Microsoft has detailed a recent effort that makes Teams calls on Windows sound better in challenging network conditions by synthesizing audio through an AI model. It's being tested on Mac too.
Windows 11 (KB5017389) finally adds tabbed File Explorer and more
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Windows 11 Preview in Beta Channel comes with Tablet-optimized taskbar
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Windows 11 Dev Channel finally brings Task Manager with a right click, and more
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Printer nightmares, Teams capabilities, and the death of SwiftKey for iOS
The European Union is set to announce the AI Liability Directive that will make it easier for individuals to sue the manufacturer of an AI product or its user through "presumption of causality".
Ahead of COP27, Microsoft, along with Planet and The Nature Conservancy, will launch the Global Renewables Watch designed to map renewable energy installs using AI and satellite images.
Microsoft is working on a nifty new capability for Edge that will allow its browser to automatically enhance images by improving their lighting, contrast, and color. It's currently in preview.
Meta has announced that its management of the PyTorch framework will be handed over to the new PyTorch Foundation, which is in turn a part of the Linux Foundation. A board will guide its future.
Google is rolling out an "AI Test Kitchen" app that lets users test experimental AI-powered projects undergoing development. Currently, the feature is available to some in the US only.
A member of NVIDIA Metropolis, Seoul Robotics, is making cars autonomous by employing an AI-enabled computer vision platform that is backed by NVIDIA CUDA libraries, along with NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin.
What happens when you ask an AI-based text-to-image generator to produce a product image? Here is how artificial intelligence imagines stock wallpapers for Microsoft's next operating system.
Xiaomi has introduced its first-ever humanoid robot, CyberOne. It can allegedly detect human emotion and has a self-developed algorithm controlling its many different capabilities.
Xiaomi announced its plans to invest RMB 3.3 billion ($490 million) in developing Xiaomi Pilot Technology. The investment pays R&D costs of the 500 researchers and acquisitions of 10+ enterprises.
NVIDIA reported $2.04 billion in gaming revenue for the first half of 2022, down from the $3.06 billion it made in 2021. AMD, on the other hand, managed to increase its revenue from gaming.
A Google ex-employee claimed that the company's LaMDA AI had become sentient. However, Google did not agree and now, another expert agrees saying that the stories were "pure clickbait".
Meta has launched BlenderBot 3, a new conversational AI. A web demo featuring the chatbot is accessible in the U.S. It said data that it collects will be shared with the scientific community.
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Google Maps has introduced three features for travel buffs including a 3D immersive view of buildings, routing info for cyclists, and a coordination tool for time-friendly gatherings and meetings.
A robot recently broke the finger of a seven-year-old during a chess tournament in Russia. The machine practically pounced on the child's finger and grabbed it with force, proceeding to break it.
A lot happened in the world of Microsoft this week, ranging from a bunch of Windows builds to leaks about canceled hardware. There was also a fair bit of news on the software side, read about it here!
Google has fired a senior engineer who claimed that the company's AI has become sentient and wants to be recognized as a person who has a say in its future, essentially passing the Turing Test.
HeHealth, a Singaporean startup, has come up with a new idea: send an entirely solicited dick pic to the AI for it to check whether the user has a sexually transmitted disease or other problem.
DALL·E, the AI-powered image generator, is entering closed beta, giving access to a million more people. Users will also have commercial selling and merchandising rights for any images they create.
The UK's Ministry of Defence is creating the Defence Centre for AI Research to figure out how it can use artificial intelligence ethically in defence contexts. It also hopes it boosts the UK economy.
Meta has built an language model that translates across 200 languages better than the competition at an average of 44%. It has up to 54.5 billion parameters and has been open-sourced on GitHub.
Riot Games has provided a launch date for a controversial change that will allow it to record your voice chats to train its language model and take action upon reported incidents of hate speech.
Microsoft has announced that it is open-sourcing its latest GODEL conversational AI, which enables goal-oriented interactions while still providing external information, just like a real conversation.
Amazon has demoed an upcoming capability that will enable Alexa to mimic the voice of your deceased relative while conversing with you. It needs just one minute of audio input to work.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of GitHub Copilot, its AI-powered development assistant. If you're looking for an AI to help you write code, you can give it a go at $10/month.
You can now change your voice into Morgan Freeman, a pilot, an astronaut, and several others using this new feature by Voicemod. It is currently accessible on the beta version for PC users.
A Google engineer has been put on paid administrative leave following his claims that the company's LaMDA AI model has become sentient and wants to be acknowledged as a person with consent rights.
Samsung's and NAVER's partnership will see the former's network solution supporting the latter's private 5G commercial service to power cloud-based autonomous mobile robots within this month.
Microsoft has announced that developers will soon be able to build companion widgets in Windows 11 and leverage from Project Volterra and Hybrid Loop to build ARM-native AI solutions.
Xiaomi's "Own My Voice" project, through self-developed speech technology and advanced algorithms, offers a spontaneous style text-to-speech solution for users with speech disorders and diverse needs.
Meta is working with NeuroSpin and Inria to look at human minds in an effort to improve the efficiency of AI language models. The partners already have two research papers under their belts.
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Google Sheets can now automatically correct mathematical and logical calculations for you in a context-aware manner. The feature is on by default but can be disabled if you don't want it.
Microsoft has confirmed that its new AI-powered Voice Clarity capability is coming exclusively to Surface Laptop Studio first in April. Microsoft hasn't committed to delivering it to all Windows PCs.
ZALA Aero's deadly drone, which can autonomously identify and destroy its target, was spotted in Ukraine. It is possible that the target of the KUB-BLA was Ukraine's President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Microsoft has announced that it has finally completed its acquisition of Nuance Communications in an all-cash deal worth $19.7 billion. The two will work together to build assistive technologies.
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Intel is working with partners to give $400,000 to some community colleges that will help them build artificial intelligence labs to help train upcoming AI engineers needed by the likes of Intel.
Meta has unveiled the AI Research SuperCluster. The new supercomputer will help the company to unlock the next generation in artificial intelligence which it hopes to use in AI apps for the metaverse.