NVIDIA’s RTX 500 and 1000 Ada GPUs bring more AI smarts to thin and light workstations

Just before , has revealed its latest GPUs for laptops and, what a surprise, they are designed in large part to facilitate AI processing. The RTX 500 and 1000 Ada Generation graphics cards are primarily intended for thin and light laptops. While they don't offer as much TOPS AI performance as current high-end mobile GPUs, … Read more

Google pauses Gemini’s ability to generate people after overcorrecting for diversity in historical images

Google announced Thursday that it was suspending its Gemini Chatbot ability to generate people. The move comes after viral social media posts showed the AI ​​tool was overcorrecting for diversity, produce “historical” images of the Nazis, America’s founding fathers and the Pope as people of color. “We are already working to resolve recent issues with … Read more

Reddit is licensing its content to Google to help train its AI models

Google reached a deal with Reddit This will allow the search engine maker to train its AI models on Reddit's vast catalog of user-generated content, the two companies said. As part of the deal, Google will have access to Reddit's Data API, which will help the company “better understand” the site's content. The deal also … Read more

Your older S23 phone will get Samsung’s Galaxy AI suite in late March


Samsung said Wednesday that the Galaxy S24's AI features will come to last year's phones (including foldable) and tablets at the end of March. In January, Engadget's Sam Rutherford reported that the AI ​​suite would be available soon on the Galaxy S23 series, Z Fold 5, Z Flip 5 and Tab S9. Today's announcement formalizes … Read more

Acer’s latest Swift laptops have AMD 8040 chips with Ryzen AI support

Acer unveiled a pair of AMD Ryzen 8040 series laptops on Tuesday. Unsurprisingly, given the dedicated neural processing units (NPUs) in their chips, the company is marketing the 2024 Acer Swift Edge 16 and Swift Go 14 as performance beasts. sum of AI. Windows 11 machines support OLED displays, Radeon 780M graphics, and 32GB of … Read more

Microsoft, OpenAI, Google and others agree to combat election-related deepfakes

A coalition of 20 technology companies sign an agreement Friday to help prevent AI deepfakes during critical 2024 elections taking place in more than 40 countries. OpenAI, Google, Meta, Amazon, Adobe and X are among the companies joining the pact to prevent and combat AI-generated content that could influence voters. However, the agreement's vague language … Read more

Google’s Gemini 1.5 Pro is a new, more efficient AI model

Thursday, Google revealed Gemini 1.5 Pro, which the company describes as offering “significantly improved performance” over the previous model. The company's AI trajectory – viewed internally as increasingly critical for its future – follows the Gemini 1.0 Ultra unveiling last week, alongside the rebranding of the Bard chatbot (to Gemini) to align with the new … Read more

Their children were shot, so they used AI to recreate their voices and call lawmakers

The parents of a teenager killed in the 2018 Parkland, Florida, school shooting have launched a bold new project called The Shotline to push for stricter gun laws in the country. The Shotline uses AI to recreate the voices of children killed by gun violence and send recordings via automated calls to lawmakers, The Wall … Read more

Russian and North Korean hackers used OpenAI tools to hone cyberattacks

And say several state-backed hacking groups are using state-backed Generative AI (GAI) tools to bolster cyberattacks. Both researchers suggest that new research details for the first time how hackers linked to foreign governments use GAI. The groups in question have ties to China, Russia, North Korea and Iran. According to the companies, state actors use … Read more

Slack’s new generative AI features include thread summaries and conversational search

Slack has finally launched its generative AI toolset globally, The vast majority of these features are aimed at simplifying your daily life when using the work-focused chat platform. First, the AI ​​will automatically generate channel recaps to give you the highlights of anything you missed while you were away from the keyboard or smartphone. Slack … Read more