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Amazon Joins AI Image Creation Race with New Model Titan

Amazon’s Titan Image Generator offers a user-friendly interface akin to using Stable Diffusion (SDXL), providing a solid blend of control and versatility. American multinational technology company Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) has entered the growing field of generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the launch of its latest innovation, the Amazon Titan Image Generator. This new addition is part of the broader Amazon Titan suite, a collection of multimodal foundation models available...

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Amazon to Launch Hyundai Vehicle Sales in 2024

Amazon users will be able to find and buy Hyundai vehicles of choice from different US local dealers beginning next year with the Alexa built-in expected to be integrated into the company’s next-generation vehicles. Leading online retail shopping company Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) has announced a broad and strategic partnership with South Korea-based automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd (KRX: 005380) to ensure sustainable growth and innovative customer experiences. According to...

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Immutable and Ubisoft Team Up to Pioneer Frictionless Web3 Gaming Models

Immutable intends to leverage the capabilities of its ecosystem to ensure that the joint effort with Ubisoft succeeds in affording players true digital ownership. Immutable, a leading Web3 gaming platform, has announced a significant partnership with video game giant Ubisoft. The collaboration is to create an innovative gaming experience based on decentralized blockchain technology. Ubisoft’s expertise in developing high-quality video games is combined with Immutable’s advanced Web3...

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Elon Musk Warns AI Could Render Jobs Obsolete 

Despite the potential negative impacts of AI, Musk also believes that AI would be a force for good and could even serve as a great friend and companion to users.  During a recent AI Safety Summit in London, Elon Musk had a one-on-one discussion with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak about the future of artificial intelligence and its impacts on society. The tech billionaire warned that AI might eventually lead to a world where jobs become a thing of the past. He also painted a picture where...

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Solana Blockchain Nodes Now Available to DeFi and Dapp Developers on AWS Repository

The AWS Blockchain Node Runners has so far integrated Ethereum (ETH) and Solana (SOL), thus making it a major step for the latter to become a Web 3.0 hub that supports scalable smart contracts. Solana (SOL), a leading smart contract blockchain with a smartphone in the market dubbed Saga mobile, has announced that infrastructure nodes are now available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Blockchain Node Runners repository for easy access by Web 3.0 developers. The Solana team announced the...

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Dow Jones Rallies 500 Points while Bitcoin Remains Flattish

Investors will be eyeing major announcements ahead this week such as jobs report, Federal Reserve rate decision, and Apple’s earnings.  On Monday, October 30, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX: .DJI) gained by over 511 points or 1.58%, ending the trading at 32,928.96. This was the biggest single-day gain market by the index, after June 2023. The S&P 500 saw a robust 1.2% surge, reaching 4,166.82, marking its most substantial gain since late August. Simultaneously, the Nasdaq...

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Nonprofit Organization Purchases 24,000 Nvidia AI Chips for $500 Million

The deployment of the 24,000 chips should be completed by February 2024. Voltage Park, a nonprofit organization founded by billionaire Jed McCaleb, has acquired approximately 24,000 Nvidia H100 chips for approximately $500 million. According to The Business Time, the organization plans to lease AI computing power at a low cost to address the shortage of these chips. Eric Park, CEO of Voltage, stated: “The current ecosystem for machine learning is fundamentally flawed.” Therefore, the...

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Apple to Spend $1B Annually to Develop Generative AI Models 

Apple is considering leveraging AI within Xcode to assist app developers in creating their applications. Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) is gearing up for a significant leap into the world of generative artificial intelligence (AI), with plans to invest around $1 billion annually to develop its own AI solutions, Bloomberg reported Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The move comes as a strategic response to the escalating advancements in AI technology by other tech giants such as...

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10-Year US Treasury Yields Surge Past 5% Again, Dow Futures Crash 200 Points

Rise in the US Treasury Yields put pressure on the market resulting into bearish weekly start on Wall Street. Yields surge past 5% with Fed planning for higher-than-longer interest rates. Macro pressure continues to hover over Wall Street as the 10-year US Treasury yields surged higher even today on Monday, October 23. The treasury yields continue to hover at multi-year highs as investors prepare for higher-for-longer interest rates from the Federal Reserve. Around 5:54 a.m. ET, the...

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Google Conducting Another Round of Layoffs in Its News Division

Over the last 2 years, there have been a few cuts within the company as part of its goal to “deliver durable savings through improved velocity and efficiency”. Tech giant Google LLC (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has cut at least 40 jobs in its Google News division. According to those familiar with the matter, the reason behind the layoff round is the uncertainty and sensitive time for online platforms and publishers. The exact number of those who lost their job at the Google News unit is not confirmed....

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