Ryan Daws

Ryan Daws

Zoom enters the conversational AI arena 

Zoom is getting into the conversational AI arena with the launch of Zoom Virtual Agent. The chatbot solution aims to improve how businesses assist their customers and employees by delivering fast and highly-personalised responses. “Every leader I speak to is seeking dual outcomes from their CX technology: superior omnichannel resolutions for their customers and an... Read more » The post Zoom enters the conversational AI arena  appeared first on AI News.

Shutterstock launches AI image generator with ethical focus

Stock image platform Shutterstock has launched an AI image generator with a focus on ethical practices. Many text-to-image generators have serious allegations over their practices. Earlier this month, AI News reported that Getty Images has filed a lawsuit against Stable Diffusion creator Stability AI over alleged copyright infringement. In an independent analysis of 12 million... Read more » The post Shutterstock launches AI image generator with ethical focus appeared first on AI News.

FBI director warns about Beijing’s AI program

FBI Director Christopher Wray has warned about the national security threat posed by Beijing’s AI program. During a panel at the World Economic Forum, Wray explained that Beijing’s AI program “is not constrained by the rule of law”. Wray says Beijing has “a bigger hacking program than any other nation” and will use machine learning... Read more » The post FBI director warns about Beijing’s AI program appeared first on AI News.

Google to speed up AI releases in response to ChatGPT

Google is reportedly set to speed up its release of AI solutions in response to the launch of ChatGPT. The New York Times claims ChatGPT set off alarm bells at Google. At the invite of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, the company’s founders – Larry Page and Sergey Brin – returned for a series of meetings... Read more » The post Google to speed up AI releases in response to ChatGPT appeared first on AI News.

OpenAI CEO: People are ‘begging to be disappointed’ about GPT-4

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman believes there is too much hype around the next major version of GPT. GPT-3 arrived in 2020. An improved version, GPT-3.5, powers the ChatGPT chatbot. During a video interview with StrictlyVC, Altman responded to expectations that GPT-4 will come in the first half of the year by saying: “It’ll come out... Read more » The post OpenAI CEO: People are ‘begging to be disappointed’ about GPT-4 appeared first on AI News.

Getty is suing Stable Diffusion’s creator for copyright infringement

Stock image service Getty Images is suing Stable Diffusion creator Stability AI over alleged copyright infringement. Stable Diffusion is one of the most popular text-to-image tools. Unlike many of its rivals, the generative AI model can run on a local computer. Apple is a supporter of the Stable Diffusion project and recently optimised its performance... Read more » The post Getty is suing Stable Diffusion’s creator for copyright infringement appeared first on AI News.

Microsoft releases Azure OpenAI Service and will add ChatGPT ‘soon’

Microsoft has announced the general availability of the Azure OpenAI Service and plans to add ChatGPT in the near future. Currently, Azure OpenAI Service provides access to some of the most powerful AI models in the world—including Codex and DALL-E 2. A “fine-tuned” version of GPT-3.5 will also be available through Azure OpenAI Service soon.... Read more » The post Microsoft releases Azure OpenAI Service and will add ChatGPT ‘soon’ appeared first on AI News.

GitHub Code Brushes uses ML to update code ‘like painting with Photoshop’

GitHub Next has unveiled a project called Code Brushes which uses machine learning to update code “like painting with Photoshop”. Using the feature, developers can “brush” over their code to see it update in real-time. Several different brushes are included to achieve various aims. For example, one brush makes code more readable—especially important when coding... Read more » The post GitHub Code Brushes uses ML to update code ‘like painting with Photoshop’ appeared first on AI News.

OpenAI opens waitlist for paid version of ChatGPT

OpenAI has opened a waitlist for access to a paid version of ChatGPT that features additional improvements. The company has, so far, been reluctant to make premium accounts for ChatGPT—despite OpenAI reportedly spending millions of dollars a month to keep it free. OpenAI says that it doesn’t plan on making paid “pro” accounts generally available... Read more » The post OpenAI opens waitlist for paid version of ChatGPT appeared first on AI News.

China’s deepfake laws come into effect today

China will begin enforcing its strict new rules around the creation of deepfakes from today. Deepfakes are increasingly being used for manipulation and humiliation. We’ve seen deepfakes of figures like disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to commit fraud, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to spread disinformation, and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to make her appear... Read more » The post China’s deepfake laws come into effect today appeared first on AI News.