Vision Pro led Samsung to reboot its VR headset lineup. It is now targeting the end of 2024: report

Vision Pro led Samsung to reboot its VR headset lineup.  It is now targeting the end of 2024: report

Qualcomm, Samsung, and Google announced their partnership to build the XR headset at the Unpacked event in February 2023. Screenshot by ZDNET According to new reports from UploadVR and Korean newspaper The JoonAng, the XR alliance formed by Samsung, Google and Qualcomm to build a mixed reality headset has hit the reset button on its …

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OpenAI is training Google’s chatbots on copyrighted articles, the News Media Alliance report says

Meredith Kopit Levin, Managing Director, The New York Times

Meredith Kopit Levin, Managing Director, The New York Times Michael M. Santiago Getty Images What if productive artificial intelligence is illegal? The technology, which went public in November 2022 with the release of ChatGPTs, was a boon to the stock market and heralded as a revolutionary development, but has been in an uneasy truce with …

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Google invests another $2 billion in artificial intelligence company Anthropic: Report

Google invests another $2 billion in artificial intelligence company Anthropic: Report

Google is doubling down on its artificial intelligence (AI) bet by investing another $2 billion in artificial intelligence startup Anthropic, according to a new report. Google has already invested $500 million in Anthropic, an OpenAI competitor from the creators of ChatGPT, and will pay the remaining $1.5 billion over time, according to a Wall Street …

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Bytedance to gradually shut down Pico, report says – Bytedance denies

Bytedance to gradually shut down Pico, report says - Bytedance denies

Update 10/21/2023: Bytedance tells AP (link in source notes) that the rumors are false: Pico is operating normally and the company will continue to invest in the XR business for a long time. Bytedance’s Oliver Wheeler would not comment on the rumors to MIXED. However, he said Pico will soon be at AWE in Vienna, …

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