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Nvidia-Arm Deal a Boon for RISC-V?

Nvidia-Arm Deal a Boon for RISC-V?

The $40 billion blockbuster acquisition deal that will bring chip maker Arm into the Nvidia corporate family ...

Azure Joins AWS in Space

Azure Joins AWS in Space

The public cloud competition is heading into Earth orbit. As more satellite constellations are launched to provide ...

AI Demands Are Fueling Hardware Acceleration

AI Demands Are Fueling Hardware Acceleration

As Moore’s law chip scaling reaches the point of diminishing returns, processor architectures are evolving to accelerate ...

Space-Based AI Sharpens Earth Observations

Space-Based AI Sharpens Earth Observations

There are countless eyes on the sky, but the European Space Agency (ESA) and its technology partners ...

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October 23, 2020
The $40 billion blockbuster acquisition deal that will bring chip maker Arm into the Nvidia corporate family could provide a boost for the competing RISC-V architecture. As regulators in the U.S., China and the European Union begin scrutinizing the impact of the blockbuster deal on semiconductor industry competition and innovation, the deal has at the very least shown a ... Full article
October 21, 2020
The public cloud competition is heading into Earth orbit. As more satellite constellations are launched to provide space-based broadband connections, public cloud vendors are ramping up plans to launch cloud computing services that circle high above our planet. Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) gained regulatory approval earlier this year for its $10 billion Project Kuiper, a constellation of 3,236 ... Full article
October 21, 2020
As Moore’s law chip scaling reaches the point of diminishing returns, processor architectures are evolving to accelerate everything from AI model training and inference, data centers that support those demanding workloads, and sprawling edge computing deployments as well. Those chip design trends were a focus of this week’s Linley Fall Processor Conference, during which principle analyst Linley Gwennap made ... Full article
October 20, 2020
There are countless eyes on the sky, but the European Space Agency (ESA) and its technology partners that include Intel Corp. claim to be the first to apply AI inference to the emerging field of hyperspectral imaging of the Earth’s surface. The ESA and its partners are using the maiden flight of its PhiSat-1 satellite as a testbed for ... Full article
October 20, 2020
In a sign that its 3D XPoint memory technology is gaining traction, Intel Corp. is departing the NAND flash memory and storage market with the sale of its manufacturing base in China to SK Hynix of South Korea. The $9 billion transaction announced early Tuesday (Oct. 20) does not include Intel’s Optane persistent memory technology. The chip maker (NASDAQ: ... Full article
October 19, 2020
Compliance with security standards and a growing list of state and national regulations aimed at protecting consumers is an imperative for Internet of Things equipment vendors. With that in mind, a U.K.-based industry group has released what it says is the first crack at a global standard for consumer IoT cybersecurity aimed at device manufacturers and distributors using emerging ... Full article
October 16, 2020
It was 1968 when Stanley Kubrick’s film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, introduced the world to the concept of artificial intelligence through the movie’s star, and villain, the supercomputer H.A.L. 9000. In his film review, Roger Ebert says that those who stayed throughout the entire viewing knew they had seen one of the greatest films ever made. But he also ... Full article
October 14, 2020
Vinod Khosla, a co-founder of the former Sun Microsystems and a longtime technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist and IT sage, makes billions of dollars betting on new technologies. Khosla shared some of his technology and investment thoughts at a recent tech conference about the future of AI in business, AI chip design and quantum computing -- and even gave some ... Full article
October 9, 2020
When reports surfaced during the summer that IP chip vendor Arm Ltd. was on the block, among the potential suitors besides the eventual winner Nvidia were a number of chip rivals that included, down the list, Advanced Micro Devices. That proved to be idle speculation. Instead, according to overnight reports, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) is in “advanced” talks to acquire ... Full article
October 8, 2020
In anticipation of closing its landmark deal to acquire chip IP vendor Arm Ltd., Nvidia is highlighting its partner ecosystem as it seeks to extend its considerable reach beyond personal computing and AI to HPC and the network edge. Not surprisingly, those platform alliances all use Arm-based architectures in their server processors while eyeing exascale and edge applications. Speaking ... Full article
October 7, 2020
AI Hardware Summit – With more than 80 AI accelerator chip companies battling for elusive market share around the world, it’s no longer enough for upstart AI chip makers to simply develop and build powerful and innovative chips. What nascent AI chip makers must do to gain standout design wins is to directly meet and exceed the specialized requirements ... Full article
October 6, 2020
Arm Dev Summit -- The CEOs of Nvidia and Arm made the case this week for regulatory approval of a proposed mega-merger, arguing the combined chip maker would preserve the IP vendor’s business model since the acquisition is “complementary” and would drive AI-inspired innovation. Nvidia, which announced its game-changing $40 billion deal for Arm last month, faces stiff regulatory ... Full article
October 5, 2020
Nvidia GTC 2020 – Nvidia kicked off its GTC 2020 GPU Technology Conference with a wide range of intriguing AI announcements, from the introduction of its latest Bluefield-2 Data Processing Unit (DPU) models to the unveiling of an all-new data-center-on-a-chip (DOCA) architecture designed to bring major enhancements for networking, storage and security. Also announced was Nvidia’s DGX SuperPOD modular ... Full article
October 2, 2020
Intel Corp. unveiled a batch of 5G networking components this week, joining a growing list of chip and hardware vendors targeting the estimated $25 billion silicon market for next-generation wireless equipment. The chip maker said Thursday (Oct. 1) it 5G lineup includes components for the radio access network, including a “dedicated accelerator” for its virtualized RAN as well as ... Full article
September 30, 2020
Hailo, the up-and-coming AI chip startup, released an acceleration module this week that allows its Hailo-8 processor to be plugged into edge devices. The Israeli chipmaker is also targeting its AI modules at rivals Google and Intel, claiming its acceleration modules outperform both in neural network benchmark testing. The M.2 and Mini PCIe AI acceleration modules are the latest ... Full article
September 29, 2020
VMworld 2020 -- In a move designed to make it easier for any enterprise to use and integrate deep AI capabilities in their business operations, VMware and Nvidia are bringing their core technologies together through new development and network partnerships. The first initiative integrates a collection of Nvidia’s broad AI software with VMware’s vSphere, VMware Cloud Foundation and VMware ... Full article
September 29, 2020
The shift to hardware accelerators used to boost the performance of AI, machine learning and cloud-native applications is also having the unintended consequence of adding complexity for already overworked development teams. In response, a group of vendors led by VMware has launched an initiative to reboot hybrid cloud architectures to confront the partitioning of DevOps teams while preserving application ... Full article
September 23, 2020
All-new Intel Atom e6000E and 11th Generation Intel Core processors aimed at AI, IoT and industrial uses were launched Sept. 23 at the company’s Intel Industrial Summit 2020 virtual event. Built to expand and solidify Intel’s market share in the growing IoT, edge and industrial markets, the new products feature designs and architectures aimed to meet the needs of ... Full article
September 21, 2020
Network equipment makers are zeroing in on emerging 5G wireless capabilities increasingly seen as the backbone for industrial Internet of Things (IoT) deployments. Those 5G equipment vendors are shifting their focus from consumer to enterprise applications as manufacturers implement 5G-based private wireless networks to support Industry 4.0 and other data-driven applications. The next-generation factory floor “is full of technology,” ... Full article
September 18, 2020
IBM and Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) have partnered to achieve progress on one of the major business aspirations for quantum computing – the goal of generating verified, truly random numbers that can be used for a wide range of scientific, research and business tasks. Certified, verified random or nature-based numbers aren't possible using classical computers, which only generate numbers ... Full article

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