Google takes on Microsoft in AI showdown

A visitor passes by the booth of technology giant 'Google' at the 're:publica 22'Äô digital conference in Berlin, Germany, 09 June 2022. EFE/EPA/FILIP SINGER

Davos, Switzerland, Jan 20 (EFE).- Google expects generative artificial intelligence to be the next breakthrough for technology companies after the hype generated by applications like ChatGPT, said company representatives at the World Economic Forum. Tech giants like Microsoft believe that the ChatGPT app, a chatbot capable of answering questions, holding conversations, translating and generating text, … Read more

Meta highlights ‘extraordinary potential’ of Metaverse in education

Women experience virtual reality (VR) during the Dubai Metaverse Assembly at the Museum of the Future in Gulf emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 September 2022. EFE/EPA/ALI HAIDER

Davos, Switzerland, Jan 18 (EFE).- Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has said that artificial intelligence and its cross-platform online space, known as the Metaverse, have “extraordinary potential” in terms of education, the tech giant’s chief product officer said Wednesday. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Chris Cox said the … Read more

Brazil’s Lula to work for consensus on the world stage

Brazil's ministers of finance and the environment, Fernando Haddad and Marina Silva, take part in a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on 17 January 2023. EFE/EPA/GIAN EHRENZELLER

Davos, Switzerland, Jan 17 (EFE).- Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will use his country’s turns as chair of the G20, BRICS and South America’s Mercosur trade bloc to strive for agreement in areas such as democracy, peace, sustainability and reducing inequality, his finance minister said here Tuesday. “President Lula is a politician with … Read more