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George Leopold

George Leopold has written about science and technology for more than 30 years, focusing on electronics and aerospace technology. He previously served as executive editor of Electronic Engineering Times. Leopold is the author of "Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom" (Purdue University Press, 2016).

AWS Takes the High Ground with Space Unit

July 1st, 2020 Comments Off on AWS Takes the High Ground with Space Unit
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has long talked about moving manufacturing and other industrial activities off the earth as a way to preserve our only home. The cloud giant took “one small step” toward a “sustainable commercial space economy” this ...

Kubernetes-Native DevOps Gains Steam

June 29th, 2020 Comments Off on Kubernetes-Native DevOps Gains Steam
Application development tool vendors continue to attract investors as enterprise DevOps teams look to automate workflows that will accelerate continuous integration and delivery capabilities for application container and microservices that increasingly extend to cloud deployments. The latest beneficiary is ...

Xilinx Keeps Pace in AI Accelerator Race

June 26th, 2020 Comments Off on Xilinx Keeps Pace in AI Accelerator Race
FPGAs are increasingly used to accelerate AI workloads in datacenters for tasks like machine learning inference. A growing list of FPGA accelerators are challenging datacenter GPU deployments, promising to unburden already overworked CPUs in datacenter servers. Earlier this month, ...

Chip Proposals Seek to Revive U.S. Manufacturing

June 25th, 2020 Comments Off on Chip Proposals Seek to Revive U.S. Manufacturing
Legislation introduced in the U.S. House and Senate seeks to revive the U.S. semiconductor industry via a roughly $12 billion spending package and tax incentives designed to promote technology innovation across the chip ecosystem. The Senate version of the ...

AI is Key to China Infrastructure Plan, as is AI Talent

June 24th, 2020 Comments Off on AI is Key to China Infrastructure Plan, as is AI Talent
China’s latest set of technology goals for the next decade have been assimilated into an initiative launched this spring under the rubric, “new infrastructure.” Collectively, the aspirational blueprint includes 5G wireless and the Internet of Things, big data and ...

Nebulon, Cloud Storage Startup, Emerges from Stealth

June 23rd, 2020 Comments Off on Nebulon, Cloud Storage Startup, Emerges from Stealth
A growing list of cloud storage startups continue to emerge as enterprises struggle to get a handle on big data while seeking to move computing closer to where data resides. The latest entrant is Nebulon Inc., a Bay Area ...

HPE Expands GreenLake Push to the Edge

June 23rd, 2020 Comments Off on HPE Expands GreenLake Push to the Edge
Hewlett Packard Enterprise continues to extend its GreenLake cloud services to the network edge with the addition of faster deployments for distributed environments ranging from application containers and virtual machines to machine learning workloads and other networking deployments aimed ...

Nvidia Goes Deep With Mellanox Datacenter Net Security

June 22nd, 2020 Comments Off on Nvidia Goes Deep With Mellanox Datacenter Net Security
When Nvidia announced its acquisition of Mellanox, the GPU leader noted that datacenters would eventually be built like high performance computers. Hence, it’s not surprising the first fruits of Nvidia’s 2019 acquisition of the networking specialist focuses on applying ...

Intel Refreshes Optane Persistent Memory, Adds New NAND SSDs

June 18th, 2020 Comments Off on Intel Refreshes Optane Persistent Memory, Adds New NAND SSDs
Intel Corp. remains persistent in upgrading its Optane persistent memory series. The chip maker (NASDAQ: INTC) said this week its second generation Optane series is tuned to the latest version of its Xeon Scalable processors (codenamed Cooper Lake), and boosts ...

AWS Plows Snow Family to the Edge

June 17th, 2020 Comments Off on AWS Plows Snow Family to the Edge
Amazon Web Services added to its Snow family of data migration and edge devices this week with the introduction of a secure edge computing and data transfer device dubbed Snowcone. The 4.5-pound device that includes 8 terabytes of usable ...
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