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In stunning reversal, OpenAI rehires Sam Altman

Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, has triumphantly returned to lead the ChatGPT maker after a rather perplexing five days. The firm said late on Tuesday night that it had “reached an agreement in principle for Sam Altman to return to OpenAI as CEO”; however, Altman will be leading a reorganized non-profit board that would supervise the company’s for-profit division. The...

Neuralink is prepared to allow robots to implant chips into people’s brains

Despite the horrific deaths of monkeys it experimented on, Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain-computer interface (BCI) business is ready to implant its robot-assisted brain chip. According to Bloomberg, Musk wants to implant the own robot surgeon as soon as feasible. Even though it received FDA permission for human studies in May and announced in September that it was recruiting its first human...

Adobe caught selling AI-generated images of Israel-Palestine violence

Australian news source Crikey reported that Adobe was selling AI-generated photographs of the Israel-Hamas fighting, a disturbing and ethically repulsive example of a firm benefiting from online falsehoods. After searching for “conflict between Israel and Palestine” on Adobe Stock, a subscription service that provides generic stock images and now AI-shots, photorealistic images of...

Microsoft will pay you $15,000 if you get Bing AI to go off the rails

Do you believe you can trick an AI into saying things it shouldn’t? Microsoft is placing a large wager that you cannot, and it will reimburse you if you are mistaken. Microsoft revealed a new “bug bounty” program on its blog, promising to pay security researchers anywhere from $2,000 to $15,000 for discovering “vulnerabilities” in its Bing AI products, such as...

The next Snapdragon X series from Qualcomm plans to compete with Apple M series

With the launch of the Snapdragon X series, Qualcomm has renamed its PC platform. This is a significant shift from the chipmaker’s 2018 introduction of the Snapdragon 8cx architecture. Examine the upcoming actions that Qualcomm has planned. In the quest to “revolutionize the next generation of PC experiences,” the Snapdragon X series represents a positive development. Improved...

Samsung unveils One UI 6, SmartTag 2.0 and more at Samsung Developer Conference 2023

On Thursday, October 5, at the annual Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Samsung unveiled the official One UI 6. In its eighth year, the conference has brought partners and developers together to examine the company’s extensive ecosystem of platforms and technologies. Samsung claims that One UI 6, its customized skin based on Android 14, would...

7 major announcements from the Google Pixel 8 launch event

The most recent Pixel launch event that Google hosted is now over. Google nonetheless managed to include a few surprises, despite the fact that several of the devices it unveiled had been leaked well in advance. The most significant announcements from the Made by Google event are listed below. The pricing of the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro has increased, and the Pixel 8 Pro now has a temperature sensor The...

VR startup developing technology to “replay” memories

By enabling users to “replay” their memories in the precise places where they have previously occurred, a virtual reality firm has brought the dystopian TV program “Black Mirror” one step closer to becoming a reality. Startup Wist Labs boasts in a video demo of the technology that its upcoming software would allow users to revisit special occasions “how [they]...

Microsoft is considering tiny nuclear reactors because it needs so much power to train their AI

Large language model training is a very power-intensive procedure with a high carbon footprint. Data centers need an absurdly high amount of electricity to function, which, depending on where that energy comes from, might result in significant greenhouse gas emissions. According to The Verge, Microsoft is now planning to move forward with a plan to power them using nuclear reactors since it is...

AI concessions forced by writers guild ends strike

A five-month strike by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) ended with a Hollywood studio deal. Work has resumed for writers. While greater residuals, health and pension payments, and wage increases benefit the Guild, artificial intelligence is murkier. Over the previous five months, studios eager to use AI made WGA discussions acrimonious. Studios may replace authors with AI technologies like...

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