Top interesting announcements
Meta launched Code Llama, a code-generating AI model
Google launched a new algorithm that makes FIDO encryption safe from quantum computers
FIDO keys are used for passwordless authentication and as a multi-factor authentication element. Google claims that the FIDO2 security key implementation is the first of its kind. The company hopes that this will become a new standard and supported by major web browsers with large user bases.
IBM will use generative AI to translate COBOL code into Java
IBM has unveiled Watsonx Code Assistant for Z, a generative AI-assisted solution that can quickly translate customers’ COBOL code on IBM Z into Java to modernize applications. The Watsonx Code Assistant for Z integrates with IBM’s Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence tool.
Microsoft will add AI capabilities to apps like Paint and Photos on Windows 11
For the Photos app, Microsoft is working on an AI functionality that would allow the app to identify objects or people in photos and enable the ability to cut out and paste those elements elsewhere.
Facebook and Instagram will display Stories and Reels in chronological order to comply with EU law
In Europe, posts will no lonher be ranked by Meta’s recommendation algorithms. Meta is making the changes to comply with the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA), a new regulation that will impact how tech companies moderate content on their platforms.
Top new products
Realme GT 5
The phone will have a 6.74-inch OLED screen, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and 16GB of RAM. It will come with up to 1TB of storage.
OnePlus 12 will have a 6.7-inch QHD+ screen, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, 24GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It will come with a 5,400 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Galaxy S23 FE will have a 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen, Exynos 2200 or Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and a 50 MP main camera. It will come with a 4,500 mAh battery.