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Google Close to Release Gemini: The AI Battle Heats Up

Google is on the verge of releasing Gemini, a potent AI offering set to compete with OpenAI's ChatGPT and its GPT-4 model. This venture is a strategic response by Google, which was prompted by the resounding success of ChatGPT last November, necessitating Google's concerted efforts to catch up in the generative AI domain. Gemini is […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
ChatGPT Web Browsing OpenAI Bing Microsoft

ChatGPT Officially Resumes Real-Time Web Browsing

OpenAI has reactivated the web search functionality for ChatGPT, its generative AI tool. Initially launched in May, the feature was temporarily pulled in July due to concerns of users bypassing paywalls. The new search function is powered by Microsoft's Bing search engine, a major investor in OpenAI. This is seen as a crucial step in […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
OpenAI Upgrades ChatGPT Voice Image

OpenAI Upgrades ChatGPT with New Voice and Image Features

OpenAI has unveiled substantial upgrades to ChatGPT, revolutionizing the way users interact with artificial intelligence. The major update incorporates voice and image capabilities, elevating the user experience to a more intuitive level. Users can now engage in voice conversations with ChatGPT, offering possibilities to converse on-the-go, request quick analysis, or resolve discussions. They can choose […]

By Nicolo Finazzi

DALL-E 3: OpenAI's Advanced Text-to-Image with ChatGPT Integration

OpenAI has introduced the latest iteration of its text-to-image tool, DALL-E 3, employing ChatGPT to help generating prompts. This new feature will enhance the user experience by allowing them to request images with more accurate requests, as prompts will be adjusted through interactions with ChatGPT itself. With DALL-E 3, users can simply input their image […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Google Department of Defines AI-powered microscope ARM

Google Partners with the Department of Defense to Build AI Microscope "ARM"

Google has joined forces with the U.S. Department of Defense to create an innovative tool for the medical field, the Augmented Reality Microscope (ARM). ARM is a cutting-edge AI-powered microscope designed to assist pathologists in diagnosing cancer and streamlining their workflow without disrupting established processes. This state-of-the-art microscope uses real-time machine learning to enhance visual […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Salesforce AI Einstein Copilot

Salesforce's Einstein Copilot: Revolutionizing CRM with Conversational AI

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM software, is making headlines in AI with the introduction of Einstein Copilot. Announced at the annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, this AI assistant is designed to revolutionize user interactions within the Salesforce ecosystem. Einstein Copilot builds upon Salesforce's existing AI framework, which began with the introduction of Einstein […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Apple AI iPhone

Apple's Subtle AI Revolution: Enhancing Core Functions

Apple's recent product releases, including new iPhones and Watches, reveal a subtle but significant integration of AI technology. While the company doesn't explicitly mention "artificial intelligence," it's clear that AI is at the heart of its efforts to enhance user experiences. One notable development is the introduction of improved semiconductor designs powering AI features in […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
AI Song Drake The Weeknd Grammy Ghostwriter Heart on My Sleeve

AI Song "Heart on My Sleeve" Submitted for Grammy Nominations

The music industry is witnessing a groundbreaking moment evolving around the AI-generated song, "Heart on My Sleeve". The song, which remarkably emulates the voices and style of Drake and The Weeknd, is now up for Grammy consideration. Crafted by the anonymous artist known as Ghostwriter, the track gained rapid viral popularity earlier this year due […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Zoom AI Companion

Zoom Introduces AI Companion: Your Personal Meeting Assistant

Zoom, the leading video-conferencing platform, has introduced its AI Companion, previously known as Zoom IQ. This innovative AI assistant aims to revolutionize the way users engage with the platform. Plus, Zoom aims at expanding significantly its capabilities in the coming months. The new service offers a range of features designed to boost productivity and enhance […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Bybit TradeGPT AI Crypto

Crypto Exchange Bybit Introduces AI Assistant 'TradeGPT'

Dubai-based cryptocurrency exchange Bybit has launched an innovative AI-driven trading assistant named 'TradeGPT'. This tool leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and language models to provide traders with valuable market insights and technical assistance. TradeGPT is described as an educational tool powered by AI, utilizing the generative capabilities of ChatGPT's extensive language model in conjunction with Bybit's […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
UK Parliament MPs AI Legislation

UK Parliament Calls for Urgent AI Legislation

UK Members of Parliament (MPs) have issued a warning regarding the urgency of passing new AI legislation. They have stressed that the UK's ambition to lead in AI regulation is at risk unless new laws are introduced by November. Failure to do so could allow the European Union to surpass the UK in establishing AI […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
openai chatgpt enterprise

OpenAI Launches ChatGPT Enterprise, a Business-Grade Chatbot

OpenAI launched a new AI-powered chatbot called ChatGPT Enterprise. It is specifically designed for businesses, offering features not found in the consumer version of ChatGPT. Related Articles LAB51 on ChatGPT Enterprise The launch of ChatGPT Enterprise is a significant development in the field of AI chatbots. However, it is important to note that the tool […]

By Luigi Savarese
Eleven Labs AI voice generator

ElevenLabs AI Voice Generator & Legal Implications

ElevenLabs, a company specializing in AI voice generation, announced that its voice cloning technology is now fully released and available. The company targets media companies such as publishers and video game developers as potential customers for their technology. ElevenLabs' voice cloning technology enables users to create AI-generated voices that mimic any person's voice. This can […]

By Luigi Savarese
US Court Copyright AI-Generated Art

US Court Denies Copyright for AI-Generated Art

In a recent decision, a U.S. court in Washington, D.C. has established that artworks produced entirely by AI without human involvement cannot be granted copyright protection according to US law. The ruling has been delivered by U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell. The verdict, issued on Friday, is also in line with the Copyright Office previous […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Google Life Coaching AI DeepMind

Google Explores AI for Personal Life Coaching

Google is actively exploring the integration of generative AI technology for a range of personal and professional life coaching tasks. This can potentially transform it into a virtual life coach. Earlier this year, Google merged its research lab, DeepMind, with its AI team, Brain. The goal was to accelerate advancements in AI technology and compete […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Amazon AI AWS chips Inferentia Trainium

Amazon Enters the AI Race with Custom AWS Chips

Amazon's mission to assert itself in the realm of generative AI is gaining momentum. The tech giant is now working on its custom-designed AWS chips, Inferentia and Trainium. These microchips offer an alternative to Nvidia GPUs, commonly used for training large language models. Amazon's teams are working on these chips to provide its Amazon Web […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
IBM Research analog AI chip

IBM Research Unveils Revolutionary AI Chip for Deep Learning

IBM Research has unveiled a revolutionary analog AI chip that represents a significant advancement in the realm of high-performance artificial intelligence computing. The chip marks a significant leap forward in achieving energy-efficient AI computations without compromising computational accuracy. Traditional digital computing architectures face limitations when executing deep neural networks (DNNs) due to the constant data […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Microsoft Aptos Labs Collaboration AI Blockchain

Microsoft and Aptos Labs Announce AI-Blockchain Partnership

Microsoft is joining forces with Aptos Labs, a prominent developer of layer 1 blockchain technology. The significant collaboration aims to exploit the combination of artificial intelligence with the expanding Web3 and Blockchain ecosystems. The partnership will boost transparency, trust, and adoption in AI-driven blockchain applications. Aptos Labs is known for its advanced Move programming language […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Zoom AI

Zoom to Allow for AI Training on Customer Data

Zoom updated its terms of service to allow for the use of customer data to train its artificial intelligence (AI) models. The update went into effect on July 27 and gives Zoom the right to use "service-generated data" to train its AI. This includes customer information on product usage, telemetry and diagnostic data, and similar […]

By Luigi Savarese
FBI AI Cybercrime

FBI Warns of AI Cybercrime Growing Threat

The FBI has warned that hackers are increasingly using AI for cybercrime. The Federal Bureau saw a "significant increase" in the use of AI Cybercrime. Some individuals use AI to create phishing emails that appear genuine. They also develop counterfeit websites that can distribute malware. Additionally, they create polymorphic malware that can avoid detection by […]

By Luigi Savarese
Bank of America AI Financial Bubble

Bank of America Contradicts Prior Warnings on AI Financial Bubble

Contrary to its previous warnings, Bank of America's strategists, under Michael Hartnett's guidance, now assert that the AI financial bubble is not likely to burst in the near future. Initial concerns were raised about the rapid growth of AI and tech stocks. These raised suspicions of a potential bubble formation similar to the dot-com bubble […]

By Nicolo Finazzi

AI Giants Launch Forum to Promote Responsible AI Development

AI Development is rapidly accelerating. AI models are becoming more powerful and sophisticated. This has raised concerns about the potential risks of AI, such as the misuse of AI for malicious purposes or the unintended consequences of AI-powered systems. In response to these concerns, a group of leading AI companies - Anthropic, Google, Microsoft, and […]

By Luigi Savarese
Stability AI FreeWilly1 and FreeWilly 2

Stability AI Unveils FreeWilly1 and FreeWilly2

Stability AI's CarperAI Lab has unveiled FreeWilly1 and FreeWilly2, two powerful open-source Large Language Models (LLMs). These model have been designed to push the boundaries of language understanding and reasoning. Developed with the industry-standard Alpaca format, they both leverage Meta's LLaMA: Microsoft's groundbreaking Orca project influenced the team's approach to training these models. They leveraged […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
OpenAI ChatGPT Custom Instructions

OpenAI Introduces Custom Instructions for ChatGPT

OpenAI has unveiled a new feature for ChatGPT users, custom instructions, which streamlines interactions with the popular AI chatbot. With this update, users can provide specific prompts, avoiding the need to reiterate instructions during each interaction. This enables users to share any context they want ChatGPT to consider while generating responses. For instance, a teacher […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Stability AI Bubble

Stability AI CEO Predicts AI as the "Biggest Bubble"

Emad Mostaque, CEO of Stability AI, has made a bold prediction that AI will be the "biggest bubble of all time". During a call with UBS analysts, Mostaque referred to this as the "dot AI" bubble. He emphasized that it is still in its early stages, and not yet ready for widespread adoption. Stability AI […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Apple GPT

Apple Tests Generative AI with "Apple GPT" Chatbot Project

Apple is quietly working on its own chatbot, "Apple GPT", as it seeks to catch up with competitors in the AI landscape such as ChatGPT, Bard, and now also LLaMA 2. The project revolves around leveraging the proprietary LLM framework, known as "Ajax". This is running on Google Cloud and built using Google JAX. According […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Meta LLaMA 2 AI

Meta Launches Free Open-Source LLaMA 2 to Challenge ChatGPT

Key Takeaways: Tech giant Meta has taken a significant step into the world of open-source AI by unveiling LLaMA 2, its latest suite of AI models. This move is part of Meta's effort to compete with rivals like OpenAI and expand its presence in the AI space. This is the company's first large language model available for public use, providing researchers with access to […]

By Nicolo Finazzi

FTC vs ChatGPT: The Battle for AI Ethics and Consumer Rights

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States is investigating OpenAI, the company behind the popular chatbot ChatGPT. The agency wants to know if the company's artificial intelligence products generate false and harmful content, violating consumer protection laws and endangering user rights. FTC Questions OpenAI’s Data and Practices This week, the FTC issued a […]

By Eleni Murru
AI Chip Bitcoin AI News

AI News: Bitcoin Adoption, Elon Musk Launches xAI, KPMG, EU & Japan, Claude 2

Welcome to AI News by Lab51. This week's highlights include updates on the convergence of Bitcoin and artificial intelligence, Elon Musk's new company xAI, KPMG $2 billion investment, a new collaboration between European Union and Japan, and the official release of Claude 2 by Anthropic. AI and Bitcoin Converge with Hayes Prediction and Lightning Network […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Hospitals are currently conducting tests on Google's medical AI chatbot

Hospitals Are Currently Conducting Tests on Google's Medical AI Chatbot

In today's healthcare landscape, artificial intelligence has emerged as a powerful tool that plays a significant role in understanding and consulting with patients. By leveraging advanced algorithms and data analytics, AI offers a range of benefits that enhance the healthcare experience. From analyzing patient data and engaging in meaningful conversations to providing decision support and […]

By Anja Prosch
AI News ChatGPT OpenAI Court Lawsuit

AI NEWS: ChatGPT Lawsuit, Neko Health, Steam Concerns, OpenAI’s Task Force, Inflection AI

Welcome to AI News by Lab51. This week's highlights include a class-action lawsuit against OpenAI over data usage, Neko Health raising $65 million for AI body scanning, Valve addressing ban claims on AI-generated games, OpenAI launching a specialised team to safeguard against rogue AI, and Inflection AI's $1.3 billion funding for Chatbot Pi development. California […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Unreliable AI-Generated Sites Displaying Ads for Blue-Chip Brands

Unreliable AI-Generated Sites Displaying Ads for Blue-Chip Brands

Artificial Intelligence has rapidly emerged as a valuable tool for advertisers and marketers, revolutionizing the industry with its capabilities. However, amidst the advancements, a darker side has emerged, revealing the potential abuse and negative consequences of AI technology.  In a concerning revelation, a recent report by the NewsGuard has exposed a troublesome trend within the […]

By Anja Prosch

Audi Drives Ahead: AI Boosts Quality and Efficiency

Audi is increasingly applying artificial intelligence to the production of its vehicles. According to the Four Rings brand, AI will now help with quality control. Specifically, the project involves the analysis of spot welds in the bodywork. A delicate process that must be performed with the utmost care to avoid endangering the conditions of both […]

By Eleni Murru

Shanghai’s Vision for a Metaverse Future

Shanghai, the bustling Chinese metropolis with a staggering population of 29 million people, has just unveiled an ambitious plan that aims to revolutionize the tourism and cultural sectors through the integration of the metaverse. Set to be completed by 2025, this groundbreaking initiative is projected to generate billions of dollars in revenue. Not only is […]

By Eleni Murru

AI DIGEST: ByteDance GPU Purchase, Unity’s New Platforms, Opera One, Figma AI, Databricks & MosaicML

ByteDance Commits $1 Billion to NVIDIA GPUs for AI Advancements Key Highlights: ByteDance, the Chinese tech giant and parent company of TikTok, has made a substantial investment in NVIDIA GPUs for their artificial intelligence endeavors. With an order valued at $1 billion, ByteDance aims to strengthen its AI capabilities and drive innovation across its platforms. It is also interesting to notice […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Tennis Wimbledon AI

AI DIGEST: Wimbledon Innovates, Meta’s VoiceBox, The Beatles Embrace AI, SK Telecom New Plans

Wimbledon Unveils Plans to Use AI for Commentary Key Highlights: Wimbledon, one of the most celebrated tennis tournaments in the world, is set to captivate fans with an innovative addition this year: artificial intelligence commentary and draw analysis. Leveraging the power of AI technology, Wimbledon aims to deliver an enhanced viewing experience, providing real-time insights and comprehensive analysis to […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Google Bard AI

AI DIGEST: Bard Updates, Meta Announces AI Integration, EU Approves AI Act, UK Global Summit, AMD New Chip

Google’s Bard AI Takes Code Generation to New Heights Key Highlights: Google's AI, known as Bard, has reached a significant milestone in coding capabilities. It can now not only generate code but also execute it to answer complex programming questions accurately. Google says that now when you ask Bard a "computational" task like math or string manipulation, the language model will write a program, execute […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Data Privacy

Apple vs ChatGPT: Data Privacy at Stake

Data privacy is a hot topic in the era of generative AI tools like ChatGPT, which can create realistic and engaging texts based on user inputs. However, these tools also pose a risk of exposing sensitive information to third parties. This is why a few days after OpenAI released its official ChatGPT app on the iOS […]

By Eleni Murru

AI DIGEST: US and EU Code of Conduct, Instagram’s AI Chatbot, Snapchat Focus on “My Snaps”

US and EU Join Forces to Create New AI Code of Conduct Key Takeaways: The United States and the European Union have joined forces to collaborate on the development of a joint AI code of conduct. The US-EU Trade & Tech Council (TTC), consisting of senior executives from prominent tech companies, will lead the initiative to establish ethical guidelines for AI technology. […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
AI DIGEST: Humanity at Risk, Japan Copyright Laws, Meta Multilingual Model, NVIDIA Unveils AI Supercomputer

AI DIGEST: Humanity at Risk, Japan Copyright Laws, Meta Multilingual Model, NVIDIA Unveils AI Supercomputer

AI Leaders Sound Alarm on Risk of Extinction in Open Letter Key Highlights: In a compelling and thought-provoking open letter, AI leaders have raised serious concerns about the potential risk of artificial intelligence (AI) leading to the extinction of humanity. The letter, issued by The Center for AI Safety (CAIS) and signed by prominent figures in AI, warning about the […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Firefly features

Photoshop's AI Expansion with Firefly Features

Photoshop is on the verge of a generative AI expansion as Adobe introduces a series of Firefly-based features into the application. These new additions allow users to extend images beyond their boundaries using Firefly-generated backgrounds, incorporate objects through generative AI, and utilize a new generative fill function that offers higher accuracy than the previous content-aware […]

By Anja Prosch
ChatGPT OpenAI AI Apple iOS App

AI DIGEST: ChatGPT on iPhone, AI Image Creates Chaos, Adobe Introduces AI in Photoshop, NVIDIA Stocks Rise

OpenAI Unveils ChatGPT App for iOS OpenAI revolutionizes the way we interact with AI by launching the ChatGPT app for iOS. With this innovative app, users can now experience the power of conversational AI directly on their mobile devices. The app's integration with iOS devices brings the capabilities of ChatGPT to users' fingertips, enabling them to explore the vast potential […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
AI Regulation US Senate OpenAI

AI DIGEST: Meta’s AI Sandbox, SAP and Microsoft Collaboration, OpenAI CEO Urges Regulation

Meta introduces AI Sandbox and Enhances Meta Advantage Tools for Advertisers Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is taking a significant leap forward in the world of advertising by introducing the AI Sandbox and enhancing its Meta Advantage suite. The AI Sandbox serves as a testing ground for generative AI-powered advertising tools, empowering advertisers to create more engaging and efficient ads. It includes features […]

By Nicolo Finazzi
Microsoft Copilot, IBM WatsonX, Google Duet AI, Adello #ChatWithMe

AI DIGEST: Microsoft Copilot, IBM WatsonX, Google Duet AI, Adello #ChatWithMe 

Microsoft's Copilot: Revolutionizing Productivity with New AI Assistance Microsoft is pushing the boundaries of productivity with the introduction of Copilot, an innovative AI-powered application that, as we learned during the presentation, can provide assistance in content creation and the use of many applications included in the subscription (Word, Excel, etc.). Copilot aims to revolutionize the […]

By Anja Prosch

When the Machines Will Start Speaking Human and How It Will Benefit Web 3.0

Blake Lemoine, a software engineer at Google, recently made a remarkable statement. He claimed that the corporation’s conversational AI bot LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications) had obtained consciousness. Lemoine noted that the chatbot speaks its rights and perceives itself as a person. In response, company management suspended him from work - reported by The Washington […]

By Anja Prosch
Mobile AI

Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Advertising, and Boosted ROI

Sci-fi movies showcasing self-programming computers were closer to a dream than reality just a decade ago. Today, we are fighting a war against online data privacy while talking to Siri and being astonished at how an app or site is displaying advertisements of (related) products we just searched for. Artificial intelligence (AI) has already been […]

By Anja Prosch
AI Music

Can AI Compose a Symphony?

Undoubtedly, AI can optimize an incredible amount of processes, getting our daily routine activities done faster and more efficiently. AI is closely integrated into our lives and, at the same time, remains hidden. Users often don’t even notice AI’s presence in their lives. However, as a civilization, we are inevitably heading towards an edge where […]

By Anja Prosch

The End of Creativity Labor in Marketing as AI Steps Forward?

A hard-to-swallow pill for all professionals is that technologies will always outpace skills. And this is quite unfair: imagine mastering the skill for years, and then suddenly new technology appears and performs your tasks quicker, better, and more accurately. This would destroy you as a professional, your hard work, and many years of experience. And […]

By Anja Prosch