Technology News, Trends – December 2023

Technology New, Trends- December 2023: Read the latest technology news and trends from December 2023. Find out what happened in the tech world, from AI to VR, from startups to giants, from gadgets to software.

  • Dendrocentric Learning: A new approach to AI that mimics the brain’s dendrites to enable efficient parallel processing in 3D chips.
  • Dell, Lenovo Also Waiting For Their AI Server Waves: The two server makers face supply chain constraints and competition from AMD and Arm as they wait for the demand for AI servers to pick up.
  • Intel “Emerald Rapids” Xeon SPs A Little More Bang, A Little Less Bucks: Intel launches its fifth generation Xeon SP processors with improved performance, lower power consumption, and higher core counts, but still lags behind AMD in some aspects.
  • Sony Could Ditch the Xperia Branding and Comeback with a New Smartphone Lineup: A leaker suggests that Sony might rebrand its smartphone series after 15 years of using the Xperia name, possibly to revive its market share and compete with other brands.
  • Samsung TV sales reportedly slowing as these two brands surge: Samsung faces challenges from Chinese TV makers TCL and Hisense, who offer cheaper and feature-rich models that appeal to budget-conscious consumers.
  • Crossref Brand update new names, logos, guidelines, + video: Crossref announces a cohesive branding strategy for its services, with new names, logos, guidelines, and a video to explain its promise and vision.
  • Google Search Results Super Volatile Days After Reviews Update Completed: Google’s November 2023 reviews update, which aimed to improve the quality of review snippets, caused fluctuations and instability in the search results, according to data providers and webmasters.
  • Google: We Have Taken Steps To Deal With Parasite SEO: Google’s Search Liaison, Danny Sullivan, said that the company has taken measures to address the issue of parasite SEO, where low-quality sites rank high by exploiting the authority of other domains.
  • OpenAI On ChatGPT GPT-4 Getting Lazier: OpenAI confirms that ChatGPT, its chatbot based on GPT-4, has become lazier and less responsive, and says it is working on a fix for the problem.
  • Google SGE Does Not Show You Google’s Search Ranking System: Google’s Search Liaison, Danny Sullivan, clarifies that SGE, or Search Generative Experience, is not able to reveal how Google’s search ranking system works, as it is based on generative AI and not on secret algorithms.
  • Google Adds Programmatic Support For Limited Ads With AdSense, AdMob & Ad Manager: Google announces that publishers can now use programmatic channels to serve limited ads, which are ads that comply with data protection regulations and user preferences.
  • Bing Chat / Copilot Now Testing Notebook Feature: Bing Chat, Microsoft’s conversational AI assistant, is testing a new feature that allows users to create and edit notebooks with their queries and responses.
  • The First Crispr Medicine Is Now Approved in the US: The FDA approves the first gene-editing therapy based on Crispr technology, which treats a rare blood disorder called transthyretin amyloidosis.
  • AMD’s Next GPU Is a 3D-Integrated Superchip: AMD reveals its next-generation GPU architecture, codenamed Antares, which uses 3D stacking technology to achieve higher performance and efficiency.
  • DNA Nanobots Can Exponentially Self-Replicate: Researchers demonstrate a new method of creating DNA nanobots that can self-replicate exponentially, opening up possibilities for nanomedicine and biotechnology.
  • SpaceX Shares Cinematic Footage of Last Month’s Starship Mission: SpaceX releases a video that shows the highlights of its Starship SN15 test flight, which successfully landed after reaching an altitude of 10 kilometers.
  • The Binance Crackdown Will Be an ‘Unprecedented’ Bonanza for Crypto Surveillance: The regulatory pressure on Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, will boost the demand for crypto compliance and analytics tools, according to industry experts.
  • Meta and IBM Launch AI Alliance: Meta, formerly Facebook, and IBM announce a new partnership to advance AI research and innovation, focusing on areas such as computer vision, natural language processing, and fairness.
  • Ultrasonic 3D Printer Could One Day Repair Organs in the Body Without Surgery: Scientists develop a novel 3D printing technique that uses ultrasound waves to manipulate living cells and biomaterials, which could enable organ regeneration without invasive procedures.
  • Body Awareness Scientists Give Robots a Basic Sense of ‘Proprioception’: Researchers equip robots with a sense of proprioception, or the ability to perceive their own body position and movement, using artificial skin and neural networks.
  • Kojima’s OD Topped TGA 2023 Press Coverage, Says FanCensus: A report by FanCensus, a media analytics company, shows that Kojima’s OD, a new game by Hideo Kojima, received the most press coverage among the titles announced at The Game Awards 2023.
  • Why Is Elon Musk’s Grok AI Regurgitating ChatGPT’s Responses Verbatim?: A report by Gizmodo reveals that Grok AI, a chatbot service launched by Elon Musk’s Neuralink, is copying ChatGPT’s responses word for word, raising questions about its originality and ethics.
  • NVIDIA Once Again Teases Potential Deal With Intel Says Would Love To Have A Third Foundry Partner Besides TSMC & Samsung: NVIDIA’s CEO, Jensen Huang, hints at a possible collaboration with Intel, saying that he would love to have a third foundry partner besides TSMC and Samsung, and that Intel is a great company.
  • Phison To Expand Gen5 Portfolio With New High-End E26 Max14um & Mainstream E31T SSD Controllers Up To 14.7 GB/s: Phison announces two new SSD controllers, the E26 Max14um and the E31T, which support the PCIe Gen5 standard and offer high-speed and high-capacity solutions for various applications.
  • Apple Vision Pro Training Seminars For Retail Employees Said To Start In January, Will Last For Two Days And Is A ‘High-Stakes Endeavor’: Apple is reportedly preparing to train its retail employees on its new Vision Pro service, which uses AI to analyze and improve photos and videos, in a two-day seminar starting in January.
  • Here’s When Apple Will Release iOS 17.2 to The Public: Apple is expected to release iOS 17.2, the second major update to iOS 17, in the second week of December, according to a reliable source.
  • Infinidat goes down Arrow Electronics manufacturing route: Infinidat has decided to use Arrow Electronics to manufacture its InfiniBox-based storage arrays, which will expand its production operations and purchasing power.
  • Inspeere’s peer-to-peer backup storage protects against ransomware: Inspeere’s technology is based on computer science research and a patent by University Cote d’Azur professor Olivier Dalle, who co-founded the company in 2018, and it uses ZFS-based peer-to-peer storage to store backup data in encoded and compressed fragments across six to nine peer sites.
  • Nasuni’s post-$100 million ARR growth continues unabated: Nasuni, a cloud file services supplier, grew revenues 15 percent year-on-year in its third 2023 quarter and signed an eight-figure deal in the last 30 days, while expanding its board of directors with former Juniper Networks senior executive Kim Perdikou.
  • Hard disk capacity slightly expanded in 2023 amid SSD competition: According to IDC, the worldwide hard disk drive market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 2.2 percent from 2023 to 2027, reaching 1.1 billion units in 2027, driven by demand for nearline and consumer HDDs.
  • Toshiba exec HDDs have a bright future: Toshiba’s senior vice president of HDD business unit, Shuji Takaoka, said in an interview that HDDs have a bright future in the data center market, especially for high-capacity and low-power applications, and that Toshiba plans to launch 26 TB HDDs this year and 40 TB+ HDDs beyond 2025.
  • Gaidar Magdanurov, president of marketing at Acronis, has made an AI-related prediction about 2024: Magdanurov predicted that in 2024, AI will be used to automate more tasks and processes in the IT industry, such as data protection, security, and management, and that AI will also help users to optimize their IT resources and costs.
  • Data protector and manager Cohesity says it has recently received numerous awards in the United States and Europe: Cohesity announced that it has been recognized by various industry awards in the U.S. and Europe, such as the CRN Tech Innovator Awards, the SDC Awards, the SVC Awards, and the Channel Partner Insight Innovation Awards, for its excellence in data protection, management, and security.
  • Giga Computing, will present the latest AI/HPC server lineup: Giga Computing, a subsidiary of GIGABYTE, will showcase its latest AI/HPC server lineup at CES 2024, featuring top-notch GPU and accelerators, such as the industry’s first NVIDIA-certified HGX H100 8-GPU SXM5 server, G593-SD0.
  • Hyperscale data warehouse supplier Ocient announced OcientGeo, a suite of spatial database features for enhanced spatiotemporal query performance and analytics at scale: OcientGeo is a new feature of the Ocient Hyperscale Data Warehouse (OHDW) that enables users to ingest and analyze high-resolution spatial data types, such as lines and polygons with up to 32 million embedded points, and to perform real-time analysis on over 120 geospatial functions, using the WGS84 standard.
  • Cloud file services supplier Panzura says Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing the AEC industry: Panzura said that AI is transforming the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry by enabling faster and more accurate design, simulation, and analysis, and that Panzura’s cloud file services can help AEC firms to leverage AI by providing secure, scalable, and collaborative cloud storage.
  • SkySQL Inc. has completed a deal with MariaDB plc to acquire all rights to the SkySQL DBaaS product: SkySQL Inc., a cloud database provider, has announced that it has acquired the SkySQL DBaaS product from MariaDB plc, the original developer of the open source MariaDB database, and that it will continue to offer SkySQL as a fully managed cloud service for MariaDB users.
  • enhanced Microsoft Sharepoint and Teams Integration feature that makes it easier to automatically sync and upload Sharepoint files to the Stravito platform: Stravito, a knowledge management platform for market research and insights, has announced a new feature that allows users to automatically sync and upload files from Microsoft Sharepoint and Teams to the Stravito platform, making it easier to access and share relevant information across the organization.
  • Analyst house TrendForce says NAND flash storage revenues grew by a low 2.9 percent Q/Q in Q3 2023: TrendForce, a market research firm, has reported that the global NAND flash storage revenues reached $15.7 billion in the third quarter of 2023, up 2.9 percent quarter-over-quarter, but lower than the expected 6.5 percent growth, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the supply chain disruptions on the demand for NAND flash products.
  • 2024 – emerging cybersecurity risks: According to various experts and reports, some of the emerging cybersecurity risks in 2024 include ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure, supply chain attacks, cloud security breaches, AI-enabled cyberattacks, and cyber warfare.
  • Small business predictions for 2024: Some of the predictions for small businesses in 2024 include increased adoption of e-commerce, social media, and digital marketing, more remote and flexible work arrangements, more focus on sustainability and social responsibility, more use of cloud and AI technologies, and more opportunities for collaboration and innovation.
  • Visual Studio Code gets floating editor windows: Microsoft has announced a new feature for Visual Studio Code, its popular code editor, that allows users to create floating editor windows that can be moved and resized independently from the main window, enabling more flexible and productive workflows.
  • Docker buys AtomicJar to integrate container-based test automation: Docker, a leading provider of container technology, has acquired AtomicJar, a startup that develops Testcontainers, an open source framework for automated testing of containerized applications, and that it plans to integrate Testcontainers into its Docker Desktop and Docker Hub products.
  • rise of Astro: Astro is a new framework for building fast and modern websites, that combines the best features of static site generators, server-side rendering, and single-page applications, and that allows developers to use any UI framework or no framework at all, while delivering high performance and low carbon footprint.
  • Google pitches AI developers with Gemini Pro, new tooling, and generous free quota: Google has launched Gemini Pro, a new tier of its Cloud AI Platform, that offers advanced features and capabilities for AI developers, such as custom training, online prediction, batch prediction, and explainability, and that also provides a generous free quota of up to 50 hours of training and 50 hours of prediction per month.
  • Overall, 44% of ITDMs agree that their organization is willing to pay more for AI-infused products from vendors: According to a survey by IDC, 44 percent of IT decision makers (ITDMs) agree that their organization is willing to pay more for products from vendors that have AI capabilities embedded in them, such as data protection, security, and management, and that AI is becoming a key factor in their purchasing decisions.
  • AI capabilities can and will enable workforce reduction: According to a report by Gartner, AI capabilities can and will enable workforce reduction in some industries and sectors, such as manufacturing, retail, and customer service, by automating tasks and processes, enhancing productivity and efficiency, and creating new roles and opportunities.
  • Due to the rising complexity of the technology purchase process, ITDMs are constantly searching for ways to free up some of their time and enhance their productivity during the periods that they do have available for fundamental and strategic tasks: According to a report by IDC, the technology purchase process has become more complex and time-consuming for IT decision makers (ITDMs), due to factors such as the proliferation of vendors and products, the involvement of multiple stakeholders, and the need for alignment with business goals, and that ITDMs are constantly searching for ways to free up some of their time and enhance their productivity during the periods that they do have available for fundamental and strategic tasks, such as evaluating new technologies, optimizing IT resources, and driving innovation.
  • how to navigate and succeed with partner marketing in today’s more challenging economic landscape: Some of the tips for navigating and succeeding with partner marketing in today’s more challenging economic landscape include identifying and targeting the right partners, creating value propositions and incentives that align with their goals and needs, providing them with the necessary tools and support, measuring and optimizing the performance and outcomes of the partnership, and fostering trust and communication .
  • VR Goggles for Mice: VR Goggles for Mice is a research project by neuroscientists at University College London, who have developed a virtual reality system for mice, that allows them to study how the brain processes complex visual information, such as navigation, spatial memory, and decision making.
  • Li-Fi Might be Better than Wi-Fi: Li-Fi is a wireless communication technology that uses light waves instead of radio waves to transmit data, and that might be better than Wi-Fi in some aspects, such as speed, security, reliability, and energy efficiency, but also has some limitations, such as the need for line-of-sight and the interference from sunlight

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