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OpenAI Spring Update: Next Flagship Model Is the ‘Natively Multimodal’ GPT-4o

OpenAI’s Spring Update on May 13 brought three major announcements from the AI company: A new flagship AI model called GPT-4o. A desktop ChatGPT app for macOS. ChatGPT users who don’t pay for a subscription can now access more features for free. The coming changes to ChatGPT “brings GPT-4 level . . . Read more

Anthropic Releases Claude Team Enterprise AI Plan and iOS App

Anthropic unveiled Claude Team, its enterprise plan for the Claude AI, on May 1. Claude Team comes at an interesting time as companies jostle to find money-generating uses for generative AI. With Claude Team, Anthropic packages up generative AI that could be used for iterating on projects, analyzing documents or . . . Read more

Amazon, AT&T, Verizon Named Best Tech Companies for Career Growth in 2024, LinkedIn Reports

Amazon leads LinkedIn’s list of the 2024 top companies in technology and information to grow your career in the U.S. This ranking is based on unique LinkedIn data that evaluates companies on eight elements of career progression, the site said. The elements are: ability to advance, skills growth, company stability, . . . Read more

AI Sustainability: How Microsoft, Google Cloud, IBM & Dell are Working on Reducing AI’s Climate Harms

Many companies aim to measure sustainability-related effects with AI such as weather and energy use, but fewer talk about mitigating AI’s water- and power-hungry nature in the first place. Running generative AI sustainably could reduce some of the impact of climate change and look good to investors who want to . . . Read more

Apple Alerts iPhone Users in 92 Countries to Mercenary Spyware Attacks

Apple sent a threat notification to iPhone users in 92 countries on April 10 informing them that their device was “being targeted by a mercenary spyware attack.” The alert, sent at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time, told recipients that the attackers were attempting to “remotely compromise” their phone and that they . . . Read more

How to Make a QR Code: 7 Ways to Generate QR Codes

QR codes let people access information with a smartphone; instead of typing a URL, you point your smartphone camera at a QR barcode and tap to scan. There are two types of QR codes: One links to one set location on the web (known as a static QR code), and . . . Read more

European Commission Examines Alphabet, Apple and Meta’s Walled Gardens Under the DMA

The European Commission announced on March 25 open investigations into Alphabet, Apple and Meta for alleged gatekeeping (i.e., promoting their own services above competitors’) on apps and in browsers. The investigation is the first major action taken under Europe’s Digital Markets Act since the DMA’s “gatekeeper” rules went into force . . . Read more

New GoFetch Vulnerability in Apple’s M Chips Allows Secret Keys Leak on Compromised Computers

The newly exposed GoFetch vulnerability affecting Apple’s M1, M2 and M3 chips lets an attacker exfiltrate secret keys from cryptographic applications on a targeted system. The exploit works by running a fraudulent process on the same CPU cluster as the targeted process on the targeted machine. No easy mitigation currently . . . Read more