Reliance’s JioCinema breaks world record with free cricket streaming

India’s JioCinema broke the world record for most simultaneous views of a live-streamed event on Monday, eclipsing a long-standing landmark of Disney’s Hotstar as Asian tycoon Mukesh Ambani spares no expense in expanding his digital empire. The Indian streaming app, whose partner includes James Murdoch’s Bodhi Tree-backed Viacom18, surpassed the record on Monday night, drawing … Read more

Ambani’s JioCinema Takes NBCUniversal Titles, Escalates Netflix-Disney Rivalry

JioCinema, the affordable on-demand video streaming service that rivals Netflix and Disney’s Hotstar in India, will soon be home to “The Office” and other NBCUniversal titles. The streaming service Viacom18 said Monday it has signed a “multi-year” partnership with NBCUniversal to bring “thousands of hours” of NBCU movies and TV shows to India. The partnership … Read more

All Nvidia news announced by Jensen Huang at Computex

Jensen Huang will to bring generative AI to every data center, Nvidia’s co-founder and CEO said today at Computex in Taipei. During the speech, Huang’s first public speech in nearly four years, he said, he made a slew of announcements, including chip release dates, the DGX GH200 supercomputer and partnerships with major companies. Here’s all … Read more

Sam Altman shares his optimistic view of our AI future

Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, has been traveling across Europe for the past few days meeting with government leaders and start-up communities to discuss AI regulation, ChatGPT and more. In his final appearance on stage at Station F in Paris, Altman answered questions from local entrepreneurs and shared his thoughts on artificial intelligence. A few … Read more

To avoid more UK antitrust issues, Meta must limit how it uses advertising data to boost Facebook Marketplace

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has issued significant assurances to UK antitrust regulators to address concerns about how it uses advertising data to benefit its own products. The news comes the same week Meta revealed it sold GIF platform Giphy for $53 million, three years after buying it for $400 million, following a final divestment order … Read more

OpenAI’s ChatGPT iOS app is now available in Canada, India, Brazil and 30 more countries

OpenAI has expanded the availability of its ChatGPT app to iOS users in India and 32 other countries – just a week after its US launch. The list of new countries includes Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Estonia, Ghana, India, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mauritania, Mauritius … Read more