Abu Dhabi’s G42, Which Is Building an ‘AI Supercomputer’ in Dallas, Gets $1.5B from Microsoft

by | Apr 16, 2024
As UAE-based G42 nears the launch of a game-changing AI supercomputer in Dallas, it's been doubling down on its long-standing collaboration with Microsoft. Now Microsoft is going in big with a 10-figure strategic investment in the Abu Dhabi technology holding group.
Inbenta Expands Customer Experience Platform, Allows Companies to Integrate Generative AI Solution of Their Choice
by | Aug 9, 2023
With the addition of multiple generative AI platforms to its solution, Allen-based Inbenta said it intends to cut a company's content development timeline by more than half, "supercharging" their ability to quickly develop customer service responses, chatbot scripts, helpful content pieces, and more.
Anthropic, Google, Microsoft, and OpenAI To Launch AI Frontier Model Forum
by | Jul 27, 2023
The forum aims to ensure safe and responsible development of frontier AI models that could "exceed the capabilities currently present in the most advanced existing models." A core objective: Collaborating with policymakers, academics, civil society, and companies to share knowledge about trust and safety risks. "We're all going to need to work together to make sure AI benefits everyone," said Google and Alphabet's president of global affairs.
Dallas-Based AT&T Develops ChatGPT-Based Tool To Boost Employee Effectiveness
by | Jun 22, 2023
AT&T says it's "super excited" about the potential of generative AI systems, and points out that it's far from late to the party. In fact, AT&T researchers actually played a role in giving birth to the term "artificial intelligence"—way back in 1955. See what AT&T is using ChatGPT for, and how it's guarding against both misinformation and outside hackers.

TIAA Expands to Frisco—and the Metaverse

With Andrew Carnegie serving as its avatar, TIAA is harnessing advanced language models like Chat GPT to create an immersive TIAA-verse where financial knowledge meets innovation. As TIAA pioneers a new era of customer service, it's an endeavor that might earn a nod of approval from Carnegie himself.
Legendary Dallas Innovator John Carmack Raises $20M for Artificial General Intelligence Startup Keen Technologies
by | Dec 16, 2022
Carmack—the former CTO of VR giant Oculus—has taken goggle-gazing to the next level, programmed Doom and Quake, and founded a Mesquite-based space tourism startup. Now he's on a mission he says "could change the course of human history": artificial general intelligence. Keen's focus on AGI could lead to "something that behaves like a human being or like a living creature, and that can then be educated in whatever ways that we need to," he says.

Carmack believes AGI will hit the market in less than a decade. enabling AIs to interact socially with each other—or with actual people.