OpenAI’s Sora Unleashes Social Media Storm

OpenAI, renowned for its groundbreaking AI models like ChatGPT, recently launched Sora, a text-to-video model that has left the public and the AI community buzzing with both amazement and concern. Despite its impressive capabilities, the unveiling of Sora has ignited a social media backlash, catching OpenAI off guard given the positive reception of its previous AI releases.

Ho Chi Minh City Unveils Multi-Functional AI Livestream Shopping Center

On January 25, Ho Chi Minh City’s Research and Development Institute introduced a groundbreaking AI-powered livestream shopping center, marking the first of its kind in Vietnam. This initiative aims to facilitate the transition of traditional businesses, particularly small retailers and brands, into the realm of modern e-commerce.

Alibaba’s AI-Powered Renaissance Amidst New Leadership and Market Challenges

In a bold move to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of e-commerce and cloud computing, Alibaba Group is embarking on its most ambitious restructuring to date under the leadership of its new CEO, Eddie Wu. As the company faces challenges in a slowing Chinese economy and stiff competition, Wu is determined to revitalize Alibaba’s strategy by placing a strong emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI) and promoting younger talents to senior management positions.

Google Delays EU Launch of AI Chatbot Bard Amid Privacy Concerns Raised by Regulator

Google has decided to delay the launch of its AI chatbot, Bard, in the European Union (EU) after concerns were raised by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), which serves as the company’s lead data protection authority in the region. The DPC stated that Google had not provided adequate information and documentation, including a data protection impact assessment (DPIA), ahead of the planned launch date. Consequently, the launch will not proceed as scheduled until the DPC’s questions are answered by Google.