Google may present ChatGPT competitor as early as this week
Google is going to open the attack on OpenAI's ChatGPT and link its own LaMDA AI model to Search. This model should also eventually be tied to tools such as Google Docs and Gmail, CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed during a recent earnings call from parent company Alphabet. The attack may come as early as... Read more
Oracle invests $1.5 bln in Saudi Arabia and builds cloud region in Riyadh
Oracle is expanding its cloud presence in the Middle East. According to a company representative, the plan is to open a cloud region in Riyadh. The rising need for cloud computing has led technology giants such as Oracle, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google to establish datacenters globally for faster da... Read more
Apple could be developing a new iPhone Ultra for 2024
This information comes from tech journalist Mark Gurman at Bloomberg, who has a solid reputation for his Apple predictions.
He based his latest speculation on comments made by Apple CEO Tim Cook during a recent investor call. Cook said that people are willing to "stretch" to get the best iPhone ... Read more
Chromium team defies Apple with Blink-based browser
Google's Chromium dev team is about to go against Apple's rules for iOS browser development.
This week Apple Insider reported that Google's Chromium team is working on developing a new browser for iOS based on Blink, instead of using Webkit as mandated by App Store policies.
The Google Chromi... Read more
IBM and NASA partner to research climate change with AI
The collaboration centers on using artificial intelligence models to analyze the impact of climate change.
IBM and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center have announced a collaboration to use IBM's artificial intelligence (AI) technology to discover new insights in NASA's massive trove of Earth and... Read more
Dell Technologies announces mass layoff of 6,500 jobs
Dell Technologies is also going to cut jobs, a total of 6,500 jobs will be lost at the manufacturer. The round of layoffs is part of a restructuring of Dell Technologies. With this, the company must prepare for "an uncertain future," COO Jeff Clarke indicated in an internal memo.
According to th... Read more
Dashlane makes their mobile code publicly available
The password manager vendor has decided to move to an open source DevOps strategy
Dashlane has announced that it has made the source code for its Android and iOS apps available on GitHub. The code is now open sourced under GitHub's Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 license, the comp... Read more
Global ransomware attack on thousands of VMware ESXi servers
Thousands of VMware ESXi servers worldwide were hit by a ransomware attack this weekend. The attack in question uses a two-year-old vulnerability for this type of servers, according to the French Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-FR).
According to the French cybersecurity watchdog, a ransom... Read more
Google Cloud now supports VMware ESXi hypervisor
Google is now offering support for the VMware EXSi hypervisor for its Google Cloud Engine.
According to the announcement by Google Cloud on its Open Source blog, end users can now choose the VMware ESXi hypervisor for running the Google Cloud Engine. The latter solution could previously only r... Read more
OpenAI introduces paid version of ChatGPT Plus
OpenAI recently launched the paid version of its now immensely popular AI tool ChatGPT; ChatGPT Plus. This paid version offers some additional features of the intelligent writing tool, such as faster responses, guaranteed access and priority access to new features.
OpenAI has faster than expecte... Read more