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OpenAI Defines Five Steps From AI to AGI
July 11, 2024

OpenAI has reportedly developed a way to track its progress toward building artificial general intelligence (AGI), which is AI that can outperform humans. The company shared a new five-level classification system with employees on Tuesday (July 9) and plans to release it to investors and others...

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Apple and Samsung’s AI Features May Be Boon for Mobile Commerce
July 11, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) features in new smartphones from Samsung and Apple signal a shift that could alter user interactions and mobile commerce. Samsung set the stage at its Galaxy Unpacked event this week, introducing AI capabilities in its latest foldable devices, the Galaxy Z Fold...

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AI Money: Tech Giants Ramp Up AI Investments
July 11, 2024

AMD is set to acquire Finland’s Silo AI for $665 million, underscoring its commitment to artificial intelligence (AI) innovation. Simultaneously, CyrusOne has secured $9.7 billion in new financing to expand AI infrastructure, while semiconductor manufacturing firm TSMC surpasses revenue expectations fueled by strong AI chip...

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AI Offers Quicker Detection of Drug-Resistant Bacteria
July 10, 2024

A new study from the University of Cambridge suggests artificial intelligence (AI) could significantly accelerate the detection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Published in Nature Communications, the research demonstrates a machine-learning model capable of identifying drug-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium from microscope images, potentially reducing diagnosis time compared to...

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BNP Paribas and Mistral Forge AI-Banking Pact
July 10, 2024

French banking group BNP Paribas has formed a partnership with AI firm Mistral. The agreement, announced Wednesday (July 10), is a multiyear partnership that provides access to Mistral’s current and future commercial artificial intelligence (AI) models across the bank’s business lines. The two companies have...

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AI Regulation: Microsoft Leaves OpenAI, Senate Probes and Calls for Balance
July 10, 2024

As artificial intelligence reshapes the tech landscape, regulators and lawmakers are scrambling to keep pace. Microsoft’s withdrawal from OpenAI’s board, an upcoming Senate hearing on AI privacy, and expert calls for a new regulatory approach highlight the complex challenges facing the AI industry and its...

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Reshaping Gaming Landscape: Meta Embraces, Nintendo Resists, Sony AI Races
July 09, 2024

As artificial intelligence (AI) transforms the gaming industry, companies are taking divergent paths. While Meta bets on AI to revitalize its metaverse dreams and Sony’s AI racer outperforms humans in Gran Turismo, Nintendo stands firm in its commitment to traditional game development, highlighting the complex...

Google and Santander Offer Free AI Lessons
July 09, 2024

Google and Santander have teamed to offer a free course on artificial intelligence (AI). Launched Tuesday (July 9), Santander | Google: Artificial Intelligence and Productivity is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese to anyone 18 and up, the global bank and the tech giant announced...

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Web Scraping Wars: How Businesses Are Fighting AI Data Harvesting
July 09, 2024

As web scraping by artificial intelligence (AI) companies intensifies, businesses are grappling with the unauthorized harvesting of their online content, prompting new defensive measures that could reshape the digital landscape. Web infrastructure company Cloudflare has unveiled a new tool against content scraping that could throw...