Latest Artificial intelligence News

A congressman wanted to understand AI. So he went back to a college classroom to learn

Apr. 11, 2024 13:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don Beyer's car dealerships were among the first in the U.S. to set up a website. As a representative, the Virginia Democrat leads a bipartisan group focused on promoting fusion energy. He reads books about geometry for fun. So when questions about regulating...

Amazon adds Andrew Ng, a leading voice in artificial intelligence, to its board of directors

Apr. 11, 2024 09:49 AM EDT

Amazon is adding artificial intelligence visionary Andrew Ng to its board of directors, a move that comes amid intense AI competition among startups and big technology companies. The Seattle company said Thursday that Ng, a managing director at the Palo Alto, California-based AI...

Consumers would be notified of AI-generated content under Pennsylvania bill

Apr. 10, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania consumers would be notified when content has been generated by artificial intelligence, and defendants couldn’t argue that child sexual abuse material created by artificial intelligence isn’t illegal, under a bill the House passed Wednesday. ...

A glance at some of the legislation approved in the Maryland General Assembly

Apr. 09, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly ended its 90-day legislative session on Monday. Here’s a look at some of the legislation lawmakers passed: BUDGET Maryland lawmakers mostly kept Gov. Wes Moore’s $63 billion budget proposal for the next fiscal...

Tech companies want to build artificial general intelligence. But who decides when AGI is attained?

Apr. 04, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

There’s a race underway to build artificial general intelligence, a futuristic vision of machines that are as broadly smart as humans or at least can do many things as well as people can. Achieving such a concept — commonly referred to as AGI — is the driving mission of...

NYC's AI chatbot was caught telling businesses to break the law. The city isn't taking it down

Apr. 03, 2024 19:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An artificial intelligence-powered chatbot created by New York City to help small business owners is under criticism for dispensing bizarre advice that misstates local policies and advises companies to violate the law. But days after the issues were first reported...

South Korean computer chipmaker plans $3.87 billion Indiana semiconductor plant and research center

Apr. 03, 2024 18:06 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A major South Korean computer chipmaker said Wednesday it plans to spend more than $3.87 billion in Indiana to build a semiconductor packaging plant and research and development center. SK Hynix expects the campus to create as many as 800 high-wage jobs...

George Carlin estate settles with podcasters over fake comedy special purportedly generated by AI

Apr. 02, 2024 19:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of George Carlin has agreed to a settlement with the media company it sued over a fake hourlong comedy special that purportedly used artificial intelligence to recreate the late standup comic’s style and material. In the settlement agreement filed...

Miranda Lambert, Billie Eilish, Nicki Minaj submit letter to AI developers to honor artists' rights

Apr. 02, 2024 13:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Miranda Lambert, Billie Eilish, Nicki Minaj, Peter Frampton, Katy Perry, Smokey Robinson and J Balvin are just some of the over 200 names featured on a new open letter submitted by the Artist Rights Alliance non-profit, calling on artificial intelligence tech...

OpenAI reveals Voice Engine, but won't yet publicly release the risky AI voice-cloning technology

Mar. 29, 2024 17:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — ChatGPT-maker OpenAI is getting into the voice assistant business and showing off new technology that can clone a person's voice, but says it won't yet release it publicly due to safety concerns. The artificial intelligence company unveiled its new Voice Engine...