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May 15, 2024, 2:10 AM

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Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google plans to roll out AI Overviews in Search to all US users by next week, and to more countries soon; they will be available to 1B+ users by the end of 2024  —  AI Overviews is rolling out to all US based searchers in Google Search, making AI Overviews available to hundreds of millions …
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Google announces a private preview of a new Gemini 1.5 Pro version that can take in up to 2M tokens, twice its predecessor and rivals like Anthropic's Claude 3  —  Gemini, Google's family of generative AI models, can now analyze longer documents, codebases, videos and audio recordings than before.
Max A. Cherney / Reuters:
Google announces Trillium, its sixth-gen Google Cloud TPU that has 4.7 times better computing performance and is 67% more energy efficient than TPU v5e  —  Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL.O) on Tuesday unveiled a product called Trillium in its artificial intelligence data center chip family …
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Emma Roth / The Verge:
Google announces AI-powered scam call detection on Android, a chatty new voice mode with its Gemini Live feature, and voice and video search with Google Lens  —  Google I/O just ended — and it was packed with AI announcements.  As expected, the event focused heavily on Google's Gemini AI models …
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Google teases Project Astra, a camera-based AI app to process visual data in real time, and showed a person wearing a pair of smart glasses using the feature  —  It'll even remember things it saw that are no longer in the frame.  —  Deputy Editor, Reviews
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Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google rolls out a search filter, named “Web”, to show only text-based links in results  —  Google is rolling out a new search filter to show only text-based links in the search results.  The filter is named “Web”.  Clicking it removes images, videos, or other forms of search results …
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Apple says it prevented $7B+ in “potentially fraudulent transactions” on the App Store from 2020 through 2023, including $1.8B+ in 2023, down from $2B+ in 2022  —  Apple released new data about anti-fraud measures related to its operation of the iOS App Store on Tuesday morning …
Kylie Robison / The Verge:
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy says AWS CEO Adam Selipsky is stepping down, replaced by Matt Garman, effective June 3; Selipsky joined AWS in 2005 and became CEO in 2021  —  Matt Garman, the SVP of AWS sales, marketing, and global services at Amazon, will replace Selipsky as CEO.
Washington Post:
Eight TikTok creators sued the US government over the law forcing a sale or ban of TikTok, arguing it violates their First Amendment rights  —  The lawsuit is the second legal challenge to the new law, which creators say violates their First Amendment rights.
Josh Ye / Reuters:
Huawei is revamping its retail strategy and aggressively opening flagship stores in China, opening four such stores between December 2023 and February 2024  —  Huawei is revamping its retail strategy and aggressively opening flagship stores in China, with some just a stone's throw away from Apple …

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