How customizing models is bringing generative AI to the enterprise
Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. There is a lot of hype and activity around generative AI models, especially in the short time since ChatGPT first launched. ChatGPT — and the GPT-3 large language model (LLM) it is based on — have been... Read more
Google adds client-side encryption to Gmail and Calendar. Should you care?
Google On Tuesday, Google made client-side encryption available to a limited set of Gmail and Calendar users in a move designed to give them more control over who sees sensitive communications and schedules. Client-side encryption is a generic term for any sort of encryption that’s applied to data before... Read more
Google Fi Reportedly Drops US Cellular, Leaving T-Mobile As Last Network
Google Fi, the tech company’s mobile virtual network operator, once based its service on three different carrier networks for subscribers to hop between in search of the best signal. While that dropped to two after the T-Mobile and Sprint merger combined networks, now that’s been limited to one after... Read more
An Apple Store Worker Is the New Face of US Labor Law Reform
The percentage of US workers represented by a union has fallen for decades, down to 10 percent last year. But unions have recently scored wins in tech, drawing in the retail clerks at Apple, warehouse workers at Amazon, video game testers at Microsoft, and coders in corporate offices at places like Google. Pockets of... Read more
Hugging Face, AWS partner on open-source machine learning amidst AI arms race
Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Impressive advances in large language models (LLMs) are showing signs of what could be the beginnings of a major shift in the tech industry. AI startups and big tech companies are finding novel ways to put advanced... Read more
Conservative News Corp. empire says hackers were inside its network for 2 years
Enlarge / Entrance to Fox News headquarters at NewsCorp Building in New York. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Getty Images News Corp., the parent company of The Wall Street Journal and several other news outlets, said that hackers were inside its network for nearly two years and... Read more
Your iPhone Is About to Get a Batch of New Emoji With iOS 16.4
Your iPhone already has thousands of emoji, but you’ll soon get even more. The first iOS 16.4 beta included 31 new iPhone emoji that beta testers could use before the public release of iOS 16.4. The new emoji include a shaking-head smiley, animals like a donkey, moose and a goose, and... Read more
Uber and Lyft Are More Likely to Fire Drivers of Color, Report Says
James Jordan had worked as an Uber driver in Los Angeles for five and a half years by the spring of 2022. But in late March, after a flurry of customer complaints, Jordan found that his account had been permanently deactivated, leaving the single father of five, for whom... Read more
4 ways ChatGPT can radically up your job search
Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Job hunting can be a lot of stress, as well as a lot of work. It can take a lot of time too — according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average job search takes roughly... Read more
New Windows 11 update puts AI-powered Bing Chat directly in the taskbar
Enlarge / The “new Bing” running directly from the Windows 11 taskbar. Microsoft Microsoft is adding support for Bing Chat and the other “new Bing” features to the Windows taskbar as part of 2023’s first major Windows 11 feature update. Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay announced the updates... Read more