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1. Intel updates details on its fifth-generation data center CPUs and Gaudi 3 accelerators

At the Supercomputing 2023 conference in the United States on Thursday, Intel shared a wealth of updates on its latest HPC and AI plans, including new information on the fifth-generation Emerald Rapids and future Granite Rapids Xeon CPUs, the Gaudi 3 accelerator, benchmark tests for the new Max series GPU that competes with Nvidia's H100 GPU, and work on the "genAI" one-trillion-parameter artificial intelligence model running on the Aurora supercomputer.

2. Spotify to use Google AI models for personalized recommendations

Swedish music streaming company Spotify is expanding its partnership with Alphabet's Google Cloud to explore the use of large language models (LLMs) and machine learning technologies on its platform. Spotify plans to use LLMs to better understand the breadth of its content library and increase the amount of metadata used to present that content to users every day.

3. U.S. advanced silicon battery maker Enovix to invest over $12 billion in Malaysia to build mass production plant

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) announced on November 16 that U.S.-based advanced silicon anode lithium-ion battery developer and manufacturer Enovix Corporation will invest 5.8 billion ringgit (about $12.3 billion) to build a large-scale production plant in Malaysia. MIDA said the investment will be completed within 15 years.

4. SK Group-backed Sapeon launches AI chip X330

South Korean semiconductor startup Sapeon Inc., backed by SK Group, recently launched its latest artificial intelligence chip X330 to boost its product line in an increasingly competitive market. This marks an important step in the global AI chip development race, challenging Nvidia.

5. OpenAI considers bringing ChatGPT into the classroom

OpenAI's Chief Operating Officer Brad Lightcap recently said at a conference that OpenAI is exploring how to bring its popular chatbot ChatGPT into the classroom. Lightcap claimed that OpenAI will likely form a team in 2024 to study the application prospects of ChatGPT for the education industry. This technology has the potential to disrupt some industries and is also becoming a popular learning and working tool.

Editor: Alexander