Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 multiplayer beta arrives August 30 — on all platforms

Activision announced the Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 multiplayer beta kicks off on August 30. While under previous ownership of Activision Blizzard, Sony’s PlayStation players always got earlier access to the multiplayer beta versions of Call of Duty. But this beta will be available on the “PC and consoles,” as you might expect considering Microsoft acquired Activision Blizzard. The Black…
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Small language models rising as Arcee AI lands $24M Series A

The trend toward small language models is accelerating as Arcee AI announced its $24M Series A funding only 6 months after announcing its $5.5M seed round in January 2024. The company also announced the launch of Arcee Cloud, a hosted SaaS version of their platform. This new offering complements their existing in-VPC deployment option, Arcee Enterprise.  The new round, led by Emergence Capital…
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Diesel demand drops while commercial EV, electric semi markets grow

In this special vacation episode of Quick Charge, we explore the historic dive in global diesel demand, and whether it’s being caused inflation and a slowing economy or the rapid rise in EV sales displacing millions of gallons of oil demand. In this episode, we’ll focus on the rapid growth of the commercial EV market as one of the leading contributors to the global drop in diesel demand…
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Argentina Defines Rules for Normalization of Previously Undeclared Assets, Including Cryptocurrency – Regulation Bitcoin News

Argentina has recently released the rules that will govern the previously approved legislative package affecting the inclusion of cryptocurrency and other undeclared assets in the country’s tax system. The benefits will only be available to taxpayers who hold their assets in registered VASPs. These taxpayers will be exempt from taxes for up to $100,000 held in crypto. Argentina Clarifies Reach…
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