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June 11, 2024, 4:25 PM

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Apple Machine Learning Research:
Apple details two Apple Intelligence language models: ~3B parameter on-device and a larger model on Apple silicon servers available with Private Cloud Compute  —  At the 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference, we introduced Apple Intelligence, a personal intelligence system integrated deeply into iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia.
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Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple says iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and watchOS 11 will rebrand Apple ID to Apple Account “for a consistent sign-in experience across Apple services”  —  Earlier this year, we reported that “Apple ID” would be renamed to “Apple Account,” and this change has now been officially announced.
Bloomberg:
Source: Spotify plans to launch a higher-priced premium plan later in 2024, charging $5+ more per month for better audio, playlist and library tools, and more  —  The plan will cost at least $5 more per month and include access to high-fidelity audio and new playlisting tools.
Josh Tyrangiel / Washington Post:
Q&A with Tim Cook on how AI will help users “save time”, sticking to Apple's values, the Apple Intelligence name, hallucinations, OpenAI, journalism, and more  —  In an interview, Tim Cook explains how Apple's new AI will enhance your work and life, with guardrails.
Financial Times:
Paris-based AI startup Mistral raised a €600M Series B led by General Catalyst, sources say comprising €468M in equity and €132M in debt at a €5.8B valuation  —  Price tag has tripled since December for Microsoft-backed AI start-up launched one year ago to challenge OpenAI
Hayden Field / CNBC:
Current and former OpenAI staff are increasingly worried about the company's power over their equity, with no IPO in sight, restrictive company policies, more  —  OpenAI plans to allow stakeholders to sell a portion of their shares every year, but the company, which has been valued at over $80 billion …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
In posts that seem to misunderstand Apple's OpenAI deal, Elon Musk threatens to ban iOS, iPadOS, and macOS devices from his companies over ChatGPT integrations  —  Elon Musk is threatening to ban iPhones from all his companies over the newly announced OpenAI integrations Apple announced at WWDC 2024 on Monday.
Stephanie Stacey / Financial Times:
Raspberry Pi jumped by up to 39% on its London trading debut, hitting a ~£542M market cap, after pricing shares at £2.80, and expects to ship 8.4M PCs in 2024  —  Cambridge-based creator of low-cost computers targets £542mn valuation  —  Shares in British microcomputer …
Bloomberg:
Sources: Intel plans to temporarily delay construction on its $25B plant in Israel, as the company works to pace its investments in factories planned globally  —  The slowdown to Intel's plans is temporary, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information isn't public.
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Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Google's June Pixel drop adds Gemini Nano to the Pixel 8 and 8a, updated HDR+ support to the Pixel 6 and up, car crash detection on the Pixel Watch 2, and more  —  Google is finally making its Gemini Nano AI model available to Pixel 8 and 8a users after teasing it in March.
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
GM is investing another $850M into Cruise to help cover the startup's operational costs as it slowly resumes testing its self-driving vehicles in some US cities  —  General Motors is investing $850 million into Cruise to help cover the company's operational costs after it was forced to shut …
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