OpenAI launches ‘Preparedness’ team to counteract AI's "catastrophic risks"
Plus Perplexity.AI is now worth $500M
📰 News: OpenAI, Anthropic, Google, and Microsoft create the Frontier Model Forum to research AI safety, and UN launches advisory body to address AI risks
💰 Funding: Perplexity.AI is now valued at $500M + AI Medical Scribe Raises $30M Series B
⚡️ Top News Stories:
OpenAI, Anthropic, Google, and Microsoft join forces to create The Frontier Model Forum, a $10M AI Safety Fund to advance frontier AI model research globally
U.N. Secretary-General launches advisory body to address global AI risks and foster international cooperation.
Amazon introduces AI-powered image generation for advertisers, boosting ad click-through rates by 40%.
Poe, the AI platform from Quora, introduces creator monetization, enabling bot creators to earn revenue and expand the AI ecosystem.
Google Search unveils three tools for enhanced context on images and online sources as AI generated content increases
Google Maps integrates new AI-powered features, including immersive navigation, enhanced driving directions, and improved search results
Lenovo and NVIDIA strengthen partnership, unveiling hybrid AI solutions for enterprise-wide generative AI adoption
Researchers at USTC and Tencent YouTu Lab unveil "Woodpecker," a solution to AI's hallucination challenges in multimodal language models.
AI recovers John Lennon’s vocals bringing The Beatles' final song "Now and Then" to life, set for a November release.
Microsoft's GitHub Copilot sees a 40% QoQ rise, boasting over 1M paid users, reveals CEO Nadella.
Post Activision Blizzard acquisition, Microsoft promotes key leaders, signaling a strategic shift towards AI and gaming.
Biden administration to unveil landmark AI executive order, emphasizing rigorous assessments and global cooperation
LinkedIn explores generative AI to streamline cybersecurity queries from staff and partners.
💰 Top Funding News:
L’école AI creates machine teaching tech simplifying the engineering complexity of computer vision systems, empowering medical professionals and researchers to develop custom AI systems. They raised a $3M Seed Round
4. Quantum Systems, a global leader in AI-powered drone-robotics, raised a €63.6M Series B, led by HV Capital and DTCP, w/ Project A, Thiel Capital, ScaleUp Fonds Bayern, Omnes Capital, and Airbus Ventures.
5. Abridge, an AI-powered medical scribe startup, raised a $30M Series B led by Spark Capital w/ Bessemer Venture Partners, CVS Health Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Mayo Clinic, University of California Investments, and others.
7. CentML, which develops tools to reduce the cost and enhance the performance of deploying ML models, raised a $27M Seed Extension supported by Gradient Ventures, TR Ventures, Nvidia, and Microsoft Azure AI VP Misha Bilenko.
16. Twelve Labs, a startup specializing in training AI models for deep video-language understanding, raised $10M in a strategic funding round led by Nvidia, Intel, Samsung Next, and Korea Investment Partners
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