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June 11, 2024, 12:50 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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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple unveils Apple Intelligence for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, with text and image generation across apps, cross-app task orchestration, App Intents, and more  —  Apple Tuesday unveiled Apple Intelligence, its long awaited, ecosystem-wide push into generative AI.
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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.
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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.
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
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple unveils iOS 18, adding more Home Screen customization, a Dark Mode for app icons, an updated Control Center, scheduled send for Messages, and more  —  iOS 18 has officially been announced.  The update includes new home screen customization, improvements to dark mode, and more.
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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.
Stephanie Stacey / Financial Times:
Raspberry Pi jumps 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 maker …
Wesley Yin-Poole / IGN:
Q&A with Phil Spencer on the Xbox Games Showcase 2024, studio closures and layoffs, multi-platform games, Game Pass, a possible Xbox handheld, and more  —  “I'm not really a regrets guy.”  —  Hot on the heels of Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase, CEO Phil Spencer sat down with IGN's Ryan McCaffrey …
Financial Times:
Paris-based photo-sharing app BeReal has been acquired by video game and app developer Voodoo for €500M; Voodoo's Aymeric Roffé will become BeReal's CEO  —  Paris-based platform popular with young people is bought by French video game developer  —  Photo-sharing platform BeReal …

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