Tech news of the week: Apple reports double-digit growth in India, Sam Altman calls ChatGPT ‘dumb’, and more | Technology News

Tech News of the Week in India: Apple has posted a quarterly revenue of $90.8 billion, four per cent less compared to last year’s figures. The company, however, witnessed double-digit growth (number not disclosed) in India, and OpenAI’s Sam Altman hints at a more capable generative AI model and calls chatGPT the dumbest.

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    Apple continues to gain sales momentum in India

    Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, revealed that the company has “set revenue records in more than a dozen countries and regions,” in Q1 2024, including India despite the overall figures being four per cent lower than the previous year. The company has also witnessed revenue growth in services but has witnessed a drop in iPhone and iPad sales revenue.

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    Sam Altman calls chatGPT the dumbest model

    In a Q and A session hosted by Stanford University, Sam Altman stated that GPT-4 is the dumbest AI model, currently one of the most capable large language models in the world, and hinted at a more capable generative AI model. He also stated that OpenAI would burn around $50 billion a year on artificial general insurance (AGI), further hinting at developing an AGI being expensive but worth it.

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    Amazon, Flipkart summer sale

    Amazon and Flipkart are offering heavy discounts on consumer electronic products such as smartphones, laptops, and other consumer electronics as a part of the ongoing summer sale. The offer includes iPhone 15 for Rs 63,999, Galaxy S23 FE for Rs 34,999, and more. Besides, products like air conditioners, home appliances, and fashion accessories are also on sale.

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    iPad Pro with M4 chip might launch on May 7

    Apple is speculated to announce new iPads on May 7; new iPad Pro series featuring OLED screens, and iPad Air lineup in two sizes. A recent report by Bloomberg suggested that the upcoming iPad Pro might come with an M4 chip instead of the previously reported M3, making the iPad Pro the first device from Apple to come with next-generation in-house Apple Silicon.


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