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AWS Commits $17B To Expanding Spain Infrastructure Amid AI Boom

Cloud hyperscaler Amazon Web Services plans to invest 15.7 billion euros -- nearly $17 billion -- over 10 years to make sure its Spain datacenter is up to AI snuff.

Microsoft Unveils Enhanced Capabilities for Copilot, Power Platform, at Build 2024

Microsoft announces a significant expansion of its Copilot suite at the Microsoft Build 2024 conference, along with generative AI-based enhancements of its Power Platform suite.

Microsoft Adds AI Compute Power to Azure via AMD, In-House Cobalt Chips

Microsoft is buttressing its Azure cloud platform with more compute options to support AI workloads.

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Microsoft Builds an AI Assistant for Startup Developers

Microsoft is helping resource-strapped startups build their own applications using AI.

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The Week in AI: Updates from Anthropic, IBM, Google Cloud, Juniper Networks, More

This edition of our weekly roundup of AI products and services includes Google's new accessibility enhancements and updates to Gemini and Gemma, Anthropic's new iOS app, enhancements to Juniper Networks' AI-native networking platform, Rockset's native support for hybrid search, and Anthropic launches Claude for iOS.

Red Hat Updates OpenShift AI Hybrid AI/ML Dev Platform

Red Hat announces significant updates to its open hybrid AI and machine learning development platform, Red Hat OpenShift AI.

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OpenAI Team that Polices AI Superintelligence Disbanded After Departures

Less than a year after its formation, OpenAI's Superalignment team, which had been tasked with researching the implications of AI superintelligence, has been dissolved.

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AI-Fueled Datacenter Expansions Stymie Microsoft's Climate Efforts

Microsoft's expanding datacenter footprint, driven in part by the AI gold rush, has thrown a wrench into its sustainability plans.

AWS, Microsoft and Google Lead in Cloud AI Developer Tools

No surprise, cloud's "Big 3" -- Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google -- are the dominant players in the cloud-based AI developer services market.


Google Primes New Gemini Models, Spruces Up Vertex AI

The 2024 Google I/O event kicked off on Tuesday with, predictably, AI taking the lion's share of the spotlight.

OpenAI Releases New Iteration of GPT-4: 'GPT 4o'

OpenAI today announced a new iteration of its flagship GPT-4 large multimodal language model, which the company is calling "GPT 4o." (The "o" stands for "omni.") The new flagship model was designed, the company says, to "reason" across audio, vision, and text in real time.

The Week in AI: New Tools from Oracle, Red Hat, Pytorch, Google's DeepMind, More

This edition of our weekly roundup of AI products and services includes new features in Red Hat's OpenShift AI, Pytorch's new ExecuTorch Alpha release, a new version of AlphaFold from Google's DeepMind, SpiNNcloud, German neuromorphic supercomputing company SpiNNcloud Systems' release of SpiNNaker2, and product news from Oracle, Meta, and Protect AI.


A Blueprint for AI Behavior: OpenAI Gives Peek into ChatGPT Model Spec

OpenAI this week published an early draft of its Model Spec, essentially a schematic for how its AI models respond to user behaviors and the principles that guide the models' responses.