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Google Conducting Another Round of Layoffs in Its News Division

Over the last 2 years, there have been a few cuts within the company as part of its goal to “deliver durable savings through improved velocity and efficiency”. Tech giant Google LLC (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has cut at least 40 jobs in its Google News division. According to those familiar with the matter, the reason behind the layoff round is the uncertainty and sensitive time for online platforms and publishers. The exact number of those who lost their job at the Google News unit is not confirmed....

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OpenAI Partners G42 for AI Advancement in the Middle East

G42’s recent partnership with OpenAI shows the company’s dedication to fostering AI adoption in the UAE. OpenAI, the brains behind the creation of the popular artificial intelligence (AI) tool, ChatGPT has entered into a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi’s technology conglomerate G42. In an announcement on Wednesday, the company said that the new collaboration will help advance the adoption of AI technologies in Dubai and across the Middle East market. G42 to Leverage OpenAI’s AI...

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UK to Host Inaugural International Summit on AI Safety in November

The discussions during the summit will address the unpredictable nature of AI progress and the critical importance of maintaining human control over its development. The UK is gearing up to host the world’s inaugural international summit on artificial intelligence (AI), focusing on the existing threats associated with this rapidly advancing technology. The two-day event will commence next month from November 1st until the 2nd with the aim of positioning the UK as a mediator between global...

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Foxconn Joins Hands with Nvidia to Build AI Factories

The two chipmaking giants will work on building AI factories for electric vehicles where Nvidia plans to use its own chips and software for the development. Two chip-making giants – Foxconn and Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ: NVDA) – have finally come together to build “AI factories” and data centers for a range of applications including self-driving cars. The announcement came earlier today Wednesday, October 18. Foxconn Chairman Liu Young-way and Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announced at Foxconn’s...

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OpenAI Building Tool for Detecting AI-Generated Images

Aside from announcing the new tool, OpenAI executives also shared valuable insights into future AI models. OpenAI is working on a new tool capable of detecting AI-generated images with remarkable accuracy levels. Mira Murati, the Chief Technology Officer of OpenAI, shared this development while speaking at the Wall Street Journal’s Tech conference in Laguna Beach, California. According to Murati, the image detection tool has a reliability rate of 99% in determining if the source of an...

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Roblox Does Not Accept Crypto Payment, Denies Adopting XRP after Viral BitPay Tweet Spreads Misinformation

The situation first arose when BitPay posted a tweet stating that Ripple (XRP) could now be used to buy items in games that use BitPay, including Roblox and Smite. Popular gaming platform Roblox found itself at the center of some confusion on Tuesday after a now-deleted tweet from cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay claimed that Ripple’s XRP could be used to make in-game purchases. The unsubstantiated claims rapidly spread across social media, leading many users to speculate that...

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Baidu Claims Its Latest Ernie AI Model Is ‘On Par’ with GPT-4

The tech giant also announced that the latest version of ERNIE has been integrated into its suite of services. Chinese technology company Baidu has unveiled the latest version of its generative artificial intelligence (AI) model ERNIE 4.0. The company claims that ERNIE 4.0’s capabilities now match those of OpenAI’s GTP-4 model. The upgrade was announced on Tuesday by Baidu Co-Founder and  CEO Robin Li Yanhong at the Baidu World 2023 conference in Beijing. Li’s presentation highlighted the...

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AI Revives Deceased Actor’s Voice in Cyberpunk 2077

The developers elaborated on their decision, stating that cloning Reczek’s voice was a tribute to the legendary voice actor, recognizing him as “one of the best Polish voice talents”. CD Projekt RED, the developer of Cyberpunk 2077, has embarked on a groundbreaking creative endeavor by bringing a deceased actor’s voice back to life. The Polish video game developer has ventured into the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) to preserve the legacy of the late Polish voice actor Miłogost...

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Google Moves to Shield Customers from AI-Related Copyright Issues

Google’s announcement comes amid rising concerns over the copyright issues that have been linked with using generative AI. Google is making it its business to legally protect users of generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems within its Google Cloud and Workspace platforms. That is if they are ever faced with copyright infringement allegations. The announcement reads in part: “If you are challenged on copyright grounds, we will assume responsibility for the potential legal risks...

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Character.AI Launches Group Chat for Users to Converse with Multiple AI Companions

Users subscribed to Character.AI’s $10 plan can now access the group chat for feedback and improvements, before public release. Chatbot startup Character.AI is launching a new group chat feature for subscribers. The firm, backed by venture capital giant Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), has introduced a group chat where the app’s users and friends can simultaneously converse with multiple AI characters. Character Group Chat Helps Users Collaborate with AI Character.AI is a chatbot platform that...

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