Google releases Gemini in Android Studio to help with coding.
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Google releases Gemini in Android Studio to help with coding.

Google said today that Gemini Pro is being included to Android Studio’s bot, demonstrating how the firm is continuing to push out Gemini to more products. Powered on the PaLM-2 foundation model, the business unveiled Studio Bot in May 2023 at the Google I/O developer event. For the Jellyfish edition of Android Studio, the company…

OpenAI makes ChatGPT instantly available and may be accessed without signing up.

OpenAI makes ChatGPT instantly available and may be accessed without signing up.

OpenAI has opened up access to its chatbot,ChatGPT, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to all users, even those without an OpenAI account. The AI company announced the change on Monday and mentioned that it was being implemented gradually. Users have the option to allow the corporation to record discussions in order to train the AI,…

Grok AI Will Be Available to All Premium Subscribers on X “Later This Week,” according to Elon Musk.
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Grok AI Will Be Available to All Premium Subscribers on X “Later This Week,” according to Elon Musk.

Owner of X (previously known as Twitter), Elon Musk, declared on Wednesday that all XAI Premium subscribers will have access to Grok AI, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot. Only a few days have passed since the billionaire released the open source version of its large language model (LLM), Grok-1. Previously available exclusively with the priciest…

What is your expected lifespan? An AI system designed to forecast life and death.

What is your expected lifespan? An AI system designed to forecast life and death.

In an effort to increase awareness of the potential benefits and risks of technology, researchers in Denmark are using artificial intelligence and data from millions of people to predict a person’s life events from infancy to old age. Instead than being drawn to any macabre fascinations, the developers of life2vec aim to investigate the patterns…

Google’s New Gemini AI Feature Will Allow Users to Customize Its Reactions

Google’s New Gemini AI Feature Will Allow Users to Customize Its Reactions

Google has updated Gemini, its chatbot driven by artificial intelligence (AI), with a new feature. With the new capability, users may modify specific text segments and have fine-grained control over the generated response to a question. Users have the option to remove the selected piece completely, change its length, or renew it. The feature has…

 Rwanda’s Viebeg uses AI to optimize the purchase of medical equipment.

 Rwanda’s Viebeg uses AI to optimize the purchase of medical equipment.

A Rwandan business called Viebeg provides medical products and equipment via a data-driven, AI-powered B2B platform that optimizes and reduces risk in the purchase of medical supplies and equipment. Viebeg, an online platform called “VieProcure,” was founded in 2018 and provides hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other healthcare institutions with a free, data-driven procurement solution. The…

How to think about trustworthy AI in 2024 and beyond

How to think about trustworthy AI in 2024 and beyond

The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) into a business is not just about leveraging advanced technologies to improve efficiencies. Instead, it is about nurturing trust, ethics, and responsibility in digital systems. Of course, when it comes to any AI implementation, its impact and risk must be considered. This is where Trustworthy AI becomes an organisational…

African Businesses Can Now Leverage Google AI to Simplify Search Advertising
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African Businesses Can Now Leverage Google AI to Simplify Search Advertising

Businesses in Africa can now utilize Google’s chat-like Gemini AI technology for Search Ads. The application, which is now completely functional, was created to assist companies in Africa and throughout the globe in increasing their internet presence. Google released a statement claiming that the technology will enable companies to easily reach clients through internet advertising….

Fighting Fraud and Financial Crimes in the Generative AI age
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Fighting Fraud and Financial Crimes in the Generative AI age

In today’s increasingly digital world, fraud and financial crime has become a significant concern. Global research shows that 2022 saw a 72% increase in fraudulent activity while almost a quarter of survey respondents expect a significant budget increase for anti-fraud technology through 2025. Given how generative artificial intelligence (AI) has been reshaping virtually all industry sectors, the…

Google Maps launches a New Generative AI feature to improve discovery.

Google Maps launches a New Generative AI feature to improve discovery.

Google has revealed that new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered upgrades to Google Maps will be available soon with the goal of assisting users in finding new locations. According to each user’s unique needs, a customized recommendation system powered by generative AI will provide results. To generate travel recommendations, it analyzes over 250 million locations on Google…

How Kenya’s TausiApp uses AI to link freelance beauticians with clients.
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How Kenya’s TausiApp uses AI to link freelance beauticians with clients.

An on-demand beauty tech platform called TausiApp, founded in Kenya, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to match clients with independent beauticians. TausiApp is a marketplace that was founded in 2021 by well-known Kenyan musician Amos Kimani. It allows users to quickly select and schedule beauty services, including as makeup application and hair styling, from a network…

Chrome Introduces AI Features for a Better Browsing Experience

Chrome Introduces AI Features for a Better Browsing Experience

For the Google Chrome browser, Google has revealed new generative artificial intelligence (AI) features. The business started integrating these functionalities with the most recent Chrome update (M121), and they will be accessible on Chrome for Mac and Windows machines as well. The browser currently has two new AI functions, and a third is scheduled to…

ChatGPT App Could Replace AI Google Assistant on Android Phones

ChatGPT App Could Replace AI Google Assistant on Android Phones

The emergence of generative AI apps, such as Microsoft’s Copilot and OpenAI’s ChatGPT, has rendered typical AI voice assistants, such as Siri and Google Assistant, outdated. AI assistants on phones are limited in what they can do, whereas sophisticated chatbots can carry on human-like conversations, answer questions on a variety of subjects, and can even…

The United States to Assist Nigerian Military in the Application of Artificial Intelligence

The United States to Assist Nigerian Military in the Application of Artificial Intelligence

The main goal of Mr. Dean’s brief visit to Nigeria is to have more in-depth discussions about diplomatic initiatives to promote peace and stability. The United States is prepared to assist the Nigerian military in implementing and modifying artificial intelligence in order to combat terrorists within the borders of the West African nation. At a…

Nigeria, 27 Other Countries Sign AI Safety Agreement
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Nigeria, 27 Other Countries Sign AI Safety Agreement

Nigeria and 28 other countries signed the landmark Bletchley Declaration on November 1, which was a turning point in international attempts to control the responsible development and application of artificial intelligence (AI). This historic accord shows that governments have a common understanding of the enormous opportunities and serious hazards that artificial intelligence (AI) poses to…

Data quality essential in training ChatGPT

Data quality essential in training ChatGPT

It is approaching a year since OpenAI launched ChatGPT to the public, with adoption rates skyrocketing at an unprecedented pace. By February 2023, Reuters reported an estimated 100 million active users. Fast forward to September and the ChatGPT Web site has attracted nearly 1.5 billion visitors, showcasing the platform’s immense popularity and integral role in today’s digital landscape. Willem Conradie,…

Google Introduces Generative AI Experience on Search for African Users, Other Regions

Google Introduces Generative AI Experience on Search for African Users, Other Regions

In August of this year, Google extended its AI-powered Search Generative Experience (SGE) to Japan and India after launching it in the US earlier in the year. As of right now, Google is extending SGE to over 120 additional nations and regions, the massive search engine announced in a blog post on Wednesday. Along with…

Visa Rolls out $10M Fund for Gen AI Start-ups
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Visa Rolls out $10M Fund for Gen AI Start-ups

Payments processor Visa has joined the number of investors who have rushed to the field this year by launching a $100 million venture fund for start-ups using generative artificial intelligence. After chatbot ChatGPT’s success, a number of well-known companies, including Microsoft and Google, have backed the AI sector, which has been a hot topic in…

Meta is Working on a New AI System Similar to the Most Advanced OpenAI Model

Meta is Working on a New AI System Similar to the Most Advanced OpenAI Model

According to persons familiar with the situation, the Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Meta Platforms is developing a new artificial intelligence system that aims to be as powerful as the most sophisticated model made available by OpenAI. According to the Journal, the Facebook parent is planning to get its new AI model available…

Rwanda to Pioneer Artificial Intelligence Research in Africa

Rwanda to Pioneer Artificial Intelligence Research in Africa

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) sweeps the globe, Rwanda will play host to a major technology firm that will perform AI research and develop AI solutions for Africa. On September 8, CEO Karim Beguir announced during an annual gathering of the African machine learning and artificial intelligence community with the goal of strengthening African AI that…

More Authors Sue ChatGPT Maker OpenAI for Copyright Infringement Regarding AI Training
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More Authors Sue ChatGPT Maker OpenAI for Copyright Infringement Regarding AI Training

A number of US authors, including Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon, have filed a lawsuit against OpenAI in federal court in San Francisco, alleging that the Microsoft-backed program improperly used their writing to train ChatGPT, its well-liked chatbot powered by artificial intelligence. In their lawsuit filed on Friday, Chabon, playwright David Henry Hwang, and writers…

OpenAI Releases a More Secured ChatGPT Version for Large Business

OpenAI Releases a More Secured ChatGPT Version for Large Business

The market leader in artificial intelligence, OpenAI, announced on Monday that it is launching a ChatGPT version aimed at major organizations, extending the overlap between what OpenAI and its financial backer, Microsoft, provide to customers. According to the company, ChatGPT Enterprise provides additional security, privacy, and faster access to OpenAI’s technologies. Block, Carlyle, and Estee…

Meta Announces SeamlessM4T AI Model to Translate Languages in Real-Time
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Meta Announces SeamlessM4T AI Model to Translate Languages in Real-Time

Tuesday saw the introduction by Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms of an AI model that can translate and transcribe speech in numerous languages, serving as a possible cornerstone for products that enable real-time communication across language barriers. The business claimed in a blog post that their SeamlessM4T model could combine technology that was previously only…

Kenyan Agritech Startup, FarmWorks Secures $4.1 Million in pre-Series A Round to Promote AI-driven Production
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Kenyan Agritech Startup, FarmWorks Secures $4.1 Million in pre-Series A Round to Promote AI-driven Production

FarmWorks, a Kenyan agritech startup, has announced its $4.1 million pre-Series A funding round to advance its data analytics skills and apply AI to enhance production and influence planting and loan decisions. The financing was led by the Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund and included the Livelihood Impact Fund, Vested World, multiple family offices, and angel…

Meta Introduces Open-Source AI Tool AudioCraft to Create Music and Audio

Meta Introduces Open-Source AI Tool AudioCraft to Create Music and Audio

On Wednesday, Meta Platforms unveiled AudioCraft, an open-source AI application that enables users to produce music and audio based on text suggestions. According to Meta, the AI tool works for music, sound, compression, and generation and is included with three models: AudioGen, EnCodec, and MusicGen. The company’s own and specially licensed music is used for…

By September, Meta will release AI-powered chatbots with various personalities.

By September, Meta will release AI-powered chatbots with various personalities.

The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that Meta Platforms is prepared to introduce a variety of chatbots driven by artificial intelligence (AI) that have distinct personalities as early as September. According to a source citing people with knowledge of the plans, Meta has been developing chatbot prototypes that can interact with users in a way…

Next Week Sees the Release of ChatGPT for Android, with a Pre-Order Option on Google Play Store
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Next Week Sees the Release of ChatGPT for Android, with a Pre-Order Option on Google Play Store

Finally, ChatGPT will soon be available for Android. The long-awaited ChatGPT app for Android will be available starting next week, according to a weekend announcement from OpenAI. Between November 2022 and April of this year, the business that created the newest generative AI platform ChatGPT observed it gain a cult-like following online. Android smartphone owners…

Deloitte Africa Announces Generative AI Practice

Deloitte Africa Announces Generative AI Practice

The establishment of Deloitte Africa’s Generative AI practice for the African market has been announced with pleasure. With the goal of accelerating commercial innovation, this new profession combines domain knowledge, competent AI developers, and strategic ecosystem and alliance ties. The potential of generative AI technology has generated substantial debate in a variety of fields. With…

African AI Foundation Partners With American Spaces to Equip 1,000 People With AI Skills
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African AI Foundation Partners With American Spaces to Equip 1,000 People With AI Skills

Since the introduction of AI systems such as ChatGPT, Mid Journey, Dall-e, and Bard, a lot of individuals have become concerned about how AI would affect their businesses and occupations. It’s interesting to note that any significant advancement in technology simultaneously provides new categories and opportunities while also seriously disrupting other industries and domains. Every…

Microsoft’s FAST Accelerator Announces 2nd Cohort of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program to Support African Startups
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Microsoft’s FAST Accelerator Announces 2nd Cohort of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program to Support African Startups

The second FAST Accelerator program has begun, according to Flapmax, an artificial intelligence (AI) company that seeks to improve everyone’s lives through innovation. The program is intended to support and finance the next wave of innovative businesses and entrepreneurs across the African continent. FAST Accelerator 2023 offers a transformative experience for startup entrepreneurs looking to…