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Google ushers in the “Gemini era” with AI advancements

Google has unveiled a series of updates to its AI offerings, including the introduction of Gemini 1.5 Flash, enhancements to Gemini 1.5 Pro, and progress on Project Astra, its vision for the future of AI assistants.

Gemini 1.5 Flash is a new addition to Google's family of models,...

UAE unveils new AI model to rival big tech giants

The UAE is making big waves by launching a new open-source generative AI model. This step, taken by a government-backed research institute, is turning heads and marking the UAE as a formidable player in the global AI race.

In Abu Dhabi, the Technology Innovation Institute...

OpenAI set to unveil AI-driven challenger to Google Search

Google's long-standing supremacy in the search engine arena may soon be challenged as OpenAI, boosted by its partnership with Microsoft, is reportedly stepping up to launch its own AI-driven search product.

According to two sources familiar with the matter who spoke to Reuters, OpenAI...

OpenAI takes steps to boost AI-generated content transparency

OpenAI is joining the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA) steering committee and will integrate the open standard's metadata into its generative AI models to increase transparency around generated content.

The C2PA standard allows digital content to be certified...

Coalition of news publishers sue Microsoft and OpenAI

A coalition of major news publishers has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft and OpenAI, accusing the tech giants of unlawfully using copyrighted articles to train their generative AI models without permission or payment.

First reported by The Verge, the group of eight publications...

FT and OpenAI ink partnership amid web scraping criticism

The Financial Times and OpenAI have announced a strategic partnership and licensing agreement that will integrate the newspaper's journalism into ChatGPT and collaborate on developing new AI products for FT readers. However, just because OpenAI is cozying up to publishers doesn't mean it's not...

How AI is making online casinos safer than ever before

AI is the term on everyone’s lips at the moment (and it’s no wonder, really, given just how powerful it is), but if you want to figure out more about the actual impact it’s having in some real-world places… well, that’s what we’re going to do today!

Across the world,...

OpenAI faces complaint over fictional outputs

European data protection advocacy group noyb has filed a complaint against OpenAI over the company's inability to correct inaccurate information generated by ChatGPT. The group alleges that OpenAI's failure to ensure the accuracy of personal data processed by the service violates the General...

Meta raises the bar with open source Llama 3 LLM

Meta has introduced Llama 3, the next generation of its state-of-the-art open source large language model (LLM). The tech giant claims Llama 3 establishes new performance benchmarks, surpassing previous industry-leading models like GPT-3.5 in real-world scenarios.

"With Llama 3, we...

Mixtral 8x22B sets new benchmark for open models

Mistral AI has released Mixtral 8x22B, which sets a new benchmark for open source models in performance and efficiency. The model boasts robust multilingual capabilities and superior mathematical and coding prowess.

Mixtral 8x22B operates as a Sparse Mixture-of-Experts (SMoE) model,...

Samsung aims to boost on-device AI with LPDDR5X DRAM

Samsung has unveiled the industry's first LPDDR5X DRAM with speeds of up to 10.7 Gbps, setting a new benchmark for the industry.

Achieved through the use of cutting-edge 12 nanometer (nm)-class process technology, Samsung has not only attained the highest performance metrics but also...

Hugging Face launches Idefics2 vision-language model

Hugging Face has announced the release of Idefics2, a versatile model capable of understanding and generating text responses based on both images and texts. The model sets a new benchmark for answering visual questions, describing visual content, story creation from images, document information...

OpenAI chooses Tokyo for its first Asian office

OpenAI has announced the opening of a new office in Tokyo to drive its expansion into the Asian market.

The new office aims to foster collaboration with the Japanese government, local businesses, and research institutions to develop AI tools tailored to Japan's unique...

UK and South Korea to co-host AI Seoul Summit

The UK and South Korea are set to co-host the AI Seoul Summit on the 21st and 22nd of May. This summit aims to pave the way for the safe development of AI technologies, drawing on the cooperative framework laid down by the Bletchley Declaration.

The two-day event will feature a...