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    16 tech providers agree to nail down AI safety curbs

    The Frontier AI Safety Commitments unveiled Tuesday in Seoul outline a series of voluntary steps to mitigate risk associated with AI systems.

    By May 21, 2024
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    IBM, Salesforce infuse Einstein with Granite

    The integration brings the watsonx multimodel platform into the CRM’s data cloud ecosphere as IBM pushes its LLM solutions into multiple clouds.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Generative AI

    Companies are pushing technology executives to leverage generative AI, a task that requires customize strategies and the necessary guardrails.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    Slack tweaks AI policy language after user backlash

    The company is working to clarify the relationship between customer data and generative AI in its collaboration platform following user concern.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Popular LLMs are insecure, UK AI Safety Institute warns

    AI models released by “major labs” are highly vulnerable to even basic attempts to circumvent safeguards, the researchers found. 

    By May 20, 2024
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    Employers should include workers in AI plans, DOL says

    The agency outlined a list of eight “AI Principles for Developers and Employers” on Thursday, following up on a 2023 directive from the White House.

    By Ryan Golden • May 20, 2024
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    What’s the cost of the IT skills gap? IDC says $5.5 trillion by 2026

    AI coding and workforce training capabilities could trim as much as $1 trillion from the losses by 2027, according to IDC researcher Gina Smith.

    By May 17, 2024
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    Enterprises struggle to show the value of AI projects

    While existing applications are placing generative AI within reach for the average business, many are finding it difficult to craft mature AI strategies, Gartner found.

    By May 17, 2024
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    Senate AI working group releases long-awaited policy guidance

    The bipartisan group spent the past year on a listening tour and is recommending federal investments of at least $32 billion per year in AI innovation.

    By May 16, 2024
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    AI raises CIO cyber anxieties

    Using third-party generative AI products without the proper controls exposes existing security gaps, McKinsey and Company Partner Jan Shelly Brown said Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Google puts Gemini closer to the enterprise tool stack

    The tech company updated Gemini 1.5 Pro, introduced a smaller Gemini 1.5 Flash model and added two Gemma models to its portfolio.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Technology executives extol the virtues of ‘old-school’ AI

    “One of our jobs as CIOs is not to get so swept up in generative AI that we don’t make use of all the tools that are available to us,” Mathematica CIO Akira Bell said, speaking Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

    By May 15, 2024
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    What LinkedIn engineers learned while building in generative AI

    The social media company’s engineers wanted the technology to improve experiences and engagement. But the final product required more tweaking than previously thought.

    By May 14, 2024
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    OpenAI introduces faster, cheaper GPT-4o model

    GPT-4o is the LLM maker’s first multimodal model and will begin to roll out to customers Monday. 

    By May 13, 2024
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    Enterprises outsource data storage as complexity rises

    An overload of operations data, ongoing business growth and expanding web analytics are pushing data estates to their limit, according to a Forrester report.

    By May 10, 2024
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    Employees are using AI at work — even without CIO approval

    Shadow IT is proliferating as burnout and challenging workloads push workers to find their own AI solutions, according to Microsoft and LinkedIn.

    By May 9, 2024
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    IBM embeds AI business solutions in SAP’s cloud

    The two companies plan to build tailored tools for manufacturing, consumer goods, retail and automotive industries.

    By May 9, 2024
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    Microsoft unveils $3.3B AI infrastructure plan as it grows US data center capacity

    The plan will feature a data center campus in Wisconsin, upskilling targets and an AI innovation lab focusing on manufacturers, the tech company said.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Oracle to add AI coding companion to cloud portfolio

    The tech company joins a growing group of enterprise software vendors contributing to the proliferation of coding tools powered by large language models.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Financial industry alliance pushes for collective AI governance framework

    Citi, Morgan Stanley, Databricks and Microsoft will help guide a FINOS initiative aimed at devising best practices for onboarding the technology.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Enterprises prep for big AI spending, but data woes prevent progress

    Modernizing IT estates will cost enterprises an average of $35.5 million this year, according to a Couchbase survey.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Amazon tempts enterprises to customize AI on AWS

    CEO Andy Jassy called the hyperscaler’s move to open its Bedrock platform to tailored models “a sneaky big launch.”

    By May 3, 2024
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    Marriott gears up for another year of major tech spending

    The company expects full-year investments to reach $1 billion as digital transformation projects advance, according to its latest earnings call.

    By May 2, 2024
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    Microsoft captures one-quarter of global cloud spend in Q1

    “This is not just all an AI story,” CEO Satya Nadella said during a quarterly earnings call, pointing to “an acceleration of revenue from migrations to Azure.”

    By May 2, 2024
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    Amazon CEO touts AWS cloud security as AI risk concerns mount

    Andy Jassy urged enterprises “not to overlook the security and operational performance” of cloud-based generative AI services. “It’s less sexy, but critically important.”

    By May 1, 2024
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    White House AI hiring push draws ‘unprecedented’ interest

    Federal agencies plan to hire 500 more AI workers through 2025 as the Biden administration pursues in-demand skills.

    By May 1, 2024