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Facebook changes company name to Meta — CNBC

Facebook on Thursday announced that it has changed its company name to Meta, writes Salvador Rodriguez.

Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/28/facebook-changes-company-name-to-meta.html

You can find Facebook’s formal announcement here: https://about.fb.com/news/2021/10/facebook-company-is-now-meta/

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Snowflake to acquire TruEra AI observability platform

Snowflake has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TruEra, providers of an AI observability platform. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Biggest Windows 11 update in 2 years nearly finalized, enters Release Preview — Ars Technica

Microsoft has released Windows 11 24H2 build 26100.712 to its Release Preview testing channel for Windows Insiders, a sign that the update is nearly complete and that the company has shifted into bug-fixing mode ahead of general availability, writes Andrew Cunningham in Ars Technica. 

Elon Musk’s xAI is working on making Grok multimodal — The Verge

Elon Musk’s AI company, xAI, is making progress on adding multimodal inputs to its Grok chatbot, according to public developer documents, writes Kylie Robison in The Verge.