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OpenAI Releases DALL-E 3 Powered by ChatGPT

OpenAI has announced a major update to its text-to-image AI generator DALL-E. The latest version - DALL-E 3 - powered by the AI company's...
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Safaricom’s Juliana Rotich Joins Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Board

Juliana Rotich who serves as the Head of the Department-Fintech Solution (M-Pesa) at Safaricom has a new board role. On her LinkedIn page, Ms....
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News Sites Crackdown on AI Crawlers

In recent months, there has been an explosion of generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) as more companies continue to develop consumer-facing tools to help automate...
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Jaramogi Referral Hospital to use AI in Cancer Treatment

The Government of Kisumu has announced a partnership with AI startup, Hurone AI, to leverage Artificial Intelligence in supporting cancer treatment in Jaramogi Teaching...

AI-Related Searches Peak in Kenya as Interest Rises

Google Search trends reveal that searches for Artificial Intelligence (AI) are at an all-time high in Kenya as interest in the topic rises. Search...
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YouTube Launches Music AI Incubator in Collab with UMG

YouTube has launched its Music AI Incubator in collaboration with Universal Music Group (UMG) to help inform YouTube's approach to generative AI in music....
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Meet Google Genesis: an AI Tool That Can Write Articles

The recent advancements in AI technology have seen its integrations in almost every field. Google is reportedly testing an Artificial Intelligence (AI) product that is...
Lawyer in ChaGPT case fined $5000

Lawyer Who Relied On ChatGPT Lies Gets $5000 Fine

Earlier in May, a lawyer used ChatGPT and cited a number of fakes cases in his brief. Due to the incident, the court had...
EU passes Draft AI Act

Draft AI Act Passed By EU Parliament

We have witnessed the launch of ChatGPT, Google’s Magi and AI integration in many software’s. Hence, it is no surprise that regulators have followed...
Nvidia stock rises to 1 trillion dollars

Nvidia OFFICIALLY WORTH $1 Trillion

Advances in AI technology have now seen chip maker Nvidia join an elite club. Nvidia is now valued at more than $ 1 trillion....
Lawyer in Big Trouble for Using ChatGPT

Lawyer in Trouble for Relying on ChatGPT Lies

A lawyer used ChatGPT for legal research and cited a number of cases in a filing. The problem is that none of these cases...
Tako an AI chatbot is being tested by TikTok

TikTok is working on “Tako” an AI Chatbot

Given the current trend across the globe, it’s no surprise that TikTok is testing an AI chatbot. Tako may or may not see the...
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Google Search: 4 Takeaways from Google’s New AI Integration

Simply put Magi means Magic. The new AI-powered Google Search Engine that was rumored to be under Project Magi was announced yesterday. However, access...

UK Real Estate Company Brings AI-powered Portal to Kenyan Agencies

Baron and Cabot, a UK real estate company, has launched a property website for the UK, which also has a plan to expand real...

ChatGPT to be Available on Azure OpenAI Service for Businesses to Utilize Advanced AI Models

Microsoft has made Azure OpenAI Service, which includes access to advanced AI models like GPT-3.5, Codex, and DALL-E 2, available to businesses. These models...

ChatGPT Professional Imminent as Microsoft Plans to Pump Billions into OpenAI

OpenAI has indicated that it will soon begin implementing fees for its widely-used AI-based chatbot, ChatGPT. The chatbot, which can compose a variety of...

Alarming Increase in Cybercriminals Utilizing ChatGPT Reported

In November 2022, OpenAI released ChatGPT, a new interface for its Large Language Model (LLM), which generated significant interest in the potential uses of...

OpenAI Reportedly Developing Tool to Detect ChatGPT-Generated Text

OpenAI is reportedly working on a solution to detect whether a text was generated by its ChatGPT model, as some education officials have made...

Code for Africa, Google Jigsaw’s Anti-troll AI Tool is Coming to Twitter to Protect African Women

In response to the growing problem of online harassment and abuse targeting women journalists and other public figures in Africa, Code for Africa (CfA),...

Kenyan Team Picks Top Prize at the Huawei 6th Global ICT Competition

A Kenyan team from Kenyatta University has won the first prize in the Innovation Category of the Huawei 6th Global ICT competition. The fair was held...
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Kenyatta National Hospital To Use Big Data, Connectivity and AI in Coronavirus Detection

The coronavirus pandemic has forced governments all over the world to step up and put stringent measures to detect and contain it. In Kenya,...
BBC planning voice assistant

BBC is Planning to Launch a Voice Assistant

BBC is a well known public broadcaster and one of the coolest things about the giant is that they are very open to emerging...
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Microsoft Launches AI Whitepaper in Kenya, Maintains Artificial Intelligence is Pivotal to Economic Growth

Microsoft has been making notable strides as far as artificial intelligence, popularly known as AI is concerned. This is not a new development though;...
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No! 4 AI Robots Did Not Kill Scientists in South Korea

The past few days has seen a video claiming that 4 AI robots killed 29 scientists in a secret lab in South Korea go...

IBM Launches Cognitive Computing Services to Transform Business and Society

For decades, technology has been, and is still used to set standardize, distribute and access information. However, a new approach is being adopted, and...

This Software Will Enable Lecturers to Know When Their Students Are Not Paying Attention

A few months ago when I was still a student, I dreaded online classes. I know myself, I hate reading and if I didn't...

Ok Google, Samsung’s Bixby is Coming for You, Cortana and Siri

Not so long ago, rumours about Samsung working on an AI-powered digital assistant started surfacing. Bixby, as Samsung is referring to their new "intelligent...

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Have a Dedicated AI Button

A few days ago, I wrote a piece explaining why software is the next big evolution in smartphones. Ever since, the evidence to support...

Smartphones Are Getting Boring, So What’s Next?

The excitement that comes with the release of a new smartphone has been fading away slowly by slowly. Smartphone sales have been slowing down,...

Nokia May Be Working on its Own Virtual Assistant Named Vik

The world is not Alexa's to dominate. Others want a share too.

Reuters Built A Tool To Verify News Posted On Twitter

Reuters built an algorithm that scours the various posts on Twitter to distinguish the real news from the fake ones.

Condensing AI To Run On Mobile Phones is Facebook’s Latest Breakthrough

Facebook has followed Prisma in the area of integrating a neural network that runs on smartphones.

Uber Announces Redesigned Mobile Apps That Feature Machine Learning And More

Uber has announced a redesigned user interface for its mobile apps which include several new features.

Mark Zuckerberg Got All Sorts Of Suggestions To Voice His Virtual Assistant Project

Mark Zuckerberg asked his audience on Facebook who he should ask to voice his AI and they responded in droves

Microsoft’s Murphy Bot Can Predict Which Team You’re Backing in Euro 2016

Microsoft is using its deep learning algorithms that can read human faces and make several conclusions. The what-fan bot, named Murphy, scans one's face and matches them with those of players taking part in Euro 2016 to determine which team they are supporting.

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