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AMD will most likely buy Xilinx
Published in News
Friday, 16 October 2020 10:45

AMD will most likely buy Xilinx


Data center strategy

It is impossible to get a comment from either AMD or Xilinx on this matter, but as far as we could ask around, AMD is going to attempt to buy Xilinx. The move will help the company’s data center strategy, and it is carefully targeted.

Nuvia Phoenix CPU is faster than all its ARM X86 competition
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Datacenter power/performance leadership

We have reported that a hot new chip startup founded by ex-Apple and ex-Google engineer rock stars, got funded in the first round of financing with $53 million. Now, Nuvia is ready to share some preliminary performance and power numbers. Both power and performance are beating every mobile and server CPU core that exists on the market.

Xilinx announces two streaming server appliances
Published in Cloud


Real-Time Server Appliances for High-Quality, Low-Cost Live Video Streaming


Two things happened since March and the COVID-19 virus-induced crisis. Gaming grew, and streaming grew, among total internet use, teleconferencing, and home office explosion. Xilinx announced two real-time server appliances to offer high quality, low-cost live video streaming platform.

Xilinx reports fiscal Q42020 and FY2020 results
Published in Cloud


$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.

How Intel helped you stay home
Published in Cloud
Monday, 20 April 2020 10:13

How Intel helped you stay home


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.

SK Telecom adopts Xilinx Alveo cards
Published in AI
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 18:16

SK Telecom adopts Xilinx Alveo cards


Datacenter Accelerator against theft

Xilinx and SK Telecom announced that SK Telecom had adopted Xilinx Alveo Datacenter Accelerator cards. The cards have an important job to power a real-time AI-based physical intrusion and theft detection service.

Google expands European data centre empire
Published in News
Friday, 20 September 2019 12:30

Google expands European data centre empire


Investing three billion euros

Google will invest three billion euros over the next two years to expand its European data centres.

Google makes largest renewable energy purchase in history
Published in News


Worth $2 billion

Google just made the largest corporate renewable energy purchase in history, with 18 new energy deals around the world that will help build infrastructure worth more than $2 billion.

Is AMD Rome burning?
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 10:18

Is AMD Rome burning?


Updated: Will High voltages on AMD's 7nm Ryzen 3000 plague Rome launch?

Today is the day when AMD plans to launch its 7nm datacenter CPU with up to 64 cores, codenamed Rome. As AMD gets ready for it’s most important launch ever today, there is a lot of anticipation and excitement for newfound competition with Intel. Still, well-informed sources are confirming that the Rome default voltages are exceeding TSMC’s 7nm maximum voltage.

Qualcomm announces AI datacenter Cloud AI 100 SoC
Published in AI


Series of products in 2020

Last week Qualcomm announced a Cloud AI 100 data accelerator targeting future AI loads in big data centers. Facebook and Microsoft seem to be interested as they presented  at the Qualcomm AI events in San Francisco.