Business

German AI translation start-up DeepL valued at $2 bn

The German translation firm DeepL said Wednesday that it had attracted $300 million of investment in a deal valuing it at $2 billion, as interest surges in generative artificial intelligence tools.

Security

Q&A: What are deepfakes and should we be worried?

Deepfakes are creating havoc across the globe, spreading fake news and pornography, being used to steal identities, exploiting celebrities, scamming ordinary people and even influencing elections.

Machine learning & AI

Govts, tech firms vow to cooperate against AI risks at Seoul summit

More than a dozen countries and some of the world's biggest tech firms pledged on Wednesday to cooperate against the potential dangers of artificial intelligence, including its ability to dodge human control, as they wrapped ...

Machine learning & AI

AI dominates annual Paris startup event VivaTech

Thousands of tech enthusiasts filed into Europe's self-declared biggest startup event VivaTech in Paris on Wednesday, with artificial intelligence stealing the show this year.