Canva launches a suite of AI tools for Educators
Plus AI regulation moves forward in Europe.
📰 Top Stories: Canva launches a suite of AI tools for Educators and AI regulation moves forward in Europe.
💰 Funding: Databricks acquires data replication startup Arcion for $100M.
⚡️ Quick News Hits
Canva launches a comprehensive education platform w/ integrated AI tools, ready-to-teach lessons, and 5,000+ more classroom resources.
European Union faces hurdles in finalizing AI regulations, potentially pushing the deal into 2024.
UK's upcoming AI governance summit, which aims to build international consensus on mitigating the risks of runaway artificial superintelligence, faces criticism for prioritizing hypothetical AI catastrophes over practical AI issues.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip leaks w/ strong focus on AI, will debut in Samsung Galaxy S24, bringing advanced capabilities to Android phones and challenging Google's Tensor processors.
NVIDIA Research unveils an AI agent named Eureka powered by GPT-4 to autonomously teach robots complex skills, without human-defined rewards, outperforming experts in 83% of cases
Apple invests $1Bn annually to catch up in generative AI, aiming to enhance Siri, Messages, and Apple Music.
Microsoft commits $3.2Bn to bolster AI and cloud computing in Australia amid AI regulation discussions.
Washington lawyer linked to OpenAI orchestrates a letter advising Congress against AI copyright laws.
UK government under scrutiny for using AI in welfare, immigration, and justice decisions.
Researchers introduce LLEMMA, an open-source math-focused AI, which outperforms rivals, advancing mathematical problem-solving.
Reddit contemplates blocking Google and Bing's search crawlers amid data-sharing disputes with AI companies.
Apple cancels Jon Stewart's Apple TV show due to disagreements over covering AI and China-related topics.
💰 Funding News
2. Zhipu AI, a prominent AI foundation model developer, specializing in large-scale AI models, raised a total of 2.5 Bn yuan (approximately $340M) in financing, primarily from Chinese Tech Titans including HongShan (formerly Sequoia Capital China), Shunwei Capital, Hillhouse Capital, Legend Capital, Ant Group, Alibaba, Tencent, Xiaomi, Meituan, Kingsoft, TAL Education Group, and Boss Zhipin.
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