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Computing, Data Management

Google Cloud adds vector support to all its database offerings

February 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Google Cloud on Thursday said it is adding vector support and integrating LangChain with all of its database offerings in an effort to outdo rival cloud service providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Oracle. Cloud service providers […]


Computing, Hardware

Nvidia publishes eight security flaws patched by new drivers — update to fix the issues

February 29, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Nvidia has pubslihed a new security bulletin highlighting all of the security vulnerabilities its latest 551.61 Game Ready Driver, 474.82, and 474.89 security drivers issued earlier this month. The security bulletin is quite long, highlighting several vulnerabilities that Nvidia’s older […]


Computing, Hardware

Intel upgrades Bluetooth for Windows 11 – and it’s great news for people with the PS5 DualSense controller

February 28, 2024

Via: Techradar

Intel has just released a new Wireless Bluetooth driver for Windows 11 (and Windows 10), and it looks like it could make DualSense, the official controller for the PlayStation 5, work even better with PCs. As Neowin reports, the Intel […]


Privacy, Security

IBM’s AI-enhanced storage platform can identify ransomware in under a minute

February 28, 2024

Via: TechSpot

As IBM highlights, existing FlashSystem products already scan all incoming data as it is being written, without impacting performance. The new AI-enhanced FlashCore Module 4 (FCM) is even more advanced, continuously monitoring stats gathered from every single I/O to look […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

YouTube Create mobile app expands to more countries making video creation easier

February 28, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

Google launched the YouTube Create app last year in order to provide content creators with an easy way to record, edit, and add effects to their videos right from their mobile devices. The app initially launched in beta and was […]


Computing, Software & Applications

White House urges developers to avoid C and C++, use ‘memory-safe’ programming languages

February 28, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

The government would prefer it if you stopped programming tools in C or C++. In a new report, the White House Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD) has called on developers to use “memory-safe programming languages,” a category which […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft breaks users’ PCs again with latest Windows 11 update

February 27, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft dropped an update (KB5034765) for Windows 11 on February 13. The patch includes non-security improvements for Windows 11 22H2 and 23H2. However, the update is also causing some unexpected issues for an unspecified number of users, so much so […]


Computing, Software & Applications

White House urges developers to dump C and C++

February 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

US President Joe Biden’s administration wants software developers to use memory-safe programming languages and ditch vulnerable ones like C and C++. The White House Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD), in a report released Monday, called on developers to […]


Computing, Data Management

How data governance must evolve to meet the generative AI challenge

February 26, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Data governance was on my mind recently, so I decided to query ChatGPT by entering the prompt: “What is data governance?” The AI responded with: “Data governance is a set of processes, policies, standards, and guidelines that ensure data is […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

When cloud AI lands you in court

February 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In a recent legal ruling against Air Canada in a small claims court, the airline lost because its AI-powered chatbot provided incorrect information about bereavement fares. The chatbot suggested that the passenger could retroactively apply for bereavement fares, despite the […]


Gadgets, Mobile

FDA warning could lead Apple and Samsung to halt work on major smartwatch feature

February 22, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

The FDA yesterday made an announcement that could put the kibosh on the plans drummed up by Apple and Samsung to put a non-invasive blood glucose sensor on their smartwatches. Such a feature would allow insulin-dependent diabetics to test their […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Another app joins Google’s graveyard: Google Pay shutting down in June

February 22, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

Google has a long history of killing and rebranding services, and their payment offerings are no exception. In a move to simplify the company’s product lineup, Google has announced that it will be sunsetting the dedicated Google Pay app in […]


Cybersecurity, Security

New Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities Expose Android and Linux Devices to Hackers

February 21, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers have identified two authentication bypass flaws in open-source Wi-Fi software found in Android, Linux, and ChromeOS devices that could trick users into joining a malicious clone of a legitimate network or allow an attacker to join a trusted […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Graal Cloud Native adds Google Cloud Platform support

February 20, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle has introduced Graal Cloud Native 4.2.1, a curated, Oracle-supported build of the open source Micronaut framework, which provides a full-stack JVM platform for developing modular microservices and serverless applications. Graal Cloud Native 4.2.1 was unveiled January 30. Offering out-of-the-box […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD Zen 5 processor rumor sets stage for epic end-of-year battle with Intel

February 20, 2024

Via: Techradar

AMD’s hotly-anticipated Zen 5 CPUs could launch at the end of this year, lining up closely with Intel’s Arrow Lake release – which could spell trouble for Team Blue and edge AMD further towards hard-earned desktop supremacy in the best […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

The majority of traffic from Elon Musk’s X may have been fake during the Super Bowl, report suggests

February 16, 2024

Via: Mashable

This week, Super Bowl 2024 shattered records, with the NFL championship broadcast on CBS becoming the most-watched televised event in U.S. history. Also riding high from the big game? Elon Musk’s X. The company formerly known as Twitter published its […]


Computing, Software & Applications

OpenAI’s new Sora text-to-video model can make shockingly realistic content

February 16, 2024

Via: TechRadar

OpenAI breaks new ground as the AI giant has revealed its first text-to-video model called Sora, capable of creating shockingly realistic content. We’ve been wondering when the company was finally going to release its own video engine as so many […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 11’s Moment 5 update is imminent, but only a lucky few will get the best features

February 16, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11’s next feature update, known as Moment 5, does indeed appear to be coming imminently – as was recently rumored – as a test build of the upgrade has just arrived in the Release Preview channel. As you may […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Gemini 1.5 is Google’s next-gen AI model — and it’s already almost ready

February 15, 2024

Via: The Verge

Barely two months after launching Gemini, the large language model Google hopes will bring it to the top of the AI industry, the company is already announcing its successor. Google is launching Gemini 1.5 today and making it available to […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Visual Studio adds AI-generated Git commits, previews AI chat

February 15, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft has made Visual Studio 2022 17.9 generally available, and introduced a preview of Visual Studio 2022 17.10. Visual Studio 17.9 adds AI-generated Git commits and enhances extensibility, while Visual Studio 17.10 brings AI-powered chat into the IDE. Announced February […]