January 17, 2023, 9:55 AM

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Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple announces updated 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, featuring M2 and M2 Max, support for Wi-Fi 6E, 8K HDMI, and more, starting at $1,999 and $2,499  —  Apple today announced the next-generation 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with faster M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, up to 96GB of RAM …
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
Apple unveils the M2 Pro and M2 Max, built on a second-gen 5nm process, offering 20% more transistors than M1 Pro and double the M2, 200GB/s bandwidth, and more  —  Apple today unveiled the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips alongside refreshed MacBook Pro and Mac mini models.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple announces an updated Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro, improved graphics performance, support for Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, and more, starting at $599  —  Apple today launched the new Mac mini lineup, available with M2 and M2 Pro chips inside.  The M2 Mac mini starts at a new lower price of $599.
Dina Bass / Bloomberg:
Microsoft makes its Azure OpenAI Service, announced in 2021, broadly available, giving users access to the GPT-3.5 language model, DALL-E 2, and ChatGPT “soon”  —  Microsoft Corp. said it will add OpenAI's viral artificial intelligence bot ChatGPT to its cloud-based Azure service …
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company plans to integrate OpenAI's tools into all of its products and make them available for other businesses to build on  —  Offering for businesses and end users to be transformed by incorporating tools like ChatGPT, CEO Satya Nadella says
Jess Weatherbed / The Verge:
Google's Nest appears to be working on AirTag-like location trackers, codenamed “Grogu”, with support for Bluetooth LE and UWB, possibly for launch at I/O  —  Google is reportedly working on a location tracking tag to compete with the likes of Apple's AirTags and Tile trackers …
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Patrick McGee / Financial Times:
How Apple built a supply chain in China over two decades, spending billions and embedding staff in factories, creating a dependence before US tensions escalated  —  The company spent two decades and billions of dollars building a supply chain of unprecedented sophistication.  Now, a reckoning is coming
James Vincent / The Verge:
Getty Images plans to sue Stable Diffusion creator Stability AI in the UK over alleged copyright violation; unlike OpenAI, SD's training dataset is open source  —  Getty Images is suing Stability AI, creators of popular AI art tool Stable Diffusion, over alleged copyright violation.
Charles Hymas / Telegraph:
The UK amends the Online Safety Bill to make senior managers at tech companies criminally liable for failures to protect minors, following demands by Tory MPs  —  Social media bosses who fail to protect children from harmful content will face jail now the Government has conceded to rebel MPs
Peter Kafka / Vox:
Q&A with ex-Facebook CSO and Stanford Internet Observatory professor Alex Stamos on overestimating mis- and disinformation's impact, Brazil, Gamergate, and more  —  “Resist trying to make things better”: A conversation with internet security expert Alex Stamos.
Washington Post:
Dylan Patel / SemiAnalysis:
An overview of the ML software development industry over the past decade: a decline of Nvidia's CUDA monopoly, PyTorch overtaking Google's TensorFlow, and more  —  Over the last decade, the landscape of machine learning software development has undergone significant changes.

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