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August 17, 2022, 4:15 AM

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Eric Jardine / Chainalysis:
Analysis: in 2022 through July, crypto transaction volumes are lagging behind 2021; illicit volumes are down 15% YoY and legitimate volumes are down 36% YoY  —  2022 has been a tumultuous year for cryptocurrency markets, with significant price declines across all currencies in May and June.
Will Knight / Wired:
Google says it is using its most powerful large language model PaLM to help robots from Alphabet X spinout Everyday Robots understand complex human commands  —  The machine learning technique that taught notorious text generator GPT-3 to write can also help robots make sense of spoken commands.
Sam Kim / Bloomberg:
TrendForce: DRAM bit growth, a key barometer for chip market demand that measures memory produced, will rise 8.3% in 2023, the weakest on record  —  Mounting concern over semiconductor demand is sending shudders through North Asia's high-tech exporters, which historically serve as a bellwether for the international economy.
Kadhim Shubber / Financial Times:
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