AI Index Ep 17: Announcements from OpenAI’s DevDay; Lidl Invests in startup Aleph Alpha; and Carmax integrates a new AI feature.
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After being fired from his position as CEO of OpenAI, Sam Altman joins Microsoft to lead its new advanced AI research team.
AI Index Report Ep 16: HeyGen uses AI and deep fakes for language translations; Wraithwatch gains funding for generative AI threat detection; and Microsoft launches its lightweight phi-1.5 model.
Microsoft’s comprehensive AI upgrades extend to every business function, with a focus on use case-specific offerings.
AI Index Report episode 15: Google released its Robotics Transformer 2 VLA model; Kneron raises funds to build custom AI chips; and Stanford study reveals transparency of top 10 LLMs.
The AI Summit Preconference gave attendees a space to connect and prepare for big changes coming from the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence.
The rapid development and widespread adoption of generative AI will have a significant impact on business roles and structure.
AI Index Report Ep 14: Mistral AI launches its first model, Mistral 7B; Amazon invests in Anthropic to compete with rivals; OpenAI releases DALL-E 3 multimodal updates.
AI Index Report episode 13: Google prepares to launch its Gemini model; Writer secures funding to advance its LLM platform; and Granica announces Chronicle to better analyze data in cloud storage.
AI Index Report episode 12: Treefera provides AI forest analytics platform for carbon credit verification; EY announces EY.AI model; and Baidu launches Ernie Bot.
AI Index episode 11: Bayer partners with Google to optimize drug discovery and clinical trials with AI; Imbue raises $200 million to build advanced AI agents; and Walmart launches generative AI assistant.
Episode 10: PayPal and VISA use AI to reduce payments errors; ConverSight raises funding to build generative AI for enterprises; and Hugging Face launches secure coding assistant.
AI Index Episode 9: The U.S. DOD launches its generative AI Task Force; Salesforce Ventures invests $200 million in Hugging Face; and Lex provides AI-powered writing tools.
AI Index episode 8: Dell announces new offerings with generative AI in its hardware; Thomson Reuters acquires legal AI firm for $650 million; and Lookout launches SAIL to enhance security capabilities.
AI Index episode 7: CoreWeave builds GPU cloud compute; KPMG invests $2 billion in expanded partnership with Microsoft; and Jeli.io integrates generative AI in its incident management platform.
AI Index Report episode 6: Zscaler develops new tools for IT and security teams; Protect AI secures funding for AI security tools; and Inworld builds a platform to create AI non-player characters, or NPCs.
AI Index Report episode 5: Qualcomm builds full-stack on-device AI models; SAP invests in Aleph Alpha, Anthropic, and Cohere; and Spotify announces generative AI use cases.
AI Index Report episode 4: AptEdge empowers customer service agents with AI; generative AI funding is distributed across 5 core categories; and Microsoft delivers Bing Chat Enterprise.
AI Index Report episode 3: IBM releases watsonx.ai platform for enterprises; Databricks acquires MosaicML for $1.3 billion; and Amazon announces Amazon CodeWhisperer copilot.