SiFive hires Patrick Little as CEO
Published in IoT
Thursday, 17 September 2020 19:07

SiFive hires Patrick Little as CEO


Ex Qualcomm SVP and GM of Automotive

In this bombastic week for the industry, SiFive, a leader in Risc V architecture products, has announced that it has hired Patrick W. Little as President and CEO, effective immediately.

Be Quiet! has new watercoolers
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 10 September 2020 09:14

Be Quiet! has new watercoolers


Pure loop for Core i3 (Ryzen 3) to Core i9 (Ryzen 9)

Be Quiet! is working hard even during the pandemic, and it has finally released an update for its Pure Look water cooler solution.

Insilico Medicine AI COVID tool uses Xeons
Published in AI
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 18:47

Insilico Medicine AI COVID tool uses Xeons


Intel helps in COVID-19 research

Industry veteran Alex Zhavoronkov who left the PC industry (ATI and AMD) to start the AI longevity focused Insilico Medicine, has announced AI-powered COVIDomic to power the COVID-19 basic and clinical research.

Tremont 10nm mobile and desktop detailed
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 14:17

Tremont 10nm mobile and desktop detailed


Pentium and Celeron in laptops and desktops in 2021

What we used to call Atom will continue to be known as Pentium and Celeron in affordable laptops and small form desktop computers coming in 2021.

Xilinx scores Subaru design win
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 20 August 2020 09:46

Xilinx scores Subaru design win


The stereo camera powered by Zync MPSoC

Xilinx is number two in automotive cameras, and the company just scored a significant Subaru design win being the choice for the latest generation Subaru EyeSight.

GeForce Now speaks Chromebook
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 14:29

GeForce Now speaks Chromebook


Additional 40 million possible gamers

Nvidia is investing heavily in a cloud gaming platform called GeForce Now, and we had a chance to get an update from an old friend and industry veteran Phil Eisler, VP of GeForce Now and cloud gaming. The biggest announcement for today is that Chromebooks have support for GeForce now.

Qualcomm helped to shape VVC H266 codec
Published in News
Monday, 17 August 2020 11:00

Qualcomm helped to shape VVC H266 codec


Leadership in IP saves an additional 40 percent on text

Companies like Qualcomm invest a lot of time and engineering effort to help with upcoming standards, and many know that Qualcomm is a leader in 5G. Qualcomm is also committed to Versatile Video Coding (VVC), known as H266, and the company helped to optimize the codec and bring an additional 30 to 40 saving to text-based content, maintaining the same visual quality.

GPU Xe LP die size with 96 EU similar to Ice Lake
Published in Graphics


Intel senior graphics fellow confirms

One of the great advantages of taking part at the virtual architecture day at Intel is the chance to chat with the speakers and learn a tad more. David Blythe, a senior fellow graphics architect behind the Xe LP design, as well as Gen 11 GPU, has shared a few interesting details about Xe LP.

Xe HPG is Intel’s high end for 2021
Published in Graphics
Friday, 14 August 2020 13:41

Xe HPG is Intel’s high end for 2021


Hardware Ray tracing

Xe LP is a 96 EU GPU inside of Tiger Lake, and it will be the first time Intel gets to decent clock speeds at least at 1.7GHz in the notebook form factor. It is a new architecture that is the part for DG1 and SG1 desktop and server cards. Now Raja Koduri, Intel’s chief architect, announced Xe HPG high-end card for 2021.

Raja Koduri confirms Alder Lake
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 14 August 2020 12:55

Raja Koduri confirms Alder Lake


Performance Hybrid with big and small cores

Intel showed a Lakefield prototype CPU at the Architecture Day on December 12, 2018, and it was a unique part. It had one big core-based CPU and four smaller Tremont 10nm cores on a special package codenamed Foveros. At the architecture day 2020, Raja Koduri confirmed the existence of performance hybrid codenamed Alder Lake.