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Intel is launching Articul8 AI, a new company focusing on AI-powered enterprise software, developed from a collaboration with Boston Consulting Group and optimized for Intel hardware. Articul8 AI, led by former Intel VP Arun Subramaniyan and staffed by ex-Intel employees, offers secure, scalable gen AI software solutions for various industries, with Intel retaining a stake and planning to use Articul8's software for internal and customer applications as part of a broader strategy to expand in the generative AI market.
A California senator, Steve Padilla, has introduced two bills aimed at regulating AI systems, especially those used by state agencies. Senate Bills 892 and 893 focus on establishing safety, privacy, and ethical standards for AI, prohibiting state contracts with non-compliant AI companies, and creating a California AI research hub. This move follows earlier legislation attempts and aligns with the state's focus on AI industry regulation.
Samsung is set to showcase its new AI-powered Galaxy phones at an event on January 17th. These devices, likely the Galaxy S24 series, are expected to feature Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon chips enabling advanced AI applications like on-device AI chatbots and image generation similar to Google's Tensor G3 chip in the Pixel 8 Pro. Samsung aims to enhance the mobile experience with these AI capabilities, potentially increasing its competitiveness in the smartphone market.
New research, conducted by Global Fishing Watch and others, leverages AI and satellite imagery to create the first global map of vessel traffic and offshore infrastructure, revealing that about 75% of the world's industrial fishing vessels are not publicly tracked. The study highlights previously hidden industrial activities at sea, especially around Africa and South Asia, and underscores the growing impact of human activity on the oceans.
OpenAI has surpassed $1.6 billion in annualized revenue, largely driven by the success of its ChatGPT product, showing a significant increase from $1.3 billion in mid-October. This 20% growth over two months indicates the company's resilience in maintaining business momentum in the AI market, despite facing a leadership crisis in November that could have benefited competitors.