Category: AI Artificial Intelligence
Mind-Reading Technology Must Include Neurodivergent Individuals to Prevent Bias and Discrimination, Warns UK Data Watchdog
The development of mind-reading technologies raises concerns about potential discrimination and bias, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK. The ICO is developing specific guidance for companies operating in the field of neurodata, as technology that monitors information from the brain and nervous system is expected to…
WordPress Introduces Cutting-Edge AI Writing Assistant
In the fast-paced world of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) is the latest trend captivating the industry. Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, is embracing this trend by unveiling an AI-powered writing assistant designed to enhance the WordPress experience.
European Union Urges Tech Giants to Combat Disinformation by Labeling AI-Generated Content
In a bid to tackle the growing menace of false information, the European Union (EU) has called on major online platforms such as Google, Meta, Microsoft, and TikTok to step up their efforts in the fight against disinformation.
Apple Officially Unveils Vision Pro VR Headset
At the annual worldwide developers conference WWDC, held in Cupertino, California, Apple CEO Tim Cook finally unveiled the long-awaited and highly speculated headset, known as “Vision Pro.”
Privacy Concerns Resurface with Launch of ChatGPT on iPhone
OpenAI’s artificial intelligence model, ChatGPT, has made its way onto the iPhone, raising fresh concerns about user privacy. Critics have cautioned consumers to think twice before sharing personal information with the app, as anonymized data may still potentially be linked back to individuals.
AI Revolutionizes App Reviews: Microsoft Store Implements Summarization Tech Amid Privacy Concerns
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made another breakthrough in the world of digital customer reviews. As announced recently, Microsoft Store is taking an innovative approach by leveraging the power of AI to automatically summarize app reviews submitted by customers, leading to potential implications for online content and user privacy.
The AI Lobbying Surge: Big Tech Companies Race to Influence AI Regulations Amid ChatGPT Boom
The rapid development of generative artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, such as the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT, has led to an increase in lobbying efforts by tech giants to influence potential regulation on this emerging technology. OpenSecrets’ analysis of federal lobbying disclosures reveals that 123 companies, universities, and trade associations spent roughly $94 million lobbying on AI-related issues in the first quarter of 2023.
UK Government Silently Intensifying Controversial Web Surveillance Measures
In what is seen by many as an alarming move, the UK Government has been discretely expanding a contentious surveillance technology with the potential to log and store the internet histories of millions of individuals.
AI’s Extinction Potential: Industry Experts Warn Amidst Controversy and Skepticism
Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be a catalyst for human extinction, according to a recent warning issued by several AI experts. However, this alarm has also sparked some backlash against an arguably overemphasized focus on the hypothetical dangers of AI. The cautionary statement, signed by some of the industry’s biggest names, only adds to a series of warnings that have been issued regarding AI
Microsoft Uncovers Chinese State-Sponsored Cyber Attack Threatening Critical US Infrastructure
Microsoft has issued a stark warning about the rising threats to the critical infrastructure of the United States. The company, based in Redmond, Washington, reported on Wednesday that it had detected “stealthy and targeted malicious activity” perpetrated by a state-sponsored actor from China.
Even BIG-Tech Players Are a Little Creeped Out by ChatGPT
In a move to safeguard confidential information, big tech companies like Apple, have recently imposed restrictions on the use of AI tools such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and GitHub’s Copilot by its employees. This decision stems from the concern that sensitive data entered into these systems may be leaked or collected, potentially compromising valuable proprietary information.
U.S. Senators Propose Creation of an AI Regulator, Stirred by ChatGPT’s Impact
The ongoing romance between the tech industry and machine learning, which started around a decade ago, had always sparked conversations among U.S. lawmakers about the necessity of regulation to control this powerful technology. However, despite their concern, no proposal to regulate corporate AI projects made it into law. Everything changed when OpenAI launched ChatGPT last November, stirring up a sense of urgency among senators to establish protective measures against the potential harm AI technology could inflict.
This AI Dating App Tells You What to Say – It’s Like Having Cyrano as Your Wingman
YourMove.ai is a new AI dating app with a twist: it’s basically like an AI dating chatbot; you tell it what the other person said, and the YourMove.ai AI dating bot tells you how to respond. Or if you’d like to initiate a conversation with someone you find interesting on a dating app (such as Bumble or Tinder) or a dating site (such as Match or OKCupid), then you give it a topic and it gives you some opening lines.