The coming year is expected to include an explosion in new AI technologies.
At the end of November, Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) held its re:Invent conference that kicked of with a slew of announcements that showed the e-commerce titan is working hard to challenge the early market dominance of its main AI rival, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT). Today, Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG)-owned Google announced it took its next AI leap with the launch of an AI model trained to behave in human-like ways. Google Debuted Its Latest Generative AI Offering Today, Google debuted Gemi
An internal Amazon memo has provided a stark look at the company’s carefully laid out plans to grow its influence in Southern California through a plethora of efforts that include burnishing its reputation through charity work and pushing back against “labor agitation” from the Teamsters and other groups. The eight-page document — titled “community engagement plan” for 2024 — provides a rare glimpse into how one of American’s biggest companies executes on its public relations objectives and attempts to curtail reputational harm stemming from criticisms of its business. It also illustrates how Amazon aims to methodically court local politicians and community groups in order to push its interests in a region where it could be hampered by local moratoriums on warehouse development, and it is facing resistance from environmental and labor activists.