Meta releases Llama 3 language models 

Meta has announced the release of the first two models of its next-generation Llama language model series, Llama 3.

National Science Foundation launches AI research pilot

The U.S. National Science Foundation, in collaboration with 10 federal agencies and 25 private sector, nonprofit, and philanthropic organizations, has launched the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) pilot.

Intel joins Databricks Partner Program with Granulate

Intel has inked a collaboration with Databricks to integrate its Granulate's optimization solutions with Databricks' Data Intelligence Platform as part of the Databricks Partner Program.

Databricks closes Series I funding round

Databricks has raised an undisclosed amount in Series I funding.  Existing investors Amazon Web Services (AWS), CapitalG, and Microsoft participated in the investments.

Prophecy raises $35M

Palo Alto, Calif.-based self-serve low code data transformation platform provider Prophecy has closed a $35 million Series B funding round.