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Competition Heats Up in AI Chips: Huawei rises as key AI chip supplier amid U.S. export bans.
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Competition Heats Up in AI Chips: Huawei rises as key AI chip supplier amid U.S. export bans.

Huawei is emerging as an important supplier of AI chips. Amid a U.S. ban on exports of advanced chips to China, demand for Huawei’s AI chips is so intense that the company is limiting production of the chip that powers one of its most popular smartphones so it can serve the AI market.
U.S. Restricts AI Robocalls: U.S. cracks down on AI-generated voice robocalls to combat election interference.
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U.S. Restricts AI Robocalls: U.S. cracks down on AI-generated voice robocalls to combat election interference.

The United States outlawed unsolicited phone calls that use AI-generated voices. 
Deep Learning Rocks: How 2023's soundtrack became mostly AI-generated
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Deep Learning Rocks: How 2023's soundtrack became mostly AI-generated

Fans of AI-driven music pressed play, while a major recording company reached for the stop button. AI grabbed listeners by the ears when it helped produce a new single by The Beatles, mimicked the voices of beloved stars, and generated music from text prompts.
High Anx-AI-ety: A recap of 2023's battle between AI doomsday warnings and regulatory measures
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High Anx-AI-ety: A recap of 2023's battle between AI doomsday warnings and regulatory measures

Angst at the prospect of intelligent machines boiled over in moves to block or limit the technology. Fear of AI-related doomsday scenarios prompted proposals to delay research and soul searching by prominent researchers. Amid the doomsaying, lawmakers took dramatic regulatory steps. 
Can I Use This Data?: Conflict over information sources sparked legal and business turmoil in 2023.
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Can I Use This Data?: Conflict over information sources sparked legal and business turmoil in 2023.

Information may not want to be free after all. The age-old practice of training AI systems on data scraped from the web came into question as copyright owners sought to restrict AI developers from using their works without permission.
Europe Clamps Down: The AI Act, Europe's biggest AI law, moves closer to approval.
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Europe Clamps Down: The AI Act, Europe's biggest AI law, moves closer to approval.

Europe’s sweeping AI law moved decisively toward approval. After years of debate, representatives of the European Union’s legislative and executive branches agreed on a draft of the AI Act, a comprehensive approach to regulating AI.
Colorado flag with a neural network over it
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Limits on AI in Life Insurance: All about the first law that regulates use of AI in life insurance in the U.S.

The U.S. state of Colorado started regulating the insurance industry’s use of AI. Colorado implemented the first law that regulates the use of AI in life insurance and proposed extending the limits to auto insurers.
The Politics of Generative AI: AI-generated imagery flooded Argentina's presidential race.
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The Politics of Generative AI: AI-generated imagery flooded Argentina's presidential race.

Argentina’s recent presidential race was a battleground of AI-generated imagery. Candidates Javier Milei and Sergio Massa flooded social media with generated images of themselves and each other, The New York Times reported. On Sunday, Milei won the election’s final round.
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AI Safety Summit Mulls Risks: Countries and tech giants collaborate on global AI safety regulation.

An international conference of political leaders and tech executives agreed to regulate AI. 28 countries including China and the United States as well as the European Union signed a declaration aimed at mitigating AI risks. 
Cruise robotaxis parked
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Cruise Control: Cruise shuts down self-driving cars due to California safety concerns.

The state of California pulled the parking brake on Cruise driverless vehicles. The DMV suspended Cruise’s permit to operate vehicles in the state without safety drivers. The General Motors subsidiary responded by halting its robotaxi operations across the United States.
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White House Moves to Regulate AI: All about the U.S. executive order on AI use and development

U.S. President Biden announced directives that control AI based on his legal power to promote national defense and respond to national emergencies. The White House issued an executive order that requires AI companies and institutions...
Crash Tracker: Event data recorders got an update for self-driving cars.
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Crash Tracker: Event data recorders got an update for self-driving cars.

Event data recorders, also known as black boxes, got an update for the era of self-driving cars. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers published guidelines for internal devices that track the performance of autonomous road vehicles.
China Restricts Face Recognition: China's internet watchdog unveiled draft rules on face recognition.
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China Restricts Face Recognition: China's internet watchdog unveiled draft rules on face recognition.

China’s internet watchdog proposed sweeping limitations on face recognition — with significant exceptions.
AI Firms Agree to Voluntary Guidelines: U.S. companies agree to uphold a list of responsible AI commitments.
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AI Firms Agree to Voluntary Guidelines: U.S. companies agree to uphold a list of responsible AI commitments.

In the absence of nationwide laws that regulate AI, major U.S. tech companies pledged to abide by voluntary guidelines — most of which they may already be following.
Copyright Owners Take AI to Court: Artists and writers sue big tech companies over copyright infringement.
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Copyright Owners Take AI to Court: Artists and writers sue big tech companies over copyright infringement.

AI models that generate text, images, and other types of media are increasingly under attack by owners of copyrights to material included in their training data. Writers and artists filed a new spate of lawsuits alleging that AI companies violated their copyrights...
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