Items tagged with artificial-intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken off in the last few years. Buoyed by massive increases in computational power, the latest large language models (LLMs) can behave in remarkably lifelike ways, but their inner workings are not always clear. What if those inner workings turn on us? That's certainly a worry, based... Read more...
In the age of AI, companies are looking to get their hands on large amounts of diverse data to train models on, so they become more useable and proficient. In the case of OpenAI, this means scraping the internet for content to train up ChatGPT, at least up through 2021. However, there is money to be made here as... Read more...
Google assistant on phones is about to get a big upgrade by way of the company's new Gemini AI. Google says that “with Gemini on your phone, you can type, talk or add an image for all kinds of help while you’re on the go.” This new integration of Gemini should make for a better experience when users summon the digital... Read more...
Artificial intelligence is increasingly more pervasive, across many industries. The technology, however, does pose some risks, such as the capability to help create bioweapons or other nefarious things. AI technology can also be used for deepfakes, which the Federal Communications Commission is trying to quell with... Read more...
T.M. Roh, president of Samsung Electronics’ mobile business, hinted that Galaxy AI features might require customers to pay a fee of some kind in the future. Galaxy AI is one of the big, new additions the company is adding to its Galaxy S24 line of phones as it does battle with Apple for top spot in the mobile market... Read more...
Microsoft has just set new performance targets for PCs to be considered AI-ready. The trillion-dollar software, services and devices company has specified 40 TOPS (Trillions Of Operations Per Second) in AI computational throughput and 16GB of memory at a minimum, for a system to potentially have all AI features... Read more...
Microsoft is announcing Copilot Pro, its new subscription tier for Microsoft 365 users, which will cost $20 a month per user. This new subscription option will be available to both individuals and businesses looking to get more done with AI. According to the company, Copilot Pro “delivers the most advanced features... Read more...
Square Enix President Takashi Kiryu released a New Year’s letter emphasizing the company’s plans to make AI a core part of the business, saying that “we intend to be aggressive in applying AI and other cutting-edge technologies to both our content development and our publishing functions.” Kiryu points to the rapid... Read more...
Microsoft has spent most of the last couple of decades playing catchup in an number of key growth markets. Microsoft, however, is now in a leadership position in the AI space thanks in part to its partnership with OpenAI. The company's GPT-infused Copilot has popped up in Windows, Office, Bing, Edge, and now it's on... Read more...
It appears as if the Samsung and Naver partnership to develop chips for hyperscale AI models is already producing results, with the companies claiming their field-programmable gate array (FPGA) solution is a whopping eight times more power efficient than anything made by NVIDIA. This is a bold claim, and will no doubt... Read more...
Microsoft Copilot will now be able to assist users in creating AI generated music, as the company looks to add as much functionality as possible to its AI companion. To accomplish this Microsoft is teaming up with Suno, a company that works on AI specifically designed to help people create music regardless of their... Read more...
TomTom is teaming up with Microsoft to develop an AI assistant that will enable better interaction between customers and TomTom’s products. The company says this new AI assistant means that “drivers can converse naturally with their vehicle and ask the AI-powered assistant to navigate to a certain location, find... Read more...
Google has invested heavily in artificial intelligence research over the past decade, and it paid off when researchers developed transformer algorithms in 2017—then it did nothing with it. Transformers are the underlying technology for all the fancy new generative AI applications. It was caught flatfooted when... Read more...
Pat Gelsinger, CEO of Intel, claims that NVIDIA’s AI dominance it currently enjoys thanks to CUDA will come to an end sooner rather than later. The comments were made during Intel's launch event in New York for its new 5th Gen Xeon and Core Ultra chips. Gelsinger believes the future of AI will hinge on inference... Read more...
NVIDIA is taking a swipe at AMD on its developer blog over what it says are misleading claims about the performance of the NVIDIA H100 Tensor Core GPU and NVIDIA TensorRT-LLM, compared to AMD's MI300 accelerators. NVIDIA says that “at a recent launch event, AMD talked about the inference performance of the H100 GPU... Read more...
There's a shakeup at the top of Sports Illustrated. The storied magazine has abruptly fired CEO Ross Levinsohn, replacing him with Manoj Bhargava of 5-Hour Energy fame. While the company didn't explain the reason for the firing, it no doubt has something to do with the recently revealed use of AI content on the Sports... Read more...
Microsoft continues to go all in with AI, announcing that Copilot will be receiving the addition of a new DALL-E 3 model and GPT-4 Turbo along with several other features. Windows 11 users can expect to see these improvements in 2024. Moreover, Microsoft will also be making Copilot available to anyone with a web... Read more...
The United States government seems to be sending a message to NVIDIA about the company’s chip exports to China. Gina Raimondo, US Commerce Secretary, spoke about the importance of her department’s work in keeping China from gaining access to the cutting-edge chips it needs to continue its AI development. While... Read more...
Jensen Huang, NVIDIA Chief Executive Officer, remarked that it might take up to 20 years for the United States to be independent from having to obtain chips from overseas. He made the statement while speaking at the New York Times’s DealBook conference in New York. “We are somewhere between a decade and two decades... Read more...
NVIDIA and Amazon Web Services officially announced an expansion of their existing partnership in supercomputing infrastructure, and services and software for generative AI at this year’s AWS re:Invent. According to the two companies this collaboration will “bring together the best of NVIDIA and AWS technologies that... Read more...
Teenagers who reside in countries where they are able to manage their own Google Account will finally be able to access Google’s Bard AI chatbot. This is according to Tulsee Doshi, who is Head of Product within the Responsible AI team at Google. Initially, Bard will only be available in English, with more languages to... Read more...
NVIDIA and Microsoft are teaming up to offer an AI foundry service, it was announced at the annual Microsoft Ignite conference. This new service is designed to assist in the development of generative AI applications by startups and enterprise users that are deploying on Microsoft Azure. “Our partnership with NVIDIA... Read more...
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