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OpenAI is currently on pace to generate more than $1 billion in revenue (paywalled). Compared to its average monthly revenue last year, OpenAI is making 35 times more today ($80M/month). OpenAI generated just $28 million in revenue last year before it started charging for ChatGPT. It lost around $540 million last year as it developed GPT-4 and ChatGPT.
Performance upgrades for existing models and adding external models like Llama 2 and Falcon within Google’s Vertex AI.
Watermarking in images generated by Imagen with Deepmind’s SynthID.
Duet AI is available across Google Workspace and other cloud products like cybersecurity tools.
AlloyDB AI for building generative AI applications with PostgreSQL.
Cloud A3 Supercomputer, based on NVIDIA H100 designed for generative AI, to be available next month. Also, Google announced fifth generation of their TPUs.
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