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OpenAI forms safety committee as it starts training latest artificial intelligence model

May. 28, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

OpenAI says it's setting up a safety and security committee and has begun training a new AI model to supplant the GPT-4 system that underpins its ChatGPT chatbot. The San Francisco startup said in a blog post Tuesday that the committee will advise the full board on “critical...

Elon Musk's xAI says it has raised $6 billion to develop artificial intelligence

May. 27, 2024 11:11 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of investors will put up $6 billion to fund development of artificial intelligence by Elon Musk's xAI. The company said on its website Sunday that the Series B funding round will be used to take xAI's first products to market and speed up research. xAI...

Cats on the moon? Google's AI tool is producing misleading responses that have experts worried

May. 24, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

Ask Google if cats have been on the moon and it used to spit out a ranked list of websites so you could discover the answer for yourself. Now it comes up with an instant answer generated by artificial intelligence -- which may or may not be correct. “Yes, astronauts...

China's latest AI chatbot is trained on President Xi Jinping's political ideology

May. 24, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s latest artificial intelligence chatbot is trained on President Xi Jinping’s doctrine, in a stark reminder of the ideological parameters that Chinese AI models should abide by. China’s cyberspace academy earlier this week announced the chatbot trained...

US intelligence agencies' embrace of generative AI is at once wary and urgent

May. 24, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Virginia (AP) — Long before generative AI's boom, a Silicon Valley firm contracted to collect and analyze non-classified data on illicit Chinese fentanyl trafficking made a compelling case for its embrace by U.S. intelligence agencies. The operation's results far...

OpenAI to start using news content from News Corp. as part of a multiyear deal

May. 23, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

Joining news organizations that have chosen to collaborate rather than fight with the best-known artificial intelligence company, News Corp. has struck a multiyear deal to share news content with OpenAI for both training purposes and to answer questions from users. As part of the...

White House pushes tech industry to shut down market for sexually abusive AI deepfakes

May. 23, 2024 15:14 PM EDT

President Joe Biden's administration is pushing the tech industry and financial institutions to shut down a growing market of abusive sexual images made with artificial intelligence technology. New generative AI tools have made it easy to transform someone's likeness into a sexually...

Attempts to regulate AI’s hidden hand in Americans’ lives flounder in US statehouses

May. 23, 2024 11:53 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The first attempts to regulate artificial intelligence programs that play a hidden role in hiring, housing and medical decisions for millions of Americans are facing pressure from all sides and floundering in statehouses nationwide. Only one of seven bills aimed at...

FCC fines political consultant $6 million for AI robocalls that impersonated Biden before the New Hampshire primary

May. 23, 2024 11:52 AM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — FCC fines political consultant $6 million for AI robocalls that impersonated Biden before the New Hampshire primary.

Takeaways: How intelligence agencies' are cautiously embracing generative AI

May. 23, 2024 05:25 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Virginia (AP) — U.S. intelligence agencies are scrambling to embrace the AI revolution, convinced they’ll otherwise be smothered in data as sensor-generated surveillance tech further blankets the planet. They also need to keep pace with competitors, who are already using AI to seed...