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April 10, 2024, 11:15 PM

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Shubham Sharma / VentureBeat:
Mistral AI launches Mixtral 8x22B, its latest sparse mixture-of-experts model, after releasing Mixtral 8x7B in December 2023  —  As Google unleashed a barrage of artificial intelligence announcements at its Cloud Next conference, Mistral AI decided to jump into action with the launch …
Emilia David / The Verge:
Meta announces its next-generation Meta Training and Inference Accelerator chips for AI training, and says MTIA v1 and the new chips are both now in production  —  Meta promises the next generation of its custom AI chips will be more powerful and able to train its ranking models much faster.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google plans to make Magic Editor and other AI editing tools, previously limited to Pixel phones and paid users, available to all Google Photos users for free  —  Google Photos is getting an AI upgrade.  On Wednesday, the tech giant announced that a handful of enhanced editing features previously limited …
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
The US SEC sends decentralized crypto exchange Uniswap a Wells notice warning that the agency intends to bring an enforcement action against the company  —  The Securities and Exchange Commission warned Uniswap on Wednesday that it intends to bring an enforcement action against the company …
Sarah Fortinsky / The Hill:
Rep. Adam Schiff introduced a bill that would require companies training generative AI models to disclose all of the copyrighted work they used to do so  —  Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) unveiled legislation on Tuesday that would require companies using copyrighted material to train …
Bloomberg:
Sources: SpaceX's accounting is more “art than a science”, often omitting costs of putting Starlink satellites in orbit to make numbers look better to investors  —  SpaceX celebrates the satellite business as a money-making venture fueling a quest to launch rockets and reach Mars.
Amrita Khalid / The Verge:
The FCC says all but the smallest ISPs must now publish broadband “nutrition labels” on all their plans, ending an eight-year battle between ISPs and the agency  —  Starting on Wednesday, all but the smallest ISPs will be required to publish broadband “nutrition labels” on all of their plans, the regulator announced.
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Matt Day / Bloomberg:
Amazon says it will stop paying developers to create Alexa apps and giving free AWS credits on June 30, 2024; developers can keep monetizing their apps via IAPs  —  - End of program scraps key element of effort to build app store  — Google killed third-party apps for its Assistant in 2022
Blake Brittain / Reuters:
A US jury finds AWS owes Chicago-based Kove $525M for infringing three of its patents in data-storage technology that had become “essential” to AWS  —  Amazon.com's (AMZN.O) Amazon Web Services, the world's largest cloud-service provider, owes tech company Kove $525 million …
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Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Hundreds of political and news content creators ask Meta to reverse its default Threads and Instagram setting opting accounts out of seeing “political content”  —  The change, they say, has significantly affected creators who are Black, female, disabled and LGBTQ
Michael Roddan / The Information:
Sources: ByteDance misled the Central Bank of Ireland in early 2023, after HSBC shut down the company's bank accounts following a money laundering probe  —  In early 2023, Irish banking regulators contacted ByteDance with a pointed question: Why was the Chinese internet giant and parent company …

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