November 28, 2023, 12:30 PM

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About Amazon:
AWS announces Graviton4, with up to 30% better performance, 50% more cores, and 75% more memory bandwidth than Graviton3, and Trainium2 for 4x faster training  —  AWS Graviton4 is the most powerful and energy-efficient AWS processor to date for a broad range of cloud workloads
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
AWS plans to offer access to Nvidia's H200 chips, following Azure's similar dual-pronged approach of offering its own Maia chips as well as Nvidia's latest  —  - Amazon Web Services announced Trainium2, a chip for training artificial intelligence models, and it will also offer access …
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Amazon debuts Amazon One Enterprise in preview, letting US businesses use its palm-scanning tech to authenticate employees entering an office or accessing info  —  - Amazon is introducing a version of its palm-scanning technology for businesses.  — The company is pitching the service …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
AWS launches S3 Express One Zone, an S3 tier aimed at data-intensive applications with a 10x write speed improvement and 50% lower request cost than standard S3  —  At its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Amazon AWS cloud arm today announced a major update to its S3 object storage service …
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Europol, Norway, the US, Ukraine, and other countries arrest members of a ransomware group in Ukraine linked to attacks on organizations in 71 countries  —  In cooperation with Europol and Eurojust, law enforcement agencies from seven nations have arrested in Ukraine the core members …
Shira Ovide / Washington Post:
Vitalik Buterin / Vitalik Buterin's website:
An in-depth reflection on Marc Andreessen's “techno-optimist manifesto”: tech is amazing, the high costs of delays, AI and risk, d/acc, centralization, and more  —  Special thanks to Morgan Beller, Juan Benet, Eli Dourado, Sriram Krishnan, Nate Soares, Jaan Tallinn, Vincent Weisser …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Atomico: European startups are on track to raise $45B in 2023, down from $85B in 2022; just seven unicorns are expected in 2023, vs. 48 in 2022 and 108 in 2021  —  The downturn in the technology sector — dragged by inflation, higher interest rates and geopolitical events — continues to persist …
Joseph Hoppe / Wall Street Journal:
The UK CMA provisionally finds Adobe's $20B Figma acquisition would likely harm innovation for design software and invites responses ahead of a final decision  —  The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority said it has provisionally found Adobe's planned $20 billion acquisition …
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Oxford Internet Institute study of 2M+ people's internet use: no “smoking gun” for widespread mental health harms, contradicting the “popular ideas” of risks  —  No evidence to support ‘popular ideas that certain groups are more at risk’, according to researchers
Matt Levine / Bloomberg:
How OpenAI's leadership chaos and ongoing governance issues may affect its business and its previous $86B valuation ahead of a tender offer to buy staff shares  —  Also Binance's guilty plea and Finnish electricity prices.  —  OpenAI  —  Ten days ago OpenAI was worth $86 billion.
Phoebe Liu / Forbes:
A profile of Curtis Priem, Nvidia's co-founder and first CTO, who holds ~200 patents, sold his Nvidia stock years ago, and has donated $275M to his alma mater  —  If Curtis Priem, Nvidia's first CTO, had held onto all his stock, he'd be the 16th richest person in America.
A study of UK teenagers: 79% of online users aged 13 to 17 use generative AI, compared to 31% of internet users aged 16+; 51% of ages 7 to 17 use Snap's My AI  —  Teenagers and children in the UK are far more likely than adults to have embraced generative artificial intelligence (AI) …

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