Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia, AMD vying for customers in AI-fueled markets
Major component manufacturers in the artificial intelligence (AI) market have all increased their efforts to develop more aggressive processors for AI-fueled markets in 2017 including autonomous vehicles, enterprise drones, medical care, smart factories, image recognition, and general neural network research and development.
Focusing on transportation sector in Taiwan
Acer is expected to break into new territory in the fields of artificial intelligence, deep learning in 2017 and has begun talking with several potential clients about shipping its first in-house robotics devices, according to company CEO Jason Chen.
There is more to life than pixels
Nvidia just announced its fiscal Q3 2017 (not a typo Ed.) and the company reported record revenue of $2 billion, up 54 percent from a year ago. This is finally proof that Nvidia is more than a GPU outfit, as it finally expanded beyond its core business - gaming and professional graphics.
Deep learning, AI
World Wide Technology (WWT) said it has teamed with Nvidia to provide its customers with tech based on GPUs.
Jen-Hsun makes the grade
A report in the Harvard Business Review lists the top 100 performers and CEOs in the world and Jen-Hsun Huang of Nvidia has made number six in the list, way ahead of most of the rest of the pack.
At least five are deployed in Europe
We've had confirmation that at least five super expensive, 170 TeraFlops servers with eight P100 cards, each having a 16GB HBM 2, two Xeon processors, 512 GB RAM memory have been reaching its customers.
Rent deep learning
Scan in the UK plans to offer the Nvidia DGX-1 deep learning super computer to buy or even to rent. This is a unique approach as many deep learning startups will get the chance to try the system before they buy it. And there are many universities which would love to get their hands on 170 teraFlops of deep learning performance.
You know it makes sense
The Japanese government is set to spend $974 million on a 10 year project to make artificial intelligence (AI) a reality.
Redesigned Control Center, facial recognition, dynamic maps and more
On Monday during WWDC 2016, Apple announced the tenth version of its mobile operating system, now called iOS 10. With iPhone sales remaining almost flat over the past two quarters, the company knew it had to bring its software platform up to speed in any acceptable way possible to prevent revenue drag for the upcoming iPhone launch this September.
Accelerator will move Moore’s Law forward by seven years
On Wednesday at Google’s annual I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California, the company went forward and announced a revolutionary new processing accelerator unit for machine learning that is now expected to move a recently-slowing Moore’s Law forward by at least three chip generations, or seven years.