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    16 tech providers agree to nail down AI safety curbs

    The Frontier AI Safety Commitments unveiled Tuesday in Seoul outline a series of voluntary steps to mitigate risk associated with AI systems.

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    Slack tweaks AI policy language after user backlash

    The company is working to clarify the relationship between customer data and generative AI in its collaboration platform following user concern.

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    IBM, Salesforce infuse Einstein with Granite

    The integration brings the watsonx multimodel platform into the CRM’s data cloud ecosphere as IBM pushes its LLM solutions into multiple clouds.

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    AI could perform more than half of HR assistant tasks by 2032, report says

    Companies will overhaul their business and operating models as AI adoption grows over the next three years, according to a Cognizant report.

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    Popular LLMs are insecure, UK AI Safety Institute warns

    AI models released by “major labs” are highly vulnerable to even basic attempts to circumvent safeguards, the researchers found. 

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    Google leverages Microsoft’s cyber gaps to woo Workspace customers

    “The repeated security challenges with Microsoft call for a better alternative for enterprises and public-sector organizations alike,” Google said Monday.

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    Employers should include workers in AI plans, DOL says

    The agency outlined a list of eight “AI Principles for Developers and Employers” on Thursday, following up on a 2023 directive from the White House.

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    Enterprises struggle to show the value of AI projects

    While existing applications are placing generative AI within reach for the average business, many are finding it difficult to craft mature AI strategies, Gartner found.

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    What’s the cost of the IT skills gap? IDC says $5.5 trillion by 2026

    AI coding and workforce training capabilities could trim as much as $1 trillion from the losses by 2027, according to IDC researcher Gina Smith.

  • Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), flanked by Sen. Todd Young (R-IN), Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD), speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on May 15, 2024 in Washington, DC.
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    Senate AI working group releases long-awaited policy guidance

    The bipartisan group spent the past year on a listening tour and is recommending federal investments of at least $32 billion per year in AI innovation.

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    Palo Alto Networks signs broad enterprise cybersecurity partnership with IBM

    The enterprise security giant will capitalize on a platform consolidation strategy as IBM concedes on transition to cloud security.

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    AI raises CIO cyber anxieties

    Using third-party generative AI products without the proper controls exposes existing security gaps, McKinsey and Company Partner Jan Shelly Brown said Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

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    Google puts Gemini closer to the enterprise tool stack

    The tech company updated Gemini 1.5 Pro, introduced a smaller Gemini 1.5 Flash model and added two Gemma models to its portfolio.

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    4 CIO styles to boost business performance

    Aligning leadership skills to an organization’s needs can accelerate results and build trust with key stakeholders.

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    Technology executives extol the virtues of ‘old-school’ AI

    “One of our jobs as CIOs is not to get so swept up in generative AI that we don’t make use of all the tools that are available to us,” Mathematica CIO Akira Bell said, speaking Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

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    Meta to shut down Workplace platform, underscoring AI focus

    Facebook's parent company will wind down the tool by 2026, giving customers the option to migrate to Zoom's Workvivo platform.

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    Most Gen Z tech workers say they’d consider new career opportunities

    With high dissatisfaction rates, young tech workers pointed to career development as a vital aspect of engagement and retention in a recent survey.

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    AWS CEO steps down, sales chief to take over

    After a three-year stint helming the cloud titan, Adam Selipsky is passing the baton to AWS veteran Matt Garman.

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    What LinkedIn engineers learned while building in generative AI

    The social media company’s engineers wanted the technology to improve experiences and engagement. But the final product required more tweaking than previously thought.

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    OpenAI introduces faster, cheaper GPT-4o model

    GPT-4o is the LLM maker’s first multimodal model and will begin to roll out to customers Monday. 

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    Only one-third of firms deploy safeguards against generative AI threats, report finds

    Generative AI gives attackers an edge over cyber defenders, according to a survey of security experts.

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    White House wants to hold the software sector accountable for security

    Federal officials are taking steps toward a long-stated goal of shifting the security burden from technology users to the companies that build it.

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    Enterprises outsource data storage as complexity rises

    An overload of operations data, ongoing business growth and expanding web analytics are pushing data estates to their limit, according to a Forrester report.

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    Mattel tech chief departs company after 7 years

    Sven Gerjets joined as EVP and CTO in 2017. He was responsible for technology innovation and implementation at the toy company. 

    Updated May 10, 2024
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    68 tech, security vendors commit to secure-by-design practices

    Microsoft and Google are among the providers signing a voluntary pledge to boost cyber resiliency and transparency.