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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...

ML Olympiad returns with over 20 challenges

The popular ML Olympiad is back for its third round with over 20 community-hosted machine learning competitions on Kaggle.

The ML Olympiad – organised by groups including ML GDE, TFUG, and other ML communities – aims to provide developers with hands-on opportunities to learn and...

Why data quality is critical for marketing in the age of GenAI

A recent survey reveals that CMOs around the world are optimistic and confident about GenAI’s future ability to enhance productivity and create competitive advantage. Seventy per cent are already using GenAI and 19 per cent are testing it. And the main areas they’re exploring are...

UK and US sign pact to develop AI safety tests

The UK and US have signed a landmark agreement to collaborate on developing rigorous testing for advanced AI systems, representing a major step forward in ensuring their safe deployments.

The Memorandum of Understanding – signed Monday by UK Technology Secretary Michelle Donelan and...

UN passes first global AI resolution

The UN General Assembly has adopted a landmark resolution on AI, aiming to promote the safe and ethical development of AI technologies worldwide.

The resolution, co-sponsored by over 120 countries, was adopted unanimously by all 193 UN member states on 21 March. This marks the first...

AI tool finds cancer signs missed by doctors

An AI tool has proven capable of detecting signs of cancer that were overlooked by human radiologists.

The AI tool, called Mia, was piloted alongside NHS clinicians in the UK and analysed the mammograms of over 10,000 women. 

Most of the participants were cancer-free,...

Elon Musk’s xAI open-sources Grok

Elon Musk's startup xAI has made its large language model Grok available as open source software. The 314 billion parameter model can now be freely accessed, modified, and distributed by anyone under an Apache 2.0 license.

The release fulfils Musk's promise to open source Grok in an...

UAE set to help fund OpenAI’s in-house chips

OpenAI's ambitious plans to develop its own semiconductor chips for powering advanced AI models could receive a boost from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a report by the Financial Times.

The report states that MGX — a state-backed group in Abu Dhabi — is in...

EU approves controversial AI Act to mixed reactions

The European Parliament today approved the AI Act, the first ever regulatory framework governing the use of AI systems. The legislation passed with an overwhelming majority of 523 votes in favour, 46 against and 49 abstentions.

"This is a historic day," said Italian lawmaker Brando...

OpenAI announces new board lineup and governance structure

OpenAI has announced a refreshed board of directors and new governance structure following recent turmoil that saw CEO Sam Altman ousted, briefly recruited by Microsoft, and then quickly reinstated at the AI research company.

In a statement, OpenAI said Altman will rejoin the board...

Hugging Face is launching an open robotics project

Hugging Face, the startup behind the popular open source machine learning codebase and ChatGPT rival Hugging Chat, is venturing into new territory with the launch of an open robotics project.

The ambitious expansion was announced by former Tesla staff scientist Remi Cadene in a post...