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June 13, 2024, 1:50 AM

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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple isn't paying OpenAI as part of their partnership and aims to eventually make money from AI by striking revenue-sharing deals with chatbot owners  —  - The iPhone maker isn't paying OpenAI to use the chatbot  — Apple announced OpenAI agreement as part of AI push this week
Bloomberg:
Terraform Labs agrees to pay $4.47B to resolve a US SEC lawsuit, after a jury in April found the company and Do Kwon liable for fraud following a civil trial  —  - Deal includes $204.3 million payment by founder Do Kwon  — Terraform, Kwon found liable for fraud in April civil trial
Reed Albergotti / Semafor:
AI search engine Perplexity says it was working on revenue-sharing deals with publishers when Forbes criticized it for misusing content from Forbes and others  —  The Scoop  —  Perplexity, the AI search startup that recently came under fire from Forbes for allegedly misusing its content …
The Information:
Sources: OpenAI's annualized revenue has hit $3.4B, up from $1.6B in late 2023 and $1B last summer; $3.2B comes from subscriptions to its chatbots and API fees  —  OpenAI has more than doubled its annualized revenue to $3.4 billion in the past six months or so, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has told staff …
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google says ChromeOS will soon be developed on portions of the Android stack, including its Linux kernel and frameworks, to bring AI features to users faster  —  Google announced today that ChromeOS will be “developed on large portions of the Android stack” going forward.
Kyodo News:
Japan passes a law that prohibits Apple and Google from limiting the sale of third-party apps and services that compete with native iOS and Android offerings  —  Japan's parliament enacted Wednesday a law to promote competition in smartphone app stores by restricting tech giants Apple Inc …
Joseph Cox / 404 Media:
A hacker says they breached Tile internal tools, including one for processing data for cops, and stole customer data like phone numbers, addresses, and Tile IDs  —  A hacker broke into systems used by Tile, the tracking company, then stole a wealth of customer data and had access to internal company tools.
Samuel K. Moore / IEEE Spectrum:
MLCommons shares results from its MLPerf 4.0 training benchmarks, which added Google's and Intel's AI accelerators; Nvidia H100 GPUs topped all nine benchmarks  —  For years, Nvidia has dominated many machine learning benchmarks, and now there are two more notches in its belt.
Sean Michael Kerner / VentureBeat:
Stability AI releases Stable Diffusion 3 Medium, intended to be a smaller yet capable model on consumer GPUs, with 2B parameters, compared to SD3 Large's 8B  —  Bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to running generative AI models on commodity hardware.
Arsheeya Bajwa / Reuters:
Broadcom reports Q2 revenue up 43% YoY to $12.49B, vs. $12.01B est., raises FY 2024 revenue forecast, announces a 10:1 stock split; AVGO jumps 9%+ after hours  —  Tech conglomerate Broadcom (AVGO.O) raised its annual revenue forecast on Wednesday, betting on higher demand for its networking equipment …
Christine Hall / TechCrunch:
Canary Technologies, which offers tools for hotel guest management, raised a $50M Series C led by Insight Partners, bringing its total raised to nearly $100M  —  The hospitality industry is back, baby.  And with it comes a chance for technology startups to not only help hotels streamline their operations …
Wall Street Journal:
A look at Satya Nadella's AI efforts; source: some future Microsoft AI products may be switched from OpenAI tech to the model being developed by Suleyman's team  —  After landing the deal that launched his company to the front of the artificial-intelligence race, the tech chief is spreading his bets.

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