OpenAI announces text-to-video model called Sora

OpenAI announced its text-to-video model, Sora, that can create realistic and imaginative scenes from text instructions. Initially, Sora will be available to red teamers for the purposes of evaluating potential harms or risks in critical areas, which will not only enhance the model’s security and safety features but also allows OpenAI to incorporate the perspectives … continue reading

OpenSSF shares progress for its Alpha-Omega project in 2023

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) released the annual report for its Alpha-Omega project, an initiative that focuses on identifying and remedying vulnerabilities within source code to create a safer digital environment.  According to OpenSSF, the Alpha-Omega project has become a pivotal player in enhancing the security infrastructure of open-source software, reflecting a proactive approach … continue reading

Kong introduces new collection of AI plugins in Kong Gateway 3.6

Kong recently unveiled a collection of six open-source AI plugins for Kong Gateway 3.6. The plugins offer integration with multiple LLMs and significantly advance AI technology accessibility for developers and platform teams. According to Kong, the goal of this release is to enhance developer productivity by simplifying the integration process of LLMs into various products. … continue reading

CAST Imaging’s latest update introduces advanced search capability

Software intelligence technology company CAST has announced the winter release of CAST Imaging, an imaging system for software applications, with UX enhancements and new features designed to simplify and accelerate processes for engineers who develop, maintain, and modernize complex software applications. The recent update to the product introduces several significant improvements aimed at enhancing user … continue reading

Microsoft announces principles for dealing with threat actors who are using AI

OpenAI and Microsoft have published findings on the emerging threats in the rapidly evolving domain of AI showing that threat actors are incorporating AI technologies into their arsenal, treating AI as a tool to enhance their productivity in conducting offensive operations.  They have also announced principles shaping Microsoft’s policy and actions mitigating the risks associated … continue reading

Slack AI is beginning to rollout to customers

Slack has announced that Slack AI is starting to officially roll out to customers. First announced in September, Slack AI incorporates generative AI capabilities into the communication platform. The initial set of capabilities include personalized responses to search queries, channel recaps for key highlights of the activity within a channel, and thread summaries to enable … continue reading

Holepunch launches Pear Runtime, an open-source peer-to-peer app development platform

Pear Runtime, an open-source peer-to-peer (P2P) app development platform, has been launched by Holepunch, a P2P company backed by Tether.  This platform is set to redefine app development by offering a secure, efficient, scalable, and cost-effective solution for developers. With Pear Runtime, developers can create unlimited applications leveraging robust open-source P2P infrastructure, ensuring that they … continue reading

MongoDB Atlas Stream Processing in public preview

Atlas Stream Processing, a solution that aggregates and enriches streams of high velocity, rapidly changing event data, and unifies working with data, is now in public preview. In the transition from private to public preview, Atlas Stream Processing has focused on enhancing the developer experience to position itself as a go-to solution for development teams. … continue reading

Amazon adds new embedding model choices to Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock

AWS announced updates to Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock, which is a new capability announced at AWS re:Invent 2023 that allows organizations to provide information from their own private data sources to improve relevancy of responses.  According to AWS, there have been significant improvements since the launch, such as the introduction of Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible … continue reading

Ibis 8.0 lets data teams write code once across different engines

Voltron Data has announced the release of Ibis 8.0, an update to its popular Python dataframe API, which has been downloaded over 10 million times. Ibis enables developers to run code across various data platforms by choosing the most suitable query engine for specific tasks.  The latest version introduces the first dedicated streaming backends for … continue reading

Microsoft Graph Toolkit 4.0 released

Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Graph Toolkit v4.0, which includes improvements to the developer experience and bug fixes that will be appreciated by end-users. The Microsoft Graph Toolkit users can now directly edit To Do items, view colleagues’ presence and profiles through the people picker, and benefit from the general availability of search … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Pkl

Pkl is a new programming language from Apple specifically designed for creating configuration files. Pkl aims to revolutionize how configurations are developed, addressing the limitations of traditional static languages like JSON, YAML, and Property Lists.  These conventional formats, while useful, often struggle to manage complexity effectively, leading to repetitive code and a higher likelihood of … continue reading

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