WordPress in negotiations with OpenAI and Midjourney over AI deal
Automattic announced that it is negotiating with OpenAI and Midjourney for an AI deal. With this deal user data from WordPress users, among others, will enter training data for LLMs from these AI companies. WordPress has stated that it will not share data coming from its paying WordPress VIP users.... Read more
LLM for Europe: Mistral AI puts Europe on the AI map
A French AI start-up signed partnerships with AWS and Microsoft this week. Will Europe have its own OpenAI? Primarily, Microsoft's interest in this start-up is important to answer that question. After all, this company before worked exclusively with OpenAI.
Mistral AI was already praised by Eur... Read more
Frank Slootman quits as CEO of Snowflake
Dutch-born Frank Slootman is stepping down as chief executive officer of data company Snowflake effective immediately. He will stay on as chairman of the supervisory board.
The company announced this during the presentation of its financial figures. Slootman was appointed CEO of Snowflake in May... Read more
Majority of consumers see AI improves shopping experience
Frontline copilots, voice-activated wearables and demand forecasting are some options to make retail more appealing. 69 per cent of consumers also expect AI to improve their shopping experience.
That's according to research by Zebra Technologies. Decision makers are also convinced: 85 per cent b... Read more
Fake news stays due to challenges in flagging AI content
The AI industry still appears to have great difficulty flagging artificially generated content. That's according to a study by Mozilla.
Images and text generated by AI are rarely referred to as AI content. This applies both to a label that users can read and to a watermark that is useful for ma... Read more
Google quickly brings back image generator Gemini after criticism
In the next few weeks, Google's AI tool that generates images of people will be available for use again. Google withdrew the feature just last week because of inaccuracies in the generated images.
The image generator appeared this month in the AI assistant Gemini. The tool allows users to issue ... Read more
Stable Diffusion 3 text-to-image model now available
Stability AI has launched a first preview of its new text-to-image model, Stable Diffusion 3. With this preview, the AI developer primarily aims to gather feedback.
In the preview, Stability AI introduces the latest iteration of its text-to-image model. According to the AI developer, this versio... Read more
OpenAI lets users rate GPTs
OpenAI is adding new features to the GPT Store to make using the marketplace more appealing. It now supports user reviews and more comprehensive creator profiles.
OpenAI recently announced two new features for its GPT Store via social media platform X. The marketplace, where third parties and de... Read more
Tableau Pulse uses generative AI to create data analysis on its own
Salesforce just made Tableau Pulse available to the general public. Tableau Pulse is an AI functionality capable of analyzing and providing insights on data on its own. Users are presented with graphs and tables with supporting descriptions stating what conclusions can be drawn from the data. This ... Read more
Google’s ethnically diverse Gemini does not show white people
Google's attempt to make Gemini ethnically diverse produced distorted images of history. For example, the model could not generate white historical figures.
Google apologizes for a Gemini AI that is too woke. The company had good intentions in releasing an ethnically diverse Gemini. As a result... Read more