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  1. Technology & Innovation
We’re doing an event, and hopefully the first of many! On Wednesday May 15, at 6 p.m., Box CEO Aaron Levie is going to join us for a live conversation in New York City about the direction of AI, the next breakthroughs, and how the technology is already changing the business world. The event will […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Today at Big Technology, we’re continuing our series where Amazon veteran examines the company’s strategy and trajectory after working there for twelve years. This week, Coulter looks looks at the company’s stock-heavy pay strategy, and how it might influence its ability to retain top talent. Amazon Pay Isn’t What It Used To Be. Will Its […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Each new generation of large language model consumes a staggering amount of resources.  Meta, for instance, trained its new Llama 3 models with about 10 times more data and 100 times more compute than Llama 2. Amid a chip shortage, it used two 24,000 GPU clusters, with each chip running around the price of a […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Two weeks ago, a podcast with a “top 1%” audience, whose listener net worth averaged $2.5 million, asked me to join as a guest. The host was familiar with my work, citing a recent CNBC appearance, and seemed ready to hold an engaging conversation. It seemed worthwhile, except the podcast was fake.  With a bit […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
NEW YORK, NY — EZ Newswire, an AI-enabled platform that makes it easy for businesses to create and publish their news, today announced that it was selected as a winner in The MBA Fund’s sixth annual pitch competition for pre-seed and seed startups. In addition to the investment from The MBA Fund, Contour Ventures committed […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Meta today announced the release of Llama 3, a new set of large language models that it’s immediately baking into its products, including WhatsApp and Messenger.  The company is releasing two smaller models today that it says exceed the performance of its previous Llama 2 model. And it’s still training a third, far more powerful version, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
NEW YORK, NY — Concurrences, the leading antitrust publisher, last week awarded “The Proper Measure of Profits for Assessing Market Power” as the Reader’s Choice Award winner in the “Best Business Article: General Economics” category at the 2024 Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. The paper was co-authored by Keystone Senior Partner Michael Cragg, alongside economists Patrick […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Hours after Google wrapped its major cloud keynote on Tuesday, I sat down for dinner with three public tech company CEOs and a handful of journalists on New York’s West Side. It was the type of gathering happening more frequently in the post-Covid era, where top executives and media meet to discuss the latest AI […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Scope Zero, a financial and environmental wellness platform, today announced that it has released its first case study highlighting the successful 2023 pilot of its Carbon Savings Account® (CSA) with New York Life, the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States. The Carbon Savings Account® (CSA) is an employee […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis / Source: Google Last week, I profiled Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis, the Google executive driving the company’s AI strategy. Hassabis is an AI research maverick now tasked with helping Google improve its core products with his groundbreaking models. In our conversation, he shared some facinating thoughts about how to […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
NEW YORK, NY — Keystone announced today the appointment of Devesh Mishra as President and Chief Product and Technology Officer of CoreAI, marking a significant step toward the company’s objective to lead in innovation in artificial intelligence. Mr. Mishra, whose illustrious career spans over two decades in the tech industry, brings a wealth of experience […]
  1. Data & Insights
NEW YORK, NY — BrXnd, a leading organization at the intersection of marketing and AI, is pleased to announce the initial lineup of speakers and sponsors for the highly anticipated 2024 BrXnd Marketing X AI Conference, set to take place on May 8 in New York City. Founded in 2022, BrXnd is dedicated to bridging […]