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Computing, Software & Applications

CrowdStrike announces Microsoft outage workaround. How to deal with the Blue Screen of Death.

July 19, 2024

Via: Mashable

Windows computers around the world are being hit by the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) thanks to an outage caused by services provided by cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike. The issue has impacted everyone from banks to airlines, with flights grounded, […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD’s biggest AI GPU booster adds support for Nvidia, too — Lamini AI preps memory tuning for Nvidia hardware

July 18, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Lamini AI was among the first companies to obtain AMD’s Instinct MI300X AI chips and has gained fame for being an all-AMD AI shop, a rarity in an Nvidia-dominated world. The CEO has even roasted Nvidia over its GPU shortages, […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 11 Update 23H2 is now in broad deployment after fixing critical bugs

July 18, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Per Microsoft’s official Windows Release Health page for Windows 11 Version 23H2, it seems that the so-called 2023 Update is finally “broadly available” to all Windows 11 users with eligible devices, here in July 2024. This update’s release has been […]


Computing, Data Management

Ceramic Nano Memory comes to the US, promising a data storage revolution

July 17, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Cerabyte just announced the launch of its US-based operations from its newly established offices in Silicon Valley, California, and Boulder, Colorado. Founded by Christian Pflaum in 2022, the company developed a new storage technology that can seemingly retain massive amounts […]


Computing, Data Management

Generative AI won’t fix cloud migration

July 12, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Management was optimistic when XYZ, Inc., embarked on a journey to migrate its extensive legacy systems to the cloud using cutting-edge generative AI tools. Partnering with a leading AI solutions vendor promised efficiency and reduced costs. However, the generative AI […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft updates its serverless Azure Functions

July 11, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Just a handful of years ago we couldn’t stop talking about serverless computing. Then it seemed to disappear, overtaken first by Kubernetes and then by artificial intelligence. But of course, like most technologies, it’s still there, delivering the on-demand compute […]


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, Hardware

Semiconductor analyst on what would happen if China destroyed TSMC’s factories

July 9, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Semiconductor analyst Claus Assholm notes that if China invaded Taiwan, one of its goals could be to destroy TSMC’s sophisticated chipmaking factories. As the world’s largest contract chip manufacturer, TSMC’s destruction would severely disrupt global supply chains. However, Assholm’s analysis […]


Computing, Hardware

Nvidia co-organizes a contest to help build AI dataset to accelerate GPU design

July 9, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Despite their impressive capabilities in generating content, large language models (LLMs) are not so great at designing hardware. Believing this weakness is due to a lack of hardware design data to train the models, Nvidia, Georgia Institute of Technology, and […]


Computing, Data Management

The Role Of AI And Big Data In Modern Call Centers Enhancing Customer Experiences

July 5, 2024

Via: Big Data Analytics News

In today’s fast-paced world, customer experience is paramount. Call centers are at the forefront of this endeavor, serving as the primary point of contact for customer interactions. With the advent of AI and Big Data, call centers are undergoing a […]


Computing, Data Management

What’s new in MySQL 9.0

July 3, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle celebrated the beginning of July with the general availability of three releases of its open source database, MySQL: MySQL 8.0.38, the first update of its long-term support (LTS) version, MySQL 8.4, and the first major version of its 9.x […]


Computing, Hardware

Intel Arrow Lake leak hints at more PCIe lanes and no DDR4 support

July 2, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The leaked image originated on the Chinese tech forum ChipHell before well-known tipster HXL posted it to X. The slide shows that 800-series motherboards will offer 32 PCIe lanes, including 16 dedicated PCIe Gen5 lanes for graphics and 4 Gen5 […]


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, Data Management

Oracle HeatWave’s in-database LLMs to help reduce infra costs

June 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle is adding new generative AI-focused features to its Heatwave data analytics cloud service, previously known as MySQL HeatWave. The new name highlights how HeatWave offers more than just MySQL support, and also includes HeatWave Gen AI, HeatWave Lakehouse, and […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft adds code assessment to .NET Upgrade Assistant

June 26, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft has enhanced its .NET Upgrade Assistant, a tool that helps developers upgrade from the .NET Framework to .NET 8 or between .NET Core versions, with code assessment features. The .NET Upgrade Assistant is available as a Visual Studio extension […]


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, Hardware

Toward error-free quantum computing: A symbolic model checking approach to verify quantum circuits

June 21, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Quantum computing is a rapidly growing technology that utilizes the laws of quantum physics to solve complex computational problems that are extremely difficult for classical computing. Researchers worldwide have developed many quantum algorithms to take advantage of quantum computing, demonstrating […]