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Amazon Prime Video for the worldwide premiere of 7 Indian films as the cinemas remain closed – TechCrunch

Amazon has secured the right to premiere seven Indian films that were originally scheduled to go straight to its Prime Video One-step, on-demand streaming service that has prompted two major cinema chains to express “extreme displeasure” and “disappointment”. The e-commerce giant, which is reportedly having talks about buying the AMC theater chain, announced on Friday that it would release these …

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Chrome will block resource-intensive ads starting in August

Google announced today that Chrome will block resource-intensive ads. Examples of this are advertisements that break down cryptocurrency, are poorly programmed or are not optimized for network use. Chrome blocks these ads because they “drain battery life, overload congested networks, and cost money.” There are three possible thresholds that an ad can block: 4 MB of network data, 15 seconds …

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Immunai raises $ 20 million for AI that predicts an immune response

Immunai, a startup that develops a proprietary body of immune-centered human tissue analysis, has emerged from the hidden today at $ 20 million. The company will use the capital to drive the development of its technical and business functions and to hire new scientists, engineers and machine learning experts, a spokesman told VentureBeat. New treatments such as gene cell therapies …

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IBM claims its neural computer has reached a record-breaking AI model training time

In a technical document that was quietly published earlier this year, IBM described the so-called IBM Neural Computer, a reconfigurable parallel processing system that was developed for the research and development of new AI algorithms and computer-aided neurosciences. This week, the company released a preprint describing the first application demonstrated on the neural computer: a profound “neuroevolution” system that combines …

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According to BBB, Verizon is misled for BBB 5G ads

Strangely enough, while rivals AT&T and T-Mobile ran for the launch of nearly national 5G networks last year, Verizon focused on promoting rollouts in sports stadiums and arenas – places where its high-speed, millimeter-wave short-haul – Technology could demonstrate. Now the advertising unit of the Better Business Bureau Verizon is faced with the task of misleading these stadium installations as …

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TSMC is building an advanced $ 12 billion semiconductor factory in Arizona with the support of the U.S. government – TechCrunch

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest contract semiconductor foundry, announced today that it is planning to build an advanced Arizona chip foundry with the support of the state and the United States government. The announcement follows a report by the Wall Street Journal earlier this week that White House officials have had talks with TSMC and Intel about building …

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Apple acquires NextVR, the former virtual reality streaming video service

NextVR’s VR video service of the same name has never been fully accepted by users, although it does offer 360-degree video access to selected concerts and sporting events, including NBA games, WWE wrestling matches and NHL highlights. But Apple apparently saw value in the company and, after weeks of speculation today (via Bloomberg), confirmed that it had purchased NextVR for …

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