Author: Martijn van Best

Google moves part of operations and lays off employees once more

Google moves part of operations and lays off employees once more

For the second time this year, Google is laying off a large number of employees. The round of layoffs mainly affects the finance and real estate departments of Alphabet, Google's parent company. The layoffs follow an earlier major round of layoffs this year. Last year, Google and other Alphabet ... Read more

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French AI startup Mistral AI again looking for investors

French AI startup Mistral AI again looking for investors

French AI startup Mistral appears to have an unquenchable appetite for investor capital. The company is reportedly looking for hundreds of millions of euros, based on an assumed market valuation of over 4.6 billion euros. The company sees such a valuation as feasible, partly because of the perf... Read more

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ASML sends High-NA EUV machine to second customer

ASML sends High-NA EUV machine to second customer

ASML has delivered its second advanced EUV lithography system. Although ASML did not disclose the new customer's identity, it could well be a chip maker like TSMC, which manufactures chips for companies such as Nvidia, Apple and Samsung. This is according to a Reuters article. Few parties in the... Read more

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Google hints at breakthrough for LLMs with Infini-attention

Google hints at breakthrough for LLMs with Infini-attention

Google researchers claim they've cracked the code to give large language models (LLMs) the literary equivalent of an endless appetite. Their latest paper unveils 'Infini-attention,' a technique that supposedly lets models munch on input of infinite length without getting indigestion from memory ove... Read more

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Deepmind CEO expects to spend more than $100 billion on AI

Deepmind CEO expects to spend more than $100 billion on AI

Demis Hassabis, CEO of Google's AI subsidiary Deepmind, estimates that the company will spend more than $100 billion on AI, given enough time. He was responding to questions from the audience at a TED conference in Vancouver, Canada. Someone asked about Google Deepmind's response to the announce... Read more

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