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December 7, 2023
NEWS

WIRED

Google Just Launched Gemini, Its Long-Awaited Answer to ChatGPT

Increasing talk of artificial intelligence developing with potentially dangerous speed is hardly slowing things down. A year after OpenAI launched ChatGPT and triggered a new race to develop AI technology, Google today revealed an AI project intended …

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CNET

Google Gemini Tries Outsmarting ChatGPT With Photo, Video AI

Stephen Shankland has been a reporter at CNET since 1998 and writes about processors, digital photography, AI, quantum computing, computer science, materials science, supercomputers, drones, browsers, 3D printing, USB, and new computing technology in …

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BBC News

Lego Fortnite: Gaming giant launches Minecraft rival

Now it has released an entirely new survival game mode, where players will do their crafting with Lego bricks. And it seems to have drawn inspiration from Minecraft – a Lego-style block …

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MIT Technology Review

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Gemini and the coming age of AI

In his first founder’s letter as CEO in 2016, he predicted that “[w]e will move from mobile first to an AI first world.” In the years since, Pichai has infused AI deeply into all of Google’s products, from Android devices all the way up to the cloud.

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Space.com

Nuclear power on the moon: Rolls-Royce unveils reactor mockup

The U.K. tech giant Rolls-Royce has unveiled a concept nuclear reactor that could power a future outpost on the moon. The mini reactor, which appears to be about 3.3 feet (1 meter) wide and 10 feet (3 m) long, is not yet capable of producing any …

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BBC News

Facebook and Messenger to encrypt messages automatically

All Facebook and Messenger chats will be encrypted automatically, parent company Meta has announced. Messages and calls protected by end-to-end-encryption (E2EE) can be read only by the sender and recipient. It has been possible to opt in to encrypted …

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CBS News

Google launches Gemini, upping the stakes in the global AI race

Google took its next leap in artificial intelligence Wednesday with the launch of project Gemini, an AI model trained to behave in human-like ways that’s likely to intensify the debate about the technology’s potential promise and perils.

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Reuters

AMD forecasts $45 billion AI chip market this year, $2 billion in sales in 2024

Advanced Micro Devices announced two new AI data center chips from its MI300 lineup: one focused on generative AI applications, and a second chip geared toward supercomputers. The version of the processor for generative AI, the MI300X, includes advanced …

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Reuters

Meta to introduce watermarking feature for some AI products

Dec 6 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms (META.O) will add invisible watermarking to its text-to-image generation product imagine with Meta AI chatbot in the coming weeks to enhance transparency, the Facebook-parent said on Wednesday.

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MIT Technology Review

Google DeepMind’s new Gemini model looks amazing—but could signal peak AI hype

“The model is innately more capable,” Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet, told MIT Technology Review. “It’s a platform. AI is a profound platform shift, bigger than web or mobile. And so it represents a big step for us.”.

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