Microsoft’s Chris Young on Bringing AI to Main Street

Microsoft’s Chris Young on Bringing AI to Main Street

Microsoft has spent most of this year touting the promise of artificial intelligence and how it can reshape society. The job for Chris Young, head of Microsoft’s corporate strategy, is making sure that hype turns into purchases of Microsoft’s AI tools. Young leads a hundreds-strong team that works with outside partners like Facebook parent Meta … Read more

Google Antitrust Trial Exposes Deepening Rift With Microsoft  

Google Antitrust Trial Exposes Deepening Rift With Microsoft  

Satya Nadella wanted to make nice with longtime rival Google when he became chief executive of Microsoft almost a decade ago. Those days now feel like a distant memory. Google’s antitrust trial in Washington, D.C., has provided a stage for Microsoft to air long-simmering grievances about the search giant’s market dominance. It also has opened a … Read more

Tech, Media & Telecom Roundup: Market Talk

Tech, Media & Telecom Roundup: Market Talk

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 4:58 pm ET The latest Market Talks covering Technology, Media and Telecom. Published exclusively on Dow Jones Newswires at 4:20 ET, 12:20 ET and 16:50 ET. 1637 ET – GXO Logistics reports revenue up 8% year in 3Q to $2.5 billion as more companies outsource their distribution operations to third-party logistics … Read more

Elon Musk Says His New AI Bot ‘Grok’ Will Have Sarcasm and Access to X Information

Elon Musk Says His New AI Bot ‘Grok’ Will Have Sarcasm and Access to X Information

Updated Nov. 4, 2023 1:44 pm ET Elon Musk gave a glimpse of his artificial-intelligence startup’s first product: a bot named Grok whose sense of humor he demonstrated with jokes about Sam Bankman-Fried and how to make cocaine. Musk, with a series of posts late Friday on X, included what he indicated were sample responses … Read more

Samsung Electronics’ Third-Quarter Net Profit Beats Consensus

Samsung Electronics’ Third-Quarter Net Profit Beats Consensus

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics said its third-quarter net profit fell 38% on the year but more than tripled on the quarter to beat market consensus, as its semiconductor business narrowed losses amid signs of recovery in demand. The world’s largest maker of memory chips, smartphones and televisions said Tuesday that net profit came … Read more

Google’s Cloud Sales Disappoint as Advertising Rebounds

Google’s Cloud Sales Disappoint as Advertising Rebounds

Updated Oct. 24, 2023 6:08 pm ET Google reported its strongest business growth in more than a year but disappointed investors with relatively weak cloud-computing sales, delivering a mixed picture as it continues to wrestle with competitors developing artificial-intelligence tools. Google’s parent company Alphabet reported third-quarter revenue of $77 billion Tuesday, up 11% from the same … Read more

WSJ Tech Live 2023: Tech Leaders Discuss the World-Changing Potential of AI, and Some of Its Risks

WSJ Tech Live 2023: Tech Leaders Discuss the World-Changing Potential of AI, and Some of Its Risks

Updated Oct. 17, 2023 7:31 pm ET Tech leaders convened on The Wall Street Journal’s annual Tech Live conference this week, where discussions focused on the fast-paced changes wrought by artificial intelligence across business, technology and policy-making. Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8

Your Medical Devices Are Getting Smarter. Can the FDA Keep Up?

Your Medical Devices Are Getting Smarter. Can the FDA Keep Up?

Use of AI means devices and apps can learn and change over time, creating challenges for regulators who need to make sure they’re safe Source link

AI's Costly Buildup Could Make Early Products a Hard Sell

AI's Costly Buildup Could Make Early Products a Hard Sell

Microsoft, Google, Adobe and other companies are experimenting with an array of tactics to make, market and charge for AI. Source link

IT Unemployment Soars to 4.3% Amid Overall Jobs Growth

IT Unemployment Soars to 4.3% Amid Overall Jobs Growth

Joblessness in IT last month surpassed the national rate of 3.8%, a sign that entry-level IT hiring might be slowing as AI-enabled automation takes hold. Source link