Tungsten rare Earth metal

Tungsten is a critically important rare earth metal, renowned for its unique and valuable properties. Tungsten has the highest melting point among all metals, which makes it exceptionally suitable for high-temperature applications. Key aspects of its importance Industrial and technological applications Tungsten is used in many industries where hardness, high density, high wearRead More →

Hot AI

To put this figure into some perspective, the loss is comparable to the GDP output of a small country, such as Norway, Singapore, or the UAE, for example. Global semiconductor stocks experienced volatility on Tuesday following a decline in Nvidia’s shares from the previous trading sessions. Shares of chip firmsRead More →

Market Cap up

The little-known company, Nvidia, now stands alongside Apple and Microsoft in market cap valuation thanks to AI. In just a little over a year it has all but tripled its market valuation and become a go to investment on Wall Street and around the world. Nvidia’s market capitalization has recentlyRead More →

Chatbot

Anthropic, a rival to OpenAI, unveiled Claude 3.5 Sonnet on Thursday, touting it as their most advanced AI model to date. Claude has joined the ranks of widely used chatbots such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Gemini. Founded by former OpenAI research leaders, Anthropic has secured backing from major techRead More →

Unloved rally

The unloved rally: A paradox The S&P 500 and Nasdaq have been reaching all-time highs with remarkable frequency, notching nearly thirty record days in 2024, including four in the past week. Despite this stellar performance, a considerable number of investors remain hesitant. Let’s explore the reasons behind this paradox. LingeringRead More →

GPU power for AI

Nvidia, traditionally recognised within the gaming community for its graphics chips, has become the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. On Tuesday 18th June 2024, Nvidia’s shares rose by 3.6%, increasing its market cap to $3.34 trillion and overtaking Microsoft, now valued at $3.32 trillion. Earlier in the month, Nvidia’sRead More →

Microsoft will not include Recall, the artificial intelligence tool designed to track user activity, in the upcoming release of the Copilot+ PC. Concerns have been raised by industry experts about the possibility of hackers creating tools to extract user information. Microsoft has reportedly announced that Recall will transition from aRead More →

Apple Intelligence

Apple’s shares reached a new record high of approximately $207 per share on Tuesday 11th June 2024, surpassing the previous record set in December. At its annual developer conference on Monday 10th June 2024, the company launched its highly anticipated venture into AI. Apple is playing catch-up in the AIRead More →

Raspberry Pi

The British computing startup Raspberry Pi is aiming to raise £166 million ($211.2 million) from its initial public offering in London on Tuesday 11th June 2024. The company, known for its compact single-board computers, has set its share price at 280 pence each. Conditional dealing of Raspberry Pi shares willRead More →

AI chip

Kneron, a startup specializing in artificial intelligence chips, unveiled its latest products on Wednesday 4th June 2024. The company aims to exploit the growing world-wide interest in AI and provide an alternative to industry heavyweights such as Nvidia and AMD. The company, headquartered in Taiwan and supported by American semiconductorRead More →

Ai microchip

Intel announced its new Xeon 6 processors at the Computex tech conference in Taiwan on Tuesday 4th June 2024. This announcement coincides with the recent launches of new artificial intelligence chips by rivals Nvidia and AMD on Sunday and Monday 2nd and 3rd June 2024 – as they compete forRead More →

AI net

ThousandEyes, Cisco’s internet monitoring division, has introduced a new suite of AI-driven features known as Digital Experience Assurance, or DXA, on Tuesday 4th June 2024. The firm asserts that this new AI technology will allow customers to not only monitor but also automatically address issues affecting network quality. Describing itselfRead More →

Bitcoin mining

Bitcoin miners have been diversifying operations into artificial intelligence (AI) due to several key factors. Since Bitcoin halving, miners have been searching for more lucrative income streams as AI and crypto industries collide. Revenue shift The revenue from crypto mining, especially Bitcoin, has significantly decreased in recent months. After the ‘BitcoinRead More →

Copilot

The UK’s data protection authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is reportedly making inquiries into a new screenshot feature available from Microsoft. This feature, known as Recall, is a component of the Copilot+ suite and aims to take encrypted snapshots of a user’s laptop screen at intervals, storing them onRead More →

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 →

AI Kill Switch!

Leading technology companies, such as Microsoft, Amazon, and OpenAI, have united under a significant international accord for artificial intelligence (AI) safety measures, established at the Seoul AI Safety Summit on Tuesday 21st May 2024. Following the agreement, firms from various nations, including the UK, China, Canada, the U.S., France, SouthRead More →