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Reddit reportedly signs $60 million annual training data deal with Google

Summary Updated on February 22, 2024: The AI company licensing Reddit data is apparently Google. This was reported by Reuters, citing anonymous sources. Reuters confirms the license fee of 60 million dollars per year, although it is unclear to what extent and what data Reddit will provide in return. Original article from February 17, 2024: …

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AI researchers’ open letter demands action on deepfakes before they destroy democracy

Summary An open letter from AI researchers warns of the dangers of deepfakes and calls on governments to introduce obligations along the entire value chain to curb their spread. The letter calls for the criminalization of deepfake child pornography, the introduction of criminal penalties for knowingly creating or distributing harmful deepfakes, and the obligation of …

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Google launches Gemini for Gmail, Workspace and Enterprises

Summary Google has introduced “Gemini Business” for Google Workspace, a new offering that gives businesses of all sizes access to new AI models. The AI plan for consumers is also being expanded to include office applications. The update integrates Gemini with Google Workspace applications. “Gemini Business” offers features such as “Help me write” in Docs …

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OpenAI rival Anthropic gets another $750 million injection from Menlo Ventures

OpenAI competitor Anthropic secured another $750 million in an investment deal with venture capital firm Menlo Ventures this month, the New York Times reports. This follows a year-long funding spree for the company, with investments totaling $7.3 billion. Major contributors include Google with $2 billion, Amazon with $4 billion, and two Asian telecom companies with …

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Don’t get too excited about Google Gemini Pro 1.5’s giant context window

Summary Google Gemini 1.5 offers a context window with up to one million tokens to process entire books or even movies in one prompt. But is it accurate? After all, what is the point of summarizing a text or analyzing an annual report if you have to assume that important details are missing. This is …

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Microsoft plans to invest billions in AI infrastructure in Spain

Matthias Bastian Online journalist Matthias is the co-founder and publisher of THE DECODER. He believes that artificial intelligence will fundamentally change the relationship between humans and computers. Microsoft plans to expand its AI and cloud infrastructure in Spain with a $2.1 billion investment over the next two years. This was announced by Microsoft President Brad …

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Groq’s AI chip turbocharges LLMs and generates text in near real-time

Summary Compared to humans, language models can generate text incredibly fast. But for some, like startup Groq, that is not fast enough. To achieve even faster performance, Groq has developed specialized hardware: LPUs (Language Processing Units). These LPUs are specifically designed to run language models and offer speeds of up to 500 tokens per second. …

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Mistral’s next LLM could rival GPT-4, and you can try it now in chatbot arena

Summary French LLM wonder Mistral is getting ready to launch its next language model. You can already test it in chat. The “Mistral Next” model has recently become available in direct chat mode in the chatbot arena. A Mistral developer confirmed on Discord that Mistral Next is the next prototype language model of the French …

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OpenAI involved in sales talks for UK-based Nvidia competitor Graphcore

Summary British AI chipmaker Graphcore is considering a sale to foreign owners. According to The Telegraph, Graphcore is in talks with major technology companies about a possible deal to raise fresh capital to cover heavy losses. A sale of the company is also being considered. British chipmaker Arm, Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank and AI company …

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