Nvidia shares pop 12% in premarket trade after AI-fueled bumper earnings

Jensen Huang, president of Nvidia, holding the Grace hopper superchip CPU used for generative AI at the Supermicro keynote presentation during Computex 2023. Walid Berrazeg | Lightrocket | Getty Images Nvidia shares jumped more than 12% in premarket trade on Thursday after the chip giant posted bumper earnings that beat Wall Street estimates. The U.S. … Read more

Tech and AI companies sign accord to combat election-related deepfakes

Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, attends the 54th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 18, 2024. Denis Balibouse | Reuters A group of 20 leading tech companies on Friday announced a joint commitment to combat AI misinformation in 2024 elections. The industry is specifically targeting deepfakes, which use deceptive … Read more

OpenAI’s new tool lets you create realistic video by typing a sentence

A Samoyed and a Golden Retriever dog are playfully romping through a futuristic neon city at night. OpenAI OpenAI, which burst into the mainstream last year thanks to the popularity of ChatGPT, is bringing its artificial intelligence technology to video. The company on Thursday introduced Sora, its new generative AI model. Sora works similarly to … Read more

Nvidia holdings disclosure pumps up shares of small AI companies

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang speaks at the Supermicro keynote presentation during the Computex conference in Taipei on June 1, 2023. Walid Berrazeg | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Investors have become so enamored with Nvidia’s artificial intelligence story that they want a piece of anything the chipmaker touches. On Wednesday, Nvidia disclosed in … Read more

Generative AI is shaking up online dating, with flirty chatbots

Vertigo3d | E+ | Getty Images Not so long ago, drafting a text message to your crush may have involved witty cues from a glossy magazine and the input of everyone in your group chat. As of Valentine’s Day 2024, the world of online romance looks very different. An increasing number of people are using … Read more

Gen AI financial scams are getting very good at duping work email

More than one in four companies now ban their employees from using generative AI. But that does little to protect against criminals who use it to trick employees into sharing sensitive information or pay fraudulent invoices. Armed with ChatGPT or its dark web equivalent, FraudGPT, criminals can easily create realistic videos of profit and loss … Read more

OpenAI CEO warns that ‘societal misalignments’ could make artificial intelligence dangerous

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The CEO of ChatGPT-maker OpenAI said Tuesday that the dangers that keep him awake at night regarding artificial intelligence are the “very subtle societal misalignments” that could make the systems wreak havoc. Sam Altman, speaking at the World Governments Summit in Dubai via a … Read more

Nvidia rally fueling FOMO in overall market: Evercore’s Julian Emanuel

Evercore ISI’s Julian Emanuel thinks Nvidia’s monster rally is fueling a fear of missing out in the market. He finds clients, including many who traded through the dot-com boom and subsequent collapse, are more worried about being underinvested than overexposed right now. “That’s the first time that’s happened since 2021 for us,” the firm’s senior … Read more

Google Gemini AI launches in new app, subscription

Google on Thursday announced a major rebrand of Bard, its artificial intelligence chatbot and assistant, including a fresh app and subscription options. Bard, a chief competitor to OpenAI’s ChatGPT, is now called Gemini, the same name as the suite of AI models that power the chatbot. Google also announced new ways for consumers to access … Read more

How Walmart, Delta & Starbucks are using AI to check employee messages

Klaus Vedfelt | Digitalvision | Getty Images Cue the George Orwell reference. Depending on where you work, there’s a significant chance that artificial intelligence is analyzing your messages on Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom and other popular apps. Huge U.S. employers such as Walmart, Delta Air Lines, T-Mobile, Chevron and Starbucks, as well as European brands … Read more