Latest Artificial intelligence News

Tech companies try to take AI image generators mainstream with better protections against misuse

Sep. 21, 2023 17:17 PM EDT

Artificial intelligence tools that can conjure whimsical artwork or realistic-looking images from written commands started wowing the public last year. But most people don't actually use them at work or home. That could change as leading tech companies are competing to take...

'Game of Thrones' creator and other authors sue ChatGPT-maker OpenAI for copyright infringement

Sep. 21, 2023 14:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Grisham, Jodi Picoult and George R.R. Martin are among 17 authors suing OpenAI for “systematic theft on a mass scale,” the latest in a wave of legal action by writers concerned that artificial intelligence programs are using their copyrighted works without permission. ...

Pennsylvania state government will prepare to start using AI in its operations

Sep. 20, 2023 17:17 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state government will prepare to use artificial intelligence in its operations, Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro said Wednesday, as states are increasingly trying to gauge the impact of AI and how to regulate it. Shapiro, speaking at a news...

Parkland school shooting survivor develops Joy, an app built on AI that helps people heal

Sep. 20, 2023 13:32 PM EDT

Kai Koerber was a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when a gunman murdered 14 students and three staff members there on Valentine’s Day in 2018. Seeing his peers — and himself — struggle with returning to normal, he wanted to do something to help people manage their emotions on...

TikTok is launching new tool that will help creators label AI content on the app

Sep. 19, 2023 16:02 PM EDT

In its bid to curb misinformation, TikTok said on Tuesday it will begin launching a new tool that will help creators label AI-generated content they produce. TikTok said in a news release that the tool will help creators easily comply with the company's existing AI policy, which...

Google brings its AI chatbot Bard into its inner circle, opening door to Gmail, Maps, YouTube

Sep. 19, 2023 06:09 AM EDT

Google is introducing Bard, its artificially intelligent chatbot, to other members of its digital family — including Gmail, Maps and YouTube — as it seeks ward off competitive threats posed by similar technology run by Open AI and Microsoft. Bard's expanded capabilities announced...

Netanyahu talks to Elon Musk in California about antisemitism on X and artificial intelligence

Sep. 18, 2023 15:39 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off a U.S. trip in California to talk to billionaire businessman Elon Musk about antisemitism on his social media platform X — while Musk asked him to address his judicial overhaul in Israel. The two also discussed...

Tech industry leaders endorse regulating artificial intelligence at rare summit in Washington

Sep. 13, 2023 20:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's biggest technology executives on Wednesday loosely endorsed the idea of government regulations for artificial intelligence at an unusual closed-door meeting in the U.S. Senate. But there is little consensus on what regulation would look like, and the political path... CEO Mustafa Suleyman explains how to catch a ride on the 'coming wave' of technology

Sep. 11, 2023 08:23 AM EDT

If you have watched a telecast involving basketball superstar LeBron James during the past 20 years, you probably have heard an announcer declare: “You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him.” That sentiment sums up how CEO Mustafa Suleyman feels about artificial...

Artificial intelligence technology behind ChatGPT was built in Iowa — with a lot of water

Sep. 09, 2023 16:39 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The cost of building an artificial intelligence product like ChatGPT can be hard to measure. But one thing Microsoft-backed OpenAI needed for its technology was plenty of water, pulled from the watershed of the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers in central Iowa...