AMD Vega helped launched Nvidia to be a $100 billion company
Published in Graphics


AI, Robots, self-driving and GPUs

Last night after the New York Stock Exchange closed for trading, Nvidia passed a mind-blowing milestone being valued at $100.198 billion dollars. This happened on the same day AMD launched Vega high end architecture.

Navi to have AI specific circuits
Published in Graphics
Friday, 11 August 2017 15:31

Navi to have AI specific circuits


7nm next gen Radeon

All eyes are on the Vega that is supposed to launch early next week, but we would not be Fudzilla unless we were able to get something about the next one down the line.

Microsoft forced into more chip development
Published in Processors


All the AI stuff

It is starting to look like there will be a new kid on the chip block, as Microsoft is being forced to hone skills of its own.

Software outfits exaggerating AI claims
Published in News
Thursday, 20 July 2017 06:00

Software outfits exaggerating AI claims


Riding the hype cycle


Beancounters at analyst outfit Gartner claim that software companies are exploiting the current artificial intelligence craze by exaggerating the role of AI in their products.

Boffins claim AI can spot fake news
Published in News
Thursday, 20 July 2017 06:00

Boffins claim AI can spot fake news


Can even tell if it is a doctored video

While a third of US people wait for President Trump to tell them what news is fake, a team of boffins at the University of Washington has used artificial intelligence to work it out. 

Taiwan invests in AI research
Published in News
Thursday, 06 July 2017 12:53

Taiwan invests in AI research


$32.73 million a year to support local industry


Taiwan is to spend $32.73 million every year over a period of five years to develop artificial intelligence research centres.

Chess champion says we need to embrace AI
Published in News


Does not like Putin but will accept an autocratic robot overlord


Chess champion Garry Kasparov who is also renowned for his dislike of being told what to do by Tsar Putin, apparently sees nothing wrong with AI.

Microsoft’s AI plays a mean Ms Pac-Man
Published in News


AI has evolved to the level of a 1980s arcade kiddie


Microsoft's artificial intelligence system has mastered the 1980s video game Ms. Pac-Man, making its steps towards global domination that much closer.

AI bike hits the road
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10:31

AI bike hits the road


There is at least one AI golden bike in Beijing... that's a fact 

CoolQi Bike unveiled the Golden Edition of its AI shared bikes at Peking University. CoolQi has over one million bikes in 50+ cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xi'an, Tianjin, Shenyang, Changsha, Taiyuan, and Shijiazhuang, but this is the first one with brains.

AI can tell if you are suicidal
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 11:49

AI can tell if you are suicidal


I think you ought to know that you are feeling very depressed

AI boffins have come up with a machine-learning algorithm that can accurately predict the likelihood that a person will attempt suicide