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OpenAI Targets Google with AI-Powered Search Engine

OpenAI will unveil an AI search engine on Monday to integrate with ChatGPT, challenging Google’s dominance. The tool will source real-time information directly from the internet, partly powered by Microsoft Bing. It aims to improve reliability by citing sources. This move heightens competition before Google’s Gemini AI release.

Last-Minute Mother’s Day Planning with Gemini AI Takes Unexpected Turns

CNET’s Rachel Kane tried Google’s Gemini AI to plan Mother’s Day, refining prompts to avoid inaccurate suggestions like fish and cannabis stores. Despite initial glitches, Gemini eventually provided valuable local recommendations, such as restaurants and spas, with helpful Google Maps integration. Overall, the tool has potential but requires careful oversight.

Fei-Fei Li: Stop Worrying About an AI Apocalypse

Fei-Fei Li, often called the “godmother of AI,” believes fears of AI leading to human extinction are exaggerated. Instead, she emphasizes focusing on immediate challenges like misinformation and job disruptions, and highlights AI’s potential to improve lives. Li now advises the Biden administration on AI policy. 

Millennials at Risk of Job Displacement by Gen-Z

A Microsoft and LinkedIn survey shows that AI-savvy Gen-Z workers could displace Millennials, as 71% of managers would hire tech-proficient younger employees over experienced older workers. Yet, with 78% of staff using their own AI tools, businesses are urged to provide AI training while securing company data. 

Airlines Utilize AI to Streamline Flying Experience

Airlines like United and Alaska Airlines are leveraging AI to enhance travel. United’s ConnectionSaver tool helps hold flights for delayed passengers while maintaining schedules. Alaska Airlines uses AI to map efficient flight routes. The technology aims to reduce delays, fuel usage, and passenger frustration, potentially becoming an industry standard. 

X Introduces AI-Curated Advertising Audiences

Social media platform X (formerly Twitter) is launching an “AI Audience” feature to help advertisers identify relevant target groups. Advertisers briefly describe their target audience, and X’s AI generates a curated list of matching users within seconds. While some users find the development promising, concerns about bias and targeting accuracy remain.

AI Can Ease Travel Planning but Can’t Replace Humans

AI tools like Layla and Mindtrip provide tailored travel suggestions and booking options, but human expertise remains crucial for handling complex issues. Data privacy concerns persist, yet ethical guidelines are in place. As AI tech evolves, it may streamline travel from planning to post-trip surveys, but human assistance will still be needed for on-the-go challenges. 

How AI Can Help Biosurveillance

AI-driven biosurveillance shows promise for detecting potential pandemics and biological attacks. Experts highlight the need to reframe this technology as “biosafety” for wider acceptance. Despite concerns about data sharing and international trust, global coordination is crucial for effective biodefense. The challenges and opportunities of AI in biosurveillance are underscored by the need for better data collection and monitoring.

How AI is Disrupting Retail

AI-powered technology is poised to revolutionize food stores, integrating into various aspects like shelves and checkouts. Professor Sabine Benoit highlights seven AI products reshaping retail, from allergy alerts and in-store navigation to facial recognition at checkout and recipe screens for customer inspiration.

iPhone 16 to Get Major AI Boost with M2 Ultra Chip

Rumors suggest the iPhone 16 will feature a significant AI enhancement, powered by the M2 Ultra chip and aided by cloud servers. While simple tasks will be handled on-device, complex operations like generating images or summarizing articles will rely on servers. Apple emphasizes privacy through Secure Enclave technology.

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