Salesforce Borrows 'Copilot' Moniker for its New Einstein AI

It looks like Microsoft/GitHub might have coined the standard moniker for AI assistants going forward, as Salesforce this week debuted new "Einstein Copilot" AI tech.

Cloud Security Alliance Sheds Light on 'Shadow Access' IAM Problem

The Cloud Security Alliance is talking up a new security concern for IT pros to worry about, "Shadow Access," or the unintended access to organizational applications and data.

As Cloud Giants Wrestle with AI-Generated Content, AWS Demands Kindle Notifications

As cloud giants continue to wrestle with AI-generated content causing copyright issues, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is now demanding that self publishers on its Kindle platform indicate whether their new content comes from machines.

How to Choose the Right Architecture for the Right Job

Many monolithic IT systems have morphed into distributed solutions based on service-based architectures, but with monoliths making a comeback, the important thing is to find the right approach for a specific situation.

IBM Readies 'Tuning Studio' for AI Prompting in watsonx Enterprise Platform

IBM will boost its watsonx enterprise AI/data platform with a raft of enhancements including new generative foundation models and a Tuning Studio to join its Prompt Lab to help users engineer the best prompts to use them.

How to Pass Host Hardware Information to a VMware Workstation VM

There are various reasons why you may want to reflect the actual hardware the VM is running on rather than as a VM; by adding these three lines to the VMware configuration file, you can easily reflect this.

Microsoft Assumes Responsibility for Copilot AI Copyright Risks

As generative AI-related lawsuits are springing up all over, Microsoft announced it will assume legal risks in copyright challenges to users of its Copilot AI-powered assistants.

Forwarding AWS Name Resolution Requests to On-Premises DNS

While the process of establishing a network path between two networks tends to be somewhat straightforward, DNS name resolution can be an issue.

Microsoft, Do Better

It's high time for Microsoft to have a rebirth -- the death spiral of its attitude to security needs to change.

How to Autostart VMware Workstation VMs

Tom explores Autostart on Workstation Pro 17 to avoid multiple manual virtual machine restarts upon an automatic reboot of Windows 11.

How to Improve the Cloud Journey to Azure

An application is an idea that has code, data and infrastructure, and choosing whether to build a conveyor belt or to put up guard rails along the path is important in maintaining velocity to the cloud.

OpenAI, Microsoft, Google Usher the Age of Enterprise AI

OpenAI introduced ChatGPT Enterprise, while Microsoft introduced Bing Chat Enterprise in the Windows Copilot Preview and Google announced a flurry of enterprise AI-related news items at its Google Cloud Next '23 conference.

Day-by-Day Recap of VMware Explore 2023

Tom relates the Vegas experience as a regular attendee, an influencer, a presenter and a vendor.

Proactive Measures to Stop Ransomware Before It Starts

Learn about employee awareness and training, vulnerability management, implementing robust security controls and much more.

AI Powers Microsoft to Leadership in Robotic Process Automation

Microsoft's big bet on advanced AI is paying off in many ways, including propelling the company into the leadership rank of a research report on robotic process automation (RPA).

AI Brings Star Trek 'Universal Translator' Closer to Reality

However, rather than scanning alien brain waves to find a basis for language commonality and translation, Meta's new SeamlessM4T is just a multimodal AI model, though it can perform speech-to-text, speech-to-speech, text-to-speech, and text-to-text translations for up to 100 languages depending on the task.

VMware Explore: VMware (and NVIDIA) Execs Promise To Deliver on Generative AI's Promise

VMware debuted a new solution, jointly developed with NVIDIA, that aims to address the legal, privacy and security concerns around the use of generative AI in enterprises.

VMware Details New Ransomware, Disaster Recovery Protections

VMware detailed its latest protections against ransomware -- along with disaster recovery improvements -- as its big VMware Explore 2023 conference kicked off in Las Vegas, citing moves across several properties.

'Private AI' Leads AI News at VMware Explore 2023

The expected deluge of AI-related news at this week's big VMware Explore 2023 conference sees a "Private AI" initiative with chipmaker NVIDIA, along with AI integrations to the Anywhere Workspace platform and much more.

Results of Microsoft's Big AI Bet? An 'Additional $31 Billion' in Revenue

A $10 billion-plus investment put advanced generative AI tech into everything from Bing search to Microsoft 365 office apps to even Windows itself, with some prices rising accordingly.

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