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China Says Chatbots Must Toe the Party Line

Five months after ChatGPT set off an investment frenzy over artificial intelligence, Beijing is moving to rein in China’s chatbots, a show of the government’s resolve to keep tight regulatory […]




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In A.I. Race, Microsoft and Google Choose Speed Over Caution

In March, two Google employees, whose jobs are to review the company’s artificial intelligence products, tried to stop Google from launching an A.I. chatbot. They believed it generated inaccurate and […]










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Publishers Worry AI Chatbots Will Slash Readership

The publishing industry has spent the past two decades struggling to adjust to the internet, as print circulation has plummeted and tech companies have gobbled up rivers of advertising revenue.Now […]







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Chatbot Start-Up Character.AI Valued at $1 Billion in New Funding Round

Character.AI, a 16-month-old start-up that builds online chatbots, said on Thursday that it had raised $150 million in a recent funding round that valued the company at $1 billion.Character.AI is […]




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Conservatives Aim to Build a Chatbot of Their Own

When ChatGPT exploded in popularity as a tool using artificial intelligence to draft complex texts, David Rozado decided to test its potential for bias. A data scientist in New Zealand, […]







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How Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant Lost the AI Race

On a rainy Tuesday in San Francisco, Apple executives took the stage in a crowded auditorium to unveil the fifth-generation iPhone. The phone, which looked identical to the previous version, […]