Latest Artificial intelligence News

How Nvidia became an AI giant

Jun. 20, 2024 19:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It all started at a Denny’s in San Jose in 1993. Three engineers — Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowsky and Curtis Priem — gathered at the diner in what is now the heart of Silicon Valley to discuss building a computer chip that would make graphics for video...

UN chief warns of perils of 'weaponizing digital technologies' and malicious activity in cyberspace

Jun. 20, 2024 18:15 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief warned Thursday that “the perils of weaponizing digital technologies are growing by the year” and malicious activity in cyberspace is on the rise by governments, non-government actors and criminals. At the same time,...

AI could help spread false and misleading information on Holocaust, UNESCO report warns

Jun. 18, 2024 03:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A United Nations agency is warning that developments in artificial intelligence could spawn a new surge in Holocaust denial. A report published Tuesday by UNESCO concludes that AI could result in false and misleading claims about the Holocaust spreading online,...

AI experimentation is high risk, high reward for low-profile political campaigns

Jun. 17, 2024 10:20 AM EDT

Adrian Perkins was running for reelection as the mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana, when he was surprised by a harsh campaign hit piece. The satirical TV commercial, paid for by a rival political action committee, used artificial intelligence to depict Perkins as a high school student...

Microsoft delays controversial AI Recall feature on new Windows computers

Jun. 14, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — New laptops equipped with Microsoft Windows start shipping to customers next week without a flagship feature called Recall that drew concerns about privacy and cybersecurity. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella touted the new Recall feature at a showcase event last...

AI startup Perplexity wants to upend search business. News outlet Forbes says it's ripping them off

Jun. 14, 2024 10:14 AM EDT

The artificial intelligence startup Perplexity AI has raised tens of millions of dollars from the likes of Jeff Bezos and other prominent tech investors for its mission to rival Google in the business of searching for information. But its AI-driven search chatbot is already facing...

Pope Francis becomes the first pontiff to address the Group of Seven, delivering a speech about artificial intelligence

Jun. 14, 2024 09:07 AM EDT
BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis becomes the first pontiff to address the Group of Seven, delivering a speech about artificial intelligence.

Faking an honest woman: Why Russia, China and Big Tech all use faux females to get clicks

Jun. 12, 2024 06:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When disinformation researcher Wen-Ping Liu looked into China's efforts to influence Taiwan's recent election using fake social media accounts, something unusual stood out about the most successful profiles. They were female, or at least that's what they appeared...

Key new features coming to Apple's iOS 18 this fall

Jun. 11, 2024 13:46 PM EDT

Apple announced a slew of new features for iOS 18 at Monday's developers conference event, many of which are designed to enhance the Siri assistant and bring artificial intelligence tools to iPhone users. The AI-packed updates coming in the fall are meant to enable the billions of...

Apple leaps into AI with an array of upcoming iPhone features and a ChatGPT deal to smarten up

Jun. 10, 2024 22:01 PM EDT

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has jumped into the race to bring generative artificial intelligence to the masses, spotlighting a slew of features Monday designed to soup up the iPhone, iPad and Mac. And in a move befitting a company known for its marketing prowess, the AI...