Google highlights safety as it updates AI offerings

Corporate customers will be able to peg Gemini’s query responses to reliable sources of information, known as grounding

Much of the battle for AI superiority relies on having powerful semiconductors that are able to handle all the data being processed

Google unveiled a host of updates to its artificial intelligence offerings for cloud computing customers, emphasising that the technology is safe and ready for use in the corporate realm, despite recent stumbles in consumer-facing tools.

At the company’s annual cloud computing conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Cloud chief executive Thomas Kurian showed off how Google’s most powerful AI model, Gemini, can be used to create advertisements, ward off cybersecurity threats and spin up short videos and podcasts. The company ...