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macOS 15 Sequoia Cheat Sheet: Release Date, Name, Features and More

The latest operating system for Mac PCs is macOS 15 Sequoia, unveiled by Apple at its 2024 Worldwide Developer Conference. This cheat sheet explores important new capabilities as well as requirements for the new operating system. Sequoia has neat quality-of-life changes for work, such as the way dragging a window . . . Read more

Some Generative AI Company Employees Pen Letter Wanting ‘Right to Warn’ About Risks

Some current and former employees of OpenAI, Google DeepMind and Anthropic published a letter on June 4 asking for whistleblower protections, more open dialogue about risks and “a culture of open criticism” in the major generative AI companies. The Right to Warn letter illuminates some of the inner workings of . . . Read more

Google, Microsoft, Meta and More to Develop Open Standard for AI Chip Components in UALink Promoter Group

AMD, Broadcom, Cisco, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Intel, Meta and Microsoft are combining their expertise to create an open industry standard for an AI chip technology called Ultra Accelerator Link. The setup will improve high-speed and low latency communications between AI accelerator chips in data centres. An open standard . . . Read more

What is the EU’s AI Office? New Body Formed to Oversee the Rollout of General Purpose Models and AI Act

The European Commission has unveiled details about its new AI Office, which is being formed to govern the deployment of the general purpose models and the AI Act in the E.U. The office will be composed of five units covering different areas, including regulation, innovation and AI for Societal Good. . . . Read more

How to Prepare Your Business for the EU AI Act With KPMG’s EU AI Hub

The EU AI Hub, launched last week by AI security firm Cranium with KPMG and Microsoft, is a service designed to assist businesses in complying with the newly adopted EU AI Act. With expert advice and bespoke technologies, users will be taken through a series of steps to identify what . . . Read more

AI Seoul Summit: 4 Key Takeaways on AI Safety Standards and Regulations

The AI Seoul Summit, co-hosted by the Republic of Korea and the U.K., saw international bodies come together to discuss the global advancement of artificial intelligence. Participants included representatives from the governments of 20 countries, the European Commission and the United Nations as well as notable academic institutes and civil . . . Read more

Snowflake Arctic, a New AI LLM for Enterprise Tasks, is Coming to APAC

Data cloud provider Snowflake has launched an open source large language model, Arctic LLM, as part of a growing portfolio of AI offerings helping enterprises leverage their data. Typical use cases include data analysis, including sentiment analysis of reviews, chatbots for customer service or sales, and business intelligence queries, like . . . Read more

Delaying AI’s Rollout in the U.K. by Five Years Could Cost the Economy £150+ Billion, Microsoft Report Finds

Adding five years onto the time it takes to roll out AI in the U.K. could reduce its economic impact in 2035 by more than £150 billion, a Microsoft report has revealed. While the country is second in the world in its ability to take advantage of AI, only behind . . . Read more

Microsoft’s Copilot+ PCs, New Surface Laptops and More Pre-Build 2024 Announcements

Before Microsoft’s Build 2024 developer conference kicked off today, the company made a number of initial announcements during a special hour-long keynote event on May 20th hosted at its Redmond campus in Washington. These announcements included: Copilot+ PCs. Copilot and GPT-4o. Recall. Surface Pro 11. Surface Laptop 7. AI-optimized creative . . . Read more

9 out of 10 UK Business Leaders Suffer From Tech Anxiety That Disrupts Their Sleep, BT Study Finds

While rapid digital transformations can result in many business benefits, a new study has revealed that they also take a toll on mental health. Nearly nine out of 10 U.K. business leaders say they suffer from tech-related stress that’s severe enough to disrupt their sleep. BT commissioned a survey of . . . Read more