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Hit It! - Lorde, OneRepublic And Other Tops On World Music Charts

Hit It! - Lorde, OneRepublic And Other Tops On World Music Charts

Here are some of the songs topping the charts from music hot spots around the world.

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The American singer Beck is set to release his 12th studio album, Morning Phase, on Feb. 25, after more than five years since his last record, Modern Guilt. The Californian musician, specialized in blending folk and hip hop, has said his new songs will be a return to his Sea Change days, in 2002, according to the magazine Rolling Stone.

Beck will appear on the next Saturday NightLive, on March 1, his 7th appearance on the show. So far two tracks off Morning Phase have been released: "Waking Light" and the following "Blue Moon":

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Hey ChatGPT, Are You A Google Killer? That's The Wrong Prompt People

Reports that the new AI natural-language chatbot is a threat to Google's search business fails to see that the two machines serve very different functions.

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Since OpenAI unveiled ChatGPT to the world last November, people have wasted little time finding imaginative uses for the eerily human-like chatbot. They have used it to generate code, create Dungeons & Dragons adventures and converse on a seemingly infinite array of topics.

Now some in Silicon Valley are speculating that the masses might come to adopt the ChatGPT-style bots as an alternative to traditional internet searches.

Microsoft, which made an early $1 billion investment in OpenAI, plans to release an implementation of its Bing search engine that incorporates ChatGPT before the end of March. According to a recent article in The New York Times, Google has declared “code red” over fears ChatGPT could pose a significant threat to its $149-billion-dollar-a-year search business.

Could ChatGPT really be on the verge of disrupting the global search engine industry?

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