Microsoft-backed AI startup Inflexion raises $1.3 billion from Nvidia and others

Microsoft-backed AI startup Inflexion raises $1.3 billion from Nvidia and others

[1/3]The words AI Artificial Intelligence are seen in this illustration taken May 4, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo June 29 (Reuters) – Inflection AI, a startup backed by several Silicon Valley giants, said on Thursday it raised $1.3 billion from investors including Microsoft and Nvidia amid an AI boom (TO THE). The investment, a mix of … Read more

CISA works with agencies to extract exposed network tools from the public Internet

CISA works with agencies to extract exposed network tools from the public Internet

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said it is working with federal agencies to remove network management tools from the public internet after researchers found hundreds were still publicly exposed. On June 13, CISA issued a directive giving federal civilian agencies two weeks after the discovery of an Internet-exposed networked management interface to remove … Read more

Alphabet bets on lasers to provide Internet in remote areas

Alphabet bets on lasers to provide Internet in remote areas

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 26 (Reuters) – Google’s parent Alphabet (GOOGL.O) has already tried unsuccessfully to bring Internet access to rural and remote areas using high-altitude balloons into the stratosphere. But now, the company is providing Internet services to remote areas using beams of light. The project known as Taara is part of Alphabet’s innovation … Read more

The United States will spend $42 billion to make Internet access universal by 2030

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WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) – The White House on Monday split $42 billion among the nation’s 50 U.S. states and territories to make access to high-speed broadband universal by 2030, launching a new ad campaign for economic policies of President Joe Biden. Funding under the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment program was authorized under the … Read more