Roku and Instacart Announce Partnership to Pair TV Streaming and Online Grocery Delivery for Marketers

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Roku(Nasdaq: ROKU) announced a partnership with Instacart to help consumer-packaged goods (CPG) advertisers make TV advertising more relevant and performance-driven across the entire streamer’s journey. Across select pilot partners, results showed that on average, people who saw the ad on the Roku platform purchased more of the advertised products on Instacart versus the average customer*. “Our partnership with Instacart makes it easier to measure actual return on advertising spend in e-commerce and meet consumers where they are – streaming TV.”Tweet this The partnership brings together viewer… Read More “Roku and Instacart Announce Partnership to Pair TV Streaming and Online Grocery Delivery for Marketers”

Vestager: AI law on the way – but it might take a year

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By Andy Silvester The European Union is likely to reach a political agreement this year that will pave the way for the World’s first major artificial intelligence (AI) law, the bloc’s tech regulation chief Margrethe Vestager said on Sunday. This follows a preliminary deal reached on Thursday by members of the European Parliament to push through the draft of the EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act to a vote by a committee of lawmakers on May 11. Parliament will then thrash out the bill’s final details with EU member states and the European Commission before it becomes law. At a press conference af… Read More “Vestager: AI law on the way – but it might take a year”

Gist of declaration for G-7 ministerial meeting on digital issues

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The following is a gist of the declaration for the Group of Seven ministerial meeting on digital issues released Sunday after a two-day meeting in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture. The G-7 agrees: — to promote responsible use of artificial intelligence. — to establish an international framework to facilitate cross-border flows of data with trust. — to support developing countries to build a secure digital infrastructure. — to promote a free and open internet and tackle digital authoritarianism. — rule of law, due process, democracy, respect for human rights, and harnessing opportunities for inn… Read More “Gist of declaration for G-7 ministerial meeting on digital issues”

Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida: PlayStation cancel so many games

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Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida has revealed PlayStation “cancel so many games”. The Japanese businessman has been a key member of the PlayStation brand since its original concept in the 90s, and he admits loads of games “fail” and end up in the trash. He told The Guardian: “PlayStation embraces new ideas, and many of them fail. We do a prototype, we evaluate, we decide whether to spend more time and resources, or we just stop. We cancel so many games. I usually try to convince the developer that I’m trying to save them from getting stuck with this project … We tend to work with people who have very str… Read More “Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida: PlayStation cancel so many games”

Sony PlayStation’s Shuhei Yoshida says AI will give game developers more time for creativity

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Sony PlayStation’s Shuhei Yoshida says AI “could develop interesting animations and behaviours” for games in the future. The head of the Independent Developer Initiative was complimenting students’ use of Midjourney – the AI art generator — to make a game, however, he is of the belief that while Artificial Intelligence can teach game developers, it won’t replace them entirely, as he predicts “more beautiful things” are to come from humans. He told The Guardian: “That is powerful, that a small number of young people can create an amazing-looking game. “AI will change the nature of learning for … Read More “Sony PlayStation’s Shuhei Yoshida says AI will give game developers more time for creativity”

Green Bay Packers Continue To Frustrate Fans With Lack Of Offense Drafted In First Round

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The Green Bay Packers are continuing its trend of selecting defensive players in the first round – and fans aren’t too happy with it. On Thursday, the team chose to pick Lukas Van Ness, an edge rusher out of Iowa. While this could turn out to be a good pick for the Packers, as many experts gave him a first-round grade, some question if this is the best direction the team should have made. For example, the Packers after trading Aaron Rodgers will now need to develop 2020 first-round pick Jordan Love. It’s hard to do that when your team isn’t taking priority on offensive playmakers with the top … Read More “Green Bay Packers Continue To Frustrate Fans With Lack Of Offense Drafted In First Round”

Daiwa Securities takes lead in finance sector over ChatGPT use

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Japanese brokerage Daiwa Securities Co. has taken the lead among major financial institutions in the country in adopting artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT to help its employees work more efficiently. Daiwa Securities began using ChatGPT, which it has described as having “immense potential,” from Wednesday, with an eye to streamlining day-to-day tasks including information gathering in English. The firm also said it hopes to see a reduction in costs and time for preparing outsourcing tasks such as creating documents, leaving employees more time for assignments such as crafting business pl… Read More “Daiwa Securities takes lead in finance sector over ChatGPT use”

G-7 agree to pursue “responsible AI” amid rapid spread of ChatGPT use

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The Group of Seven advanced nations on Sunday agreed to promote “responsible” use of artificial intelligence as they seek to harness rapidly developing technologies such as AI bot ChatGPT that could be highly beneficial but also face privacy concerns and risks of being misused. As exchanges of data become a key part of global trade, digital and technology ministers from Japan, the United States and European nations also affirmed during their two-day meeting in eastern Japan the need to establish an international arrangement to enhance the free flow of trusted data across national borders. The … Read More “G-7 agree to pursue “responsible AI” amid rapid spread of ChatGPT use”

Major Ick? Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos’ Cringiest Moments as Newest Cohosts of ‘Live’

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Talk show viewers want Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos to get a room — and for Ryan Seacrest to possibly reconsider retiring from his daytime gig! As Live! with Kelly and Ryan changed to Live! with Kelly and Mark, backlash quickly started to spread through social media within seconds of the news hitting the internet. And while some critics may not have given the husband and wife duo a chance from the get-go, others backed their reasoning by pointing out some extremely cringeworthy moments thus far. Keep scrolling to view Ripa and Consuelos’ most awkward and embarrassing moments on Live since the… Read More “Major Ick? Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos’ Cringiest Moments as Newest Cohosts of ‘Live’”

Mick Lynch warns at trade union rally against ‘ultra right’ causing division

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By Chris Dorrell Trade unionist Mick Lynch has told a crowd of workers and activists that the “ultra right” is causing division during the cost-of-living crisis, and it should be resisted. He also praised unions across Northern Ireland that had taken industrial action in recent months, and called for the trade union movement to begin in every town and county, saying that people were “ready for change”. The general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) said he has received a “tremendous” welcome as he met and marched with activists and trade unions through Belfast. Mr Lynch … Read More “Mick Lynch warns at trade union rally against ‘ultra right’ causing division”