Facebook’s dreams of a global cryptocurrency are officially over. The independent association the social network stood up to govern the project from Switzerland said Wednesday that it’s relocating to the U.S. and plans to only issue a digital currency backed by the dollar. It’s the latest in a long series of twists and turns the embattled project has taken since Facebook first announced it...
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Looks like Amazon’s finally made its AI bet.On Monday, model developer Anthropic announced that it had raised as much as $4 billion from Amazon. As part of the deal, Amazon Web Services will become Anthropic’s primary cloud provider, and Anthropic will train and deploy its future models on AWS’ training- and inference-specialized chips, Trainium and Inferentia. What that means isn’t...
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