Author: Erik van Klinken

ChatGPT now talks in real-time, new GPT-4o model available for free

ChatGPT now talks in real-time, new GPT-4o model available for free

During its own "Spring Update," OpenAI revealed how it is revamping ChatGPT and GPT-4. With GPT-4o ("Omnimodel"), non-paying users get access to a significantly more advanced model than before. OpenAI already eliminated the need for login, but wants to further reduce the friction for accessing C... Read more

date13 days ago
BE Semiconductor closes lucrative chip deal with (presumably) Intel

BE Semiconductor closes lucrative chip deal with (presumably) Intel

Dutch-based BE Semiconductor (Besi for short) is going to supply 26 hybrid bonding systems to another major chip producer. It announced this recently via a press release (pdf). The 26 systems will be delivered in Q4 2024-Q1 2025. Although the name of the customer is not mentioned, there are only... Read more

date13 days ago
ARM to also enter AI chip market next year

ARM to also enter AI chip market next year

ARM plans to launch its first AI chip next year. A new division within the company should have a prototype ready by early 2025. TSMC and others should already be producing the chips later in 2025. After starting mass production, the ARM division would fall under the wing of Japan's SoftBank. Tha... Read more

date13 days ago
Microsoft reminds users that Windows 10 21H2 support will end soon

Microsoft reminds users that Windows 10 21H2 support will end soon

Microsoft is reminding customers that Windows 10 21H2 will lose support on June 11. The only version of this operating system still getting security updates is 22H2. The end-of-life (EOL) date had been previously announced, but Microsoft has deemed it necessary to post a reminder. EOL means that... Read more

date13 days ago
Citrix warns admins to manually mitigate bug in SSH client

Citrix warns admins to manually mitigate bug in SSH client

Admins must manually mitigate a vulnerability in the PuTTY SSH client. Citrix warns that attackers can steal a private SSH key if no mitigation takes place. The vulnerability CVE-2024-31497 is in XenCenter for Citrix Hypervisor 8.2 CU1 LTSR. The vulnerable third-party component is no longer pres... Read more

date16 days ago
ASML sends all High-NA EUV machines to Intel in 2024

ASML sends all High-NA EUV machines to Intel in 2024

Five to six of ASML's most advanced chip machines will end up at Intel this year. Samsung and SK Hynix, which also want to get a move on with High-NA EUV technology early, may have to wait until the second half of 2025. Just before the end of 2023, ASML delivered its very first High-NA EUV chip ... Read more

date16 days ago
Russian LockBit leader unmasked by authorities

Russian LockBit leader unmasked by authorities

The admin behind the LockBit ransomware appears to be a 31-year-old Russian. Dmitry Yuryevich Khoroshev from Voronezh is said to have obtained the equivalent of $100 million from his criminal activities. The FBI, the British NCA and Europol have confirmed the identity of the LockBit leader. Auth... Read more

date18 days ago
Wiz raises $1B at $12B valuation to continue its acquisition spree

Wiz raises $1B at $12B valuation to continue its acquisition spree

Security company Wiz is well on its way to an IPO. Before that happens, it wants to achieve $1 billion in annual sales. That goal will be achieved through acquisitions, although they do not always succeed. Wiz has been in the news rather often lately, and usually for one reason. Its acquisitions... Read more

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