Microsoft’s first Generative AI certificate is available for free

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Image: putilov_denis/Adobe Stock Microsoft and LinkedIn launched the AI ​​Skills Initiative certification program on Wednesday, which is a library of free courses for professionals who are new to generative AI skills and want to learn how to apply generative AI to their work. In addition, Microsoft will award a grant for outstanding ideas on training … Read more

Typeface, which is building generative AI for brands, raises $100 million at $1 billion valuation


In 2022, Abhay Parasnis, former CTO of Adobe, founded Typeface, a generative AI startup focused on enterprise use cases. With it, he hoped to leverage the generative AI that was just starting to become trendy at the time to deliver personalized content for brands at scale. The typeface, thanks in part to the excitement for … Read more

NVIDIA H100 GPUs set the standard for generative AI in debut MLPerf benchmark

NVIDIA wins all eight tests in MLPerf Training v3.0

Leading users and industry-standard benchmarks agree: NVIDIA H100 Tensor Core GPUs deliver the best AI performance, especially on the large language models (LLM) that power generative AI. H100 GPUs set new records on all eight tests in the latest MLPerf training benchmarks released today, excelling in a new MLPerf test for Generative AI. This excellence … Read more

Loora, a generative AI app that uses an audio interface to help users learn English, raises $9.25 million

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Image credits: licensed. The jury is still out on whether the adoption of AI will truly spell the end of humanity as we know it, but in the meantime, we continue to see a boom in AI startups and AI deals. In the latest development, a generative AI-powered language learning startup called Loora is … Read more

Databricks to Acquire Generative AI Startup in $1.3B Deal | CRN


Software news Rick Whiting June 26, 2023, 4:22 PM EDT Databricks will integrate MosaicML technology with its data lakehouse platform, allowing users to build and train models using their own data. Data lakehouse provider Databricks has reached an agreement to acquire generative AI platform provider MosaicML for approximately $1.3 … Read more

Generative AI: Databricks to Acquire MosaicML for $1.3B – High Performance Computing News Analysis | insideHPC

Generative AI: Databricks to Acquire MosaicML for $1.3B - High Performance Computing News Analysis |  insideHPC

San Francisco-based data and AI startup Databricks today announced a $1.3 billion deal to acquire generative AI platform MosaicML, whose large language models (MPT-7B and MPT-30B) have over 3.3 million downloads. The goal of the acquisition: to reduce the time and cost of training large language models for generative AI, the companies said. Databricks, which … Read more