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🤖 What do Slack and Brex have in common? 💬

PLUS: Apple blocks ChatGPT update 🛡️

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🧵 In today's edition:

  • 💬 What do Slack and Brex have in common?

  • 🛡️ Apple blocks ChatGPT update

  • 🤑 AI Fundraising News

🤖 Top AI News

💬 What do Slack and Brex have in common?

Another day, another company building AI capabilities on top of foundational models…

Yesterday, Slack and Brex both announced collaborations with OpenAI and Slack to launch features using ChatGPT.

Slack launched the ChatGPT app for Slack, which combines OpenAI's language models with Slack's conversational interface for work. The app can help users get up to speed quickly, find answers instantly, and draft messages quickly.

Brex launched its own ChatGPT-powered app, which provides relevant corporate spending insights and answers critical business questions in real time.

Read more: Twitter

🛡️ Apple blocks ChatGPT update

Apple has blocked BlueMail from updating its app with the ChatGPT engine due to their concern that it could generate offensive or inappropriate text.

BlueMail has protested the move, saying that it stifles innovation. However, it must be noted that Apple didn’t outright ban the app: they prevented BlueMail from updating their app without content restriction filters.

This move comes when industries and institutions struggle to navigate the implications of generative AI and its use in content creation tools. It’ll be interesting to see where the buck stops here.

Read more: WIRED

🤑 AI Fundraising News

Henchman raises €6.5m Series A - a Belgian contract drafting legal tech company.

CodaMetrix raises $55M - an AI-powered healthcare revenue cycle management platform.

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🗞️ Byte size: AI article summaries

Disclaimer: AI is (partially) used to summarize these articles.

Who’s actually getting rich off of AI? - This article discusses who is making money off AI and who will benefit from the increasing use of AI features. It concludes by considering the risks for companies betting on AI features and the possibility of AI startups being replaced by larger language models. (Read more)

At Upfront Summit 2023, AI is the omnipresent celebrity - At the Upfront Summit 2023, AI is the focus of attention. The founders performed a sketch to remind people not to trust AI blindly. (Read more)

Salesforce VC announces a $250 million fund for responsible generative AI - SalesforceVC has launched a $250 million fund to invest in startups developing responsible generative AI. (Read more)

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