How Amazon is racing to catch Microsoft and Google in generative A.I. with custom AWS chips
15 August 2023 | 5:09 am
In an unmarked office building in Austin, Texas, two small rooms contain a handful of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) employees designing two types of microchips for training and accelerating generative AI.
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11th Hour Racing Team wins leg 4 of the Ocean Race ahead of Team Malizia to claim a first leg win of the event.
Alphabet's Google is rolling out more artificial intelligence for its core search product, hoping to create some of the same consumer excitement generated by Microsoft's update to rival search engine Bing in recent months.
Google will begin using its AI chatbot in its search engine, as it seeks to catch up with rivals in the fast-growing sector. The announcement came on the eve of a European vote on new regulations for artificial intelligence. Also in the show: US inflation drops below 5 percent for the first time in two years, and French drivers accuse petrol distributors of raking in the profits from unfair prices.
Brazil's Supreme Court ordered the investigation into Google and Telegram executives after the firms campaigned against a bill that would curtail online disinformation.
Arguing for their "right to be forgotten," a couple in finance had sought to have content critical of them delisted from Google. The court said Google must do so only if content is proven false.
Some Amazon employees staged a walkout on Wednesday to protest against the e-commerce giant's changes to its climate policy, layoffs and a return-to-office mandate.
Today, we explore the potential gridlock on the power grid, examining how outdated electrical infrastructure could obstruct the realisation of green energy projects. The press continues to cover the discovery of four children in the Amazon.
Alphabet's Google was charged by EU antitrust regulators with anti-competitive practices in its digital advertising business on Wednesday and may now have to sell part of its operations to address their concerns.
Brazil accounted for nearly half of tropical deforestation globally in 2022, found a new study. Can president Lula da Silva keep his vow to reverse the destruction wrought on the Amazon during his predecessor's term?
Satellite images showed a decrease of 33.6% in deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. However, the area cleared during the first half of 2023 is still greater than the size of Luxembourg.
Authorities said the children who spent more than 40 days in the Amazon jungle after a plane crash in early May are doing well now. They appeared emaciated in photos taken shortly after they were found.
Tech companies shed more than 386,000 jobs last year and in the first half of this year, according to Layoffs.fyi. That number is climbing. But while layoffs have taxed workers, a booming artificial intelligence market is giving the industry a renewed sense of optimism.
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