AI at Red Hat Summit: Automation, not Writing Papers, Emails or Poems

"I cannot overstate how different our approach to all this has been."

Top 10 Azure Cloud Announcements at Microsoft Build 2023 Dev Conference

Here's a summary of what's new -- specifically the top 10 Azure products and services that reached general availability or will soon -- at the event.

Ubuntu 23.04 'Lunar Lobster' First Look

Anybody who has installed a Linux OS knows how tricky that can be, but Tom Fenton is pleasantly surprised by the high-flying lobster.

How to Make 'Shadow AI' a Good Thing

Individual, unsanctioned employee AI usage can pay big dividends -- or cause big problems.

Taking GPT-4 to the Web with WebPilot Plugin for ChatGPT

Accessing up-to-date information beyond September 2021 "knowledge cutoff date" is my use case, and WebPilot is my tool.

New Zerto 10 Offerings for Ransomware Protection, Azure DR

Zerto, a cloud data management and protection specialist, today announced Zerto 10, the latest version of its namesake cybersecurity solution with a variety of capabilities.

Microsoft's New OpenAI/.NET Blog Provides Prompt Engineering Tips

Microsoft's new blog series on OpenAI and .NET is out with a new post that explains all the ins and outs of prompt engineering to get the best out of GPT large language models (LLMs).

Rubrik Offers 'Advanced User Intelligence' on Security Cloud

The new functionality is designed to help organizations become more proactive in the fight against ongoing cyberattacks by using time series data and metadata.

Deepfake Audio Kicks Off Senate Hearing on AI Oversight

A U.S. Senate hearing to explore AI regulations and oversight in order to tackle misuse like audio/image/video deepfakes started with an audio deepfake of AI-generated remarks.

Is It 'Real' or AI? Google Helps Fight Deepfakes

Google plans 'About this image' tool to help detect synthetic photos.

Tech Talent: Senior Roles Get Axed, Devs/Managers Get Hired

The Linux Foundation released its annual report on tech talent, examining the current and future technology staffing requirements and skills needed within organizations.

AI Onslaught from Google Challenges Microsoft/OpenAI Hegemony

"With new breakthroughs in generative AI, we're again reimagining what a search engine can do."

Ubuntu 23.04 'Lunar Lobster' Released

Two things that really caught Tom's eye about the release are the new desktop installer and its support for Azure Active Directory.

Microsoft Work Trends: 'Every Employee Needs AI Aptitude'

Microsoft's AI-dominated work trends report says adjusting to the new world order in the workplace requires boning up on AI-related skills -- or, as Microsoft put it: "Every employee needs AI aptitude."

Prime Video Sparks Serverless Debate by Switching to Monolith

"I do think microservices were over sold as the answer to everything."

Microsoft Announces New Bing/Edge AI Search Makeover

Microsoft, the leader in AI-powered web search with its Bing search engine and Edge web browser, announced a raft of search improvements as part of a new AI makeover.

Feds Address Advanced AI Dangers, Plan Independent Evaluations

With more and more industry figures warning about the dangers of runaway advanced AI constructs, the White House is getting in on the action.

Microsoft, Google, OpenAI Execs All Warn About AI Dangers

Microsoft, Google and OpenAI look to be the leaders in advanced AI right now. Current or former execs from Microsoft, Google and OpenAI have all recently sounded warnings about the dangers of advanced AI.

Rubrik, Zscaler Team Up to Fight 'Double Extortion' Ransomware

Double extortion ransomware is a type of cyberattack in which threat actors exfiltrate a victim's sensitive data in addition to encrypting it, giving the criminal additional leverage to collect ransom payments.

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IBM Years Ago Famously Switched Focus to AI, So What Happened?

The AI buzz these days is all around Microsoft, OpenAI, Google and a few other heavy hitters, but not so much for IBM which years ago went "all in" on hybrid cloud and AI. So what happened?

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