- Microsoft Bing plans AI ads with advertising agencies
In an effort to challenge Google’s dominance, Microsoft has started talking to advertising agencies about how it intends to monetize its updated Bing search engine, which is powered by generative AI. According to an advertising executive, Microsoft is already testing ads in an early version of the Bing chatbot, which is accessible to only a small number of people.
- The researchers at DAIICT create AI models for translating works
The Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DAIICT) in Gandhinagar has researchers that have successfully developed AI models for translating Hindi and Chinese literature into Gujarati and vice versa. Hebrew is being considered as an addition at the moment. The DAIICT received Rs. 2 crore as part of the National Translation Mission (NTM) of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to create algorithms for the Gujarati language.
- IIIT-Delhi, AIIMS will work together in AI, ML, biomedical research
In order to advance clinical medicine, public health, and biomedical research, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology-Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) will collaborate in areas like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and computational genomics. Through the creation of cutting-edge technology, the partnership will be centred on enhancing patient care, outcomes, and healthcare delivery.
- Tata Power starts trial of smart energy management system with AI capabilities
Tata Power has started a trial of a smart energy management system with AI capabilities this month. The system will be tested on 55,000 residential and 6,000 commercial and industrial Mumbai clients during the pilot. As part of this pilot initiative, Tata Power anticipates that its “Demand Response Program” would assist customers in minimizing electricity demand when energy-hungry air conditioners are turned on in the upcoming days.
- UNSW academics awarded more than $1.6m for joint Australian-US AI research
Researchers from the University of New South Wales have received more than $1.6 million as part of an Australian-US initiative to create ethical and responsible artificial intelligence (AI) strategies to combat infectious diseases, environmental pollution, and drought.
- Roger C. Schank, Theorist of Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 76
Roger C. Schank, a scientist who made significant contributions to the field of artificial intelligence before concentrating on human learning as an academic, author, and businessman, passed away on January 29 in Shelburne, Vermont. He was 76. The research of Dr. Schank incorporated computer science, cognitive science, and linguistics. In a 1995 essay, he stated that “trying to understand the nature of the human mind” and “creating models of the human mind on the computer” was the unifying theme of his numerous efforts in academia and business.