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Nvidia researchers create AI, deep-learning system to enable robots to learn from human demonstration

Nvidia researchers have created a deep-learning system that can teach a robot simply by observing a human’s actions. According to Nvidia, the deep learning and artificial intelligence method is designed to improve robot-human communication and allow them to collaborate. The paper will be presented at a conference in Brisbane, Australia. Researchers trained neural networks powered by Nvidia’s Titan X GPUs. ... Read More »

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 710 platform in mobile AI, neural networking push

Qualcomm Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 710 mobile platform, designed to push high-tier smartphones into the world of artificial intelligence (AI). The US chipmaker said on Thursday that the Snapdragon 710 “is designed with highly efficient architectures for artificial intelligence, featuring a multi-core AI Engine and neural network processing capabilities.” The platform is the first in Qualcomm’s new 700-tier portfolio. ... Read More »

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 710 platform in mobile AI, neural networking push

Qualcomm Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 710 mobile platform, designed to push high-tier smartphones into the world of artificial intelligence (AI). The US chipmaker said on Thursday that the Snapdragon 710 “is designed with highly efficient architectures for artificial intelligence, featuring a multi-core AI Engine and neural network processing capabilities.” The platform is the first in Qualcomm’s new 700-tier portfolio. ... Read More »

Lowering TOC with single-socket AMD EPYC processors

AMD EPYC – No-compromise single-socket processors One of the most disruptive aspects of AMD’s EPYC processors was the company’s focus on delivering a no-compromise single-socket processor server solution. And the savings that await companies for some types of workloads are huge. See also: AMD integrates Ryzen PRO and Radeon Vega graphics in next-generation APUs Earlier this month I spoke to ... Read More »

Lowering TOC with single-socket AMD EPYC processors

AMD EPYC – No-compromise single-socket processors One of the most disruptive aspects of AMD’s EPYC processors was the company’s focus on delivering a no-compromise single-socket processor server solution. And the savings that await companies for some types of workloads are huge. See also: AMD integrates Ryzen PRO and Radeon Vega graphics in next-generation APUs Earlier this month I spoke to ... Read More »

Ex-Intel security expert: This new Spectre attack can even reveal firmware secrets

Video: AMD and Microsoft join forces to block Spectre attacks. Yuriy Bulygin, the former head of Intel’s advanced threat team, has published research showing that the Spectre CPU flaws can be used to break into the highly privileged CPU mode on Intel x86 systems known as System Management Mode (SMM). Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities enable software attacks using CPU design ... Read More »

Nvidia continues to ride AI, gaming, machine learning, crypto waves

Nvidia may be benefiting from what one analysts describes as a “tectonic shift” in computing and it shows: Every unit of the graphics processor’s business is performing well. The company’s fiscal first quarter results were strong and handily topped Wall Street expectations. Nvidia has been riding a strong data center wave as companies upgrade their GPUs for artificial intelligence and ... Read More »

AMD integrates Ryzen PRO and Radeon Vega graphics in next-generation APUs

AMD continues with its Ryzen momentum by unveiling new Ryzen PRO parts with integrated Radeon Vega graphics for commercial customers. See also: Don’t buy these Apple products (May 2018 edition) These new Ryzen PRO parts build on the work that AMD did earlier integrating Vega Graphics with Ryzen processors, now it is bringing Vega Graphics to its commercial chips. Seven ... Read More »

Nvidia reports strong Q1 results, revenue up 66 percent

Nvidia reported another blockbuster quarter on Thursday, smashing analyst expectations with strong revenue growth across the company. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company delivered a Q1 net income of $1.2 billion, or $1.98 per share. Non-GAAP earnings were $2.05 per share on revenue of $3.21 billion, up 66 percent year-over-year. Wall Street was expecting to see earnings of $1.45 per share ... Read More »

Google preps TPU 3.0 for AI, machine learning, model training

While Google is focused on artificial intelligence and making Google Assistant smarter and more conversational, the company needs processing horsepower to make it happen. Enter: TPU 3.0. Google CEO Sundar Pichai outlined TPU 3.0, short for the third version of the Tensor Processing Unit. TPUs are Google’s custom application specific processor to accelerate machine learning and model training. These TPUs ... Read More »

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