Chinese regulators begin testing GenAI models on socialist values

Digital code and Chinese flag representing cybersecurity in China. Anton Petrus | Moment | Getty Images AI companies in China are undergoing a government review of their large language models, aimed at ensuring they “embody core socialist values,” according to a report by the Financial Times. The review is being carried out by the Cyberspace Administration … Read more

CNBC Daily Open: Rising geopolitical risk

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during afternoon trading on April 09, 2024 in New York City.  Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no … Read more

Tinder’s new AI tool will curate your dating profile pictures for you

Tinder is deploying a new feature which uses artificial intelligence to help users pick images for their dating profiles. The tool, called Photo Selector, requires daters to take a selfie for facial recognition and then allow the app to access photos on their smartphone. Then, the AI-powered technology recommends up to 27 photos that are … Read more

OpenAI Touts New AI Safety Research. Critics Say It’s a Good Step, but Not Enough

OpenAI has faced opprobrium in recent months from those who suggest it may be rushing too quickly and recklessly to develop more powerful artificial intelligence. The company appears intent on showing it takes AI safety seriously. Today it showcased research that it says could help researchers scrutinize AI models even as they become more capable … Read more

RealPage Says Rental Pricing Tech Is Misunderstood, but Landlords Aren’t So Sure

Yardi Systems, another US property management company, is also facing a class action suit regarding antitrust violations for artificially inflating rent prices. The company has said it did “nothing illegal,” as it does not mandate rent prices through its software or make “collusive pricing decisions.” Typical rental costs in Phoenix have increased by more than … Read more

China likely to ditch unified AI legislation due to ‘considerable disagreement’, timing

Zheng made the remarks last Friday in Beijing on the sidelines of the Confucius and Aristotle Symposium on Ancient Wisdom for Modern Challenges, which was jointly hosted by the Tsinghua Institute for Advanced studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and the Mencius Foundation. China has been drawing up its … Read more

Dow jumps 700 points, gold hits record, HSBC new CEO

Traders walk the floor during morning trading at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 14, 2024 in New York City.  Spencer Platt | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter … Read more

Dow soars 700 points to record close

Traders work on the floor during morning trading at the New York Stock Exchange on May 14, 2024. Spencer Platt | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like … Read more

Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic Used Thousands of Swiped YouTube Videos to Train AI

In response to the suits, defendants such as Meta, OpenAI, and Bloomberg have argued that their actions constitute fair use. A case against EleutherAI, which originally scraped the books and made them public, was voluntarily dismissed by the plaintiffs. Litigation in remaining cases remains in the early stages, leaving the questions surrounding permission and payment … Read more

Andreessen Horowitz founders plan to donate to pro-Trump PACs

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, Calif. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. (Photo By Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images) San Francisco Chronicle/hearst Newspapers Via Getty Images | Hearst Newspapers | Getty Images Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz have told employees of their venture firm, Andreessen … Read more