In the same month that Alibaba shelved plans to spin off its cloud computing arm, the e-commerce and cloud computing company has now shuttered its quantum computing research laboratory.
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In an open letter signed by members of Digital Europe, the group warned that over-regulation of the AI industry could negatively impact the region’s ability to become a global leader in the technology.
In an updated version of its semiconductor market outlook, IDC has forecast that after a period of decline the industry will experience year- on- year growth of 20.2 per cent in 2024 .
Even though the US government has continued to ratchet up export restrictions on advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment to China, organisations in the country have increased purchases of the technology.
Amazon’s Alexa division is set to suffer another round of job cuts as the company plans to discontinue some initiatives in favor of new generative AI projects.
The EU Commission has published a Statement of Objections, outlining the ways in which the deal could potentially reduce competition in the global interactive product design software market.
After the EU named Facebook Messenger and Marketplace, and TikTok gatekeeper platforms under its Digital Markets Act, both parents companies have decided to launch legal challenges against the designation.
The new Nvidia HGX H200 has been designed to support the high performance computing workloads required to train generative AI models.
At the tail end of a year that has seen significant investments funnel into Japan’s semiconductor industry, the government has announced further funding to bolster its manufacturing and R&D efforts.
Two weeks after the UK government passed the Online Safety Act into law, the regulator responsible for enforcing the legislation has set out its draft guidance for companies who fall under its scope.
Users of Figma’s spinoff whiteboarding tool FigJam will have access to content generation and organisation capabilities, powered by OpenAI generative AI technology.
Atlassian’s IT Service Management platform becomes the latest member in the company’s product portfolio to benefit from its AI offering, Atlassian Intelligence.
A month after Canon announced it would be manufacturing nano-imprinting lithography machines, the company’s CEO said its offering would be more affordable than the technology currently available but still subject to US trade restrictions to China.
While there were positive results from this week’s global AI Safety Summit, it's clear that a gulf remains in how individual countries are seeking to mitigate what they believe the biggest risks are.
As part of the UK government’s £900 million ($1.1 billion) spending package to drive the country’s AI research and innovation capabilities, the universities of Bristol, Cambridge, and Edinburgh will open three world-leading supercomputers over the next two years.
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