Seattle’s Soundry AI creates text-to-sample generator to help prompt enhanced music creation

The Soundry AI founders, from left: CPO Diandre Ruiz, CEO Mark Buckler, and CTO Justin Parus. (Soundry AI Photo)

The news: Seattle-based Soundry AI, a platform that

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Elon Musk caves, and pushes Tesla self-driving, but BYD wins: Tech news roundup

Digital kiosks from Soofa seem harmless, giving you bits of information alongside some ads. However, these kiosks popping up throughout the United States take your phone’s information and location data

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Siri is truly terrible, but I'm optimistic about its rumored iOS 18 reboot – here's why

Twelve years on from its launch, Siri now feels like a modern-day Apple Newton. Both started life as bold new personal assistants, only to stagnate and fall by the wayside.

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No, I don’t want the iPhone 16 to go big on AI

I doubt you could go to a tech-centric show without someone babbling on about artificial intelligence. At MWC 2024, the likes of Qualcomm championed AI in phones, cars and more,

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An Alaska airport has a bird problem. But a robot disguised as a coyote or fox will help ward them off

A headless robot about the size of a labrador retriever will be camouflaged as a coyote or fox to ward off migratory birds at Alaska’s second largest airport, a state

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Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Synthetic Voices

We’re sharing lessons from a small scale preview of Voice Engine, a model for creating custom voices.OpenAI is committed to developing safe and broadly beneficial AI. Today we are sharing

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University student entrepreneurs pitch planet-protecting ideas in annual ‘Environmental Innovation Challenge’

A University of Washington team called AgroFilms won the $15,000 top prize at Thursday’s Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge held at the Seattle Center. (Matt Hagen / UW Buerk Center

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Robots replicate reality: Machine mimics pitchers

TAMPA, Florida—Nestor Cortes got behind the plate in a batting cage and watched an 8-foot-high, 1,200-pound robot spit out fastballs, cutters and sweepers just like the ones spinning off the

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Microsoft is apprehending AI 'hallucinations' — and not just its own

If artificial intelligence has become the tech Wild West, some new safety features from Microsoft’s Azure are meant to rein it in. Microsoft shared a series of tools on Thursday

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How AI smart video is powering business excellence

As businesses across Europe look to stay ahead of the competition and drive success, leaders at these organizations are continuously on the lookout for new solutions. Especially those that tap

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A conversation with OpenAI’s first artist in residence

Alex Reben’s work is often absurd, sometimes surreal: a mash-up of giant ears imagined by DALL-E and sculpted by hand out of marble; critical burns generated by ChatGPT that thumb

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The AI and crypto worlds have merged to become ‘Artificial Superintelligence.’ Here’s what to know

What if artificial intelligence combines with cryptocurrency? The answer would be perhaps the future of everything. Read more…

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