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Computing, Software & Applications

Judge dismisses most claims against Microsoft, GitHub, and OpenAI in Copilot lawsuit

July 10, 2024

Via: TechSpot

California Judge Jon Tigar has dismissed most of the claims from the class-action lawsuit filed by developers who claimed that GitHub Copilot was unlawfully copying their code. The decision marks a significant win for the generative AI industry. The plaintiffs, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

GitLab Releases Patch for Critical CI/CD Pipeline Vulnerability and 13 Others

June 28, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

GitLab has released security updates to address 14 security flaws, including one critical vulnerability that could be exploited to run continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines as any user. The weaknesses, which affect GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How eBPF is shaping the future of Linux and platform engineering

June 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

When Docker burst onto the scene in 2013, Linux containers seemed like an overnight success. But the evolution to containers—and microservices and Kubernetes—was actually decades in the making, based on kernel primitives in the Linux operating system. Docker used these […]


Computing, Software & Applications

ChatGPT fans are furious as OpenAI delays rollout of next-gen Voice Mode

June 26, 2024

Via: Techradar

Ever since OpenAI showed off ChatGPT’s new Voice Mode – and incurred the wrath of Scarlett Johansson – fans of the AI assistant have been desperate to take the feature for a spin. Well, they’ll have to wait a little […]


Computing, Software & Applications

JetBrains AI Assistant to integrate Google Gemini AI models

June 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

JetBrains plans to use the Google Cloud Vertex AI development platform to bring Google Gemini AI models into JetBrains’ AI Assistant, the company’s AI-powered programming assistant that integrates with JetBrains IDEs (integrated development environments). JetBrains announced the plan on June […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Gmail’s Gemini AI sidebar and email summaries are rolling out now

June 25, 2024

Via: The Verge

Gmail is getting more AI features that could make it easier to stay on top of your email. On the web, Google is beginning to roll out a new Gemini side panel that can do things like summarize email threads […]


Computing, Software & Applications

4 keys to writing modern Python

June 19, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Although Python had its 30-year anniversary in 2021, the explosion of adoption, growth, and forward-thinking development associated with the language is still relatively new. Many features of Python have remained unchanged since its inception, but with every passing year, and […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Python pick: Monkeytype automates type hints

June 14, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

What’s new this (half-)month in Python and elsewhere? First up is Monkeytype, an Instagram-created library with a somewhat silly name. What’s not silly is using it to add type hints automatically to untyped Python code. We also have five lesser-known […]


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Apple won’t have to pay OpenAI for ChatGPT integration

June 13, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Apple announced at WWDC that its Apple Intelligence features would be arriving in iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia this fall. OpenAI’s GPT-4o LLM will power some of the AI tasks, including the option to use ChatGPT to help […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft developer demos .NET on the NES — delivers .NES

May 29, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Ever wanted to see a Nintendo Entertainment System released in 1986 run the .NET Framework released for Windows platforms in 2000? If you’re the same kind of techno-degenerate who enjoyed .NET being backported to Windows 95, you’re most likely in […]


Computing, Software & Applications

OpenAI confirms GPT-4 successor in training stage

May 28, 2024

Via: Mashable

OpenAI is training a new prime AI model to succeed its current GPT-4. First reported by The New York Times and announced in a blog post, the company is working on a successor to the artificial intelligence model that fuels […]


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12 principles for improving devsecops

May 20, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

I once transitioned from a SaaS CTO role to become a business unit CIO at a Fortune 100 enterprise that aimed to bring startup development processes, technology, and culture into the organization. The executives recognized the importance of developing customer-facing […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google Search rolls out AI Overviews to everyone in the US

May 14, 2024

Via: GSMArena.com

Google’s Search Generative Experience experiment has reached the point where one of its features is now ready to graduate and be offered to everyone – at least everyone in the US at first. We’re talking about AI Overviews, which was […]


Computing, Software & Applications

OpenAI announces GPT-4o, a multimodal voice assistant

May 13, 2024

Via: Mashable

OpenAI has unveiled GPT-4o, a new AI model that combines text, vision, and audio. At its highly anticipated livestream event, OpenAI CTO Mira Murati shared that GPT-4o can process text, audio, and vision in one model. GPT-4o will be available […]


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As quantum computers advance, encryption methods will need to keep up

April 29, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Imagine the tap of a card that bought you a cup of coffee this morning also let a hacker halfway across the world access your bank account and buy themselves whatever they liked. Now imagine it wasn’t a one-off glitch, […]


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7 innovative ways to use low-code tools and platforms

April 22, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Some developers and business leaders believe that low-code is only for small, lightly used applications such as replacing spreadsheets and building dashboards. “These tools, in general, aren’t well suited to more advanced applications,” says Steve Jones, devops advocate at Red […]


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ChatGPT’s newest GPT-4 upgrade makes it smarter and more conversational

April 12, 2024

Via: Techradar

AI just keeps getting smarter: another significant upgrade has been pushed out for ChatGPT, its developer OpenAI has announced, and specifically to the GPT-4 Turbo model available to those paying for ChatGPT Plus, Team, or Enterprise. OpenAI says ChatGPT will […]


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Google adds Gemini to databases to aid faster code development, migration

April 9, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Google Cloud is adding capabilities driven by its proprietary large language model, Gemini to its database offerings, which include Bigtable, Spanner, Memorystore for Redis, Firestore, CloudSQL for MySQL, and AlloyDB for PostgreSQL, the company announced at its annual Next conference. […]


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Steampipe dashboards and benchmarks for your data

March 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In Steampipe unbundled we showed how its plugins, which originally worked only with the foreign data wrapper loaded into Steampipe’s batteries-included Postgres, are now also available as stand-alone distributions that you can load into your own instances of Postgres or […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft is quietly installing a Copilot app on Windows 11 PCs

March 26, 2024

Via: TechSpot

As spotted by German tech site DeskModder, Microsoft has begun automatically installing a Copilot app on Windows 11. The new application doesn’t seem to have any functionality, and further investigation revealed that it has 0 bytes of data, suggesting that […]