Author: Ian Haynes

ChatGPT’s breakthrough raises alarm over AI use in education

ChatGPT’s breakthrough raises alarm over AI use in education

The recent breakthrough of artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT has raised the alarm among educators, who worry that students may use the technology to cheat. ChatGPT is an AI model developed by OpenAI. The model uses deep learning and natural language processing to generate text responses based... Read more

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Microsoft bans crypto mining from its online services

Microsoft bans crypto mining from its online services

Microsoft quietly banned crypto mining activities in Azure, Office 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. Microsoft argues that preventing crypto mining preserves the performance of services for other customers and protects users from potential malicious activity associated with crypto mining. ... Read more

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Arista launches 800G switches for data-hungry cloud giants

Arista launches 800G switches for data-hungry cloud giants

Arista is extending the 7050X4 Series en 7060X5 Series of spine and leaf datacenter switches, including support for 800Gbps connections. The advanced automation capabilities enable organizations to manage IT environments with ease and efficiency. These switches boast an impressive range of featu... Read more

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AI development startup Dataiku secures $200M funding round

AI development startup Dataiku secures $200M funding round

Dataiku, an AI development startup, announced it has secured a $200 million funding round that values the startup at over $2 billion. The funding round was led by venture capital firm Insight Partners and supported by established investors, including Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital, and FirstMark... Read more

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Microsoft announces .NET 7 networking improvements

Microsoft announces .NET 7 networking improvements

The latest release of .NET 7 brings interesting features and additions to the networking space.  A month after releasing the first version of .NET 7, Microsoft introduced a range of networking upgrades that cover the HTTP transport layer, APIs and security. The updates reflect Microsoft's be... Read more

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UK announces code of practice to strengthen app store security

UK announces code of practice to strengthen app store security

The UK's new code of practice incentivizes developers and publishers to implement stronger security measures. A code of practice to boost security safeguards throughout the app sector has been announced by the UK government. The new voluntary policy intends to better shield users from harmful ap... Read more

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Google postpones Manifest V2 phaseout

Google postpones Manifest V2 phaseout

The phaseout of Google’s Manifest V2 Chrome extension framework has been delayed. The framework was supposed to be discontinued in 2023. The tech giant announced the phaseout of Manifest V2 in 2021. Manifest V2 is a framework for capabilities and permissions that introduced more stringent rule... Read more

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Cassandra 4.1 promises dev guardrails and pluggable storage

Cassandra 4.1 promises dev guardrails and pluggable storage

Cassandra focuses on stability with the latest update. Apache Cassandra 4.1 will be made available next week. The update comes more than a year after the 4.0 release. Apache Cassandra 4.1 promises pluggable schema management and new guardrails to help ops professionals keep devs in line. Apac... Read more

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