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April 12, 2024

French AI Startup Mistral Unveils Mixtral 8x22B: A Frontier in Large Language Models

French AI startup Mistral unveiled Mixtral 8x22B, a significant advancement in large language models (LLMs) as it eyes for dominance in the AI landscape. Expected to surpass Mistral’s previous Mixtral 8x7B LLM, early indications suggest it may even outshine competitors like OpenAI’s GPT-3.5 and Meta’s Llama 2, as reported by Gigazine. The key features of

April 11, 2024

Gemini 1.5 : Google’s latest AI

Introducing Gemini 1.5, Google’s latest AI model featuring significant enhancements over its predecessor. Google continues its series of AI releases, following the recent rebranding of Google Bard to Gemini, the launch of the Gemini Advanced app, and the introduction of a premium AI plan. Just unveiled on Thursday, Gemini 1.5 surpasses its predecessor, Gemini 1.0,

April 8, 2024

Bitdefender Uncovers AI Scams Targeting Facebook Users

Cybersecurity company ‘Bitdefender’ has exposed a series of AI scams aimed at deceiving Facebook users by presenting counterfeit artificial intelligence (AI) features and services. In recent times, scammers have been taking over Facebook Pages and transforming them to resemble genuine AI services, such as OpenAI’s Sora for video creation and DALL-E for image creation. These

April 5, 2024

Microsoft Warns of China’s AI-Driven Election Interference Campaign

Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Team has issued a cautionary alert regarding China’s increasing deployment of AI to disrupt elections worldwide. Allegedly, several Chinese state-sponsored cybercriminal hackers are gearing up to exploit AI tactics to interfere with the 2024 electoral processes in the US, India, and South Korea. According to Microsoft, North Korea is also implicated in

January 24, 2024

Microsoft outlines how Copilot and other AI tools can address meeting challenges

Many professionals find their schedules filled with meetings, often hindering productivity due to their time-consuming nature or lack of relevance. Microsoft claims that its AI tools can assist in optimizing these meetings. According to a recent Microsoft Work Trend Index report, people identified “inefficient meetings” as their top productivity barrier. In response, Microsoft has outlined

January 6, 2024

AI-Powered Gym Opens in U.S. with Interactive Wall Sensors

Like other sectors, Artificial Intelligence is making swift advancements in the realms of fitness and health too. A surge in AI-driven fitness applications is evident, with individuals even turning to renowned AI chatbots like ChatGPT to devise personalized workout routines. While most AI fitness solutions cater to individual users, Dallas, Texas has witnessed the inauguration

December 14, 2023

Putin Faces Deepfake Surprise: AI Doppelganger Questions and Kremlin Denials

During his year-end press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin faced an unexpected moment when a citizen, who claimed to be a student from Saint Petersburg, appeared on screen as an AI – generated deepfake of Putin himself. The student raised questions about rumors surrounding the use of body doubles for security and avoiding health-related inquiries.

December 12, 2023

OpenAI’s Response to GPT-4 Sluggishness

OpenAI is actively addressing user concerns about perceived sluggishness in GPT-4 and is committed to enhancing its responsiveness. Acknowledging feedback on social media regarding instances where the chatbot suggests users complete tasks themselves, OpenAI clarified in a recent tweet that this behavior is unintentional. The company emphasized that the AI model has not been updated

December 8, 2023

Envision with Meta AI: AI-Powered Image Generation Platform

Meta, the visionary force behind Facebook and Instagram, has introduced a cutting-edge image-generation platform driven by artificial intelligence, named “Envision with Meta AI.” This platform harnesses the capabilities of its Emu image synthesis model. Envision with Meta AI is now accessible to users. This platform empowers users to create distinctive images based on textual prompts.

November 1, 2023

Nations Unite at Bletchley Park to Establish Historic Agreement on AI Safety

In a groundbreaking moment, leading AI nations, including the United States, China, and the European Union, have come together under the UK’s leadership to forge a historic agreement at Bletchley Park on November 1, 2023. This unprecedented accord, known as the Bletchley Declaration on AI safety, signifies a shared recognition of the opportunities and perils

October 9, 2023

Covert Spyware Campaign Targets U.S. Politicians and Taiwan’s President on Social Media

An enigmatic user recently came under scrutiny for attempting to disseminate spyware to U.S. politicians and Taiwan’s President via Twitter and other platforms. These revelations were brought to light by the human rights organization Amnesty International, which identified a Twitter account with the handle @Joseph_Gordon16 as the source of the spyware distribution. The method employed

September 20, 2023

Coca-Cola Debuts Futuristic AI-Crafted Soft Drink: Y3000 Zero Sugar

Coca-Cola has introduced a limited-edition soft drink, Coca-Cola Y3000 Zero Sugar, crafted in collaboration with artificial intelligence. This unique flavor aims to offer a glimpse into what Coca-Cola might taste like in the year 3000, as imagined by fans through emotions, colors, aspirations, and more, all interpreted by AI. Oana Vlad, Senior Director of Global

September 4, 2023

Artificial Intelligence in Customer Service: Expectations, Trust, and Transparency

In a survey, nearly four out of five customers (78%) expressed their expectation of quicker service as artificial intelligence becomes more prevalent in the industry. An equally substantial number (81%) believed that a company’s customer experience holds equal importance to the products it offers. Furthermore, over half of the surveyed British customers (58%) indicated that

August 27, 2023

Google’s Red Team Exposes Common Attacks on Artificial Intelligence Systems

In the realm of technology, new breakthroughs inevitably attract the attention of hackers seeking vulnerabilities. Artificial intelligence (AI), particularly generative AI, is no exception. Google has responded by assembling a ‘red team’ to scrutinize potential attacks on AI systems. For around a year and a half, this team has been diligently exploring ways hackers could

July 10, 2023

Can AI Chatbots Outperform Google Translate? A Comparative Study

While Google Translate has become a go-to tool for language translation, there is always room for improvement. With the rise of large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT, there is hope that these models can revolutionize language translation by learning to produce coherent and human-like sentences in a wide range of languages. However, before assuming that

July 3, 2023

Six essential skills to develop for Becoming an AI prompt engineer

Becoming an AI prompt engineer is an enticing career choice, considering the rapid growth of generative AI. However, excelling in this field requires more than just the ability to ask questions. It necessitates a combination of skills in AI, programming, language, problem-solving, and even art. To thrive as a professional prompt engineer, here are six

May 31, 2023

OpenAI Contemplates Exiting EU as AI Regulations Pose Challenges

Amidst the growing calls for AI regulations from experts in the field, OpenAI, a prominent AI company, is contemplating withdrawing its operations from the European Union (EU). Samuel Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, expressed this possibility during his address at the University College London while discussing the EU’s proposed AI regulations. Altman cited concerns regarding

May 20, 2023

Apple bans employees from using ChatGPT

In a world where artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining more and more space, company policies are adapting to this new reality. Apple recently sparked a lot of discussion among its employees and the tech industry at large by announcing that generative AI cannot be used for work. This decision had a direct impact on the

May 12, 2023

Generative AI Coming to Google Search

Google revealed last Wednesday that it intends to improve its search engine with the addition of generative artificial intelligence, enough to compete with Bing, from Microsoft, which has already ventured in this field. With new generative AI capabilities in search, Google says it’s making the job of search easier, allowing users to understand a topic

Auto-GPT: The Game Changer in the World of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has seen an accelerated growth in recent months and has changed the world as we know it. OpenAI’s ChatGPT launch last November was a seminal moment in AI history, which has led to countless developments in the field. Large language models trained on internet datasets have made it possible to launch AI

April 4, 2023

Creating Engaging Video Animations for Free: Exploring AI-Powered Tools

There are several AI-powered tools available for creating video animations for free. Here are a few options: Animaker: Animaker is an online video animation maker that uses AI to create animated videos. It offers a wide range of templates, characters, and animations that you can use to create your own videos. Animaker has a free