Google Unveils Gemini AI Model and more
December 10, 2023

Google Unveils Gemini AI Model and more



Nvidia in Talks with Malaysia’s YTL on Data Centre Deal

The potential tie-up would include collaborating on cloud infrastructure, and is likely to be anchored at YTL’s data centre complex in the southern Malaysian state of Johor, bordering Singapore.

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South Korea’s Naver Cloud Sees Exports Doubling on AI Boom

The cloud computing and artificial intelligence arm of South Korea’s Naver expects its exports to at least double in three years, saying its AI services can be easily tailored to suit buyers in regions outside China and the United States.

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NCS Partners with Google Cloud to Accelerate Digital Transformation in Asia Pacific

Clients can tap into NCS’ extensive experience and capabilities and its 100-strong APAC Google Cloud team to confidently navigate the full spectrum of innovation, security, and AI transformation.

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Lego Fortnite: Gaming Giant Launches Minecraft Rival

The new game mode can be accessed by launching Fortnite — which is free-to-play on PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Switch.

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Arknights: Endfield Is Coming to Playstation 5

GRYPHLINE has announced at The Game Awards that Arknights: Endfield is coming to the PlayStation 5. It’s been revealed that Arknights: Endfield, a 3D RPG with real-time combat and strategic elements, is in development for PlayStation 5 bringing the hit PC and mobile game IP to consoles for the first time.

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There’s a New ‘Blade’ Game On The Way

Blade is a half-vampire half-human hunter first appearing in Marvel Comics in 1973. In the early 2000s, Wesley Snipes played the character in a trilogy of successful movies. Mahershala Ali is due to take up the role in an upcoming reboot.

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Alphabet Soars as Wall Street Cheers Arrival of AI model Gemini

Alphabet shares ended 5.3% higher on Thursday as Wall Street cheered the launch of Gemini, saying the new artificial intelligence model could help narrow the gap in a race with Microsoft-backed OpenAI.

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French AI Start-up Mistral Secures €2bn Valuation

The Paris-based company has secured the lofty valuation through new investment led by prominent Silicon Valley venture firm Andreessen Horowitz. Others involved in the funding round include tech giants Nvidia and Salesforce, French bank BNP Paribas and US venture capital firm General Catalyst.

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Singapore to Triple AI Talent Pool, Build ‘Iconic’ AI Site as Part of Updated National Strategy

To grow the talent pool, the AI Apprenticeship Programme, from which 300 Singaporeans have graduated as of September, will be redesigned and scaled up. The government will also work with industry AI product development teams to expand company attachments.

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And that wraps up this week’s DCI news. Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to keep our finger on the pulse of all things gaming, cloud and AI!

Until next week!

Team Aethir

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