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Xiaomi boss Lei Jun stunned by Jobs' Mob's car U-turn
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Why couldn't they get it to start?

Self-professed Apple fanboy and Xiaomi boss Lei Jun is stunned after the fruity cargo cult pulled out of the car market.

EU Parliament bans Amazon lobbyists
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Thursday, 29 February 2024 11:25

EU Parliament bans Amazon lobbyists


Workers' rights snub

The EU parliament confirmed yesterday that it would kick out Amazon lobbyists for ignoring the rights of those slaving away in Amazon warehouses.

Google boss Sundar Pichai says sorry for Gemini mess
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US media claims it is black and white

Google boss Sundar Pichai apologised for the company's Gemini fiasco, calling the AI app's dodgy responses about race unacceptable and promising to sort it out.

Reddit dabbling cash on Bitcoin, Ether and Polygon
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You might want to expect sensible business decisions

Reddit has admitted spending some of its spare cash on Bitcoin, Ether and Polygon, which may not bode well as the company tries to go public.

Hugging Face and chums launch StarCoder 2
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Thursday, 29 February 2024 09:52

Hugging Face and chums launch StarCoder 2


Billed as the ultimate code generator

Hugging Face and its mates ServiceNow and Nvidia have cooked up StarCoder 2, an open-source code generator that they claim lets you write code like you know what you are doing.

OpenAI and Microsoft sued for stealing news stories
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Vole in the dock

OpenAI and Microsoft's legal woes increased after three more news outlets sued them for nicking their articles and using them to train their chatbot, ChatGPT.

Nvidia's dirty deeds done dirt cheap
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Wednesday, 28 February 2024 12:34

Nvidia's dirty deeds done dirt cheap


GPU cartel allegations

Nvidia has been accused of holding back orders of AI GPUs to customers who are seeing other suppliers.

OpenAi claims New York Times paid hackers
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Wednesday, 28 February 2024 12:27

OpenAi claims New York Times paid hackers


Court case depends on it

OpenAI has asked a judge to chuck parts of the copycat lawsuit .filed, saying that Apple's favourite paper paid someone to hack OpenAI to make up a reason for suing them.

Nvidia's cloud gaming service shows ads
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Wednesday, 28 February 2024 12:04

Nvidia's cloud gaming service shows ads


So much for a free trial with no catch

Nvidia's cloud gaming service GeForce Now is about to be a bit less of a bargain - on 5 March after Nvidia announces that users will start seeing ads.

Apple claims no one can invent reality
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Wednesday, 28 February 2024 11:54

Apple claims no one can invent reality


Sues US Patent Office for not confirming its version of reality

Apple has launched a legal attack on the US Patent and Trademark Office for not giving them trademarks for its fake-reality software tools "Reality Composer" and "Reality Converter."