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October 5, 2020, 2:10 PM

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Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Nvidia announces Maxine, a set of GPU-accelerated AI conferencing tools that improve video quality, with early access available from next week  —  Nvidia today launched Nvidia Maxine, a platform that provides developers with a suite of GPU-accelerated AI conferencing software to enhance video quality.
Sam Shead / CNBC:
Nvidia says it will spend £40M to build a supercomputer in Cambridge, UK for AI research in health care, following its $40B bid for Arm  —  - Nvidia has announced plans to build a £40 million ($52 million) supercomputer in Cambridge, England.  — The supercomputer — named …
Matt Brian / Engadget:
UK government blames a “technical issue” for underreporting COVID-19 cases by 15,000+; reports suggest an Excel sheet with lab results reached its max. size  —  A day after the UK government announced its highest number of new coronavirus cases in England, the reason behind the drastic rise has reportedly been revealed.
Jody Serrano / Gizmodo:
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Google Nest Audio review: much improved audio quality, Assistant performs a lot of tasks, and attractive price, but bass and volume are limited  —  Google's latest smart speaker has good sound and an attractive price  —  Four years is an eternity in the modern tech product world …
Karissa Bell / Engadget:
Facebook says it is rolling out shopping tools for IGTV globally and will add them to Reels later this year  —  Instagram is pushing its in-app shopping into even more parts of its app.  The company is adding shopping tools to two new features: IGTV and Reels.
Surabhi Agarwal / The Economic Times:
After pushback from Indian developers, Google says it will delay the enforcement of its 30% cut on IAPs from Play Store in India from Sept. 2021 to April 2022  —  Bengaluru: Google deferred the enforcement of 30% commission on in-app purchases of digital goods from its Play Store in India …

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