Recently, Apple has been particularly eager to invest in India. Since 2017, they have had a manufacturing presence in the country, and on April 17, 2023, their first retail store in India – the Apple BKC – opened with great excitement. Furthermore, Apple is celebrating over 25 years of being established in India.
CEO Timothy Donald Cook is currently in Delhi, meeting with the Ambanis, Bollywood stars, influencers, Apple enthusiasts, and a lively group of local developers. This visit coincides with the grand opening of the second retail store in Delhi.
Tim is very optimistic about using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Apple products. In an interview with Business Today, he discussed his expectations for AI in 2023. “I am very bullish on AI,” he said. He further explained that AI would be at the core of many Apple products over the next few years, helping to ensure continued success for the business.
Tim referred to the ‘fall detection’ feature in the Apple Watch and ECG monitor powered by AI and ML. Cook noted that deploying Artificial Intelligence across all products and platforms within the Apple ecosystem is a significant breakthrough.
Aayush Ailawadi, BTTV’s Technology Editor, sits down in an exclusive conversation with Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss his big India plans and why he is so optimistic about the nation.
In a recent interview with 60 Minutes, Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, expressed his opinion that artificial intelligence should be approached with caution. He contended that AI could cause harm if not created properly. In contrast to this viewpoint, Tim Cook is more optimistic about the potential of AI technology.
Elon Musk has been highly skeptical of the swift development of Artificial Intelligence and even criticized Sam Altman from OpenAI for making money from it. Nevertheless, his involvement with TruthGPT and X.AI is paradoxical. Even though supervision and regulation depend on lawmakers, tech giants should do their part regardless of whether they are supervised.
What is Apple’s stance regarding Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related regulations? Fast Company’s Mark Sullivan reports that Apple has not taken definitive steps toward embracing AI. This could be due to their strict privacy policies. Consequently, they have yet to partake in the promising opportunities AGI offers.
As AI continues to evolve and become more sophisticated, it is clear that it will play an increasingly important role in shaping the future of technology. By embracing this technology while being mindful of its potential risks and challenges, companies like Apple can help ensure that AI is used in a way that benefits society.
Source: Mashable India