Huawei ban hurts US tech too
Published in PC Hardware

Intel, Qualcomm, Google, Microsoft

The four above are just the tip of the iceberg and probably the companies that will most suffer from the ban, but ISV like Adobe, antivirus makers, any US-based software maker on Android or Windows selling to Huawei will be affected too.

Nvidia revenue forecast beats expectations
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Gaming chip demand rises as revenue fall

The maker of graphics chips named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia, has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with some better than expected revenue forecasts.

Nvidia releases Geforce 430.64 graphics driver
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Day-one support for games and performance improvements

Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 430.64 graphics driver which brings day-one support for RAGE 2 and Total War: Three Kingdoms games, increases Vulkan performance in World War Z game, and brings some bug fixes and SLI profiles.

Raja Koduri announces OneAPI launch in Q4 19
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28X improvement in deep leering 

It is easy to forget about the software behind the hardware that everyone gets excited about, but without drivers, OS, and general API support, there would not be any platform.

Raja points out Nvidia and AMD datacenter weakness
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GPU only strategy, or tiny software ecosystem

As a part of its software update and a One API strategy announcement Raja Koduri, the SVP of Intel architecture, graphics and software took time to mention two main competitors and used green for the company that has a GPU centric strategy and red for the company that has both a CPU and GPU.

Elon Musk says Lidar is fool’s gold
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Lidars are unnecessary

Tesla has shared a vast amount of details about its FSD (Full Self Driving) dual SoC 14nm computer and said that the 12 ARM core chip has a modest GPU, a custom neural network compute part, while the SoC packs 250 million gates, 6 billion transistors at 260 mm2. More importantly, Elon addressed Tesla’s apparent desire to stay away from Lidars.

Dell XPS and Alienware notebooks to get upgraded in June
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With new Intel 9th gen CPUs and Nvidia GTX 16-series GPUs

Dell has announced that its XPS 15 notebook will be getting an upgrade with new Intel 9th generation Core CPUs and Nvidia GTX 16-series mobiles GPUs in June.

Nvidia releases budget friendly mobile Turings
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GeForce GTX 1650, GeForce GTX 1660, and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Nvidia, named after a Roman vengeance demon, has launched a new family of more budget-friendly Turing graphics chips for gaming laptops .

Taiwan and Nvidia team up on self driving cars
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Drive Constellation and Drive Sim platforms to be used

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology has teamed up with the the GPU maker named after a Roman vengence daemon to speed up  a government fostered autonomous driving programme.

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1650 comes on April 23rd
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With a $149 starting price

It appears that Nvidia will launch its entry-level Geforce GTX 1650 on April 23rd, and it undercut a lot of entry-level cards with an MSRP of $149.