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Kif Leswing


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Past articles by Kif:

ChatGPT app downloads are slowing down, BofA finds

Analysts found that app downloads for ChatGPT and Microsoft Bing have slowed in recent weeks, citing Sensor Tower data. → Read More

Pokemon Go maker Niantic lays off 230 employees, cancels games

Niantic, a San Francisco-based mobile games developer, announced it would lay off 230 employees as part of a reorganization. → Read More

Nvidia downplays possible U.S. chip export restrictions

Nvidia stock started recovering on Kress' comments before falling about 1.8% in intraday trading. → Read More

Unity shares rise 12% after company announces A.I. marketplace

AI companies will be able to distribute their software to game makers and charge for it through Unity's Asset Store. → Read More

Intel stock drops 6% as company updates chip manufacturing plans

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger speaks during the Mobileye Global Inc. initial public offering at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, Oct. 26, 2022. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Intel stock dropped 6% Wednesday after the company gave investors an update on the company's turnaround plan to become a chip manufacturing company competing with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.… → Read More

AMD reveals new A.I. chip to challenge Nvidia's dominance

AMD said its forthcoming most-advanced GPU for AI, the MI300X, will start shipping to some customers later this year, the company said on Tuesday. → Read More

Apple hits record high one week after announcing Vision Pro VR headset

Apple stock rose over 1.5% on Monday to close at $183.79 per share, which is the all-time-high share price for the company. → Read More

The 15-inch MacBook Air offers superb battery life and portability at an aggressive price

It's probably the best laptop for most people if you like the MacOS operating system and plan to use it for everyday tasks. → Read More

Apple Vision Pro: Impressive specs, new way of interacting could help it break the VR curse

Apple's Vision Pro headset has sparked a resurgence of interest in virtual reality headsets. → Read More

Apple's next challenge: It needs apps for its Vision Pro headset, but it's not on sale yet

Apple somehow needs to convince developers to make apps for it even though the hardware isn't widely available yet. → Read More

Apple's practical approach to A.I.: No bragging, just features

On Monday at WWDC, Apple subtly touted just how much work it's doing in state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and machine learning. → Read More

Apple just announced its first major product since 2014: The Vision Pro

Apple announced its mixed-reality headset on Monday during its developer conference. The Vision Pro is its first major new product since 2014. → Read More

Why Apple's VR headset could succeed where every similar product has failed

On Monday, Apple is expected to announce its first new major product line since it unveiled the Apple Watch in 2014. → Read More

The A.I. chip boom is pushing Nvidia toward $1 trillion, but it won't help Intel and AMD

Sales are up because of spiking demand for the graphics processors that Nvidia makes that power AI applications like those at Google, Microsoft, and OpenAI. → Read More

Nvidia shares spike 25% on huge forecast beat driven by A.I. chip demand

Nvidia is the top provider of advanced GPU chips for artificial intelligence. → Read More

Parrots, paper clips and safety vs. ethics: Why the artificial intelligence debate sounds like a foreign language

The language around the AI reveals a major rift in how academics, politicians and the technology industry believe that AI should regulated. → Read More

How to talk about A.I. like an insider

It's not surprising the debate around AI has developed its own lingo. It started as a technical, academic field. But other terms are more cultural in nature. → Read More

Elon Musk says the Fed will be too slow to lower interest rates again

Musk's opinion about the Federal Reserve's monetary policy gives a look into what a major company leader is seeing in the broader economy. → Read More

Ex-Apple employee accused of stealing trade secrets is exec at Baidu self-driving car joint venture

Weibao Wang is a senior executive at Jidu, an electric vehicle joint venture between Baidu and Chinese car maker Geely. → Read More

Microsoft releases update that allows iPhone users to text from Windows

PC users want the ability to text from their laptops at work or at school. → Read More