Elon Musk’s xAI raises $6B to take on OpenAI — VentureBeat

Confirming reports from April, the series B investment comes from the participation of multiple known venture capital firms and investors, including Valor Equity Partners, Vy Capital, Andreessen Horowitz (A16z), Sequoia Capital, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal and Kingdom Holding, writes Shubham Sharma. 

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. 

Nvidia launches Blackwell Platform for generative AI

Nvidia has launched the Blackwell platform, a new computing architecture designed to support the development and execution of generative artificial intelligence (AI) on large language models.

Elon Musk announces a new AI company — CNN

Elon Musk has announced the formation of a new company focused on artificial intelligence, writes Catherine Thorbecke. Here is the link: