Items tagged with AI

Google has teased its upcoming Pixel 9 Pro and also officially confirmed a new foldable Pixel is on the way. In true AI fashion, both the Pixel 9 Pro and Pixel 9 Pro Fold are being billed as phones “built for the Gemini era," with Gemini being the name of Google's family of mulimodal large language models... Read more...
Tenstorrent's name might not have quite the same cache that NVIDIA's does when it comes to AI acceleration yet, but the company's unique approach has a lot of benefits. Between a royalty-free RISC-V processor ISA and highly scalable AI accelerator designs, the company promises it can lower the total cost of ownership... Read more...
Hardware manufacturers are putting AI front and center, in the hopes that the new features will entice buyers into buying new gear or upgrading their current systems. Especially as the industry has faced a slowdown after the booming sales numbers brought on by COVID. However, a poll on TechPowerUp's forum shows that... Read more...
The SIGGRAPH graphics conference, which takes place between July 28 and August 1, will be hosting two titans in the tech sector, with CEO of NVIDIA Jensen Huang and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg participating in a public discussion on AI. This conversation won’t be limited to those in attendance either, as the event will... Read more...
Officially, the only Copilot+ branded PCs on the market right now are Arm-based machines powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon X Elite and Plus silicon. However, there will be another wave of Copilot+ PCs running on x86 chips from AMD and Intel. In the meantime, system builders readying machines based on the latest x86... Read more...
This year’s Galaxy Unpacked event also brought several updates on the software front courtesy of Google, bringing several new features to Samsung’s latest hardware offerings. Google announced four new features coming to the Galaxy Z Flip6, Z Fold6, and updated Galaxy Watches that include Gemini, Circle to Search... Read more...
The artificial intelligence (AI) arms race is reaching a fever pitch, bolstered by AMD signing a definitive agreement to acquire Silo AI, Europe's biggest private AI lab, in an all-cash deal valued at around $665 million. That's not chump change and we could see more big-dollar investments like this as companies look to add to their AI arsenal, Read more...
The umbrella of generative AI includes a wide variety of tools that could feasibly make game development easier and faster. Besides using language models for code review and optimization, there are also ways to use language models for generating NPC dialogue, whether beforehand or in real-time, like with NVIDIA's ACE... Read more...
A new leak suggests Google may bring a Recall-like feature to its upcoming Pixel 9 smartphones. While the new feature will take on-device screenshots like Microsoft’s Recall on PCs, it will do it in a less threatening (and less controversial) manner. Microsoft came under fire in recent weeks after it announced its... Read more...
Meta is changing its “Made with AI” label to “AI info” following recommendations from its Oversight Board. The decision comes after the mega tech company came under fire from outraged creators who found their real-life images being marked with the “Made with AI” label. While AI continues to be the biggest buzz word... Read more...
Public opinion is turning against AI on certain topics. Some people have been dubious about the practical benefits of all the power and money spent on developing and operating AI for some time, but recently, leadership at multiple companies has gone completely "mask off" with regard to how they feel about the impact... Read more...
YouTube has announced that its Premium subscribers are getting more perks, along with a tease about more plan options coming soon that could shake up the value proposition (depending on what the new plans offer and how much they cost). YouTube Premium members already get an ad-free experience while viewing videos... Read more...
The download size of video games is getting out of hand. For a massive open world game with ten years of updates like GTA Online, 110 GB isn't out of the realm of possibility. When a first-person shooter like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is 235GB, with the upcoming Black Ops 6 reportedly being over 300 GB, well, we... Read more...
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz have made a breakthrough by creating a large language model (LLM) running on custom hardware that only sips a mere 13 watts, which is the equivalent of a modern LED light bulb. The researchers say this new LLM is 50 times more efficient that other LLMs running on... Read more...
Toys R Us has become the first company to create the a branded film using OpenAI’s Sora text-to-video AI tool, telling the iconic toy store’s origin story. Generative AI has seemingly been advancing at breakneck speeds lately. Whether it be Adobe’s Firefly creating incredible images from text prompts, or Luma AI’s... Read more...
A group of Japanese scientists have conjured up a way to attach living skin to robot faces to make them more lifelike. The skin equivalent is a “living skin model composed of cells and extracellular matrix” which is said to be “an ideal covering for robots due to its biological functionalities.” As artificial... Read more...
The AI arms race is in full swing, and some companies are opting to aim for strategic partnerships instead of all out dominance (or in pursuit of dominance). Apple has recently introduced its anticipated Apple Intelligence at its recent WWDC 2024 Developer Conference. Since AI development is apparently resource... Read more...
OpenAI’s Chief Technology Officer, Mira Murati, didn’t mince words when discussing possible job losses in creative industries, as AI continues to become more prevalent in the creation of art. During an AI event held at Dartmouth University, Murai said, "some creative jobs maybe will go away, but maybe they shouldn't... Read more...
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son remarked, during a shareholder’s meeting, that he believes AI will be 10,000 times smarter than human intelligence 10 years from now. Son also remarked that he saw Softbank’s mission to be the “evolution of humanity,” while also stating he had finally discovered his own purpose in... Read more...
Google is making its Gemini in Google Messages available to any Android smartphone that features 6GB of RAM or higher. Initially, the feature was only available on Google Pixel devices and Samsung Galaxy phones, but the updated requirements should open it up to most Android handsets. Earlier this year, Google... Read more...
Do you need a new mobile workhorse, or just want a lightweight, powerful laptop with all-day battery life? Whatever the individual reasons, a lot of people are understandably very excited about Qualcomm's Snapdragon X series processors and the associated push for Windows on ARM by Microsoft. If that's you, then the... Read more...
Application performance obviously uses hardware speed as a baseline, but software optimizations are ultimately where large gains can be realized. It's not uncommon for developers to make an application run five, ten, twenty, or even a hundred times faster—something you'll never do by replacing the hardware. Intel has... Read more...
1 2 3 4 5 Next