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Todd R. Weiss

Nvidia’s Base Command On-Demand Platform for AI Training Now Generally Available in North America

August 2nd, 2021 (0)
Nvidia’s hosted AI development hub, Nvidia Base Command Platform, was unveiled in May as a way for enterprises to take on complex AI model training projects on a subscription basis, while avoiding huge monetary investments in on-premises hardware and ...

Pliops’ Extreme Data Processor Aims to Help Enterprises Make SSD Storage Faster, More Efficient

July 30th, 2021 (0)
Solid state drives (SSDs) are plenty fast, but Pliops thinks they can be even faster for enterprise users with heavy data workloads. To help speed up the processing of storage and data on SSDs, Pliops has introduced its new ...

AI Edge Chip Vendor Blaize Gets $71M in Series D Funding to Expand Its Edge, Automotive Products

July 28th, 2021 (0)
Seven months ago, AI edge chip vendor, Blaize, launched a new no-code AI software application to make it easier for customers to build applications for its AI chip-equipped PCIe cards, modules and devices. Now, the company has announced the ...

Inference Chip Vendor Untether AI Brings in $125M In Oversubscribed Round B Funding

July 26th, 2021 (0)
Untether AI, which specializes in AI inferencing chips for neural networks, cloud infrastructure and more, recently sought $100 million in new Round B funding for its operations and growth. Instead, there was so much interest from investors that the ...

Xilinx Aims Its Newest Versal HBM Accelerators, Coming in 2022, at Big Data Compute Workloads

July 22nd, 2021 (0)
Just a month after unveiling its latest Versal AI Edge accelerators, FPGA maker Xilinx has announced its newest device family, the Versal HBM series, which includes fast memory, secure connectivity and adaptable compute in a single platform. Built for use ...

GlobalFoundries to Spend $1B to Expand Chip Capacity; Unveils Plans for New Fab Plant

July 19th, 2021 (0)
Chipmaker GlobalFoundries is planning to spend $1 billion to add needed chip manufacturing capacity as soon as possible at its fab plant in Malta, N.Y., while also unveiling its intentions to add an all-new fab plant that will double ...

The Rise of the Industrial Data Scientist in an Industrial AI World

July 19th, 2021 (0)
The industrial sector is currently in the middle of its next pivotal transformation, which this time it is a digital transformation driven by the industrial internet of things, AI and machine learning (ML) algorithms. Compounding it are generational shifts ...

Intel Seeks $30B Deal for GlobalFoundries as New CEO Pat Gelsinger’s Changes Continue: Report

July 16th, 2021 (0)
When Intel launched plans in March to spend $20 billion to launch two new fabs to dramatically increase its computer chip production capabilities, it was a big deal, coming just a month after Pat Gelsinger rejoined the company as ...

AI Conversation Intelligence Platform Acquired by ZoomInfo for $575M

July 15th, 2021 (0)
Marketing software vendor ZoomInfo is expanding its go-to-market services to enterprises by acquiring, which uses AI to capture data insights from phone calls, video meetings, sales meetings, emails and more. The $575 million acquisition, which was announced July ...

Computer Vision Software Startup Algolux Brings In $18.4M in Series B Funding

July 14th, 2021 (0)
Algolux, a computer vision startup that builds software for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and for autonomous vehicles, has secured $18.4 million in new Series B funding from a group of investors that includes General Motors’ investment division, GM ...
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