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April 11, 2024, 4:35 AM

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Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Apple sends threat notifications to individuals in 92 countries, warning them that their iPhone may have been targeted by “mercenary spyware attacks”  —  Apple sent threat notifications to iPhone users in 92 countries on Wednesday, warning them that may have been targeted by mercenary spyware attacks.
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 …
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 …
Bloomberg:
The Biden administration announces a $110M US-Japan joint AI research initiative funded by Nvidia, Arm, Amazon, Microsoft, and a group of Japanese companies  —  - Leaders look to cooperate on developing emerging technology  — Kishida touts benefits of Japan's investments in the US
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 …
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 …
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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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Winston Cho / The Hollywood Reporter:
The MPA announces plans to work with US Congress to enact a SOPA-like anti-piracy law; SOPA was fiercely opposed by the tech industry and failed to pass in 2012  —  The Motion Picture Association said it will work with Congress to enact an anti-piracy law similar to legislation that failed …

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