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Microsoft CEO defends OpenAI partnership scrutinized by antitrust authorities

Microsoft CEO defends OpenAI partnership scrutinized by antitrust authorities

As of 2019, Microsoft has invested approximately $13 billion in the OpenAI start-up created in 2015. (Photo: 123RF) Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday defended his group’s partnership with OpenAI, the artificial intelligence company behind ChatGPT, an investment in the crosshairs of European competition police. As of 2019, the software giant has invested approximately US$13

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Artificial intelligence will affect 60% of jobs in advanced economies, IMF says

Artificial intelligence will affect 60% of jobs in advanced economies, IMF says

According to an IMF report, artificial intelligence could accelerate wage inequality, with a negative impact especially on the middle classes. (Photo: Lukas for Unsplash) The development of artificial intelligence (AI) will have consequences for 60% of jobs in advanced economies, the Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva emphasized on Sunday in

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The battery industry is a "generational opportunity," according to BMO.

The battery industry is a “generational opportunity,” according to BMO.

BMO Quebec President Grégoire Baillargeon (Photo: The Canadian Press/Christinne Muschi) Quebec needs to seize the economic opportunities its electricity provides before other countries catch up, says BMO Quebec president Grégoire Baillargeon. Unlike the big head of the National Bank, the banker takes a much more favorable view of the billions of dollars in government support

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CES 2024 trends

CES 2024 trends – From artificial intelligence built into gadgets to the rise of Spatial Computing.

About 130,000 people visited the CES electronics show in Las Vegas this year. (Photo: Maxime Johnson) TECHNO SANS ANGLES MORTS breaks down current technologies, meets the minds behind these innovations and explores the digital tools offered to Quebec businesses. This section allows you to understand today’s trends to be prepared for tomorrow’s. TECHNO WITHOUT DEAD

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Industry 5.0?  But?

Industry 5.0? But? More like a marketing gimmick than a new paradigm!

“Industry 5.0 therefore appears more like a marketing gimmick than a new paradigm.” (Photo: 123RF) Text by Bernard Boire, M.Sc.A., FIC, Digital Strategist, Director of Strategic Management and Industry 4.0, Efficient Plant and Lecturer at Polytechnique Montréal READERS’ MAIL. Every consultant, expert, manager, teacher who wants to be at the top feels obliged to include

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Connecting the virtual with the real with the help of Haply Robotics

Connecting the virtual with the real with the help of Haply Robotics

Haply Robotics allows you to remotely control robots or perform virtual simulations while having tactile sensations. (Photo: Happy Robotics) Haply Robotics is enjoying worldwide success thanks to its haptic controller that enables remote control of robots and virtual simulations. Founded in 2018, the young Montreal company now wants to expand into the 3D world, especially

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Solid State of Mind: a start-up that wants to create truly intelligent AI

Solid State of Mind: a start-up that wants to create truly intelligent AI

“It is possible to create AI that consumes less energy and less data by drawing on biology, cognitive psychology and neuroscience to develop a new approach,” says Solid State of Mind president and co-founder Maxime Julian. (Photo: Solid State of Mind) Artificial intelligence (AI) has made huge strides, but it needs a paradigm shift to

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