AI GPU

Nvidia’s shares surpassed $1,000 for the first time during extended trading on Wednesday 22nd May 2024, following the chip manufacturers report of fiscal first-quarter (Q1) earnings that exceeded analysts’ expectations. Investors have been using Nvidia’s performance as a barometer for the AI industry’s growth, which has captivated the market overRead More →

Nasdaq all-time high

The Nasdaq is a stock market index predominantly comprising technology and internet-related companies. Investors and traders closely monitor its performance as it serves as a barometer for the technological sector’s robustness and the general market mood. Nasdaq all-time high The Nasdaq Composite surpassed its previous highest value, marking a significantRead More →

AI art

Microsoft is promoting new computers equipped with advanced chips, engineered to operate the new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities embedded in the Windows operating system. On Monday 20th May 2024, Microsoft unveiled a Surface Laptop and a Surface Pro tablet, both featuring a Qualcomm chip capable of executing AI tasks bothRead More →

Reddit

Reddit’s shares have surged following the announcement of a partnership with AI start-up OpenAI Through this deal, OpenAI, the creator of the ChatGPT chatbot, will gain access to Reddit’s content and introduce AI-driven features to the platform. OpenAI has also secured agreements with various publishers, reports suggest, including the AssociatedRead More →

Baidu

Baidu, one of China’s leading search engine firms, surpassed analysts’ revenue forecasts for the Q1 on Thursday 16th May 2024. This was predominately due to a recovery in advertising revenue and a surge in demand for its AI-driven cloud products. The company announced a revenue of 31.51 billion yuan ($4.37Read More →

All three major indices closed at records on 15th May 2024 The Dow climbed 0.88%, while the S&P 500 gained 1.17%, ending the session above 5,300 for the first time. The tech-related Nasdaq Composite closed higher by 1.40%. Dow closed at a new high of: 39908 S&P 500 closed at a new high of: 5308 Nasdaq CompositeRead More →

AI Chatbot Gemini

Google is advancing the frontiers of artificial intelligence (AI) with its new release, Gemini 1.5 Flash, which is set to transform our online information interactions. Unveiled at Google I/O 2024, this latest model enhances sophisticated features with rapid performance and efficiency. The new AI Chatbot was unveiled on 15th MayRead More →

Chatbot GPT-4o

OpenAI has just unveiled its latest flagship model, GPT-4o. This remarkable model can reason across audio, vision, and text in real time. Multimodal interaction GPT-4o accepts any combination of text, audio, and image as input and generates corresponding outputs in any of these modalities. It’s a step toward more natural human-computer interaction. Fast response timeRead More →

AI Chatbot

Anthropic, the artificial intelligence (AI) startup backed by Amazon, reported on Monday 13th May 2024 that it’s launching its generative AI assistant Claude in Europe on Tuesday 14th May 2024. Claude.ai will be accessible to both individuals and businesses via the web and an iPhone app. While it is already freeRead More →

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) has experienced remarkable growth over the past decade. Historical stock price trends As of 10th May 2024, NVIDIA’s closing stock price stood at: $898.78 NVIDIA’s stock reached an all-time high of $950.02 on 25th March 2024. The 52-week high stands at $974.00, which is 9.7% higher thanRead More →

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Apple

Apple, renowned for its innovative consumer electronics, is reported to be branching into artificial intelligence (AI). Recent reports suggest the company is developing a project dubbed ‘Project ACDC,’ (Apple Chips in Data Centre) with the goal of creating specialized AI chips for data centres. The AI race AI applications areRead More →

Apple

Apple shares rose by 7% in after-hours trading on Thursday 2nd May 2024, following the company’s announcement of fiscal second-quarter earnings that exceeded expectations, coupled with the unveiling of an expanded stock repurchase program. The tech giant disclosed that its board has approved a new $110 billion share buyback plan,Read More →

Stock chart up

Amazon’s Q1 earnings and revenue exceeded expectations, emphasised by the expansion of its advertising and cloud computing sectors. The operating income surged over 200% to $15.3 billion in the period, significantly exceeding revenue growth, indicating that the company’s cost-reduction strategies and efficiency improvements are enhancing its financial performance. AWS contributedRead More →

Electric vehicle

Tesla’s shares surged on Monday 29th April 2024, marking their best performance since March 2021, following the company’s achievement in advancing its driver-assistance technology in China. The stock closed 15% higher, buoyed by investor enthusiasm over Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s visit to China. On Sunday 28th April 2024, Tesla announcedRead More →

Deal

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has agreed to acquire Darktrace in a $5.32 billion (£4.25 billion) cash acquisition. This translates to roughly $7.75 (£6.20) per share, which is a 44% premium over the company’s average share price as calculated over the last three months. Darktrace, headquartered in Cambridge, focuses on cybersecurity, employingRead More →

Microsoft AI

Microsoft’s Q3 results surpassed estimates for both revenue and earnings. But the revenue forecast for Q4 was less than anticipated, with the company reportedly projecting $64 billion, which is below the consensus of $64.5 billion – (only just). Revenue: $61.86 vs. $60.80 billion expected Earnings per share: $2.94 vs. $2.82 expected Additionally,Read More →

Avatar

AI startup Synthesia on Thursday 25th April 2024 announced its ‘Expressive Avatars’. These are AI-generated digital avatars that can express human emotions including happiness, sadness, and frustration. Synthesia, supported by the tech giant Nvidia, reportedly secured an investment of $90 million in 2023, reaching a valuation close to $1 billion.Read More →