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Ceremorphic Touts Its HPC Silicon Technology for Supercomputing and Exits Stealth

In a market still filling with fledging silicon chips, Ceremorphic, Inc. has exited stealth and is telling the world about what it calls its patented new ThreadArch multi-thread processor ...Full Article

Cerebras Systems Expanding its Wafer-Scale Computing Tech with $250M in New Funding

Wafer-scale compute vendor Cerebras Systems has raised another $250 million in funding – this time in a Series F round that brings its total funding to about $720 million. ...Full Article

Intel’s 30x AI Performance Aim for Xeon Sapphire Rapids CPUs May Not Solve All AI Needs: Analysts

With its upcoming Intel Sapphire Rapids CPUs, designed as the next generation of Intel Xeon CPUs after Ice Lake and slated for release in 2022, chipmaker Intel Corp. is ...Full Article

Shortage of Chips Hurts AI, But Problems Go Deeper

The impacts of the chip shortage can be spotted everywhere: from higher prices on home appliances to empty new car lots to higher prices for consumer devices. Processor-hungry AI ...Full Article

Nvidia GPUs Stay in Lead In Latest MLPerf Inference Results, but CPUs and Intel Gaining Ground

Nvidia again dominated the latest round of MLPerf inference benchmark (v 1.1) results when they were unveiled Sept. 23 (Thursday), sweeping the top spots in the closed data center ...Full Article

Cerebras Brings Its Wafer-Scale Engine AI System to the Cloud

Five months ago, when Cerebras Systems debuted its second-generation wafer-scale silicon system (CS-2), co-founder and CEO Andrew Feldman hinted of the company’s coming cloud plans, and now those plans ...Full Article

UK Regulatory Agency Says Proposed $40B Nvidia Deal for Arm ‘Would Lessen Competition’

Nvidia’s proposed $40 billion acquisition of chip IP vendor Arm has hit a major roadblock after a report from a U.K. regulatory agency criticized the deal, saying it could ...Full Article

Qualcomm’s $1.4B Deal for Nuvia a Good Move: Analysts

Qualcomm apparently isn’t letting the bitter memories of its failed $47 billion attempt to acquire NXP Semiconductor in 2018 halt its growth plans. Instead, the company’s latest $1.4 acquisition ...Full Article
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