Microsoft is making a “multi-billion dollar” investment that will lead to wider adoption of OpenAI technology and more robust behind-the-scenes support. Microsoft has introduced OpenAI-based features such as natural language programming and a DALL-E 2 graphic design tool. OpenAI uses Microsoft’s infrastructure to train its most popular systems, including DALL-E 2 and the popular ChatGPT bot. ChatGPT is coming to Azure soon. However, don’t expect anyone to see ChatGPT on Bing – at least not yet. The extension can help Microsoft gain a competitive advantage. Google reportedly sees ChatGPT as a threat to its search business.
The versatile AI chatbot is enjoying growing popularity. The existing version already had more than a million users around December 2022. That has probably also grown – and Microsoft would not have a piece of it left.
– Mat Smith
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MacBook Pro 14-inch Review (2023)
A blessing for creative people with the M2 Pro or M2 Max Power.
With its latest batch of MacBook Pros, Apple gave its more demanding fans everything they wanted: loads of ports, lots of power, and really great screens. This time it’s just a simple chip upgrade with the new M2 Pro and M2 Max. They’re expectedly faster and offer some features that power users will appreciate, like 8K video output and support for WiFi 6E. The new MacBook Pro 14-inch isn’t a dramatic departure from the last model, but the new chips will be incredibly useful for creative professionals.
Elon Musk says his SpaceX stock funded his plan to privatize Tesla
He again took the stand to defend his “funding secured” tweets.
Elon Musk said he could have sold his SpaceX stock to take Tesla private as he returned to the witness stand to defend his 2018 “financially secure” tweets in a lawsuit filed by the automaker’s shareholders. According to CNBC, Musk proclaimed, “SpaceX stock alone meant the funding was backed by itself. It’s not like I want to sell SpaceX stock, but I could have, and if you look at the Twitter transaction – I did. I sold Tesla stock to complete the Twitter transaction. And I would have done the same here.”
Plaintiffs’ lawsuit is based on Musk’s infamous 2018 tweets, in which he said he was considering “taking Tesla privately for $420.” The judge in that case has already ruled that his tweets were “objectively false and reckless.” However, plaintiffs have yet to prove that Musk knew his tweets were misleading and caused their losses in order to win the case. Musk and Tesla previously had to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission $20 million each to settle a separate lawsuit over the same tweets, in which they accused him of making “false and misleading statements” that could constitute fraud.
Microsoft is stopping selling Windows 10 downloads
Sales will end on January 31st.
Microsoft will stop selling Windows 10 downloads on January 31, according to a product page spotted by The Verge. This date” will be the last day of this Windows 10 download [and all-important license keys] are offered for sale according to Microsoft. However, Windows 10 will continue to be supported with security updates until its final retirement in October 2025. Windows 10 was launched in 2015 and will be discontinued exactly 10 years later. The company announced its end date in June 2021 as part of its “Modern Lifecycle Policy,” right before the launch of Windows 11.
Apple’s mixed reality headset could include full-body FaceTime avatars
Maybe we’ll see it this spring.
We expect Apple to unveil a mixed reality headset in the coming months. It will be Apple’s first new product category since the Apple Watch, which launched in 2015. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has shared details on what to expect from the product, which may be dubbed Reality Pro. The standalone device has an interface similar to that of an iPhone and iPad, and the option to pin widgets to the home screen. Alternatively, it can be used as an external display for a connected Mac. Along with Siri voice commands, there will be the ability to use a Mac, iPhone, or iPad keyboard to enter text on the xrOS operating system, according to the report.
For one-to-one chats where both participants are wearing a Reality Pro, the report also suggests FaceTime renders realistic versions of their face and body. Yes, that means legs! The device is rumored to appear ahead of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June, with a release to follow in the fall. However, the price is likely to deter many. The headset could retail for around $3,000. That’s twice as much as the Meta Quest Pro.
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