DeepMind claims its next chatbot will surpass ChatGPT
Gemini, a large language model from DeepMind that uses text and is currently under development, is comparable to GPT-4, the engine that drives ChatGPT. DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis said that Gemini system will combine LLM technology with reinforcement learning techniques used in AlphaGo, in order to have new planning and problem-solving capabilities.
Google will replace the Android logo with a 3D version of the robot
The new logo will presumably first appear on the boot screen for all Android devices. Google confirmed the “new brand identity” and said that they will share more about it in the future.
Meta launched a Quest+ subscription for VR headsets
The service costs $8 per month or $60 per year and is available on Quest 2 and Quest Pro. Users will be able to download two curated VR games for free each month. The games can be played as long as the subscription is active.
IBM will acquire Apptio for $4.6 billion
Apptio offers financial and operational IT management and optimization software and has more than 1,500 clients. With this acquisition, IBM will receive access to $450 billion of anonymized IT spend data that Apptio has collected.
Honor Magic V2
Honor Magic V2 will have a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 processor and a 5,000mAh battery. It will be launched on July 12.
nubia Red Magic 8S Pro
The phone will have a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and 24GB of RAM. It will be launched on July 5.