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Amazon has enhanced its Alexa voice assistant with new experiences powered by generative AI technology.

At the recent CES event, it’s clear that generative AI has taken center stage among tech companies, with giants like Volkswagen, Nvidia, and particularly Amazon showcasing their latest advancements. Amazon’s…

Quora received $75M from a16z to develop its AI chatbot, Poe.

Quora, the renowned question-and-answer platform, has embarked on a new phase of growth and innovation, securing significant funding for the first time in nearly seven years. This latest funding round,…

Microsoft’s newest AI video technology elevates standards with its advanced trajectory-focused generation capabilities

In the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence, a significant development has emerged in the realm of video generation. A number of AI companies, including giants like Stability AI and…

Google introduces innovative techniques for robot training utilizing video data and advanced language models

The year 2024 is poised to be a monumental year in the domain of technological advancements, particularly at the intersection of generative AI, large foundational models, and robotics. This period…

LG NOVA collaborates with West Virginia, pledging $700 million to bolster technology startups and additional initiatives.

LG NOVA, the North American Innovation Center of LG Electronics, has initiated a groundbreaking strategic partnership with the state of West Virginia. The core objective of this partnership is to…

Perplexity AI Secures $74M Investment to Challenge Google and Microsoft Bing with Its AI-Native Search Engine

Today, we take a closer look at California-based Perplexity AI, a year-old startup that is spearheading a revolutionary approach to knowledge discovery with an AI-native search engine. This innovative company…

Nabla, an AI-Powered Assistant for Healthcare Professionals, Secures $24 Million in Funding to Revolutionize Medical Consultations

Nabla, a burgeoning French startup, is revolutionizing the healthcare sector by introducing an AI copilot designed to accelerate and enhance the interaction between doctors and their patients. Nabla’s innovative technology,…

Seattle’s biotechnology sector explores ‘DNA typewriter’ technology with $75 million funding from technology billionaires.

Seattle is on the cusp of becoming a major epicenter for biotechnological advancement with the establishment of a groundbreaking biotech hub, primarily fueled by a substantial $75 million investment. This…

Microsoft now states the CMA was ‘rigorous and just’ regarding the Activision Blizzard acquisition.

Brad Smith, President of Microsoft, initially expressed deep dissatisfaction with the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) after it impeded Microsoft’s substantial acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Previously characterizing it as…

SymPhysis Medical Secures €1.5M in Funding for Advanced-Stage Cancer Treatment Device

SymPhysis Medical, a Galway-based MedTech innovator, has successfully raised €1.5 million in a seed-plus funding round. This financial injection is the result of continuous backing from a consortium of investors…

Kerno obtains €1.69M in initial financing round

Kerno has successfully raised €1.69 million in a seed investment round with Elkstone Ventures taking the lead. Established in 2022 by a team of five including Sean Madigan and Karim…

IBM and Meta-led AI Consortium to challenge AWS, Microsoft, and Nvidia with open standards.

The AI Alliance, a newly formed coalition of 50 leading companies and institutions, including heavyweights like IBM, Meta, and AMD, represents a significant shift in the landscape of generative AI…

Google agrees to $700 million payout to U.S. customers and states in settlement over Play store issues

Google has consented to a $700 million settlement to resolve antitrust allegations brought forth by U.S. states and consumers. As part of the agreement, which awaits judicial confirmation, Google will…

Phosphorus Secures $27M Funding to Expand its xIoT Security Offerings

Phosphorus Cybersecurity Inc., headquartered in Nashville, specializing in securing and managing the extended Internet of Things (xIoT), has successfully raised $27 million, led by Evolution Equity Partners. CEO Chris Rouland…

Arkon Energy secures $110M funding to expand bitcoin mining operations in the US and introduce AI cloud service in Norway.

Arkon Energy, a prominent data center infrastructure firm, recently completed a $110 million private funding round aimed at expanding its global operations. This news was exclusively reported by TechCrunch and…

Anthropic, a competitor to OpenAI, is currently negotiating to secure $750 million in financing at a valuation of $18.4 billion.

Anthropic, a company established by former OpenAI staff, is reportedly negotiating to secure a funding round of $750 million, led by Menlo Ventures, according to a source familiar with the…

Researchers Determine Google Gemini Falls Short of GPT-3.5 Turbo in Performance

In a recent study, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and BerriAI have scrutinized Google’s latest AI offering, Gemini Pro, comparing its performance with OpenAI’s GPT-3.5 Turbo. Despite high expectations following…

IBM is set to purchase StreamSets and WebMethods from Software AG for a total of $2.3 billion

IBM is investing €2.13 billion (approximately $2.3 billion) to purchase two key data integration tools from the German enterprise software company, Software AG. This all-cash transaction includes acquiring StreamSets, a…

Microsoft Significantly Enhances Azure AI Studio by Integrating Llama 2 Model-as-a-Service and GPT-4 Turbo with Vision Capabilities

Microsoft, a major beneficiary of the generative AI surge, has diversified its AI portfolio beyond its early support for OpenAI. The tech giant has integrated OpenAI’s technology into various services…

Google’s latest artificial intelligence innovation, ‘MusicFX’, creates music compositions using only a handful of words.

Today marks another achievement for Google with the unveiling of MusicFX, a pioneering AI tool that allows users to craft their own music. This tool integrates Google’s MusicLM and DeepMind’s…