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Negotiations focusing on Sam Altman's potential reinstatement as CEO of OpenAI are ongoing, with board members including interim CEO Emmett Shear and Adam D'Angelo involved, alongside investors who favor Altman's return. Shear has requested the board provide evidence of any wrongdoing by Altman.
OpenAI has made the voice feature for ChatGPT available to all users for free, allowing them to interact using voice prompts and receive audible responses.
Stability AI has entered the video generation field with its new model, Stable Video Diffusion, which animates images into videos and is currently available as a "research preview" with certain usage terms. Despite the potential for misuse and legal challenges regarding the training data, Stability AI is looking to expand its offerings, including a "text-to-video" tool, while managing financial pressures and recent executive departures.
Baidu Inc. reported a better-than-expected 6% increase in revenue, partly due to the early stages of monetizing its ChatGPT-style AI, Ernie bots, which may bolster ad revenue amidst China's economic slowdown. Despite the overall market concerns, Baidu's Ernie has garnered 70 million users and the company is realigning resources to focus on this AI growth, with net income exceeding expectations in the latest quarter.
Elon Musk's new AI chatbot, Grok, aimed at competing with existing AI platforms like ChatGPT, will be a feature of the X Premium+ subscription service. It offers conversational style with a distinctive personality, ready to tackle 'spicy' questions that others avoid. Recent screenshots indicate that Grok is being actively integrated into the X app, hinting at an imminent launch, with a user interface for interacting with the chatbot already visible to Premium+ subscribers.