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🤖 40% of workers need reskilling due to AI
🚖 Major concerns after Cruise robotaxi incidents
🔥 As wildfires spread, Canadian leaders ask Meta to reverse its news ban
🔍 Despite AI, Bing's market share remains static
🐦 X to remove 'block' feature
🤖 40% of workers need reskilling due to AILINK
Generative AI models like ChatGPT are feared to replace jobs, but a recent IBM study suggests they can actually enhance job roles.
The study analyzes AI's impact on business models and job roles, revealing that 40% of executives expect reskilling due to AI implementation.
Executives believe generative AI will augment roles, with successful reskilling leading to revenue growth and a shift towards prioritizing people skills over technical skills.
🚖 Major concerns after Cruise robotaxi incidentsLINK
A Cruise self-driving car was involved in a crash with an emergency vehicle, injuring a passenger.
The incident follows Cruise's approval for expanded operations in San Francisco by the California Public Utilities Commission.
Despite recent mishaps and opposition, the CPUC approved Cruise's 24/7 robotaxi operations along with Waymo's, allowing paid driverless rides.
🔥 As wildfires spread, Canadian leaders ask Meta to reverse its news banLINK
The Canadian government demands that Meta lift its ban on domestic news sharing, citing its impact on sharing information about wildfires.
Meta blocked news on Facebook and Instagram due to a new law requiring payment for news articles, but this move hampers access to crucial information.
Officials and citizens express concerns, urging Meta to reinstate news sharing for safety and emergency information during the wildfire crisis.
🔍 Despite AI, Bing's market share remains staticLINK
Microsoft's Bing AI Chat has failed to significantly boost Bing's search engine market share despite its new capabilities.
Statistics from different sources show minimal changes in Bing's global search engine share and web traffic.
Microsoft claims success based on its internal data, reporting over 100 million daily active users and strong growth since the launch of Bing Chat.
🐦 X to remove 'block' featureLINK
Elon Musk suggests that Twitter's block feature, except for direct messages, may be removed, causing concern among users.
Blocking is currently used to restrict interactions and visibility of accounts, while mute only hides posts; users value blocking for spam control and harassment prevention.
Musk's statement prompts backlash and uncertainty about whether the feature will actually be removed.
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Nvidia's H100 data center GPU is generating remarkable profits with estimated margins reaching 1,000% over production costs, potentially heralding a lucrative era for Nvidia's GPU business amid high demand and AI acceleration.LINK
A modder has discovered a method to perform AI tasks using affordable AMD APUs, such as the Ryzen 5 4600G, offering a cost-effective alternative to pricier GPUs for AI experimentation.LINK
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