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Meta Pauses AI Training on EU User Data Amid Privacy Concerns
2024-06-15 07:49

Meta on Friday said it's delaying its efforts to train the company's large language models (LLMs) using public content shared by adult users on Facebook and Instagram in the European Union...

Meta won't train AI on Euro posts after all as watchdogs put their paws down
2024-06-14 20:46

Your profile can be used to present content that appears more relevant based on your possible interests, such as by adapting the order in which content is shown to you, so that it is even easier for you to find content that matches your interests. Content presented to you on this service can be based on your content personalisation profiles, which can reflect your activity on this or other services, possible interests and personal aspects.

Microsoft Delays AI-Powered Recall Feature for Copilot+ PCs Amid Security Concerns
2024-06-14 04:30

Microsoft on Thursday revealed that it's delaying the rollout of the controversial artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Recall feature for Copilot+ PCs. To that end, the company said it intends to...

AI and the Indian Election
2024-06-13 11:02

Deepfakes were not the only manifestation of AI in the Indian elections. Long before the election began, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a tightly packed crowd celebrating links between the state of Tamil Nadu in the south of India and the city of Varanasi in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

Urgently needed: AI governance in cyber warfare
2024-06-13 09:19

If we abandon the ethics of cyber war, we might as well stop defending liberal democracies, because we're behaving like our opponents want us to behave. Traditionally, western countries did not invest in non-kinetic cyber warfare because at the time the West held the upper hand in terms of superior technologies that allowed it more room to maneuver in this domain.

Using AI for Political Polling
2024-06-12 11:02

The big difference between humans and AI agents is that the AI agents always pick up the phone, so to speak, no matter how many times you contact them. The AI polling results had average responses, and distributions across demographic properties such as age and gender, similar to real human survey panels.

Open-source security in AI
2024-06-12 04:30

Many of the underlying open-source projects are unvetted for the purpose of AI. In return for the massive financial benefits corporations receive by leveraging open source in AI, it is in their best interest to contribute towards community efforts and to the foundational security of the open-source components up front. Making deep and lasting positive change for security universally will require collaboration across industry participants, both for ease and financial gain, as well as to avoid the involvement of further oversight by governmental organizations in both the open source and private sectors.

Apple Launches Private Cloud Compute for Privacy-Centric AI Processing
2024-06-11 10:10

Apple has announced the launch of a "groundbreaking cloud intelligence system" called Private Cloud Compute (PCC) that's designed for processing artificial intelligence (AI) tasks in a...

GDPR turns six: Expert discusses AI impact
2024-06-11 03:30

The European Union's GDPR policy came into effect six years ago. It has become widely regarded as the standard for data sharing, but the rise of new technology has questioned its suitability and relevance.

Apple enters AI arms race with new Apple Intelligence feature
2024-06-10 21:57

Apple unveiled its new 'Apple Intelligence' feature today at its 2024 Worldwide Developer Conference, finally unveiling its generative AI strategy that will power new personalized experiences on Apple devices. "Apple Intelligence is the personal intelligence system that puts powerful generative models right at the core of your iPhone, iPad, and Mac," explained Apple during the WWDC keynote.