Google races to catch up in big tech’s AI craze
May 11, 2023

Google races to catch up in big tech’s AI craze

Google is pushing in its chips to compete with OpenAI and other big tech companies in the race to develop increasingly complex artificial intelligence. We look at what the company's CEO, Sundar Pichai, had to say about the ongoing AI arms race going on in Silicon Valley and how Google is planning to compete. Plus, the Bank of England has hiked interest rates, which comes at a time of economic stagnation in addition to eye-watering inflation. And, we chat with Bob Brown of The CPA Solution about the biggest municipal fraud scheme in U.S. history. 

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Google is going all-in to win the AI arms race

May 11, 2023
The company's announcement of new AI product offerings this week adds new fuel to the fire.
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address at the Google I/O developers conference on May 10, 2023 in Mountain View, California.
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Inside the biggest municipal fraud scheme in U.S. history

What we can learn about how fraud happens and how can cities guard against it.
The scandal, which unfolded in the sleepy town of Dixon, Illinois, saw the city's comptroller steal $53 million over her 20-year career.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC