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Report: Only Half of Ransomware-Compromised Data Will Be Recovered

Organizations are vulnerable to substantial data loss and negative business impact from a ransomware attack, according to a report from Veeam Software.

Microsoft Will Disable Default 'Recall' Feature Due to Security Concerns

Microsoft's controversial new Recall feature (currently in preview) will not be activated by default for Windows users, the company announced.

Apple Jumps into Gen AI Race with 'Apple Intelligence,' ChatGPT Integration

Apple has unveiled "Apple Intelligence," a comprehensive software update across its devices, including iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia, aiming to provide users with a personalized version of generative AI (GenAI).

Element451 Launches AI Chatbot for College Websites

CRM software provider Element451 recently launched an AI-powered chatbot designed to help students navigate college websites.



Survey Reveals Increased Demand for Online Student Mental Health Support

The results of a new survey reveal that an “overwhelming majority” of higher-education faculty, staff, and administrators have seen an increased need for mental health support among online students, according to a news release.

1EdTech Appoints Curtiss Barnes as CEO

Education technology leader Curtiss Barnes has been named CEO of 1EdTech, the non-profit community partnership of education providers, government organizations, and ed tech suppliers working toward an open, trusted, and innovative digital learning ecosystem.

Industry Leaders Weigh in on How Generative AI Will Revolutionize Education

In a panel discussion at the GenAI Summit 2024 in San Francisco, experts in artificial intelligence and education explored the transformative potential of generative AI in reshaping the classroom of the future.

Windows Server 2025 Now Available in Public Preview

Microsoft's Windows Server 2025 is now available in public preview — the next milestone toward full release.

Global Gen AI Community Calls for Open Source AGI

The GenAI Summit 2024 kicked off in San Francisco with a keynoter declaring that artificial general intelligence (AGI) should belong to the community as open source technology.

Report: AI Skills Boost Wages for Some, Redefine In-Demand Occupations

Artificial intelligence is providing a boon for many occupations, with AI skills often bumping up paychecks, according to the PwC 2024 AI Jobs Barometer report, analyzing over half a billion job ads to reveal the transformative impact of AI on job growth, skills demand, wage premiums and productivity across various sectors.