Google CEO Sundar Pichai [REUTERS/YONHAP] Amid the accelerated rivalry for artificial intelligence (AI) leadership between Microsoft and Google, Korea's tech companies are eyeing the non-English speaking countries with their capabilities in search engine and messenger services. Whereas the ChatGPT — a free chatbot system capable of generating conversational dialogue — displays a surprising level of sophistication in response to English language prompts, the Korean version of its service is lacking. And that might leave an opening for a niche market for local competitors. On Tuesday, Microsoft said that it will incorporate Open AI’s GPT technology into its Bing search engine. “This technology is going to reshape pretty much every software category that we know,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The updated version of Bing will have a conversational interface similar to ChatGPT. The goal is to have the unpopular search engine compete against Google. Microsoft CEO … [Read more...] about As AI war rages, Korea seeks a place among giants
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin You’ve been hearing a lot about Greenville, South Carolina, in recent years—and that’s because it has something for everybody. With a population hovering around 75,000, South Carolina’s most charming town is where big city cool meets small-town America. Downtown’s tree-lined main street could be plucked from a postcard, and Reedy River, along with the roaring Reedy River Falls, ripple right through the heart of the city—lending it an even more special feel. And because so many global companies (including Michelin, BMW, and Bosch) have headquarters and operations in the area, Greenville boasts a wonderfully diverse population. There’s also an incredible number of locally-owned restaurants and shops ready to show you their own unique style of Southern hospitality, and the weather is blissfully mild—even during this time of year. So here, how to plan a winter weekend in Greenville with recommendations on where to eat and … [Read more...] about Why Now Is A Terrific Time To Visit Greenville, South Carolina’s Most Charming Town
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Jewelry is a go-to when it comes to Valentine's Day gifts. In fact, outside of flowers and chocolates, US consumers spend more on jewelry than on any other gift category, and this year that figure is expected to be $5.5 billion . Once considered twee, heart-shaped jewelry looks set to win over more hearts than ever before this year, as independent designers explore an age-old symbol of love, friendship and romance. Here are eight Valentine's Day options that spell present perfection for last-minute shoppers. The Gold Heart stud earrings by Guzema These dainty gold studs are an ideal love token that will add a touch of femininity to lobe or cartilage. Ukrainian jewelry designer Valeriya Guzema has not only managed to keep her business afloat since the Russian invasion nearly a year ago, it now has a growing international following, who though their purchases support the Guzema Foundation, and in turn, the Ukrainian … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Luxury Heart Jewelry
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Michael Huppe is President & CEO of SoundExchange, an adjunct music law professor, published author, frequent contributor and lecturer. Over the last decade, we’ve seen the size of the music revenue pie grow significantly as the popularity of streaming services has skyrocketed. Today, streaming accounts for 84% of U.S. recorded music revenue . Over 90 million people in the U.S. subscribe to one or more music streaming services for the price of a few cups of coffee a month. And global revenue from music streaming, both paid and ad-supported, is predicted to grow to $90 billion by 2030. Yet, since the inception of music streaming, a core question remains unanswered: How should these streaming services pay music creators? How do we slice up the revenue pie? It’s a question of fairness with no easy answer. Pro Rata Model Vs. User-Centric Model Currently, the primary model for the distribution of digital … [Read more...] about Should Streaming Services Change How Artists Are Paid?
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin “I believe a home should tell a story— where you’ve been, who you love, what really matters to you,” said Nate Berkus, the celebrity home designer and co-host of “The Nate and Jeremiah Home Project” on HGTV, told me in a telephone interview. “The Nate Home by Nate Berkus product line helps you tell your story with beautiful fabrics, superior design, and timeless style.” Unlike his peers, Berkus said he wasn’t itching to design a home collection. He’d been there and done that already with Target TGT Corp. in 2012 with The Nate Berkus Collection, which was sold exclusively at Target stores and Target.com. The signature home collection featured 150 different items, including bedding, bath, accessories, lighting, rugs and window treatments for $5.99 to $149.99. Nate Home by Nate Berkus is also gently priced. The line launched yesterday at mDesign Home Decor, Target, Kohl’s, Amazon AMZN , Belk and Bed Bath & Beyond … [Read more...] about Everything You Need To Know About Nate Berkus’ New Home Collection