Anthropic’s Claude 3.5 Sonnet beats GPT-4o in most benchmarks

Anthropic has launched Claude 3.5 Sonnet, its mid-tier model that outperforms competitors and even surpasses Anthropic's current top-tier Claude 3 Opus in various evaluations.

Claude 3.5 Sonnet is now accessible for free on Claude.ai and the Claude iOS app, with higher rate limits for Claude Pro and Team plan subscribers. It's also available through the Anthropic API, Amazon Bedrock, and Google Cloud's Vertex AI. The model is priced at $3 per million input tokens and $15 per...

DuckDuckGo releases portal giving private access to AI models

DuckDuckGo has released a platform that allows users to interact with popular AI chatbots privately, ensuring that their data remains secure and protected.

The service, accessible at Duck.ai, is globally available and features a light and clean user interface. Users can choose from four AI models: two closed-source models and two open-source models. The closed-source models are OpenAI's GPT-3.5 Turbo and Anthropic's Claude 3 Haiku, while the open-source models are Meta's Llama-3...

AI pioneers turn whistleblowers and demand safeguards

OpenAI is facing a wave of internal strife and external criticism over its practices and the potential risks posed by its technology. 

In May, several high-profile employees departed from the company, including Jan Leike, the former head of OpenAI's "super alignment" efforts to ensure advanced AI systems remain aligned with human values. Leike's exit came shortly after OpenAI unveiled its new flagship GPT-4o model, which it touted as "magical" at its Spring Update...

Anthropic says Claude 3 Haiku is the fastest model in its class

Anthropic has released Claude 3 Haiku, the fastest and most affordable AI model in its intelligence class. Boasting state-of-the-art vision capabilities and strong performance on industry benchmarks, Haiku is touted as a versatile solution for a wide range of enterprise applications.

The model is now available alongside Anthropic's Sonnet and Opus models in the Claude API and on Claude.ai for Claude Pro subscribers.

"Speed is essential for our enterprise users who need...

Anthropic’s latest AI model beats rivals and achieves industry first

Anthropic’s latest cutting-edge language model, Claude 3, has surged ahead of competitors like ChatGPT and Google's Gemini to set new industry standards in performance and capability.

According to Anthropic, Claude 3 has not only surpassed its predecessors but has also achieved "near-human" proficiency in various tasks. The company attributes this success to rigorous testing and development, culminating in three distinct chatbot variants: Haiku, Sonnet, and...

Anthropic upsizes Claude 2.1 to 200K tokens, nearly doubling GPT-4

San Francisco-based AI startup Anthropic has unveiled Claude 2.1, an upgrade to its language model that boasts a 200,000-token context window—vastly outpacing the recently released 120,000-token GPT-4 model from OpenAI.  

The release comes on the heels of an expanded partnership with Google that provides Anthropic access to advanced processing hardware, enabling the substantial expansion of Claude's context-handling...

Google expands partnership with Anthropic to enhance AI safety

Google has announced the expansion of its partnership with Anthropic to work towards achieving the highest standards of AI safety.

The collaboration between Google and Anthropic dates back to the founding of Anthropic in 2021. The two companies have closely collaborated, with Anthropic building one of the largest Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) clusters in the industry.

"Our longstanding partnership with Google is founded on a shared commitment to develop AI responsibly...

UMG files landmark lawsuit against AI developer Anthropic

Universal Music Group (UMG) has filed a lawsuit against Anthropic, the developer of Claude AI.

This landmark case represents the first major legal battle where the music industry confronts an AI developer head-on. UMG – along with several other key industry players including Concord Music Group, ABKCO, Worship Together Music, and Plaintiff Capital CMG – is seeking $75 million in damages.

The lawsuit centres around the alleged unauthorised use of copyrighted music by...

Amazon invests $4B in Anthropic to boost AI capabilities

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Amazon has announced an investment of up to $4 billion into Anthropic, an emerging AI startup renowned for its innovative Claude chatbot.

Anthropic was founded by siblings Dario and Daniela Amodei, who were previously associated with OpenAI. This latest investment signifies Amazon's strategic move to bolster its presence in the ever-intensifying AI arena.

“We are excited to use AWS’s Trainium chips to develop future foundation models,” said Dario Amodei, co-founder...

Anthropic launches ChatGPT rival Claude 2

Anthropic has launched Claude 2, an advanced large language model (LLM) that excels in coding, mathematics, and reasoning tasks.

Claude 2 is designed to simulate conversations with a helpful colleague or personal assistant. The latest version has been fine-tuned to deliver an improved user experience, with enhanced conversational abilities, clearer explanations, reduced production of harmful outputs, and extended memory.

In coding proficiency, Claude 2 outperforms its...