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March 18, 2024, 8:50 PM

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Kif Leswing / CNBC:
Nvidia announces Blackwell, a new generation of AI chips available later in 2024, starting with the GB200 superchip, which pairs two B200 GPUs with a Grace CPU  —  - Nvidia on Monday announced a new generation of artificial intelligence chips and software for running AI models.
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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Nvidia announces NIM, a set of microservices designed to streamline the deployment of custom and pre-trained AI models into production environments  —  At its GTC conference, Nvidia today announced Nvidia NIM, a new software platform designed to streamline the deployment of custom and pre-trained AI models into production environments.
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple and Google are in active talks to use Gemini to power some new iPhone features in 2024; Apple also held talks with OpenAI to use its models  —  - Companies considering AI deal that would build on search pact  — Apple also recently held discussions with OpenAI about deal
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Clare Duffy / CNN:
YouTube now requires creators to label their realistic-looking videos made using AI, via an upload checklist; clearly unrealistic videos will not need a label  —  New York CNN —  —  Starting Monday, YouTube creators will be required to label when realistic-looking videos …
Samuel Tolbert / Windows Central:
Valve debuts Steam Families in beta, allowing a group of up to six Steam users to share their games, manage parental controls, and more  —  Share your Steam games with up to five others in a Steam Family.  —  What you need to know  — Valve is introducing the Steam Families feature …
Reuters:
After hearing oral arguments, SCOTUS appeared wary of curbing US government contacts with social media platforms to remove posts deemed misinformation  —  U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared skeptical of a challenge on free speech grounds to how President Joe Biden's administration …
Emanuel Maiberg / 404 Media:
Searches for “As of my last knowledge update”, a phrase used by ChatGPT, return 115 results on Google Scholar, suggesting the use of AI-generated text in papers  —  The ChatGPT phrase “As of my last knowledge update” appears in several papers published by academic journals.
Lex Fridman:
Q&A with Sam Altman on the OpenAI board saga, Ilya Sutskever, Elon Musk's lawsuit, Sora, Q*, GPT-5, raising $7T, Google and Gemini, AGI, aliens, and more  —  - Watch the full YouTube version of the podcast  —  Table of Contents  —  Here are the loose “chapters” in the conversation.
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
In partnerships with OpenAI, Anthropic, and Meta, the US DHS rolls out pilot programs to test AI tech to help combat drug and human trafficking crimes, and more  —  The agency will be the first in the federal government to roll out a comprehensive plan to integrate the technology into a variety of uses …
The Verge:
Microsoft is holding a Windows and Surface AI event on May 20; sources: the event will include the consumer versions of Surface Pro 10 and Surface Laptop 6  —  Microsoft is holding an AI event in the morning on Monday, May 20th — right before Build 2024 starts.
Paul Tassi / Forbes:
Respawn and EA postpone the North American Finals of Apex Legends, after an unknown hacker gave pro players hacks like aimbots and wallhacks during the event  —  Something rather terrifying has disrupted the North American Finals of Apex Legends, and players are now starting to potentially worry …
Austin Weinstein / Bloomberg:
The US SEC fines Delphia and Global Predictions a combined $400K for making “false and misleading statements” about their use of AI  —  - Delphia and Global Predictions agreed to pay $400,000 in total  — Cases alleging over-hyped AI claims step up agency crackdown

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