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November 13, 2023, 9:50 AM

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Sam Altman says he expected “to raise a lot more” from Microsoft and other investors to keep up with the punishing costs of building more sophisticated LLMs  —  Sam Altman expects big tech group will back start-up's mission to create software as intelligent as humans
Reuters:
Chinese chipmaker YMTC filed a lawsuit against Micron on November 9 in California, alleging that the US chipmaker infringed eight of its patents  —  Chinese chipmaker Yangtze Memory Technologies Co (YMTC) has filed a lawsuit against U.S. rival Micron Technology (MU.O) alleging infringement of eight of its patents.
Axios:
The Block sells an 80% stake to Singaporean VC Foresight Ventures, valuing the crypto outlet at $70M and freeing the business from financial ties to FTX  —  Crypto media company The Block sold a majority stake to Singaporean venture capital firm Foresight Ventures in a deal valuing the crypto outlet at $70 million.
Ryan Smith / AnandTech:
Nvidia announces H200, an update to its standalone H100 accelerator, swapping HBM3 memory for HBM3E, offering a ~25% frequency increase, and shipping in Q2 2024  —  With faster and higher capacity HBM3E memory set to come online early in 2024, NVIDIA has been preparing its current-generation server GPU products to use the new memory.
Will Greenwald / PCMag:
Sony PlayStation Portal review: a limited, expensive gaming handheld with a mediocre screen that does little besides Remote Play streaming from a PS5  —  A remote handheld for your PlayStation 5 … Many gaming accessories serve specific purposes, catering to a user base by performing a single task extremely well.
Financial Times:
An in-depth look inside a covert Russian operation to get dual-use specialist microchips, which are protected by EU export controls, into the hands of the state  —  A rare look inside a covert Russian-led operation to get strategic technology protected by European export controls into the hands of the state

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