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AI21 Labs intros an AI writing assistant that cites its sources

ChatGPT, the AI that can write poems, emails, spreadsheet formulas and more, has attracted a lot of negative publicity lately. Q&A coding site Stack Overflow temporarily banned users from sharing

Seek lands $7.5M investment for AI that answers domain-specific questions

Seek, an automation platform for data analytics tasks, today announced that it raised $7.5 million across pre-seed and seed rounds that had participation from Conviction Partners, Battery Ventures and

Petals is creating a free, distributed network for running text-generating AI

BigScience, a community project backed by startup Hugging Face with the goal of making text-generating AI widely available, is developing a system called Petals that can run AI like ChatGPT by joining

Harvey, which uses AI to answer legal questions, lands cash from OpenAI

Harvey, a startup building what it describes as a “copilot for lawyers,” today emerged from stealth with $5 million in funding led by the OpenAI Startup Fund, the tranche through which Ope

Here are a few ways GPT-3 can go wrong

Because algorithmic bias is rarely straightforward, many GPT-3 applications will act as canaries in the growing coal mine that is AI-driven applications.

Samsung quietly acquires Greek text-to-speech startup Innoetics for under $50M

With the launch of Bixby and reports that Samsung is building its own competitor to Amazon’s Echo, the consumer electronics giant has now made an acquisition that could help power its next gener

Baidu acquires natural language startup, maker of chatbot engine ChatFlow

China’s search giant Baidu has made another acquisition to continue its push into artificial intelligence, and specifically to help it carve out a place for itself as a platform for developers w

Siri 2.0? Skyphrase Wants To Make Data More Accessible With Natural Language, Starting With Analytics & Fantasy Sports

With an increasing number of commercial applications relying on its technology, natural language processing (NLP) has started to come into its own of late. After years of research and experimentation,

With Echoes Of Summly And Siri, Wibbitz Relaunches Its Text-To-Video Service As A Consumer App

Chalk up another point for the growth of apps coming out of Israel that are focused on consumers, but draw on the country's better-known heritage for producing big data and enterprise startups. <a tar