Remember the Metaverse? Now It's 'AI and the Metaverse'

In Meta's recent quarterly earnings reports, CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the company's huge investments into the technologies while only mentioning the metaverse in the context of AI. answers your questions about what's going on.

Cloud Giant AI Models: Microsoft Goes Small with Phi-3-Mini, AWS Goes Big with Meta's Llama 3

Cloud giants continue to up their AI games, with brand-new developments including a tiny language model suitable for a phone from Microsoft, while Amazon's Bedrock AI service now sports Meta's Llama 3 models and much more.

Broadcom Announces Changes amid VMware Brouhaha, Critics Aren't Buying It

Broadcom is still dealing with widespread backlash over changes -- many affecting licensing -- made to VMware products after its acquisition of that company, but some critics and users met recent announcements with skepticism and derision.

Nutanix Study: Healthcare Sector Sees AI as Both Priority and Challenge

Like many other industry sectors, healthcare execs see advanced AI as kind of a double-edged sword, being a top priority while also a significant challenge.

Meta's Llama 3 Cracks Top 5 of AI Leaderboard, Only Non-Proprietary Model

Reported high performance of the open model is rare, as the generative AI space has been dominated by proprietary models that typically outperform open-source models,

New Open Source AI & Data Platform Aims to Democratize GenAI Tech

A new AI/data platform stemming from open source champion Linux Foundation has been launched, yet another effort to "democratize" AI tech.

New Qdrant Hybrid Cloud Points Vector Database at Enterprise AI

Qdrant is packaging its open-source vector database tech into its new Hybrid Cloud, a managed service deployable into any environment -- cloud, on-premises or edge -- to boost enterprise AI initiatives.

AI Report: Closed Models Outperform Open Models, at Staggering Cost

A new AI report reveals closed-source foundation models outperform their open-source counterparts by a significant margin, thanks to training that can cost up to an estimated $191 million.

Google Cloud Challenges Microsoft's AI GitHub Copilot with Gemini Code Assist

Google Cloud announced a new AI-powered coding assistant to challenge Microsoft's original "AI pair programmer," GitHub Copilot.

Security Pros Speak: AI's Role in Bolstering Digital Defense in the Cloud

A new report on the state of AI and security indicates security pros express "cautious optimism" about AI helping them out, while not being too concerned about being replaced by said AI.

AI Adoption Hindered by Data Quality, AvePoint Report Finds

Study "found that nearly every organization experiences challenges when implementing artificial intelligence (AI), with the top challenge being issues with data quality."

AI Security Report: AI/ML Tool Usage Skyrockets, Here Are Top 5 (& Most Blocked)

Cloud security specialist Zscaler says enterprises must both securely enable AI productivity tools and also leverage AI to defend against new AI-driven threats.

Amid AI Buzz, NVIDIA Unveils 'Quantum Cloud' Dev/Research Service

Of course it was all about generative AI at NVIDIA's GTC event this week, but amid the AI buzz came news about a cloud service for another (possible) game-changing technology, quantum computing.

Google Melds AI-Powered SecOps with Human Experts in New Security Command Center

Google introduced a new cloud security offering that melds the cloud giant's AI-powered SecOps tech with Mandiant's on-call human threat experts.

Microsoft Is Final Cloud Giant to Kill Data Egress Fees

Following fellow "Big 3" cloud giants AWS and Google Cloud, Microsoft this week announced its Azure cloud computing platform will no longer charge data egress fees for data leaving its cloud.

Microsoft Copilot AI Gets Pro 'GPT Builder' and Offers GPT-4 Turbo to All

Microsoft keeps making news with its AI-powered assistant, Microsoft Copilot, which is now getting a new GPT Builder for "Pros" while the supercharged GPT-4 Turbo model is now available to everyone.

AI Shapes State of the Cloud, 13th Flexera Report Says

Many organizations are investing in generative AI and sustainability initiatives while also trying to balance these with effective cost management, says Flexera in its latest "State of the Cloud" report.

Informatica Tops Report on AI-Driven 'Augmented Data Quality'

Advanced AI has powered intelligent data management specialist Informatica to leading status in a new report from research firm Gartner on augmented data quality solutions.

SAP, Salesforce Duel with Same-Day AI Tools

SAP and Salesforce both provide various cloud-based products and services in areas such as CRM, and both announced AI-powered offerings on the same day at corporate events this week.

Microsoft, Veeam Team Up for AI, Cloud Data Protection

Veeam Software has entered an AI-centric partnership with Microsoft that sees the companies jointly developing new AI solutions around Microsoft's Copilot AI assistant and Veeam's new Data Cloud.

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