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Stability AI previews Stable Diffusion 3 text-to-image model

London-based AI lab Stability AI has announced an early preview of its new text-to-image model, Stable Diffusion 3. The advanced generative AI model aims to create high-quality images from text prompts with improved performance across several key areas.

The announcement comes just...

Wipro and IBM collaborate to propel enterprise AI

In a bid to accelerate the adoption of AI in the enterprise sector, Wipro has unveiled its latest offering that leverages the capabilities of IBM’s watsonx AI and data platform.

The extended partnership between Wipro and IBM combines the former’s extensive industry expertise with...

Reddit is reportedly selling data for AI training

Reddit has negotiated a content licensing deal to allow its data to be used for training AI models, according to a Bloomberg report.

Just ahead of a potential $5 billion initial public offering (IPO) debut in March, Reddit has reportedly signed a $60 million deal with an undisclosed...

Amazon trains 980M parameter LLM with ’emergent abilities’

Researchers at Amazon have trained a new large language model (LLM) for text-to-speech that they claim exhibits "emergent" abilities. 

The 980 million parameter model, called BASE TTS, is the largest text-to-speech model yet created. The researchers trained models of various sizes on...

OpenAI rolls out ChatGPT memory to select users

OpenAI has begun rolling out memory capabilities to a select number of ChatGPT users this week. Memory will allow the conversational agent to recall details from previous chats in order to provide more personalised and contextually relevant responses. 

According to OpenAI, ChatGPT's...

JumpCloud report reveals SMEs conflicted about AI

JumpCloud today announced the findings from its Q1 2024 small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) IT Trends Report, “State of IT 2024: The Rise of AI, Economic Uncertainty, and Evolving Security Threats”. The report provides updated survey results and new findings to the company’s biannual...

Google launches Gemini to replace Bard chatbot

Google has launched its AI chatbot called Gemini, which replaces its short-lived Bard service.

Unveiled in December, Bard was touted as a competitor to chatbots like ChatGPT but failed to impress in demos. Google staff even called the launch “botched” and slammed CEO Sundar...

The UK is outpacing the US for AI hiring

A new report finds that the UK has been growing its AI job market faster than the US over the last five years. 

Analysing job listings data, the report by AIPRM found that – between 2017 and 2022 – the average yearly growth rate for AI hiring was 1.2% in the US. This compares...

AUKUS trial advances AI for military operations 

The UK armed forces and Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) recently collaborated with the militaries of Australia and the US as part of the AUKUS partnership in a landmark trial focused on AI and autonomous systems. 

The trial, called Trusted Operation of Robotic...

UK and Canada sign AI compute agreement

The UK and Canada have signed a landmark agreement to collaborate on the computing power needed to advance AI research and development. 

The new Memorandum of Understanding on compute was signed in Ottawa by UK Technology Secretary Michelle Donelan and Canadian Minister for...

How will AI impact the gambling industry?

The gambling industry, perpetually dynamic and adaptive to technological advancements, is experiencing a significant transformation with the integration of AI. The use of AI within this sector is reshaping the gambling landscape, bringing about profound changes in various facets of gambling...

Financial services introducing AI but hindered by data issues

According to research by EXL, around 89 percent of insurance and banking firms in the UK have introduced AI solutions over the past year. However, issues with data optimisation could hinder their impact.

The researchers surveyed executives at top UK insurers and lenders about their AI...

OpenAI releases new models and lowers API pricing

OpenAI has announced several updates that will benefit developers using its AI services, including new embedding models, a lower price for GPT-3.5 Turbo, an updated GPT-4 Turbo preview, and more robust content moderation capabilities.

The San Francisco-based AI lab said its new...

NCSC: AI to significantly boost cyber threats over next two years

A report published by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that AI will substantially increase cyber threats over the next two years. 

The centre warns of a surge in ransomware attacks in particular; involving hackers deploying malicious software to encrypt a victim's...

AI-generated Biden robocall urges Democrats not to vote

An AI-generated robocall impersonating President Joe Biden has urged Democratic Party members not to vote in the upcoming primary on Tuesday.

Kathy Sullivan – a prominent New Hampshire Democrat and former state party chair – is calling for the prosecution of those responsible,...

OpenAI suspends developer of politician-impersonating chatbot

OpenAI has suspended the developer responsible for Dean.Bot, a ChatGPT-powered chatbot designed to impersonate Democratic presidential candidate Dean Phillips.

The bot, created by “cloning” startup Delphi, aimed to support Phillips in his political campaign. However, this move...

DeepMind AlphaGeometry solves complex geometry problems

DeepMind, the UK-based AI lab owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has developed an AI system called AlphaGeometry that can solve complex geometry problems close to human Olympiad gold medalists. 

In a new paper in Nature, DeepMind revealed that AlphaGeometry was able to solve...

IMF: AI could boost growth but worsen inequality

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts that AI could boost global productivity and growth, but may displace jobs and worsen inequality.

In a new analysis, IMF economists examined AI's potential impact on the global labour market. While many studies foresee jobs being automated...