TotemoTech - 2023-06-21


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on June 21st, 2023. In today’s news, Microsoft has added a new feature called ‘On Your Data’ to its ‘Azure OpenAI Service.’ This feature allows users to reference text files, PDFs, and PowerPoint files stored locally or on Azure storage with their chat AI.

In other news, HIKKY has announced the trial introduction of an AI character that can have conversations using ChatGPT as a guide for the VR event ‘Virtual Market 2023 Summer.’ This AI character will serve as a guide for the event attendees.

Moving on, Amana Images, the operator of a stock photo service, has announced the establishment of the ‘Japan Image Generative AI Consortium’ (JIGAC). The consortium aims to balance the protection of copyrighted works and the advancement of technology in order to promote the development of AI technology in Japan.

In the world of tablets, Google has made a comeback in the tablet market with the release of the ‘Pixel Tablet.’ This tablet features a docking speaker that can transform it into a smart display. Let’s see how this tablet, created by the original Android manufacturer, performs.

NTT Resonant has announced that new applications for its self-branded service, ‘OCN Mobile ONE,’ will be accepted until the 26th of June. Existing users will be able to continue using the service even after the merger with NTT DoCoMo.

QuickWork, the company operating the corporate database ‘SalesNow DB,’ has released a ranking of programming languages based on the preferences of companies. According to the database’s job data of approximately 1.1 million listings, ‘R’ ranked second, ‘Go’ ranked third, and the top spot went to…

In telecommunications news, NTT DoCoMo has introduced ‘ahamo Hikari,’ a fiber optic internet service exclusively for ahamo subscribers. This plan is available for apartment buildings and costs 3,630 yen per month with a two-year contract.

Lastly, in an update on the ‘Convenience Store Certificate Issuance’ issue, Fujitsu Japan has completed system inspections and assures users that the service is now safe to use.

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