Elon Musk Sues OpenAI and More
March 11, 2024

Elon Musk Sues OpenAI and More


Hello there! We’re back once again with the key stories across cloud computing, gaming, AI, and the crypto space this week. 

Cloud Computing

Rakuten Symphony Brings Telco Cloud Training to TIP Academy

Rakuten Symphony has collaborated with the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to launch a Telco Cloud curriculum on TIP Academy, an industry-neutral training platform focused on educating the telecom community on open network solutions.

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Broadcom Offloads $4B Remote Computing Unit to KKR

Broadcom has reached a $4 billion deal to sell its End-User Computing (EUC) business, which enables access to desktops and applications from any device, to private equity firm KKR. The EUC unit will operate independently with its existing management team.

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AWS Eliminates Data Egress Fees for Most Customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has eliminated fees for moving data out of its public cloud services for most customers. Those exceeding the 100GB monthly free data transfer limit can apply for additional fee waivers from AWS Support.

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NFT Worlds Pivots to 'Hytopia' After Minecraft NFT Ban

When Minecraft banned NFTs from its game in 2022, it dealt a major blow to NFT Worlds - a project that had sold in-game land as NFTs. Now rebranded as Hytopia, the project aims to launch its own crypto game on a custom blockchain after its Minecraft plans were scuttled.

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Grand Theft Auto VI Trailer Reveals Vice City Return

After a decade since GTA V's release, Rockstar Games has finally unveiled the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto VI. The leaked trailer shows the game will be set in a fictionalized version of Miami called Vice City and introduces a new protagonist named Lucia.

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PlayStation 5 Gears Up for Exciting 2024 Games Lineup

The PlayStation 5 has an excellent lineup of new games arriving in 2024, with titles like Dragon's Dogma 2 kicking things off. The first half of the year alone will see the launch of many promising games that could rank among the best PS5 titles.

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SAP Enhances AI Capabilities Across Data Ecosystem

SAP has rolled out new integrations, analytics tools, and generative AI enhancements to help companies simplify data management and extract deeper insights. Key additions include embedding its Joule AI copilot in Analytics Cloud and adding knowledge graphing to SAP Datasphere.

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Elon Musk Sues OpenAI Over Alleged Profit Prioritization

Elon Musk has filed a lawsuit against OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman, alleging the AI company betrayed its initial promise of being an open-source, non-profit endeavor when it forged a lucrative alliance with Microsoft to pursue profits.

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Humane's Wearable AI Pin Hints at Phone-Free Future

The Humane AI Pin, a wearable AI assistant device unveiled at Mobile World Congress, offers a glimpse into a potential future without constant smartphone usage. Designed by former Apple employees, the pin aims to provide AI capabilities in a compact, hands-free form factor.

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Reddit Reveals Crypto Holdings Ahead of IPO

As it prepares for an initial public offering, social media giant Reddit has disclosed its ownership of bitcoin, ether, and Polygon's MATIC token in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, joining other mainstream companies holding cryptocurrencies.

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US Energy Agency Halts Bitcoin Miner Survey Amid Lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Energy has agreed to temporarily suspend its mandatory survey of energy usage by cryptocurrency miners for a month after bitcoin miner Riot Platforms and an industry group filed a lawsuit challenging the data collection effort.

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Circle Ends USDC Support on Tron Network

Stablecoin issuer Circle has announced it will discontinue support for USD Coin (USDC) on the Tron blockchain, immediately stopping new mints on the network as part of efforts to ensure USDC "remains trusted, transparent and safe." The move impacts around $300 million worth of USDC on Tron.

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And that wraps up this week’s DCI news. Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to keep

our finger on the pulse of all things gaming, cloud, AI and Web3!

Until next week!

Team Aethir

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