Tag: Google

Google will outpace Microsoft in AI investment, DeepMind CEO says

DeepMind, a key player in the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI), has been making significant strides, surpassing the allure of large language models like GPT-4. Acquired by Google in 2014, DeepMind is driving innovation in AI and materials science. At the TED 40th anniversary conference, DeepMind’s CEO, Demis Hassabis, affirmed Google’s unwavering commitment to AI […]

Google and Bayer announce an AI platform to cut radiologists’ workloads

Bayer has entered an agreement with Google Cloud to utilize various Google tools, such as Vertex AI and BigQuery, to create an artificial intelligence platform for radiologists. The platform aims to enhance efficiency by flagging potential issues in images and handling routine tasks, ultimately supporting radiologists in optimizing their work for improved patient care.   […]

Google launches Code Assist, its latest challenger to GitHub’s Copilot

At the Cloud Next conference, Google introduced Gemini Code Assist, an AI tool focused on enterprise code completion and assistance. This tool is a revamped version of the now-defunct Duet AI, with significant updates and a rebrand. Code Assist was showcased at the 30,000-attendee conference in Las Vegas and will be accessible through plug-ins for […]

Google reportedly considers paywall for enhanced AI-powered search capabilities

Google is considering introducing “premium” features powered by generative AI to its search engine, potentially the first time placing AI-generated elements behind a paywall. This move signifies a departure from Google’s traditional ad-supported model that has dominated the search engine market for nearly two decades. The rise of generative AI technologies, exemplified by ChatGPT from […]

Google Cloud and CSA: 2024 will bring significant generative AI adoption in cybersecurity, driven by C-suite

The Cloud Security Alliance and Google Cloud released a new State of AI and Security Survey Report stating that more than half of organizations will implement generative AI security tools by the end of this year. Despite initial skepticism and concerns of AI technology replacing human roles, the report suggests that security practitioners have already […]

Perplexity’s growth upends SEO fears, reveals crack in Google’s dominance

In a recent report by BrightEdge, the AI-first search engine Perplexity is gaining traction by showing promising referral traffic growth and relevant search results. Despite concerns about the impact of AI on SEO efforts, the study indicates that Perplexity is effectively directing traffic to brand websites.   Perplexity’s success is viewed as a potential threat […]

Google DeepMind unveils ‘superhuman’ AI system that excels in fact-checking, saving costs and improving accuracy

Google’s DeepMind research unit has introduced a new method, the Search-Augmented Factuality Evaluator (SAFE), that uses artificial intelligence to assess the accuracy of information generated by large language models. SAFE breaks down text into individual facts and cross-references them with Google Search results to determine their correctness. A study revealed that SAFE’s assessments matched human […]

Google DeepMind alumni unveil Bioptimus: Aiming to build first universal biology AI model

French startup ecosystem sees rapid growth, with companies like Bioptimus emerging as key players. Bioptimus, based in Paris, raises $35 million in seed funding to develop the first universal AI model for biology. The startup aims to connect various levels of biology using generative AI, from molecules to organisms. The team at Bioptimus includes former […]

Google’s Woke AI Wasn’t a Mistake. We Know. We Were There.

Google’s latest AI tool, Gemini, has stirred controversy by producing historically inaccurate and ideologically skewed results. Searches for terms like “Nazis” yield images of black Nazis, while “popes” show women popes and “knights” feature Asian females. The response to questions comparing figures like Hitler and Elon Musk or Obama and Hitler is evasive or critical. […]

Google DeepMind just introduced an AI agent that plays video games with you

Google DeepMind’s subsidiary, DeepMind, has introduced a groundbreaking AI agent named SIMA. Unlike traditional game AI programmed for victory, SIMA is designed to learn and play video games by following instructions, mimicking human gameplay experiences. Standing for “Scalable, Instructable, Multiworld Agent,” SIMA is focused on broadening its capabilities to play any video game, including open-world […]

Google DeepMind’s new generative model makes Super Mario–like games from scratch

Researchers at Google DeepMind have developed a cutting-edge artificial intelligence called Genie that has the ability to create video games by learning from visual data alone, a significant advancement in the field. Unlike previous models that required input actions and button presses alongside video footage to be trained, Genie was trained solely on 30,000 hours […]

Google brings Stack Overflow’s knowledge base to Gemini for Google Cloud

Stack Overflow, a prominent developer Q&A site, is introducing a new program called OverflowAPI, allowing AI companies to tap into its extensive knowledge base. Partnering with Google, Stack Overflow will enrich Google Cloud’s Gemini by providing verified answers from its platform directly on the Google Cloud console. This collaboration aims to enhance AI-powered features and […]

Google expands BigQuery with Gemini, brings vector support to cloud databases

In 2024, Google has been actively expanding its database and analytics platforms to leverage generative AI capabilities. Notably, Google has integrated its Gemini large language models into its BigQuery analytics service, introducing new functions for AI data preparation and retrieval augmented generation (RAG). Additionally, Google is broadening its database offerings by introducing vector search support […]

Google Blocked Gemini From Generating Images of Humans, But It Still Does Clowns

Google faced a turbulent situation with its AI, now called Gemini, as it drew criticism for generating racially and historically inaccurate images, including depicting Nazis as people of color. In response to the backlash, Google disabled Gemini’s ability to produce images of people. Despite this restriction, the AI is still willing to draw clowns, which […]

Google is reportedly paying publishers thousands of dollars to use its AI to write stories

Google has expanded its Google News Initiative (GNI) program by quietly entering deals with select publishers to utilize new generative AI tools in crafting stories, as reported by _Adweek_. These agreements, rumored to be worth tens of thousands annually, aim to help smaller publishers efficiently create content by summarizing and republishing reports from various sources […]

Gemini is about to slide into your DMs

Google has rolled out a series of updates for Android and its apps just in time for the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The updates include a new way to interact with Google’s chatbot Gemini directly in Google Messages. Gemini will be available as an update to the Messages app this week, but access is […]

Google Will Relaunch Gemini in a ‘Few Weeks,’ After Its Racial Controversy

Google faced backlash for its new AI image generator, Gemini, which struggled to consistently create images of white individuals. Right-wing influencers accused the tech giant of reverse racism due to the app’s difficulties in producing accurate depictions of white people, particularly in historical contexts like Vikings or Nazis. Google temporarily disabled Gemini’s capabilities but now […]

Google adds AI writing help to Chrome

Google Chrome M122 introduces a new “Help Me Write” feature aimed at improving users’ short-form content creation. The AI tool analyzes the context of the webpage being visited to offer relevant suggestions when writing sales listings, short emails, or brief reviews. By extracting details from the page, such as in the case of a gardening […]

Google Just Released Two Open AI Models That Can Run on Laptops

Google has been making significant moves in the AI space in an effort to catch up with competitors like Microsoft and OpenAI. In recent weeks, Google has announced several new releases aimed at accelerating its product development. This includes the introduction of Gemini Ultra and Gemini Pro 1.5 under the Gemini brand, as well as […]

How Android Auto will use AI to summarize incoming text conversations

Google recently introduced new AI features for its Assistant, coinciding with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S24. The smartphone comes with AI-enhanced capabilities like Magic Editor, Circle to Search, and live language translation.   One of Google’s new Assistant features is the ability to summarize lengthy messages and group chats when connected to Android […]



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