Establish Adaptive Compute Research Clusters XACC
Adaptive computing is the buzz word these days and Xilinx seems to be on top of it. With that in mind, Xilinx announced it is establishing Xilinx Adaptive Compute Clusters (XACC) at four of the world’s most prestigious universities
CEO confirms holiday season
Intel is preparing for the holiday later this year with Tiger Lake 2nd generation 10nm notebook products that are set to replace its successful Ice Lake.
Bloomberg has rekindled news that Apple has been working on its own chip, and many covered the news claiming that 2021 iPads will get an iPhone chip. Well, they won't as it would not be that powerful to put a 2W TDP chip in a notebook, and instead, the modified version of A14X iPad chip will find its place to the Macbooks of the future. We got a few details confirmed.
$3.16 billion, data center 22 percent revenue growth
The fiscal year 2020 (April 2019 to April 2020) was a challenging year for anyone trading with China due to the US government pressures on Huawei. Despite all these challenges, Xilinx managed to make $3.16 billion revenue or three percent higher, year over year.
Roughly two months after the original GTC 2020 schedule, Nvidia is ready to host the GTC 2020 spring keynote. The choice of words "Get Amped” in the press release gives you an idea that 7nm Ampere might get released at that time.
95 percent of the data center and most laptops
Intel is one of the silent heroes which enables your home office and makes sure your apps, wireless, data, remote computing, infrastructure, and your computer run your daily duties.
Review: Great battery life ACPC
Microsoft was the first to ship Qualcomm's 8CX SoC the chip that they internally called Microsoft SQ1 inside the Surface Pro X. The machine did an impressive job with a nice screen, unique detachable design, and decent, but not great battery life. The Samsung Galaxy Book S came in a notebook form factor and significantly better battery endurance.
Versal ACAP ideal for 5G
There is no doubt that Samsung is a big player in the 5G arena, both on the client and infrastructure side. Xilinx also managed to score an important 5G design win with its Xilinx Versal ACAP for worldwide 5G commercial deployments.
DisplayMate A+ Rating with fifth-gen Pixelworks SoC
We might be at the beggining of a new era right now. Smartphone OEMs clearly recognized the importance of the camera subsystem, but in the last two years, many OEMs started heavily investing in displays too. Being at the forefront of innovation and recognizing the upcoming trend, OnePlus decided to include a Pixelworks fifth-generation visual processor to its latest OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones.
As Apple settled with Imagination
Huawei, for the most part, relies on ARM IP. It uses the ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU cores for its SoCs. The company has high AI aspirations with its Ascend series of chips. Now recent rumors point out that the Chinese giant is setting up a GPU research center in South Korea and focuses on AI and datacenter.