Google has created a new search tool that combines image searches with text queries to streamline the results consumers see, a sign of its ambitions to expand and blend the media in which users can search. The new tool uses Google’s latest large artificial intelligence model, called MUM, and advances the complexity of queries its core search function can process, while also making it easier...
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Chinese Investment Giant Hillhouse Capital Seeks to Expand Outside China
Hillhouse Capital Group, the Chinese sprawling investment powerhouse that has drawn comparisons to Tiger Global Management, has a new challenge: growing outside China. The firm is best known for investments in Chinese tech giants such as Tencent, JD.com, Didi Global and TikTok owner ByteDance. But the devastation of China’s private equity and venture capital sectors, caused by...
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