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    UK starts drafting AI rules

    UK starts drafting AI rules The UK is starting to draft regulations to govern artificial intelligence, focusing on the most powerful language models which underpin OpenAI’s ChatGPT, people familiar with the matter said. Policy officials at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology...
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    Adobe paying for videos to train AI generator — from around $3 per minute

    Adobe paying for videos to train AI generator — from around $3 per minute Adobe Inc. has begun to procure videos to build its artificial intelligence text-to-video generator, trying to catch up to competitors after OpenAI demonstrated a similar technology. The software company is offering its...
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    AI users could cough up for copyright violations

    AI users could cough up for copyright violations Generative artificial intelligence has been hailed for its potential to transform creativity, and especially by lowering the barriers to content creation. While the creative potential of generative AI tools has often been highlighted, the...
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    OpenAI's voice-mimicking AI tool previewed

    OpenAI's voice-mimicking AI tool previewed OpenAI is sharing early results from a test for a feature that can read words aloud in a convincing human voice — highlighting a new frontier for artificial intelligence and raising the spectre of deepfake risks. The company is sharing early demos and...
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    Amazon splurging another R52 billion on AI startup Anthropic

    Amazon splurging another R52 billion on AI startup Anthropic Amazon.com Inc. says it’s investing an additional $2.75 billion (R52.01 billion) in Anthropic, completing a deal it made last year to back the artificial intelligence startup and expand a partnership between the companies. The...
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    Sam Altman rejoining OpenAI board following investigation into firing

    Sam Altman rejoining OpenAI board following investigation into firing OpenAI chief executive officer Sam Altman was cleared of any wrongdoing that would have mandated being fired from the company late last year, according to a report based on a monthslong investigation into the events leading...
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    Nvidia stock boom reminiscent of Tesla hype

    Nvidia stock boom reminiscent of Tesla hype Nvidia Corp.’s rise is captivating the stock market and driving the S&P 500 Index to new highs. But it also raises cautionary reminders of another investor darling that soared on dreams of a technological transformation, only to tumble back to earth...
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    Putting the "intelligence" back in artificial intelligence

    Putting the "intelligence" back in artificial intelligence Sam Altman, chief executive of ChatGPT-maker OpenAI, is reportedly trying to find up to US$7 trillion of investment to manufacture the enormous volumes of computer chips he believes the world needs to run artificial intelligence (AI)...
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    OpenAI rolling out AI-powered text-to-video generator

    OpenAI rolling out AI-powered text-to-video generator OpenAI teased a new artificial intelligence system that can create realistic-looking videos based on text prompts from users, making it the latest AI company to embrace generative video technology. The AI system, called Sora, can quickly...
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    OpenAI developing own search engine — The Information

    OpenAI developing own search engine — The Information Alphabet Inc. sank after a report that ChatGPT owner OpenAI is developing a web search product that would compete with Google. OpenAI’s service would be partly powered by Microsoft Corp.’s Bing search engine, the Information reported...
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    OpenAI's early tests show GPT-4 has only "slight" chance of helping create bioweapons

    OpenAI's early tests show GPT-4 has only "slight" chance of helping create bioweapons OpenAI’s most powerful artificial intelligence software, GPT-4, poses “at most” a slight risk of helping people create biological threats, according to early tests the company carried out to better understand...
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    Microsoft 365 Copilot now available to all users

    Microsoft 365 Copilot now available to all users Microsoft Corp. is opening up its artificial intelligence assistant to consumers and making the corporate version available to smaller companies as it tries to increase the number of paying customers for the new services. Microsoft is selling a...
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    Get your custom GPTs on OpenAI's store now

    Get your custom GPTs on OpenAI's store now OpenAI has launched an online store where people can share customised versions of the company’s popular ChatGPT chatbot, after initially delaying the rollout because of leadership upheaval last year. The new store, which rolled out Wednesday to paid...
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    OpenAI discussing content licencing with CNN, Fox, and Time

    OpenAI discussing content licencing with CNN, Fox, and Time OpenAI is in talks with CNN, Fox Corp. and Time to license their work, according to people familiar with the matter, in a growing effort to secure access to news content to build out its artificial intelligence products while facing...
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    OpenAI's GPT store launching next week

    OpenAI's GPT store launching next week OpenAI is planning to launch an online store next week that will let people share custom versions of the company’s popular ChatGPT chatbot after previously delaying the effort, according to an email sent to some users on Thursday. San Francisco-based...
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    OpenAI reappoints Sam Altman as CEO — board to be overhauled

    OpenAI reappoints Sam Altman as CEO — board to be overhauled OpenAI will bring back Sam Altman and overhaul its board to bring on new directors including Larry Summers, a stunning reversal in a drama that’s transfixed Silicon Valley and the global AI industry. Altman is returning as chief...
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    Nearly all OpenAI employees want Altman back — demand entire board step down

    Nearly all OpenAI employees want Altman back — demand entire board step down Nearly all of OpenAI’s employees have threatened to quit and follow ousted leader Sam Altman to work at the company’s biggest investor, Microsoft Corp., unless the current board resigns, leaving the future of the...
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    Sam Altman appointed to lead new Microsoft AI division

    Sam Altman appointed to lead new Microsoft AI division Microsoft Corp. said that Sam Altman will lead the software developer’s new in-house artificial intelligence team after the OpenAI co-founder was ousted from his startup last week, a bid to shore up Microsoft’s AI plans and reassure...
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    Former Twitch CEO hired as new OpenAI boss

    Former Twitch CEO hired as new OpenAI boss OpenAI’s board hired former Twitch chief Emmett Shear as chief executive officer, defying calls from investors to reinstate the ousted Sam Altman, according to people familiar with the matter. Shear stepped down as CEO of Amazon.com Inc.’s...
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    ChatGPT Plus sign-ups paused due to high demand

    ChatGPT Plus sign-ups paused due to high demand OpenAI will pause accepting new users for its paid ChatGPT Plus service due to overwhelming demand, chief executive officer Sam Altman said in a post on Tuesday. Altman’s company introduced new features and upgrades at its first-ever developer...
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