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Biden’s executive order elevates AI safety
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order hailed as a groundbreaking step in ensuring the safe deployment of AI technology. Tech companies will now be obliged to share test results of their AI systems with the U.S. government before releasing them. The order also sets rigorous testing standards and encourages international collaboration on AI governance.
Windows 11 update introduces co-pilot AI
Microsoft’s latest Windows 11 update introduces Windows Copilot, an AI assistant capable of performing operating system tasks and providing information using web resources. Copilot is a generative AI that can generate human-like text with minimal input. Notably, many Windows PCs are still running Windows 10, which will be supported until 2025.
Alibaba unveils upgraded AI model
Chinese tech giant Alibaba has launched Tongyi Qianwen 2.0, its latest large language model. Alongside this, Alibaba presents the GenAI Service Platform, empowering companies to build their generative AI applications with their own data, intensifying its competition with U.S. counterparts like Amazon and Microsoft.
Google and Amazon invest billions in AI competitor
Google and Amazon are funneling billions into Anthropic, a direct rival to OpenAI. Anthropic, founded by former OpenAI executives, is known for its AI assistant Claude, which can outperform OpenAI’s ChatGPT in specific scenarios. Claude operates on “Constitutional AI,” guided by ethical principles to produce less harmful outputs.
UK hosts landmark AI summit
The United Kingdom is preparing to host a pivotal two-day artificial intelligence summit, welcoming global government officials and companies. The summit aims to foster international coordination for ethical and responsible AI model development, bringing political leaders and regulators together to address the rapid advancement of AI technology. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will use this event to emphasize the UK’s role in shaping global AI regulation and principles.
Zoom AI companion reaches one million meeting summaries
Zoom Video Communications has celebrated a significant milestone as its generative AI assistant, Zoom AI Companion, garners over 125,000 users in less than two months and generates more than one million meeting summaries. The company has also unveiled enhanced features, additional language support, and improvements to the AI Companion’s capabilities.
Darktrace unveils advanced cloud-native security solution
Global cybersecurity leader Darktrace has launched a new Darktrace/Cloud solution driven by its unique Self-Learning AI. This solution offers real-time detection and response to cloud-native threats, enhanced visibility into cloud architectures, and prioritized recommendations for security teams. Combined with Darktrace’s other security solutions, it provides a comprehensive understanding of an organization’s digital risks and threats.
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