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May 11, 2024, 6:10 AM

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Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
Stephanie Palazzolo / The Information:
Sources: OpenAI is preparing to demonstrate an AI voice assistant that recognizes objects and images and has better logical reasoning than its current products  —  In the race to develop artificial intelligence that communicates the way humans do, OpenAI is preparing to demonstrate technology …
New York Times:
Sources: Apple made generative AI a tent-pole project after Craig Federighi and John Giannandrea spent weeks testing ChatGPT and found Siri to be antiquated  —  Apple plans to announce that it will bring generative A.I. to iPhones after the company's most significant reorganization in a decade.
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is finalizing a deal with OpenAI to use ChatGPT features in iOS 18; talks with Google to license Gemini are still ongoing  —  - Move is part of push to add AI features to Apple devices  — Company also held talks with Google about using Gemini
Daysia Tolentino / NBC News:
At the Bloomberg Technology Summit, Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd said the future of dating could have digital, AI-powered personas setting each other up  —  Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and executive chair of Bumble, said that the dating app wants to use AI to “create more healthy and equitable relationships.”
Christopher Yasiejko / Bloomberg Law:
A US jury says Microsoft must pay IPA Technologies $242M after finding that Cortana infringed a patent that expired in Jan. 2019; Microsoft plans to appeal  —  Microsoft Corp. must pay IPA Technologies Inc. $242 million after a federal jury in Delaware found its Cortana digital assistant infringed a patent that expired in January 2019.
Julie Weed / New York Times:
How United, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and others use AI to reduce costs and streamline operations, including holding flights for delayed passengers  —  Airlines are using artificial intelligence to save fuel, keep customers informed and hold connecting flights for delayed passengers.
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Nikkei Asia:
The demand for AI chips is driving fierce competition among HBM chipmakers, as Samsung and Micron race to catch up to SK Hynix, which has over 52% market share  —  Demand for high-bandwidth memory is driving competition — and prices — higher  —  SEOUL/TAIPEI/SAN JOSE, Calif. …
CNBC:
A federal judge dismisses X's lawsuit against Bright Data over data scraping; Meta previously filed a suit against Bright Data and was similarly unsuccessful  —  Tesla CEO Elon Musk  —  A federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit filed by Elon Musk's X against Israel's Bright Data …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Appfigures: Anthropic's Claude now ranks #51 in the top free iPhone Productivity apps in the US, down from rank #5 in this category, which it achieved on May 4  —  Consumer demand for mobile AI chatbot apps outside of ChatGPT may be waning.  Earlier this month, Anthropic launched …
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