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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, 29. May 2023

Falcon 40B, the UAE’s first large-scale open-source, 40-billion-parameter AI model launched by Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute (TII) last week, soared to the top spot on Hugging Face’s latest Open Large Language Model (LLM) Leaderboard. Hugging Face, an American company seeking to democratize artificial intelligence through open-source and open science is considered the world’s definitive independent verifier of AI models.

Falcon 40B managed to beat back established models such as LLaMA from Meta (including its 65B model), StableLM from Stability AI, and RedPajama from Together to achieve the coveted ranking. The index utilizes four key benchmarks from the Eleuther AI Language Model Evaluation Harness, a consolidated framework that assesses generative language models on:   the AI2 Reasoning Challenge (25-shot), a set of grade-school science questions; HellaSwag (10-sh ... Read more »

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Major study shows adult consumers using BAT’s vapour brand Vusei demonstrated significantly better results for biomarkers relevant to smoking-related diseases than smokers
Lower levels of cigarette smoke toxicants classified as harmful or potentially harmfulii found in participants using Vuse exclusively compared to smokers
Study adds to the scientific evidence around vaping as a reduced-risk* products category and highlights the value of Vuse in Tobacco Harm Reduction
Results underscore vaping products’ contribution to Tobacco Harm Reduction and reinforce BAT’s commitment to building A Better Tomorrow™ by reducing the health impact of its business

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- New results from one of the largest ever vapour product studies, which analysed BAT’s flagship vapour brand Vuse, have been published in the journal of Internal and Emergency Medicine (

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LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, 30. May 2023 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- William J. O'Neil, "Bill," a highly accomplished figure in the world of stock speculation, entrepreneurship, authorship, and philanthropy has passed away at the age of 90.

Bill exemplified the American spirit and firmly believed that through hard work, anyone could attain prosperity. His approach to success was characterized by his willingness to challenge conventional wisdom, carefully analyze the data, and follow it wherever it led him, on his own terms. With humble beginnings, he became the youngest person to purchase a seat on the New York Stock Exchange at 30 years old. He wrote several best-selling books sharing the investment methodologies he built his businesses upon and devoted much of his life to extending a path toward financial freedom for all. He was a vocal proponent of a free enterprise system and its contributions to his own achievement of the American Dream. ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan - Friday, 26. May 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE: 4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it will present data from its expanding oncology pipeline and established product portfolio at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) being held June 2-6, 2023, in Chicago, Ill. and the 31st Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA), June 8-11, 2023, in Frankfurt, Germany.

The company’s presence at ASCO 2023 will underscore Takeda’s growing solid tumor portfolio, with research focused on improving treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC), as well as rare forms of oncogene-driven non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Within its hematology portfolio, Takeda will present data in oral sessions at both ASCO and EHA on a head-to-head Phase 3 study comparing targeted treatments in newly diagnosed patients with Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph+ ALL).

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