AI roundup [April 16]: UK to develop AI regulations, Microsoft invests $1.5 billion in G42, more

AI roundup, April 16: The United Kingdoms in all aboard to draft country’s AI regulations on powerful tools such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT. The regulation will be set to restrict or eliminate the potential harm of the emerging technology. In other news, Microsoft will be investing $1.5 billion in a United Arab Emirates-based artificial intelligence company … Read more

Microsoft announces plans to invest $1.5 billion in AI firm G42 for responsible AI development

Expanding its artificial intelligence (AI) push, Microsoft has announced that it will be investing $1.5 billion in United Arab Emirates-based artificial intelligence firm G42, giving the U.S. giant a minority stake and a board seat, allowing the two to deepen ties amid the global battle for tech dominance. AI has become the buzzword of the … Read more

Govt issues high-risk warning for Microsoft services including Windows- Here’s what you must do

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued a high-risk warning concerning various Microsoft services due to multiple vulnerabilities found in Microsoft products. These vulnerabilities affect a range of Microsoft software, including Windows, Office, Developer Tools, Azure services, Bing, System Center, Dynamics, and Exchange Server. CERT-In alerts Microsoft users According to CERT-In, the vulnerabilities … Read more

AI roundup [April 10]: Microsoft invests in Japan’s AI mission, Amazon and Nvidia to contribute to AI research and more

AI roundup: Microsoft is planning to make a huge investment in Japan to accelerate the country’s AI development. Additionally, the investment will also aid Japan in building strong cybersecurity defence to combat enemy countries. In other news, President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida urged Amazon and Nvidia to fund an AI research … Read more

Microsoft to stop Windows 10 updates on this date unless you pay

Microsoft has announced its plans to discontinue support for Windows 10 by October 14, 2025, but will offer Extended Security Updates (ESU) for those who wish to continue using the older operating system. The ESU subscription will come at a price, with users required to pay $61 for the first year, doubling to $122 for … Read more

5 Things about AI you may have missed today: World’s first AI software tester unveiled, CGI and Microsoft on AI, more

AI roundup: AI automation has become a new trend in the tech industry. With the growing use of AI, a company named TestGrid unveiled the world’s first AI Software Tester which will simplify the automation testing process. In other news, CGI and Microsoft had a brief discussion about the digital revolution and generative AI’s impact on … Read more

Microsoft to launch AI hub in London; Big win for UK in race to get AI talent

LONDON-  Microsoft has has announced plans for a new artificial intelligence (AI) hub in London, focused on product development and research. The unit will be led by Mustafa Suleyman, the London-born cofounder of Google DeepMind, who Microsoft hired last month. WHY IT’S IMPORTANT As the primary backer of ChatGPT-maker OpenAI, Microsoft is a world leader … Read more

5 Things about AI you may have missed today: Nvidia to build AI centre in Indonesia, India on AI laws, more

AI roundup: Nvidia and Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison are in talks to build an artificial intelligence centre in Central Java in 2024. The companies may invest $200 million for the development. In other news, Microsoft warns countries such as the US, South Korea and India about China’s intention to disrupt elections with the help of AI. … Read more

Microsoft boosts Copilot with GPT-4 turbo upgrade and enhanced image generation for business subscribers

Microsoft is unveiling a significant upgrade to its AI-powered Copilot assistant, offering business subscribers priority access to the powerful GPT-4 Turbo model. This enhancement, included in the $30 per user, per month package of Copilot for Microsoft 365, allows users to harness the capabilities of OpenAI’s latest model across various platforms, including the Copilot mobile … Read more

Microsoft has a new AI chatbot just for Xbox gamers- Details

Microsoft is making strides in AI technology with the development of an Xbox AI chatbot designed to automate support tasks. The chatbot, described as an “embodied AI character,” aims to streamline the support experience for Xbox users by responding to queries and processing refunds. Connected to Microsoft’s support documents for the Xbox network and ecosystem, … Read more