1.ChatGPT-powered micro-phone AI Pin launched for $699

Humane, a startup founded by former Apple designers Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno, has launched AI Pin, a new AI hardware product that starts at $699. AI Pin is a small, lightweight device that can be attached to clothing or other objects. It has no screen, but it can be used to perform tasks such as writing, listening to music, and translating languages. AI Pin is powered by ChatGPT, an AI model from OpenAI.

2. Nvidia to launch customized AI chips for China

Nvidia is reportedly planning to launch customized AI chips for the Chinese market. A leaked document shows that the company will be offering three new products, HGX H20, L20 PCIe, and L2 PCIe, which are based on the Hopper and Ada Lovelace architectures. The products are targeted at training, inference, and edge computing applications. Sampling is expected to start in November or December, with production starting in December or January.

3. OpenAI seeks partners to generate datasets for AI training

OpenAI has announced that it will be working with data partners to generate datasets for AI training. The partnership aims to "enable more organizations to help shape the future of AI" and "benefit from more useful models." As part of the data partner program, OpenAI says it will collect "large-scale" datasets that reflect human society and are not currently easily accessible online. The company plans to work across multiple modalities, including images, audio, and video, but it is specifically seeking data that "expresses human intent" (such as long-form writing or dialogue) across different languages, topics, and formats.

4. GPT-5 to be released in 2024? 

In a post on the social media platform X, a user named Brian Roemmele has claimed that OpenAI's Gobi, a multi-modal GPT-5 model, will be released in early 2024. According to Roemmele, Gobi is currently being trained on a massive dataset that includes not only text and images, but also videos. The leaker claims that "GPT-5 can already self-correct and has some degree of self-awareness. 

5. General Motors' Cruise self-driving unit cuts jobs

Cruise, the self-driving unit of General Motors, has announced that it is cutting jobs. The layoffs are affecting contract workers who help clean vehicles, charge the fleet, and handle customer support inquiries. A company spokesperson said in a statement that "Cruise made a difficult decision to reduce a portion of the temporary workforce supporting our ride-hailing business." Cruise declined to disclose the number of layoffs. The company also said it plans to resume its self-driving service, but did not provide a specific timeline.

6. Amazon Prime members get virtual healthcare service with 24/7 virtual care

Amazon has launched a new healthcare benefit for Prime members, offering access to One Medical (a brick-and-mortar and virtual primary care clinic) for an additional $9 per month or $99 per year. One Medical membership includes 24/7 on-demand virtual care, including video chats with licensed providers within minutes, as well as a simple "instant care" feature that can be used to quickly treat common issues such as colds, flu, skin problems, allergies, and urinary tract infections.

Editor: Alexander