Xilinx video analytics has 71 percent lower latency than Nvidia T4
Published in AI


29 percent lower TCO than four Nvidia T4 system  

SmartNIC SN1000 is the MWC shows' keynote thing, but Xilinx also announced a new smart world "AI video analytics", that claims to be a new algorithmic trading framework, and the new Xilinx App store.

Nvidia RTX card shortage expected throughout the year
Published in Graphics


Nvidia's spokesperson just confirmed

Nvidia has addressed a few questions regarding its record Q4/FY2021 financial conference call mentioned in detail here, and gave some updates on the GPU shortage, and mentioned the mining card strategy.

Xilinx introduces its Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC
Published in Network
Thursday, 25 February 2021 17:19

Xilinx introduces its Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC


The Industry’s First SmartNIC with Composable Hardware

Xilinx made quite a few announcements with a general idea of how to help revolutionize a modern Data Center with software defined, hardware accelerated Alveo SmartNICs. The big news includes the new Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC card.

Pat Gelsinger is the new Intel CEO
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 15 January 2021 18:44

Pat Gelsinger is the new Intel CEO


Analysis:
Rejoins as a CEO after 12 years of absence

Back in mid-September 2009, we were sad to report that Kicking Pat Gelsinger was leaving Intel to take the CEO chair at EMC, later VMware. Now one of the key minds behind Pentium is coming back to the place that he still calls home, Intel.

Qualcomm Nuvia has acquisition automotive angle
Published in Transportation


Analysis: General Motors, Renault, Bosh, Continental, and co.  

Automotive plays a vital role in the Nuvia deal. Nuvia has a data center chip that will tape out first, but what works in a data center can quickly be turned into an automotive chip. An Automotive/self-driving chip is nothing but a data center on wheels designed to be power-aware and process tremendous amounts of data from multiple sensors.

Industry responds to Qualcomm Nuvia acquisition
Published in Mobiles


Analysis: 22 quotes as Qualcomm partner need a custom ARM CPU core

After the initial article about the acquisition of high performance/high-efficiency Nuvia Phoenix core means for Qualcomm, I wanted to address industry quotes and the overwhelming response. It comes down to a single bottom line. Qualcomm will be able to compete with Apple CPU cores in a few years.

Qualcomm acquires Nuvia
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 14 January 2021 10:59

Qualcomm acquires Nuvia


Analysis: Now has an in house custom CPU

Nuvia is a promising two-year-old startup with the outstanding possibility to disrupt the custom ARM-based CPU market. As of yesterday, Qualcomm has agreed to acquire them for around $1.4 billion.

AMD promotes Darren Grasby to EVP chief sales officer
Published in PC Hardware


Four others got significant promotions

The year 2021 seems to be a year of promotions on many fronts. AMD is no exception and it has just announced that it promoted two chaps to an executive vice president role and three more to a senior vice president.

Jim Keller joins Tenstorrent
Published in AI
Thursday, 07 January 2021 09:21

Jim Keller joins Tenstorrent


A big win for AI hardware startup

Tenstorrent, a Toronto based hardware startup developing next-generation computers, announced the addition of industry veteran Jim Keller as President, CTO, and board member.

Cristiano Amon appointed CEO-Elect at Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 11:53

Cristiano Amon appointed CEO-Elect at Qualcomm


Steve Mollenkopf to Retire as CEO in June

Qualcomm finished strong with Snapdragon 888 and started the first working day of January with its Snapdragon 480 5G announcement. After 26 years at the company, the new big announcement is that Steve Mollenkopf will retire as a CEO. He was CEO since March 2014.