Google in Talks to Invest $200 Million Into AI Startup

Google in Talks to Invest 0 Million Into AI Startup

Alphabet Inc.’s GOOG 0.94% Google is in talks to invest at least $200 million into artificial intelligence startup Cohere Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, another sign of the escalating arms race among large technology companies in the sector.  Founded in 2019, Cohere creates natural language processing software that developers can then use … Read more

Elon Musk Unveils Prototype of Humanoid Robot Optimus, Says It Will Cost Less Than a Car

Elon Musk Unveils Prototype of Humanoid Robot Optimus, Says It Will Cost Less Than a Car

Mr. Musk first laid out the vision for the robot, called Optimus, a little more than a year ago at Tesla’s first-ever AI day. At the time, a dancer in a costume appeared onstage. This time, Mr. Musk presented a prototype at the gathering that unfolded late Friday in Palo Alto, Calif. The early prototype, … Read more

‘Moore’s Law’s dead,’ Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says in justifying gaming-card price hike

‘Moore’s Law’s dead,’ Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says in justifying gaming-card price hike

Nvidia Corp. Chief Executive Jensen Huang on Wednesday said he thinks it’s going to be “a pretty terrific Q4 for Ada,” the company’s next-generation chip architecture unveiled this week, even as critics balk of a price hike during a softening in consumer demand. Nvidia NVDA, +0.65% expects high demand for gaming chips using its next-generation … Read more

Library: Volunteers needed for fall book sale | Chanhassen Opinion

Library: Volunteers needed for fall book sale | Chanhassen Opinion

The Friends of the Chanhassen Library is preparing for the fall book sale. We’re in need of volunteers to help set up the sale, as well as to work the sale taking money. The sale will be Thursday, Sept. 29, through Sunday, Oct. 2. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the Patrick Jones, the … Read more

Upstart outlook comes up short, but CEO says he’s ‘confident’ in value of AI lending

Upstart outlook comes up short, but CEO says he’s ‘confident’ in value of AI lending

Upstart Holdings Inc. delivered a lower-than-expected revenue forecast for the current quarter, but its chief executive expressed confidence in the performance and value of artificial-intelligence-driven lending. Since Upstart UPST, +9.02% offered preliminary second-quarter results a month ago that fell shy of expectations, the key issue headed into the company’s official earnings report was its outlook. … Read more

Maryland student’s book encourages girls to take computer science

Maryland student’s book encourages girls to take computer science

11 NEWS HAS HER STORY. BREANA: FROM A YOUNG AGE, GRACE HAS HAD A KNACK FOR TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER SCIENCE. >> I THINK IT WAS MOSTLY MY DAD BEING AN ENGINEER AND HE WAS ALWAYS TALKING TO US ABOUT CIRCUITS AND I WAS ALWAYS WONDERING HOW THINGS WORK BREANA: GRACE TOOK THE INTEREST TO HIGH … Read more

Check It Out: There’s more than good books in local libraries | St. Tammany community news

Check It Out: There’s more than good books in local libraries | St. Tammany community news

The heat is on in Louisiana, and often times, this means looking for an indoor activity to escape the high temps and humidity. The St. Tammany Parish Library can help. In addition to the multiple events at the 12 branches, the library offers patrons movies, television shows and special topics of interest on DVD and … Read more

Aging Matters: Shepherd’s Center to hold annual book sale | Local News

Aging Matters: Shepherd’s Center to hold annual book sale | Local News

Shepherd’s Center to hold annual book sale The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will hold its 35th annual used book sale from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Education Building at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. The entrance for parking is through Gate 5 on Deacon Boulevard. … Read more