Ryan Daws

Ryan Daws

UN passes first global AI resolution

The UN General Assembly has adopted a landmark resolution on AI, aiming to promote the safe and ethical development of AI technologies worldwide. The resolution, co-sponsored by over 120 countries, was adopted unanimously by all 193 UN member states on 21 March. This marks the first time the UN has established global standards and guidelines... Read more » The post UN passes first global AI resolution appeared first on AI News.

AI tool finds cancer signs missed by doctors

An AI tool has proven capable of detecting signs of cancer that were overlooked by human radiologists. The AI tool, called Mia, was piloted alongside NHS clinicians in the UK and analysed the mammograms of over 10,000 women.  Most of the participants were cancer-free, but the AI successfully flagged all of those with symptoms of... Read more » The post AI tool finds cancer signs missed by doctors appeared first on AI News.

NVIDIA unveils Blackwell architecture to power next GenAI wave 

NVIDIA has announced its next-generation Blackwell GPU architecture, designed to usher in a new era of accelerated computing and enable organisations to build and run real-time generative AI on trillion-parameter large language models. The Blackwell platform promises up to 25 times lower cost and energy consumption compared to its predecessor: the Hopper architecture. Named after... Read more » The post NVIDIA unveils Blackwell architecture to power next GenAI wave  appeared first on AI News.

Elon Musk’s xAI open-sources Grok

Elon Musk’s startup xAI has made its large language model Grok available as open source software. The 314 billion parameter model can now be freely accessed, modified, and distributed by anyone under an Apache 2.0 license. The release fulfils Musk’s promise to open source Grok in an effort to accelerate AI development and adoption. XAI... Read more » The post Elon Musk’s xAI open-sources Grok appeared first on AI News.

UAE set to help fund OpenAI’s in-house chips

OpenAI’s ambitious plans to develop its own semiconductor chips for powering advanced AI models could receive a boost from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a report by the Financial Times. The report states that MGX — a state-backed group in Abu Dhabi — is in discussions to support OpenAI’s venture to build AI... Read more » The post UAE set to help fund OpenAI’s in-house chips appeared first on AI News.

Anthropic says Claude 3 Haiku is the fastest model in its class

Anthropic has released Claude 3 Haiku, the fastest and most affordable AI model in its intelligence class. Boasting state-of-the-art vision capabilities and strong performance on industry benchmarks, Haiku is touted as a versatile solution for a wide range of enterprise applications. The model is now available alongside Anthropic’s Sonnet and Opus models in the Claude... Read more » The post Anthropic says Claude 3 Haiku is the fastest model in its class appeared first on AI News.

EU approves controversial AI Act to mixed reactions

The European Parliament today approved the AI Act, the first ever regulatory framework governing the use of AI systems. The legislation passed with an overwhelming majority of 523 votes in favour, 46 against and 49 abstentions. “This is a historic day,” said Italian lawmaker Brando Benifei, co-lead on the AI Act. “We have the first... Read more » The post EU approves controversial AI Act to mixed reactions appeared first on AI News.

OpenAI calls Elon Musk’s lawsuit claims ‘incoherent’

OpenAI has hit back at Elon Musk’s lawsuit, deeming his claims “convoluted — often incoherent — factual premises.” Musk’s lawsuit accuses OpenAI of breaching its non-profit status and reneging on a founding agreement to keep the organisation non-profit and release its AI technology publicly. However, OpenAI has refuted these allegations, stating that there is no... Read more » The post OpenAI calls Elon Musk’s lawsuit claims ‘incoherent’ appeared first on AI News.

OpenAI announces new board lineup and governance structure

OpenAI has announced a refreshed board of directors and new governance structure following recent turmoil that saw CEO Sam Altman ousted, briefly recruited by Microsoft, and then quickly reinstated at the AI research company. In a statement, OpenAI said Altman will rejoin the board alongside three new independent directors: Sue Desmond-Hellmann, former CEO of the... Read more » The post OpenAI announces new board lineup and governance structure appeared first on AI News.

Hugging Face is launching an open robotics project

Hugging Face, the startup behind the popular open source machine learning codebase and ChatGPT rival Hugging Chat, is venturing into new territory with the launch of an open robotics project. The ambitious expansion was announced by former Tesla staff scientist Remi Cadene in a post on X: In keeping with Hugging Face’s ethos of open... Read more » The post Hugging Face is launching an open robotics project appeared first on AI News.