Microsoft announces new PCs with AI chips from Qualcomm

Microsoft wants to deliver Windows PCs that can keep up with Apple’s MacBooks on artificial intelligence performance and strong battery life.

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Can Artificial Intelligence Make the PC Cool Again?

Microsoft, HP, Dell and others unveiled a new kind of laptop tailored to work with artificial intelligence. Analysts expect Apple to do something similar.

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Dell AI Laptops Will Be Powered By Next-Gen Qualcomm Processors

Five new laptops use the Qualcomm Snapdragon X Series processor to run AI. Dell AI offerings expand with NVIDIA, Hugging Face and others.

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Meta’s Oversight Board takes its first Threads case

Meta’s Oversight Board has now extended its scope to include the company’s newest platform, Instagram Threads. Designed as an independent appeals board that hears cases and then makes precedent-setting content moderation decisions, the board to date has decided on cases like Facebook’s ban of Donald Trump, COVID-19 misinformation, the removal of breast cancer photos, and […]
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SeekOut, a recruiting startup last valued at $1.2 billion, lays off 30% of its workforce

The company says it’s refocusing and prioritizing fewer initiatives that will have the biggest impact on customers and add value to the business.
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Top ITSM Certifications for 2024

Learn about ITSM certifications and which ones are most important for various roles within the technology sector.

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UK’s autonomous vehicle legislation becomes law, paving the way for first driverless cars by 2026

The U.K.’s self-proclaimed “world-leading” regulations for self-driving cars are now official, after the Automated Vehicles (AV) Act received royal assent — the final rubber stamp any legislation must go through before becoming enshrined in law. The government says that fully self-driving vehicles could be on U.K. roads within two years. “While this doesn’t take away […]
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2024 may be the year you start paying with your face as biometrics hit tipping point

Biometric technology like Amazon’s pay-by-palm is already in hundreds of stores. Facial recognition to buy things is next, and restaurants are already using it.

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New York AG announces $2 billion settlement with crypto lender Genesis

New York Attorney General Letitia James is settling with crypto lender Genesis for $2 billion, in an effort to make defrauded investors whole again.

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OpenAI pulls ChatGPT AI voice over its resemblance to Scarlett Johansson in the movie ‘Her’

OpenAI on Sunday announced it would pause one of the voices of ChatGPT, “Sky,” which had made waves for its resemblance to actress Scarlett Johansson’s voice.

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