Professional Growth, Technology

Arm offers new designs, software for AI on smartphones

On May 29, Arm Holdings (O9Ty.F) announced new chip designs and software tools aimed at enhancing smartphones' ability to handle artificial intelligence tasks. Additionally, the company introduced changes in how it delivers these blueprints to accelerate their adoption.Arm's technology, renowned for its energy efficiency, has been pivotal in the smartphone revolution and is increasingly prevalent in PCs and data centers. The smartphone market remains Arm's largest, where it supplies intellectual property to competitors like Apple (AAPL.O), Qualcomm (QCOM.O), and MediaTek (2

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Truecaller partnered with Microsoft’s Azure AI Speech for users of its AI assistant.

Truecaller, known for its app that identifies and blocks spam calls, is introducing a new feature that allows users to create an AI version of their voice to answer calls. This feature is part of Truecaller’s AI Assistant, which users can now personalize by recording their own voice. The AI, developed in partnership with Microsoft’s Azure AI Speech, will learn from the recorded clip to generate an AI version of the user's voice."This groundbreaking capability not only adds a touch of familiarity and comfort for the users but also showcases the power of AI in transforming th

Professional Growth, Technology

Microsoft’s 2024 Surface AI event: news, rumors, and lots of Qualcomm laptops

Microsoft brought together Windows, AI, and Arm processors at their Surface event on May 20th. We tracked all the announcements here and provided live updates and reactions. The major highlight was the introduction of a new class of PCs called Copilot Plus PCs. These computers are equipped with processors that have NPUs (Neural Processing Units) built in, enabling them to perform more AI-oriented tasks directly on the device rather than relying on the cloud. One of the notable AI features is a new Windows capability called Recall. Additionally, Microsoft unveiled a ne