Artificial Intelligence

On today's podcast episode, we discuss how Walmart plans to use AI to enhance the customer shopping experience, Instacart pushing smart carts into in-store retail media, why consumers are dissatisfied with their in-store shopping experience, how best to reduce clothing returns, the rise—and potential fall—of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian and analysts Blake Droesch and Carina Perkins.

In 2027, enterprise spending on generative AI solutions worldwide will reach $151.1 billion, growing nearly eightfold from its total in 2023, according to the International Data Corporation.

Digital health at CES 2024: AI in healthcare was showcased at CES 2024. We explore how marketers can capitalize on the trend.

Microsoft, Amazon, and Google AI startup deals raise red flags at the FTC: The agency is inquiring about potential antitrust practices, but Nvidia’s new strategy could nullify the effort.

Samsung takes on Apple with chatbot smartphone integration: Its Galaxy S24 will use Baidu’s Ernie in an AI-enabled device pivot to take on Apple’s dominance.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss the impact of multimodal chatbots, the copyright case between The New York Times and OpenAI, and how AI could influence the election. "In Other News," we talk about how much Microsoft's new AI keyboard key might affect AI use. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Yory Wurmser.

Google launches a chatbot for advertisers: The tool lets advertisers generate cheap creative for ads, opening the door to new brands.

Microsoft's Bing and Edge escape EU's antitrust grip, yet AI upgrades fail to dent Google's search supremacy: Regulatory relief in Europe points to a sober market reality.

With OpenAI’s new GPT Store, an Apple App Store-like interface that opened earlier this month, SEO professionals can share their own custom versions of ChatGPT with premium subscribers. But these collaborative innovations aren’t without their challenges. Generative AI can’t do everything, and it can be hard to vet new tools in the store.

Productizing AI, diversifying businesses, and efficiency and consolidation could prepare the tech sector for a surge in profitability.

Nvidia-Equinix partnership threatens Big Tech’s AI domination: It could give companies ownership over their AI ambitions, potentially cutting reliance on major cloud providers.

Anthropic trains 'Evil Claude,' exposing AI risks: The startup’s safety research points to potentially serious societal risks from current generative AI models, not just future ones.

The world’s leading agencies want more AI. Are ad jobs safe? Publicis Groupe is the latest giant to invest in the tech, but humans aren’t obsolete just yet.

2023’s 5G sales slump could rebound in 2024, spurred by AI data centers and private 5G demand and driving the telecom sector’s diversified investment and growth.

Google quickens the pace on AI tool deployment: It has grand ambitions to be the clear generative AI frontrunner this year. The path to the top entails courting consumers.

Microsoft moves to reduce reliance on OpenAI with new AI team: It’s targeting the industry’s AI cost-effectiveness problem, which could give it a key advantage in the race.

To improve the shopping journey, 86% of adults worldwide want AI to help with product research or information, according to October 2023 IBM data.

On today’s episode of The Banking & Payments Show podcast, we discuss the most important banking trends that we expect to see in 2024. We examine the big headlines from our Banking Trends to Watch in 2024 report, such as risky banking as a service partnerships, the social media players pushing the boundaries of banking, the disruption caused by AI and new developments with digital wallets. In a new segment called "Place Your Bets," using a total of 10 points, we allocate points to different trends to predict their likelihood of coming true. Listen to the conversation with guest host Marcus Johnson and our analysts Tiffani Montez and David Morris.

Post-pandemic slowdowns and layoffs have developers contemplating unionization. Meanwhile, AI use in game creation gains ground, creating more uncertainty in the sector.

More layoffs at Google, this time at X moonshot division: It’s part of a broader restructuring to boost revenue, develop AI, and spin off viable startups. It could hinder innovation.