Intel abandoned its $5.4 billion planned acquisition of Israel’s Tower Semiconductor after failing to win Chinese regulatory approval in time. Intel and Tower mutually agreed to terminate the February 2022 agreement, it said in a statement Wednesday. The Israeli firm confirmed the deal was scrapped. The purchase of the Israeli company was the keystone of Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger’s plan to...
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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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