March 19, 2024, 12:15 AM

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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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A recording of the Nvidia GTC 2024 keynote at the SAP Center in San Jose, California  —  Come experience Jensen Huang's GTC keynote live on-stage at the SAP Center in San Jose, CA to explore the AI advances that are shaping our future.
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.
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Nvidia unveils Project GR00T, a general-purpose foundation model for humanoid robots, and Jetson Thor, a new computer designed specifically for humanoid robots  —  It's tough to argue with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang when he notes, “Building foundation models for general humanoid robots …
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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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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 …
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
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.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Unity's 2024 Gaming Report: the number of multiplatform games up 40% since 2021, in-app advertising revenue up 26.7% YoY, 62% of studios are using AI, and more  —  Game engine maker Unity published a report today that sheds light on the gaming industry's response to economic challenges …
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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