Author: Pete Williams

I’m an investigative features writer at Business d'Or covering technology and innovation. I previously spent 2 years covering tech for RealClearPolitics.

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LinkedIn is introducing new AI-driven features to assist users in discovering jobs, customizing their resumes, and receiving guidance from AI chatbots. However, these enhancements will only be accessible to Premium subscribers worldwide in English. One feature allows users to search for jobs on LinkedIn by typing queries in everyday language. In a blog post, LinkedIn’s chief product officer, Tomer Cohen, illustrates this with an example: “Find me a remote marketing job in Detroit that offers at least $110,000.” If the results prove effective, this could become a valuable method for job seekers to identify potential opportunities. LinkedIn offers a feature…

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Apple revealed the first details about the next big update to its iPhone operating system, iOS, at WWDC 2024. As predicted, this is a key moment for the mobile platform because iOS 18 will concentrate on artificial intelligence. “I’m thrilled that we’ll be adding powerful new intelligence features that we hope will inspire developers, please users, and make our platforms smarter and more useful than ever,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook during the event’s introduction. Later in the presentation, Apple announced that it is integrating ChatGPT into Siri and other system-wide functions. Before discussing AI, Apple introduced new customization features.…

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Elon Musk redirected thousands of AI chips made by Nvidia, originally meant for Tesla, to his social media company X. CNBC got this information from Nvidia emails. This change might delay Tesla’s $500 million processor order by several months, according to the report. Tesla is planning to buy more of Nvidia’s H100 AI chips to become a leader in AI and robotics, according to Musk. In a Tesla earnings call earlier this year, he said they would increase their purchase of H100 chips from 35,000 to 85,000 by the end of the year. Later, in a post on X, Musk…

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AMD announced new AI chips on Monday. They want to be a leader in this field, competing with companies like Nvidia and Intel. “AI is our top priority,” said Lisa Su, the chair and CEO of AMD, at the Computex tech conference in Taipei. “We’re at the start of an exciting time where AI is changing every business, making our lives better, and transforming the entire computing market.” In a keynote speech, Su introduced the Ryzen AI 300 series for new AI laptops. This series might compete directly with Intel’s upcoming Lunar Lake and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X. Partnering with Microsoft,…

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Recently, Google committed a significant error by accidentally deleting the private Google Cloud account belonging to UniSuper, a $125 billion Australian pension fund. Consequently, according to a report by The Guardian last week, over half a million UniSuper fund members were unable to access their accounts for approximately one week. Fortunately, UniSuper had a backup account with an alternate cloud provider, and normal service resumed on May 2nd. “This incident is a unique and isolated occurrence, unprecedented in Google Cloud’s global client history,” stated Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian and UniSuper CEO Peter Chun in a joint statement obtained by…

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Apple on Tuesday announced new versions of its iPad Air and iPad Pro tablets. “This marks the most significant milestone for the iPad since its introduction,” stated Apple CEO Tim Cook in a short video shared on the company’s website. These latest iPad models represent Apple’s initial releases since October 2022, signifying the lengthiest gap between updates since the device’s debut in 2011. Apple announced that the iPad Pro, its most costly and sophisticated tablet, will be available in two sizes: an 11-inch model and a 13-inch model. Described by the company as its thinnest iteration yet, it measures just…

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President Joe Biden signed a bill stipulating the potential ban of TikTok should its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, not sell it within a year. The legislation, also encompassing aid for Ukraine and Israel, received overwhelming support, passing the U.S. Senate with a 79-18 vote on Tuesday night following an earlier passage by the House with a significant majority over the weekend. The legislation provides ByteDance with a nine-month window to divest TikTok, with the option of a 90-day extension for finalizing a deal. Failure to sell TikTok would result in it becoming illegal for app stores to distribute the app…

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Donald Trump tried to sell his social media platform, Truth Social, to Elon Musk, according to The Washington Post. As per the report, two unidentified sources mentioned that the ex-president proposed this idea last summer. During that period, Musk was in charge of Twitter, which is now known as X, after his tumultuous takeover in late 2022 before handing over to Linda Yaccarino. According to The Post, Musk and Trump have been in touch more than people were aware of. Trump keeps telling his close associates that the Tesla CEO should acquire the platform, even though their earlier discussions didn’t…

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Salesforce just revealed some new helpful tools for healthcare workers. One is called Einstein Copilot: Health Actions. It helps doctors by letting them schedule appointments, summarize patient details, and refer patients using conversational language with the help of AI. Another tool, Assessment Generation, lets organizations digitize health assessments, like surveys, without needing to type or code them manually. Improving Healthcare Efficiency with Salesforce’s Einstein 1 Platform These features are part of Salesforce’s Einstein 1 Platform. It helps health organizations gather medical data from different sources, such as insurance claims systems and electronic health records, all in one spot. Administrative tasks,…

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Generative AI is more than just a trendy subject, it’s fundamentally transforming the workforce. Traditionally, automation has predominantly affected blue-collar sectors, but according to McKinsey, ‘Gen AI is changing the game.’ The consultancy firm stated in a recent report that ‘highly educated professionals are expected to feel the most significant effects.’ Generative AI, a form of artificial intelligence, can produce images, text, or various types of content. Anticipated benefits include increased productivity, cost reduction, and the emergence of fresh growth prospects across numerous sectors. Although AI technology has existed for over 50 years, the introduction of OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot in…

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