Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: News

01 Feb 2023

Kevin Systrom

Meet Artifact, an AI-driven news app backed by Instagram's co-founders

Instagram's co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, are working on a personalized news app called Artifact, which is driven by recommendation algorithms similar to TikTok.

30 Jan 2023


Mark Zuckerberg unhappy with Meta's organizational structure; more layoffs possible

Last year, Meta laid off over 11,000 employees or 13% of its workforce. It seems that the company is not done axing staffers.

29 Jan 2023


Google's MusicLM AI can generate music from just text descriptions

Google has created an impressive AI model, named MusicLM, that can generate different genre-based audio samples by simply adhering to text descriptions.

28 Jan 2023


ChatGPT to bring down Google very soon: Gmail creator

The rising popularity of OpenAI's ChatGPT is ringing alarm bells in the tech community worldwide.

27 Jan 2023


ChatGPT passes graduate-level law and business exams: Check its grades

How would ChatGPT perform in a law school or business school? Will it ace the tests or will it be an average student?

27 Jan 2023


How BuzzFeed will use OpenAI's AI tools to personalize content 

Digital media network BuzzFeed has announced that it would rely on OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, to "enhance" and "personalize" its content.

24 Jan 2023


Microsoft extends partnership with OpenAI in a multibillion dollar investment

Microsoft has decided to extend its partnership with ChatGPT owner OpenAI via a "multiyear multibillion dollar investment."

23 Jan 2023


Google to showcase AI chatbot that will take on ChatGPT

Alarm bells have started ringing at Google, thanks to OpenAI's ChatGPT.

19 Jan 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Tracing Google's progress in AI and ML so far

The world is going gaga over ChatGPT and its potential. Many see it as the end of Google's dominance in search.

18 Jan 2023


In a first, scientists create a robot that can smell

A team of researchers from Tel Aviv University has developed a robot with a sense of smell. It was created by combining antennae taken from desert locusts with an electronic system, and artificial intelligence tools were used for signal analysis.

17 Jan 2023


Meet, the AI that can create original, royalty-free music

Content creators rely heavily on music to make their content appealing. However, they are often faced with the copyright hurdle in finding the appropriate music, making content curation a backbreaking process.

17 Jan 2023


OpenAI's viral chatbot ChatGPT is coming to Microsoft Azure service

Microsoft has announced the expansion of Azure OpenAI Service to the general public. As a cherry on top, the company has revealed it will add OpenAI's viral chatbot ChatGPT to the cloud-based service "soon."

14 Jan 2023


NVIDIA Broadcast gets 'Eye Contact,' prevents you from looking distracted

NVIDIA has updated its live streaming and video conferencing tool, Broadcast, with two new effects, Eye Contact and Vignette, along with several Virtual Background enhancements.

13 Jan 2023

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is not a big fan of Web3, metaverse

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is seemingly not a big fan of Web3 and metaverse. The tech doyen poured cold water over what is supposedly the next big thing during an Ask-Me-Anything session on Reddit.

10 Jan 2023


Microsoft's VALL-E can imitate any voice in just 3 seconds

Three seconds, that's all it takes for Microsoft's newly developed text-to-speech AI model to mimic a person's voice. Dubbed VALL-E, it can generate audio of a person saying anything once it learns a specific voice.

10 Jan 2023


Has gifting become easier with artificial intelligence? Let's find out

One of the most tedious tasks is to think about what to gift our loved ones on occasions that mean the most to them.

10 Jan 2023


Meta's new AI ad tech aims to reduce discrimination

In a bid to address concerns about its ads being discriminatory, Meta has rolled out some changes to ensure that the real audience for an ad matches closely with the target audience.

06 Jan 2023

New York City

NYC schools ban ChatGPT amid concerns about its negative impacts

New York City's (NYC) public schools have made a decision that is set to start a raging debate on AI. The NYC Department of Education has blocked access to ChatGPT, one of the most powerful language-processing AI tools ever created.

05 Jan 2023

CES 2023

CES 2023: Govee launches AI-powered smart lighting kit for gamers

Govee has introduced the first-of-its-kind AI-powered lighting solution for the gaming industry at CES 2023. It is known as Govee AI Gaming Sync Box Kit.

02 Jan 2023


AI-generated images: A powerful tool or a potential danger

A viral social media post shared by Twitter user Madhav Kohli shows the perfect stereotypical descriptions of Indian men and women from various regions of India.

26 Dec 2022


These tiny AI-powered robots can prevent world's water leakage problem

Billions of liters of water are wasted daily due to leakage in pipes.

22 Dec 2022


Top 5 AI tools of 2022 you must try

The year 2022 has been a wild year for artificial intelligence. OpenAI, Meta, DeepMind, Google, Baidu...everyone was busy one-upping their rivals and themselves.

20 Dec 2022


Google's India feature drop: From multisearch to DigiLocker in Files

Google has just concluded its 8th India event where it discussed the advancements in AI-powered innovations and features.

13 Dec 2022

Space Science

Caltech uses machine learning to classify dying stars: Here's how

SNIascore, a machine-learning algorithm developed by astronomers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), has accurately classified 1,000 supernovas. They are bright and powerful explosions caused by dying stars.

06 Dec 2022


'God In a Box' brings OpenAI's ChatGPT to WhatsApp

OpenAI's interactive AI-based chatbot ChatGPT is the talk of the town. The Internet loves this chatbot that can code, tell stories, and write essays.

06 Dec 2022

Facebook Dating

Meta is using AI to determine age on Facebook Dating

Meta has been testing various age-verification methods on its platforms as it tries to make its group of apps safe and secure. The company has now announced that it is expanding the age-verification tools to Facebook Dating, its dating app.

02 Dec 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Internet is loving OpenAI's ChatGPT chatbot. What's so special?

As the world awaits OpenAI's GPT-4, the company has quietly rolled out GPT-3.5, an improved version of its GPT-3 engine.

01 Dec 2022


Neuralink will be ready for human trials within 6 months

Just over 19 months after it implanted a brain-computer interface (BCI) chip inside a monkey's brain, Neuralink has announced that its first human trial may not be far off.

30 Nov 2022


Nissan demos use of AI to end traffic jams

Japanese automaker Nissan's North American division conducted an experiment using artificial intelligence (AI) to see whether it was possible to ease traffic on highways and save fuel.

23 Nov 2022


Meta's AI achieves "human-level performance," defeats players in 'Diplomacy' game

Meta AI has developed a new game bot, called CICERO, for the strategic board game called Diplomacy.

21 Nov 2022


Meta's AI, trained on 48mn scientific papers, dumped in 2-days

Meta AI in collaboration with Papers with Code, launched Galactica, an open-source large language model for science, on November 15.

21 Oct 2022


Meta's AI translates an oral language for the first time

Languages without a written script are the final frontier of machine learning-based language translation systems. It seems that Meta has found a way to conquer this.

12 Oct 2022

Steve Jobs

AI creates fictional interview between Joe Rogan and Steve Jobs

Joe Rogan finally got his chance to interview Steve Jobs. No, Jobs did not come back from the dead and talked to Rogan.

10 Oct 2022


IIT Mandi-incubated startup to launch world's first AI-backed bungee swing

Adrenaline junkies in India, there is good news for you.

07 Oct 2022


DeepMind's AlphaTensor AI makes complex matrix multiplications look like games

We all have done matrix multiplications in schools, haven't we? If you remember correctly, they weren't so difficult.

01 Oct 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk showcases humanoid robot at Tesla AI Day 2022

At Tesla's 2022 AI Day presentation, the company's CEO Elon Musk unveiled a prototype of "Optimus," a humanoid robot.

30 Sep 2022


Make-A-Video: This AI from Meta can create video from text

Text-to-visual generators are slowly growing in popularity. Until now, we've only had image synthesizers like Dall-E and Stable Diffusion.

29 Sep 2022


Bipedal robot sets 100m world record; it's not that fast

The new 100m sprint world record is 24.73 seconds. No, we haven't forgotten Usain Bolt's 9.58 seconds.

05 Sep 2022


AI-generated artwork wins competition but draws ire of artists

Théâtre D'opéra Spatial by Jason M. Allen has triggered a fierce debate in the world of art. The painting won the first prize in the Digital Art category at the Colorado State Fair's annual art competition.

31 Aug 2022


France uses AI to track 20,000+ undeclared pools; taxes them

Be ready to pay a hefty fine if you have an undisclosed swimming pool in France.