Microsoft competitors decide whether Teams removal is sufficient
European antitrust authorities have asked Microsoft's competitors whether they are sufficiently reassured now that Teams is no longer offered in Microsoft 365 bundles by default. It looks like the EU wants to gather criticism to build a hard case against Microsoft's bundled offerings.
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Europe divided: what will remain of the AI Act?
Events in the AI world always give Europe the opportunity to mention the EU AI Act once again. The act is often used in the same sentence with "leading agreement" and seems to be a solution to the problems and challenges facing the AI world today. But what will be left of the legislation as critic... Read more
Compact Windows 11 variant Tiny11 ships the OS to all Windows 10 PCs
Tiny11 is brought up-to-date with the addition of features from the Windows 11 2023 Update (23H2). This makes the storage-friendly variant of Windows 11 even more compact and smart with the addition of Copilot. Is Tiny11 suitable for your PC?
The lightweight Tiny11 is renewing to version Tiny11... Read more
EU law will require aviation and banks to handle cloud services more securely
The EU wants to extend the scope of rules for cyber security certificates to a wider range of sectors. With the expansion, airlines and financial institutions will only be allowed to store data with certified cloud providers. Although the rules do not exactly match the term sovereign cloud, non-Eur... Read more
Hackers can expand Mirai botnet by at least 7,000 devices
Hackers exploit two zero-day vulnerabilities to connect routers and surveillance cameras to a botnet. They then deploy the botnet for DDoS attacks. At least 7,000 devices are vulnerable.
Researchers at Akamai tracked down the zero-day vulnerabilities and warned of the danger in a blog on Tuesda... Read more
Secret Q* may be OpenAI’s breakthrough to AI with human intelligence
OpenAI may have had a breakthrough in the company's research of powerful AI. Last week, the board of directors discovered this breakthrough through a letter from some employees. The letter would have played a part in the reason for Sam Altman's resignation last weekend.
With the return of Sam A... Read more
AI developers delve into the field of AI video creation
Stable Video Diffusion is the latest AI video generator. The tool creates a video from existing images provided by the user. AI video creation is a field in which there has been more development recently, which results in various offerings which are most of the time more impressive.
The publish... Read more
Microsoft has demands for OpenAI: will the board change again?
Microsoft is demanding a say in OpenAI's leadership. The AI developer is given a list of demands so that sudden, sweeping decisions cannot reoccur.
Microsoft is now demanding some changes with OpenAI in return for being a loyal partner during the AI developers crisis. At least that's what some ... Read more
Version 9.3 of RHEL alternative Rocky Linux generally available
Rocky Linux version 9.3 is generally available. The RHEL alternative thus quickly succeeds version 9.3 of the official RHEL.
Rocky Linux will be available immediately for x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le and s390x architectures. That announced the organization, CIQ, of the free alternative to Red Hat E... Read more
Anthropic launches Claude 2.1: ‘delivers improvements for enterprises’
Anthropic presents the latest generation of Claude. With the model, Anthropic is trying to reach the enterprise market. This is heard again with the presentation of version 2.1, which would deliver improvements in key capabilities for enterprises.
"Claude 2.1 delivers improvements in key enterp... Read more