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At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced “Apple Intelligence,” partnering with OpenAI to bring ChatGPT to iPhones. Elon Musk criticized the move, calling it “creepy spyware” and threatening to ban Apple devices at his companies. Apple claims its new AI system, including Private Cloud Compute (PCC), enhances privacy by processing core tasks on devices and using a cloud-based system for complex requests. Appleā€™s strategy aims to set a new privacy standard in AI, with PCC offering end-to-end encryption-like protection for cloud AI, according to Zak Doffman of Digital Barriers.

Read more at: https://www.wired.com/story/apple-intelligence-android-hybrid-ai-privacy/

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has expressed support for Scarlett Johansson after she claimed that her voice was misused by artificial intelligence company OpenAI without her consent. The union stated that actors should have control over their own voices and that the incident highlights the need for stronger protections for performers in the digital age.

Source: https://www.reuters.com/technology/actors-union-backs-scarlett-johansson-after-claim-voice-misuse-by-openai-2024-05-21/

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced at the company’s annual Build conference that they are partnering with OpenAI to develop a new generation of artificial intelligence. This “generative AI” will be able to create its own content and learn from human input, potentially revolutionizing industries such as healthcare and finance. The partnership will also focus on ethical considerations and responsible use of AI.

Source: https://fortune.com/2024/05/20/satya-nadella-microsoft-build-generative-ai-openai/

OpenAI co-founders Sam Altman and Greg Brockman have responded to the resignation of researcher Jan Leike, who left the company due to concerns about its direction and potential misuse of its technology. Altman and Brockman acknowledged Leike’s concerns and stated that they are committed to responsible development and use of AI. They also announced plans to establish an external safety committee to oversee their work.

Source: https://mashable.com/article/openai-sam-altman-greg-brockman-respond-to-jan-leike-resignation