoons mocking Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
In a public address on January 14, Salami warned that the Muslims will “sooner or later” exact revenge on the magazine, like they had against author Salman Rushdie. He added, “Do not mess with the Muslims.”
“With regard to the issue of Charlie Hebdo, I refer the French people and the executives of this institution to the fate of Salman Rushdie. Look, do not mess with the Muslims,” he said, adding, “More than 30 years ago, Salman Rushdie insulted the Quran and acted with insolence towards the Prophet of Islam. Following that, they kept him in dreadful hiding places.”
“Ultimately, however, after 30 years, a young zealous Muslim exacted courageous revenge on him. Salman Rushdie will never be back. Now you [at Charlie Hebdo] have made this big mistake. No matter when, sooner or later, the Muslims will exact revenge. Say: ‘Allah Akbar!'” declared Salami.
Yes, New York City.
Activists Stage “Day of Rage” in NYC, Calling for the Release of Palestinian Prisoners Serving Time for Terrorism in Israeli Prisons, Chanting: Smash the Settler Zionist State! We don’t want no two states, we want all of it! pic.twitter.com/8m3y0LFVi0
— MEMRI (@MEMRIReports) January 23, 2023
I just hope I’m not around the day AI becomes self-aware.
ChatGPT, a mass-market artificial intelligence chatbot launched by OpenAI last year, passed a graduate-level business exam at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
The language processing tool has gained virality over the past several weeks as knowledge workers leverage the user-friendly artificial intelligence system to complete various tasks, such as writing emails and debugging code in a matter of moments. A research paper from Wharton operations management professor Christian Terwiesch said that ChatGPT earned a grade between B and B- on a final exam usually presented to MBA students.
ChatGPT shows “a remarkable ability to automate some of the skills of highly compensated knowledge workers in general and specifically the knowledge workers in the jobs held by MBA graduates,” according to the paper.
Give it up, Al.
On Sunday, Kamala Harris gave a speech in Tallahassee, Florida over abortion where she quoted the Declaration of Independence but left out the part of the document that said Americans have a right to life.
“We are here together because we collectively believe and know, America is a promise, America is a promise – it is a promise of freedom and liberty,” Harris said. “Not for some, but for all. A promise that we made in the Declaration of Independence that we are each endowed with the right to liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
The Declaration of Independence reads, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Via Daily Caller:
The Department of Justice (DOJ) found six more items with classification markings at President Joe Biden’s personal Delaware residence on Friday after conducting a search, Biden’s personal lawyer Bob Bauer said Saturday.
Biden’s lawyers invited the DOJ to conduct a thorough search of the Delaware property after classified materials were discovered at the Penn Biden Center on Nov. 2 and at Biden’s Delaware house on Dec. 20, Jan. 11 and Jan. 12.
The “DOJ had full access to the President’s home, including personally handwritten notes, files, papers, binders, memorabilia, to-do lists, schedules, and reminders going back decades, ” Bauer’s statement said, noting that the search took more than 12 hours.