Geoffrey Hinton, the AI Godfather, has resigned from Google. Due to his concerns about the rapid rise of chatbots and other generative AI technology. __________________ Geoffrey Hinton, dubbed “the Godfather of AI,” has resigned from Google due to concerns about the rapid emergence of chatbots and other generative AI technology. Hinton, who helped establish […]<
Alphabet Inc’s Google plans to introduce generative artificial intelligence into its advertising business over the coming months to create “novel” advertisements, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing an internal presentation. Generative AI is a type of technology that relies on past data to create rather than identify content. Last month, Google began the public […]
Snap Inc, owner of photo messaging app Snapchat, said on Wednesday it has hired a former Google executive to help the tech company improve the performance of its digital ads. Darshan Kantak, who previously led product management for search ads at Alphabet Inc’s Google, joins Snap as senior vice president of revenue product. Before Google, […]
A group of Indian startups has asked a court to suspend Alphabet Inc Google’s new in-app billing fee system until the country’s antitrust body investigates the U.S. firm for alleged non-compliance with its directives, a legal filing showed. The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF) last month asked India’s antitrust regulator to investigate Google for […]
South Korea’s antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet Inc’s Google 42.1 billion won ($31.88 million) for blocking the release of mobile video games on a competitor’s platform. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) said on Tuesday that Google bolstered its market dominance, and hurt local app market One Store’s revenue and value as a platform, by […]
Alphabet Inc’s Google released on Tuesday new details about the supercomputers it uses to train its artificial intelligence models, saying the systems are both faster and more power-efficient than comparable systems from Nvidia Corp. Google has designed its own custom chip called the Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU. It uses those chips for more than […]
The Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it is seeking information from the public on cloud computing companies’ business practices including details on their market power, competition and potential security issues. The U.S. cloud computing business is dominated by four providers that include Amazon.com Inc , Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Oracle Corp. None […]
The integration of OpenAI’s technology into Microsoft-owned Bing has driven people to the little-used search engine and helped it compete better with market leader Google in page visits growth, according to data from analytics firm Similarweb. Page visits on Bing have risen 15.8% since Microsoft Corp unveiled its artificial intelligence-powered version on Feb. 7, compared […]
Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday began the public release of its chatbot Bard, seeking users and feedback to gain ground on Microsoft Corp in a fast-moving race on artificial intelligence technology. Starting in the U.S. and the U.K., consumers can join a waitlist for English-language access to Bard, a program previously open to approved testers […]
Microsoft Corp on Thursday trumpeted its latest plans to put artificial intelligence into the hands of more users, answering a spate of unveilings this week by its rival Google with upgrades to its own widely used office software. The technology company previewed a new AI “Copilot” for Microsoft 365, its product suite that includes Word […]
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