Take Five with Tom Fenton: Five (Other) Things to Do in Vegas at VMware Explore 2023

Vegas veteran Tom Fenton has the inside scoop on cool and fun non-techy things to do between VMware Explore 2023 sessions.

Two Ways to Instantly Try New Open Source Llama 2 AI Chatbot Online

Open source projects often require downloading bits and jumping through hoops to work with them in a UI, so online options provide quick-hit tryouts.

VMware Explore 2023 Combines with Dev-Focused SpringOne Event for Java Jocks

Content helps Spring developers build microservices, web apps, serverless, event-driven, reactive and cloud workloads.

Take Five with Tom Fenton: My Picks for VMware Explore 2023

After earlier choosing his top hybrid-workforce-themed (Horizon) sessions earlier, Tom turns to general sessions covering NVMeoF, Kubernetes, NUMA and more.

Rubrik, Veeam Integrate Security Wares with Just-Announced Microsoft 365 Backup

Security specialists Rubrik and Veeam Software this week announced integrations with Microsoft 365 Backup, which was just announced at Microsoft's Inspire event.

Bing Chat Enterprise Debuts: 'More than 160 Million People Already Have Access'

Microsoft is doubling down on its big bet on AI-assisted software, today announcing Bing Chat Enterprise, which the company said expands the "new Bing" experience to a ready-made user base of more than 160 million people.

Microsoft Revamps Cloud Partner Program with AI

Microsoft announced its Cloud Partner Program has been rebranded the "Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program," infusing AI into the program's name and wares.

Scientists Seek Government Database to Track Harm from Rising 'AI Incidents'

Borrowing from the aviation industry, the idea is to track harmful incidents to mitigate future risk.

How Execs See Generative AI Benefits Outweighing Concerns

With generative AI constructs like ChatGPT shaking up all manner of industries, their impact is explored in a new report from Capgemini Research Institute titled "Harnessing the value of generative AI: Top use cases across industries," which examines the transformative force of generative AI for innovation across enterprises.

Inside the Mind of a 'Hacker': How They Use Generative AI

A new survey-based report sheds light on how "hackers" use generative AI, though in this case those hackers are bug hunters wearing white, not black, hats.

Take Five with Tom Fenton: My VMware Horizon Session Picks for Explore 2023

Sessions are divided into five tracks: Vision & Innovation, Cloud & Edge Infrastructure, Modern Applications & Cloud Management, Networking & Security and Hybrid Workforce.

IBM Starts Rollout of 'watsonx' for Enterprise AI

Three-part platform provides a builder studio for machine learning foundation models, data services for scaling AI workloads and governance.

Researchers: Tools to Detect AI-Generated Content Just Don't Work

"Available detection tools are neither accurate nor reliable," says a new research paper titled "Testing of Detection Tools for AI-Generated Text."

Hands-On with a Windows IoT Device

Tom Fenton finds that Windows IoT Enterprise works fine as a base OS to run a thin client used to connect to a VDI desktop and a local desktop using RDP.

Microsoft and Google Advance Quantum Computing While AI Hype Rages

Generative AI may be dominating the tech hype cycle these days, but amid the hoopla Microsoft and Google have been making advances in another mind-boggling future technology: quantum computing.

OpenAI Launches 'Superalignment' to Guard Against AI Destroying Humanity

OpenAI, which last year unleashed advanced generative AI technology that is transforming the world, has launched a massive effort to guard against the potential extermination of humanity that could result from further advances.

What Is Windows IoT?

Tasked with rolling out virtual desktops to remote users with a new thin client, Tom discovers it runs Windows 11 IoT Enterprise. So what's that?

Microsoft, Rubrik Leverage Generative AI for Joint Security Collaboration

Microsoft, which has become an AI leader thanks to its financial partnership with OpenAI, is using new advanced generative AI technology in a joint collaboration with Zero Trust cybersecurity specialist Rubrik.

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Microsoft Entra, Zero Trust and Identity

Paul Schnackenburg talks identity in general, how it fits in with the other security tools and services he has covered and the different parts of Microsoft Entra, along with how they solve various identity-related problems.

Major Dev Survey Tackles AI, Ranks AWS CodeWhisperer Highly

"We expect that a little more time may need to pass before we see developers using more AI tools more broadly."

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