Nvidia Is Becoming the IBM of AI, Says Former Apple Engineer

Jim Keller, an engineer who has worked at AMD, Apple, and Tesla and is now CEO of an AI chip startup taking on Nvidia, says that Nvidia is “becoming the IBM of the AI era.” On a Sunday podcast episode of DemystifySci, Keller brought up Nvidia’s AI chips and called attention to companies like Microsoft … Read more

China’s Zhipu AI joins 15 tech firms including Google, Microsoft in committing to develop tech safely at Seoul summit

Sixteen companies at the forefront of developing artificial intelligence pledged on Tuesday at a global meeting to develop the technology safely at a time when regulators are scrambling to keep up with rapid innovation and emerging risks. The companies included US leaders Google, Meta, Microsoft and OpenAI, as well as firms from China, South Korea … Read more

DG of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Asishana Okauru, retires from service

The Director General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Asishana Okauru, has retired from the Forum after over 15 years in office, sources familiar with the development have told PREMIUM TIMES. The sources said Mr Okauru submitted his retirement notice to the Forum’s Chairman, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara, this week. Our sources said the director-general’s … Read more

Japan approves US$3.9 billion in aid to chip venture Rapidus

Japan approved up to ¥590 billion (US$3.9 billion) in subsidies to chip venture Rapidus, committing more money to its ambition to catch up in semiconductor manufacturing. The additional funding will help Rapidus buy chipmaking equipment and also develop advanced back-end chipmaking processes, Economy Minister Ken Saito said. The amount is on top of billions of … Read more