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AI Jobs Grow Beyond Established Hubs: AI careers spread across the U.S., outgrowing traditional tech hubs.
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AI Jobs Grow Beyond Established Hubs: AI careers spread across the U.S., outgrowing traditional tech hubs.

An analysis of United States job listings shows AI jobs are growing rapidly outside traditional tech hubs. Researchers at University of Maryland analyzed the distribution of AI jobs among U.S. job postings. California hosts the largest concentration...
Sovereign AI: Governments invest billions to secure homegrown AI technologies.
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Sovereign AI: Governments invest billions to secure homegrown AI technologies.

Governments want access to AI chips and software built in their own countries, and they are shelling out billions of dollars to make it happen. Nations across the world are supporting homegrown AI processing and development, The Economist reported.
AI Creates Jobs, Study Suggests: European Central Bank study finds surprising growth in jobs affected by AI.
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AI Creates Jobs, Study Suggests: European Central Bank study finds surprising growth in jobs affected by AI.

Europeans are keeping their jobs even as AI does an increasing amount of work. Researchers at the European Central Bank found that employment in occupations affected by AI rose over nearly a decade. 
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OpenAI Expands Platform Play: OpenAI releases the GPT store, a curated chatbot marketplace.

The GPT Store is open for business, providing curated, searchable access to millions of chatbots tailored for specific purposes.
Products showcased at 2024's Consumer Electronics Show
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AI Busts Out at CES: CES 2024 showcased AI's reach beyond browsers and smartphones.

The 2024 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcased products that take advantage of increasingly powerful, increasingly accessible AI capabilities. Many debuts at the massive CES show showed that large language models (LLMs) are moving beyond browsers and smartphones.
Vive L’Intelligence Artificielle: Paris emerges as a hub for AI ventures.
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Vive L’Intelligence Artificielle: Paris emerges as a hub for AI ventures.

AI ventures are thriving in the French capital. Paris is host to a crop of young companies that focus on large language models. TechCrunch surveyed the scene.  Paris is well situated for an AI boomlet...
Demo of Q, Amazon's enterprise chatbot
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Amazon Joins Chatbot Fray: The pros and cons of Q, Amazon’s new enterprise chatbot

Amazon launched a chatbot for large companies even as internal tests indicated potential problems. Amazon introduced Q, an AI-powered assistant that enables employees to query documents and corporate systems.
The CEO Is O̶u̶t̶ In: All about the leadership shakeup at OpenAI
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The CEO Is O̶u̶t̶ In: All about the leadership shakeup at OpenAI

OpenAI abruptly fired and rehired its CEO Sam Altman, capping five days of chaos within the company. On Friday, the OpenAI board of directors — whose membership since has changed — ousted CEO and co-founder Sam Altman from his leadership position and his seat on the board.
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Anthropic Cultivates Alternatives: Anthropic secures $2 billion investment from Google, weeks after Amazon deal

Weeks after it announced a huge partnership deal with Amazon, Anthropic doubled down on its earlier relationship with Alphabet.
Illustration of a woman peering through her front door, surrounded by plenty of candy and no one to give it to
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Hype Overshoots Reality: Big AI buzz may not equal profit

AI companies are soaring on promises they can revolutionize society while making a profit. What if they're flying too close to the sun? The latest models generate publication-worthy essays and award-winning artworks, but it’s not clear how to make them generate enough revenue...
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Amazon and Anthropic Form Alliance: A multibillion dollar deal between Amazon and Anthropic changes the race for AI in the cloud.

Amazon cut a multi billion-dollar deal with AI startup Anthropic, giving it a powerful ally in the generative arms race. Amazon committed to investing as much as $4 billion in Anthropic. In return, Amazon Web Services (AWS) became the primary provider of Anthropic’s Claude and other models.
GIF of Copilot editing and generating images for Windows photo apps
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Chatbots for Productivity: Microsoft extends Copilot to 365 and Windows.

Microsoft's ChatGPT-powered assistants will roll out in the coming months.
Slideshow of images generated by DALL-E 3
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Painting With Text, Voice, and Images: ChatGPT now accepts voice and image inputs and outputs.

The updates expand ChatGPT into a voice-controlled, interactive system for text and image interpretation and production.
What Venture Investors Want: CB Insights' annual list of the 100 most promising AI startups
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What Venture Investors Want: CB Insights' annual list of the 100 most promising AI startups

This year’s crop of hot startups shows that generative AI isn’t the only game in town. CB Insights, which tracks the tech-startup economy, released the 2023 edition of its annual AI 100, a list of 100 notable AI-powered ventures.
AI & Banking Progress Report: New report on the AI capabilities of major banks
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AI & Banking Progress Report: New report on the AI capabilities of major banks

One bank towers above the competition when it comes to AI, a recent study suggests. A report from market research firm Evident Insights measures use of AI by the banking industry.
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