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IDC: AR/VR headset sales slide, could rebound with Apple, Meta device launches

The upcoming Meta Quest 3 is set to drive a rebound in business demand for AR/VR headsets, but Apple’s Vision Pro is expected to have only a muted impact on commercial adoption.

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Manufacturing firms make early bets on the industrial metaverse

The metaverse concept has faced a lot of skepticism, but industrial firms appear keen to deploy technologies, such as digital twins and virtual reality devices, that serve as the precursors to more immersive and interconnected...

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Does Apple’s double-tap gesture solve the mobile/human interface problem?

Apple this week demonstrated a new gesture to use with the latest Apple Watch — a two-finger tapping motion. These kinds of gestures could represent a whole new way of interacting with computers and other tech devices.

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AI language models need to shrink; here’s why smaller may be better

Large language models (LLMs) used for generative AI tools can consume vast amounts of processor cycles and be costly to use. Smaller, more industry- or business-focused models can often provide better results tailored to business...

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Will OpenAI’s enterprise chatbot put a big hurt on Microsoft?

You’d think that OpenAI’s new enterprise ChatGPT offering would directly threaten Microsoft’s big genAI push. The truth is more nuanced.

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HP exec: There’s no going back to the pre-pandemic workplace

Unlike many companies mandating a return to office, HP has settled on a more relaxed view of hybrid work, enticing workers to come in with the latest technology and letting them and their managers choose when they need to be in the...

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How note-taking AI from Google and Apple complete you

Silicon Valley’s tech giants intend to mainstream AI-powered note-taking and journaling. This could open up a whole new connection between the data we collect and the lives we lead.

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Q&A: What ChatGPT Enterprise means for AI business adoption

ChatGPT Enterprise will likely spur greater adoption of generative AI technology by addressing two of the main concerns businesses have: security and privacy. Claire Trachet, CEO of tech business advisory firm Trachet, talked about...

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Pew Research finds a big problem with AI: People don’t trust it

If companies want their employees to embrace the potential of generative AI, they're going to have to make sure those workers actually trust it won't cost them their jobs.

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US Copyright Office opens inquiry into laws needed to rein in genAI

The agency move is part of an ongoing effort to gather public feedback on why AI can sometimes flagrantly use copyrighted materials to produce content. The agency plans to hand over its findings to Congress.

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OpenAI launches ‘enterprise-grade’ ChatGPT

OpenAI said the newest version of its ChatGPT service comes with enterprise-grade security and privacy features.

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The Republican debate and ChatGPT — room for gen AI in politics?

When one candidate accused the other of being a 'ChatGPT' candidate in this week's GOP presidential debate, he intended the comment as a slam. But maybe there's more to it than that.

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The most in-demand AI skills — and how companies want to use them

Studies from job listings and professional networking sites detailed the top attributes would-be hires are highlighting and companies are seeking. No surprise: various AI skills top that list.


Why and how to create corporate genAI policies

Adoption of generative AI is happening at a breakneck pace, but potential threats posed by the technology will require organizations to set up guardrails to protect sensitive data and customer privacy — and to avoid running afoul of...

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Q&A: How VR can automate delivery of mental health treatment

Daniel Freeman, a professor at the University of Oxford who has pioneered research into how virtual reality can be used in the treatment of mental health disorders, talked about the growing role of VR as devices become more widely...


How to build employee trust as AI gains ground

One in four workers do not feel trusted by their employer, and as more organizations roll out or pilot AI platforms to unlock efficiencies, employees are fearful of being replaced by a machine.

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As VR headset adoption grows, privacy issues could emerge

UC-Berkeley researchers found that hand and head motion data could be as good as fingerprints and facial scans at identifying users, raising a host of privacy concerns as headset adoption grows.

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Biden fuels tech trade war with China, banning AI, chip, and quantum system investments

US President Joe Biden is escalating the tech trade war with China with an executive order to restrict investment in specific sectors including semiconductors and microelectronics, quantum information technologies, and AI.

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