KEY POINTS
  • Google plans to relaunch its image-generation AI tool in the next "few weeks," according to Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis.
  • The company took the tool offline Thursday following a string of controversies.
  • Google introduced the image-generation capability earlier this month through Gemini, its main suite of AI models.

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After pulling its artificial intelligence image generation tool on Thursday due to a string of controversies, Google plans to relaunch the product soon, according to Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis.

Google introduced the image generator earlier this month through Gemini, the company's main suite of AI models. The tool allows users to enter prompts to create an image. Over the past week, users discovered historical inaccuracies and questionable responses, which have circulated widely on social media.

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