News Corp. makes deal to let OpenAI use its content

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Antisemitism group posts fake news about politician after Ireland recognizes Palestinian state DUBAI: US-based organization Stop Antisemitism posted a message on social media platform X on Wednesday that appeared to state Irish Foreign Minister Micheal Martin’s daughter, Aoibhe Martin, had been kidnapped and raped by Hamas in Gaza on Oct. 7 and that now “he … Read more

Abu Dhabi-backed firm in talks to invest in OpenAI chip venture

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LONDON: Abu Dhabi’s state-backed investment firm MGX is in early stage discussions to invest in ChatGPT-maker OpenAI’s chip venture, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing two sources. MGX, a technology investment company with Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala and artificial intelligence firm G42 as founding partners, was only launched earlier this week. MGX and OpenAI did … Read more

Elon Musk sues OpenAI and CEO Sam Altman, claiming betrayal of its goal to benefit humanity

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LONDON: The latest findings from Brand Finance’s Global Soft Power Index, one of the world’s leading brand evaluation consultancies, unveiled key shifts in the global soft power landscape, reflecting the intricate dynamics of the regional context. While Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Qatar have solidified their positions, attention has turned to Israel’s ranking decline and … Read more

ChatGPT’s OpenAI reveals text-to-video tool

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SAN FRANCISCO: OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT and image generator DALL-E, said it was testing a text-to-video model called Sora that would allow users to create realistic videos with a simple prompt. The Microsoft-backed company said the new platform was currently being tested but released a few videos of what it said was already possible, … Read more

AI tech is in TV equivalent of monochrome but future is ‘bright’: CEO of OpenAI

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DUBAI: Artificial intelligence technology is currently in television’s equivalent of “black and white” but the coming decade “will be remarkable,” said Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, on Tuesday. Speaking via video on the second day of the World Governments Summit underway in Dubai, Altman said the “bright future” promised by AI would transform education and … Read more

OpenAI launches GPT Store to capitalize on ChatGPT’s consumer success

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SAN FRANCISCO: Artificial intelligence lab OpenAI has launched its GPT Store, a marketplace for personalized artificial intelligence (AI) applications, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday. The GPT Store is located within the popular ChatGPT chatbot, and is a place for users to discover and build GPTs, or AI customized for tasks like … Read more

OpenAI in content licensing talks with CNN, Fox and Time

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AI-driven fake news, social unrest among top global risks: World Economic Forum report GENEVA: A rise in artificial intelligence-driven fake news and social unrest are among the greatest global risks in 2024, the World Economic Forum has suggested. The organization’s Global Risks Report, released on Wednesday, said that the intertwined risks of AI-driven false information … Read more

New York Times sues OpenAI, Microsoft for infringing copyrighted works

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JEDDAH: For most of the past two months, all eyes have turned to Gaza, the strip of land on the southern tip of ancient Palestine, as shells and missiles have flattened the land, displaced millions and injured and killed thousands. Due to restrictions on external reporting, much of the world’s view of these events has … Read more

Global news publisher Axel Springer partners with OpenAI in landmark deal

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Billboard Arabia launches its website and music charts, creating the ultimate destination to spotlight and discover Arab artists and music RIYADH: Billboard Arabia, a partnership between SRMG and Billboard, has announced the launch of its website and flagship charts, highlighting the transformation taking place in the Arab music industry. Billboard Arabia will champion Arab artists, providing … Read more