AI Takes Flight, Lands on Your Desk

AI Takes Flight, Lands on Your Desk

In a world where artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly woven into the fabric of our daily lives, Microsoft is betting that the future of computing will be powered by AI — and that users will want that intelligence at their fingertips rather than in the cloud. The company has unveiled its vision for “Copilot+ PCs” — …

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Snapchat Aims to Spend $1.5 Billion Per Year on AI

Snapchat Aims to Spend .5 Billion Per Year on AI

The CEO of Snap, developer of Snapchat, says the messaging platform is increasing its spending on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. “There was a recognition that we’d fallen behind the curve on the machine learning side, which, to some degree, was reflected in the business performance,” Evan Spiegel said in an interview with Bloomberg News published Sunday (May 19). …

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IHI Lucian Leape Institute Releases Artificial Intelligence (AI) Recommendations for Patient Safety and Health System Leaders

IHI Lucian Leape Institute Releases Artificial Intelligence (AI) Recommendations for Patient Safety and Health System Leaders

Comprehensive AI Analysis and Guidance Unveiled at Annual IHI Patient Safety Congress BOSTON & ORLANDO, Fla., May 15, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The IHI Lucian Leape Institute (LLI), a think tank within the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) that provides strategic vision for improving patient and workforce safety, today released, “Patient Safety and Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Challenges …

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Anthropic Launches AI Assistant Claude in Europe

Anthropic Launches AI Assistant Claude in Europe

Artificial intelligence (AI) startup Anthropic has launched its AI assistant Claude in Europe. The web-based version Claude.ai, the Claude iOS app, and the subscription-based Claude Team plan that allows businesses to access the Claude 3 model family, are now available across Europe, the company said in a press release. These offerings join the Claude API, which was launched in Europe earlier this year and allows developers to integrate …

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Deep Learning Lets AI Tackle Complex Tasks

Deep Learning Lets AI Tackle Complex Tasks

Scientists and engineers are teaching machines to think like humans, using a cutting-edge approach to artificial intelligence (AI) called deep learning. Deep learning is inspired by the intricate networks of neurons in the human brain. By creating artificial neural networks with multiple layers, researchers can train computers to automatically discover patterns in vast amounts of …

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Anthropic Says Partnerships Give It Greater Independence

Anthropic Says Partnerships Give It Greater Independence

Artificial intelligence (AI) startup Anthropic has defended its decisions to partner with Amazon and Google, saying that collaborating with two companies gives it greater independence than it would have if it teamed up with only one. “That independence and that choice is one thing that I think differentiates Anthropic from some of these other deals,” Anthropic Co-Founder and CEO …

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Sam’s Club Scans Future With AI-Powered Checkout Technology

Sam’s Club Scans Future With AI-Powered Checkout Technology

In the battle for the future of shopping, Sam’s Club is betting on artificial intelligence. Since January, the Walmart-owned retailer has rolled out AI-powered checkout technology at over 120 stores. Using a combination of AI, computer vision and digital tech, Sam’s Club’s system identifies what’s in a shopping cart, confirming customers have paid for their items without requiring an associate to …

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Large Language Models May Transform Industries 

Large Language Models May Transform Industries 

Large language models, or LLMs, have emerged as pivotal forces in artificial intelligence.  These models, constructed on extensive datasets of human-generated text, empower machines to comprehend, produce and interact with human language. Their advent has sparked a wave of innovation across various sectors, from technology to healthcare to finance, while triggering discussions about their societal implications. …

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Accenture and Oracle Partner on Generative AI for Finance Teams

Accenture and Oracle Partner on Generative AI for Finance Teams

Accenture and Oracle expanded their partnership to help clients accelerate their adoption of generative artificial intelligence in the finance organization. The new solutions offered through this collaboration aim to help chief financial officers reinvent financial planning and analysis, optimize operations and fuel growth, the companies said in a Monday (May 6) press release. “Our clients are laser-focused on moving beyond …

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