Most U.S. Execs 'A Year or Two Away' from Using Generative AI

A new survey of corporate executives confirms the obvious -- generative AI will have an enormous impact on business -- but also reveals that most aren't ready to use it just quite yet.

Google Matches Microsoft with AI-Powered Security Offering

"These new models not only give people a more natural and creative way to understand and manage security, they give people access to AI-powered expertise to go beyond what they could do alone."

'Emergent Abilities': When AI LLMs Learn Stuff They Shouldn't Know

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: "Of the AI issues we talked about, the most mysterious is called emergent properties."

AI in the Workplace: 'Americans Are Wary and Sometimes Worried'

A new Pew Research Center survey-based report about the use of AI in the workplace finds widely diverging views on the topic, though respondents are generally wary and uncertain of AI being used in hiring and assessing workers.

Open Source Generative AI Image Specialist Stability AI Turns to Text

"Our StableLM models can generate text and code and will power a range of downstream applications."

AWS Makes Its Own Generative AI Moves with 'Bedrock' Dev Service, New LLMs

Amazon Web Services (AWS), seeking to not be left behind in the cloud giant AI space, is making moves to catch up to Microsoft and Google.

From Deepfakes to Facial Recognition, Stanford Report Tracks Big Hike in AI Misuse

A sprawling new report from Stanford University charts a steep rise in the misuse of AI technology, increasingly being applied to image/video deepfakes and questionable facial recognition and surveillance efforts.

While Some Call for AI Pause, AWS Launches Generative AI Accelerator

Amid calls for an industry pause on AI large language model (LLM) development, AWS has launched a program to boost generative AI startups.

Microsoft Eases AI Image Generation Across the Board

Capitalizing on the current generative AI hype, Microsoft is making it easier for users to create their own images across its consumer app portfolio.

Commercial AI Pushes Receiving More Blowback

Is the rush to capitalize on AI advancements with commercial products pushing things too far, too fast? Startup Debuts for 'Trustworthy AI'

Mozilla, with a mantra of making "browsers, apps, code and tools that put people before profit," seeks to challenge corporate AI with

Google Plays AI Catch-Up with Bard Search, Docs/Gmail Moves

After seeing Microsoft sprint to the forefront in the race to harness generative AI for corporate products, Google is playing catch up, today announcing a waitlist for the company's Bard search chatbot, following a recent announcement of AI-infused enhancements to Docs and Gmail.

Cloud Giants Continue Waves of Massive Layoffs

Cloud giants Amazon, Microsoft and Google continue to lay off tens of thousands of employees, with Amazon today announcing another 9,000 positions will be eliminated in the next few weeks.

Data Scientists Cite Lack of GPT-4 Details

Several data scientists have noted the lack of technical details accompanying the recent release of GPT-4 by OpenAI.


GPT-4, Powering New Bing, 'Surpasses ChatGPT in Its Advanced Reasoning Capabilities'

Microsoft partner OpenAI has released GPT-4 the latest iteration of its advanced large language model (LLM) series of machine language systems.

Hacking ChatGPT: 'The Dark Web's Hottest Topic'

"Forum threads on ChatGPT rose 145 percent -- from 37 to 91 in a month -- as exploiting the bot became the dark web's hottest topic."

There's a New Job in Town: Prompt Engineer (to the Tune of $335K/Year)

The new role has appeared largely thanks to the advent of cutting-edge generative AI systems based on the GPT-3 series of large language models (LLMs) for machine learning created by OpenAI.

Microsoft Details How Enterprises Can Use ChatGPT with Up-to-Date, Non-Public Corporate Data

The sentient-sounding ChatGPT chatbot can't by itself incorporate any information beyond September 2021 or access enterprise data.

Azure OpenAI Service Gets ChatGPT

It's a preview, open only to Microsoft managed customers and partners who have been vetted and granted access to the cloud service.

Threat Report: Big Hike in Cloud Attacks, but 'Access Broker' Biz Skyrocketed

Cybersecurity company CrowdStrike's recent threat report paints a bleak picture, citing increased attacks across the board from cloud attacks to malware-free exploitations, but the access broker business saw the biggest uptick.

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