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AWS Introduces New AI Certifications

Amazon Web Services has launched two new AWS Certifications to provide job-ready skills in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and generative AI.

Microsoft Postpones AI Recall Release

After making Recall opt-in only, Microsoft is putting the brakes on its new AI feature for Windows that was designed to "retrace users' steps."

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of June 17, 2024)

Upcoming events include the 2024 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, EdMedia and Innovate Learning 2024, and SANSFIRE 2024.

Call for Speakers Reopened: Tech Tactics in Education 2024

Now rescheduled as a virtual event on Sept. 25, the annual conference from the producers of Campus Technology and THE Journal will focus AI, cybersecurity, data, ed tech, and other emerging trends in K–20 education.



Raspberry Pi Debuts AI Kit

Raspberry Pi's commercial site has announced a new Raspberry Pi AI Kit, available for $70.

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.