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OpenAI Inks Content Deal With News Corp
May 22, 2024

OpenAI has signed a deal with News Corp, a media conglomerate, that will give the artificial intelligence (AI) company access to content from many news organizations. The partnership enables OpenAI to use current and archived content from news publications including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch...

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DeepL Raises $300 Million to Grow AI-Powered Translation, Writing Platform
May 22, 2024

DeepL has raised $300 million to continue growing its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered platform that provides translations and writing assistance for businesses. The funding round was led by Index Ventures and valued the company at $2 billion, DeepL said in a Wednesday (May 22) press release. DeepL’s Language AI platform solves...

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FCC Proposes Disclosure of AI Use in Political Ads
May 22, 2024

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing new rules for political ads aired on TV and over the radio. FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Wednesday (May 22) issued a proposal that would require the disclosure of content generated by artificial intelligence (AI) in political ads, according...

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52% of FIs Plan to Lean on ML and AI to Combat Fraud
May 22, 2024

In the seemingly never-ending war to protect their customers and institutions from fraud, an increasing number of financial institutions (FIs) are deploying machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) tools to fight back.   And according to PYMNTS Intelligence’s “Leveraging AI and ML to Thwart Scammers,”...

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Waiting for Alexa: When Will Amazon Strike Up the AI Conversation?
May 22, 2024

Someday — and it may be soon — conversations with Amazon’s automated voice assistant Alexa may cost money. Amazon has been clear about its intentions to charge a subscription for a tiered Alexa service since last September. But improvements to voice technology driven by artificial intelligence (AI) may force the issue....

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AI Regulations Take Shape Worldwide
May 22, 2024

New artificial intelligence (AI) regulations are rolling out around the world. Colorado has become the first U.S. state to regulate AI, aiming to prevent consumer harm and discrimination. New requirements for high-risk AI systems will start in 2026. Meanwhile, the EU’s comprehensive AI Act, set...

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Meta AI Head: ChatGPT Will Never Reach Human Intelligence
May 22, 2024

Meta’s chief AI scientist thinks large language models will never reach human intelligence. Yann LeCun asserts that artificial intelligence (AI) large language models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT have a limited grasp on logic, the Financial Times (FT) reported Wednesday (May 21). These models, LeCun told the FT, “do...

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AI Unlocks New Era of Video Gaming Accessibility
May 22, 2024

In the fast-paced world of video games, artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging as a surprising ally in the quest for greater accessibility. By automating and personalizing features that make gaming more inclusive, AI is opening up immersive virtual worlds to players with disabilities like never before. At Google’s...

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Airbnb Veteran Krishna Rao Joins AI Startup Anthropic as CFO
May 21, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) startup Anthropic has appointed Airbnb veteran Krishna Rao as its chief financial officer (CFO). In his new role, Rao will help shape Anthropic’s financial strategy and operations as the company grows and expands internationally, the company said in a Tuesday (May 21) press release. “As we continue to...