Naval Ravikant’s Airchat is a social app built around talk, not text

April 13, 2024

Airchat is a new social media app that encourages users to “just talk.” A previous version of Airchat was released last year, but the team — led by AngelList founder Naval Ravikant and former Tinder product exec Brian Norgard — rebuilt the app and relaunched it on iOS and Android yesterday. Currently invite-only, Airchat is […]

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Vana plans to let users rent out their Reddit data to train AI

April 13, 2024

In the generative AI boom, data is the new oil. So why shouldn’t you be able to sell your own? From big tech firms to startups, AI makers are licensing e-books, images, videos, audio and more from data brokers, all in the pursuit of training up more capable (and more legally defensible) AI-powered products. Shutterstock […]

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Google goes all in on generative AI at Google Cloud Next

April 13, 2024

Not to minimize what Google had on display, but the company failed to give all but a passing nod to its core business — except in the context of generative AI, of course.

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