5G, big data and processing
Simon Seagers, ARM’s CEO talked about the 5th wave of computing and that is obviously the one that is coming after the last big leap that brought us closer to mobile and cloud mix.
Going towards start-ups
Micron Technology has announced it will invest up to $100 million in startups working on artificial intelligence technologies for use in self-driving vehicles, factory automation and other growing fields.
Data center beat Nvidia Volta on latency and inference
The Xilinx CEO has just introduced a new product category called the Alveo PCIe based hardware accelerator that will challenge machine learning data center compute accelerators. It has dramatically better latency compared to Nvidia or AMD's GPU based solution, it's claimed.
Swiss knife for heterogeneous AI, cloud, 5G
The wait is finally over, what Victor Peng the CEO of Xilinx announced as the Everest, will now be branded as the Versal. This is shaping up to look like the Swiss knife of heterogeneous computing, addressing some key markets including AI, cloud, network infrastructure, 5G, automotive, and much more.
IBM is now offering a cloud-based service designed to detect bias in AI and bring transparency to how AI-powered systems make decisions.
Out next year
Alibaba will set up a dedicated chip subsidiary and aims to launch its first self-developed AI inference chip in the second half of 2019 that could be used for autonomous driving, smart cities and logistics.
British Science Association predicts a few luddite mobs
The United Kingdom might drift back to the days of the Luddite riots as the public gets really hacked off with AI, warned the British Science Association
Opinion: Mike Magee digs beneath the surface
Every day, all over the world, numerous politicians gab on and on about artificial intelligence (AI). But what is AI?
5X performance and 16X performance per watt over GPU
SK Telecom is definitely a forward-looking company and will be one of the first companies to trial and start 5G. It is not wasting time when it comes to speech recognition and AI as SK Telecom has announced the first commercial adoption of FPGA accelerators from Xilinx in the AI domain for large-scale data centers in South Korea.
Accelerate data center and intelligent edge
Xilinx is getting big on intelligence and adaptive computing and the company just announced that it acquired DeePhi Technology Co., Ltd (DeePhi Tech) company specializes in machine learning, deep compression pruning, and system-level optimization for neural networks. Let’s just sum this up and say that it is good at AI and ML.