Amazon to invest up to $4B in Anthropic

Amazon will invest up to $4 billion in Anthropic, and will acquire a minority ownership stake in the company. The two companies also announced a strategic agreement aimed at the development of generative artificial intelligence (AI) models.  

VMware, Nvidia expand partnership for generative AI

VMware and Nvidia have announced an extended generative artificial intelligence (AI) strategic partnership. The VMware Private AI Foundation with Nvidia, is designed to facilitate the deployment of generative AI applications across various industries.

IBM to host Meta’s Llama 2 chat model in

IBM has announced plans to host Meta's Llama 2, 70 billion parameter model, in the studio.

Symmetry Systems raises $17.7M

San Jose, CA-based Symmetry Systems, an AI-based hybrid cloud data security platform provider, has raised $17.7 million.

Brillio partners with Google Cloud to develop AI solutions for financial and healthcare industries

Brillio, a digital transformation services provider, has announced a partnership with Google Cloud to develop solutions for financial services and healthcare organizations using Google Cloud's generative AI capabilities.

HCLSoftware integrates Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI service into its products

HCLSoftware has announced a collaboration with Microsoft, to integrate Azure OpenAI Service into its software products.

ICF awarded $24M contract by Puerto Rico for disaster recovery services

ICF has been awarded a three-year contract by the Government of Puerto Rico's Public Private Partnership Authority (P3).

WesTrac expands Palantir partnership

WesTrac, one of the world's largest Caterpillar dealers and provider of heavy mobile equipment and aftermarket services to the Australian mining and construction sectors,  has announced a five-year expansion of their partnership with Palantir. 

Tenstorrent raises $100M

Tenstorrent, a company that builds computers for AI, has closed a $100 million in strategic financing.

Ierus Technologies awarded TETRAS II contract by Air Force Test Center

Ierus Technologies, a defense contractor based in Huntsville, Alabama, has been chosen as an awardee of the TETRAS II contract from the Air Force Test Center.

DARPA selects university and industry teams for ECOLE AI agents program

As part of DARPA’s Environment-driven Conceptual Learning (ECOLE) program, several university teams and industry performers will attempt to create artificial intelligence (AI) agents capable of continually learning from linguistic and visual input, the agency said in a statement. 

Leidos, Microsoft partner for AI transformation in the public sector

Leidos has announced a strategic collaboration agreement with Microsoft to drive artificial intelligence (AI) transformation for customers in the public sector.

ServiceNow, Nvidia, Accenture team up to launch AI Lighthouse

ServiceNow, Nvidia, and Accenture have announced the launch of AI Lighthouse, a program aimed at accelerating the development and adoption of generative AI capabilities within enterprises.

Mayfield launches $250M AI Start seed fund

Mayfield has announced AI Start, a $250 million seed fund for AI startups.

KPMG, Microsoft expand global alliance; focus on AI and cloud services

The alliance sees KPMG committing $2 billion investment in Microsoft's AI and cloud services over the next five years.

Cornell University establishes $11.3M AI research center with Naval grant

Cornell University is launching the Scientific Artificial Intelligence Center (SciAI Center), a new initiative backed by an $11.3 million grant from the Office of Naval Research.

Shutterstock expands partnership with OpenAI

Shutterstock has inked an expanded six-year agreement with OpenAI. Through this new agreement, the company will be providing training data for OpenAI models.

Amazon Web Services announces new Generative AI innovation center

Amazon is opening an AWS Generative AI innovation center, a new program to help customers successfully build and deploy generative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.

Databricks to acquire generative AI platform MosaicML for $1.3B

Databricks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire generative AI platform-provider MosaicML for $1.3 billion. 

ElevenLabs raises $19M

ElevenLabs, a voice technology research and audio AI software company has raised $19 million in a Series A funding round. 

Blackbird.AI raises $20M

New York-based AI-powered risk intelligence startup Blackbird.AI raised $20 million in a Series B round.

AMD unveils AI platform strategy and advanced accelerator for generative AI

AMD has announced its comprehensive AI Platform strategy, which encompasses a range of hardware products designed to cater to AI needs from cloud to edge to endpoint.  

Contextual AI raises $20M

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Contextual AI, a company creating large language models (LLMs) for enterprises, has raised $20 million in funding.

MindsDB raises $25M

San Francisco, Calif.-based MindsDB has raised $25 million from new lead investor Mayfield.

Cohere raises $270M

Cohere has raised a $270 million Series C funding round. Inovia Capital led the round.

EliseAI raises $35M

New York-based EliseAI, a conversational AI platform for real estate, has raised $35 million in a Series C fundraising round. 

Palantir, Panasonic Energy form partnership for AI-driven smart factory operations

Panasonic Energy has teamed up with Palantir Technologies to deliver an AI-driven smart factory for their facility in Sparks, Nevada.

Nvidia introduces Neuralangelo for advanced 3D reconstruction

Nvidia has unveiled Neuralangelo, an artificial intelligence model capable of transforming 2D video clips into intricate 3D structures.

OpenAI is pursuing a new way to fight A.I. ‘hallucinations’ — CNBC

OpenAI is taking up the mantle against AI “hallucinations,” writes Hayden Field. 

Jacobs, Palantir amplify partnership, driving AI innovations in infrastructure and supply chain management

Jacobs, a global technology-forward solutions provider, is scaling up its collaboration with Palantir Technologies, known for its advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.

WPP, Nvidia partner to build generative AI-enabled engine for commercial content

Tech giant Nvidia and marketing services firm WPP have joined forces to develop a content engine, that leverages Nvidia Omniverse and artificial intelligence (AI).

Sapiens incorporates Microsoft Azure OpenAI in its insurance software solutions

Sapiens, a provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, is set to integrate  Azure OpenAI Service into its systems, as part of an agreement with Microsoft.

Intel, BCG collaboration to deliver enterprise-grade Generative AI

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Intel are joining forces in a strategic collaboration to accelerate the adoption of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI).

ServiceNow to acquire G2K

ServiceNow has signed an agreement to acquire G2K, an artificial intelligence-based platform that connects real-time data across storefronts and various physical locations.

Adobe, Google partnering to integrate Firefly with Bard

The Adobe Firefly project now features a new integration with Bard, Google's experimental conversational AI service.

IBM unveils Watsonx AI and data platform for enterprises

IBM has announced the release of IBM Watsonx, a new AI and data platform designed to help enterprises scale and accelerate the impact of advanced AI and trusted data.

Google Cloud, Cognizant join forces to accelerate global AI adoption

Cognizant and Google Cloud announced an expanded partnership to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by businesses around the world.

UKG expands partnership with Google Cloud to integrate AI in HCM Suites

Google Cloud and UKG have inked an expanded partnership to bring Google Cloud’s generative AI capabilities into UKG's human capital management (HCM) suites. 

Mayo Clinic extends its distributed data network to additional hospitals

The Mayo Clinic Platform is extending its distributed data network, Mayo Clinic Platform_Connect, to include Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in Brazil, Sheba Medical Center in Israel, and University Health Network (UHN) in Canada.

SAP, IBM extend collaboration to integrate Watson AI for enhanced productivity and insights

SAP has announced plans to incorporate IBM Watson technology into its solutions, offering AI-driven insights and automation across its product portfolio through an extended collaboration with IBM.

GitLab to use Google generative AI infrastructure to deliver enterprise solutions

Enterprise DevSecOps platform GitLab has extended its strategic partnership with Google Cloud to provide AI-powered offerings to the enterprise.

Anthropic introduces Claude

Anthropic has released Claude, its next-generation AI assistant based on the company's research into training 'helpful, honest, and harmless' AI systems.

Morgan Stanley teams up with OpenAI to create bespoke solution for financial advisors

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has teamed up with OpenAI, to create a bespoke solution for financial advisors.

Google’s PaLM-E is a generalist robot brain that takes commands — Ars Technica

A group of AI researchers from Google and the Technical University of Berlin unveiled PaLM-E, a multimodal embodied visual-language model (VLM) with 562 billion parameters that integrates vision and language for...

Microsoft launches Dynamics 365 Copilot; unveils AI-powered updates across business apps

Microsoft has unveiled the next generation of AI-powered updates for its business applications portfolio, which includes the launch of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Copilot.

Typeface raises $65M

Typeface, a generative AI application provider for enterprise content creation, has raised $65 million. 

Anthropic selects Google Cloud as preferred provider

Anthropic has selected Google Cloud as its preferred cloud provider.

Bard’s first public mistake cost Google $100 billion — Quartz

Google’s parent company made a costly blunder in its haste, writes Ananya Bhattacharya. Here is the link:

IBM, NASA collaborate to research impact of climate change with AI

IBM and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center have inked a collaboration to use IBM's artificial intelligence (AI) technology to discover insights from NASA's Earth and geospatial science data.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires Pachyderm

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has acquired Pachyderm, a startup that builds software to automate reproducible machine learning pipelines that target large-scale AI applications.