Microsoft is using AI to help block more scam calls

Key Takeaways: – Microsoft is introducing AI to the telecommunications industry to combat spam and scams – Azure Operator Call Protection is now available on public preview – The AI tool provides endpoint protection directly through the network – Azure Operator Protection uses real-time analysis of phone calls to alert call handlers of potential scams…

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AI models could be attacked, flawed by this Hugging Face security issue — security worries add to AI concerns

Key Takeaways: – Security researchers from HiddenLayer discovered a flaw in Hugging Face’s Safetensors conversion tool – Hugging Face is a platform for hosting and collaborating on pre-trained machine learning models – Safetensors allows users to convert PyTorch models to Safetensor via pull requests – The conversion service can be compromised, allowing attackers to hijack…

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Mystery Chromebook with dedicated AI button could be a new Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Plus, and I really hope that’s the case

Key Takeaways: – Chromebook codenamed ‘Xol’ likely being developed by Samsung, possibly the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Plus – Xol rumored to have a dedicated AI Assistant button or possibly a ‘Gemini Key’ for Google’s AI offerings – Samsung’s previous Chromebook, the Galaxy Chromebook Go, was not well-received – Samsung may be aiming for a more…

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Github Copilot Enterprise AI coding assistant for businesses hits general availability, but it’ll cost you

Key Takeaways: – Github’s code assistant, Copilot Enterprise, is now available for $39 per month – The code assistant acts as a chatbot that can reference a business’s internal code repository for code completion recommendations – Copilot Enterprise includes features aimed at large programming teams – The code assistant can provide business and team specific…

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I got workout tips from an AI fitness coach, and it feels like the future of athletic performance tech

Key Takeaways: – The author participated in a workout demonstration at a conference using AI technology – The technology, 3D Athlete Tracking (3DAT), uses AI and YOLO object detection for human tracking – 3DAT is currently being used for soccer players to measure biometrics based on movement – The technology is being considered for other…

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