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Intel Buys Another AI Startup

Intel Corp. has quietly acquired another AI platform developer, Israeli-based Cnvrg.io. The acquisition, confirmed by Intel late Tuesday (Nov. 3) to the web site TechCrunch.com, is the latest in a flurry of deals by t Read more…

Visualization Startup Brytlyt Combines AI, GPUs, PostgresSQL

The world may seem like it has slowed down in the midst of a pandemic, but technologies like real-time data analytics keep accelerating as one startup after another comes up with new ways to crunch numbers and leverage t Read more…

Platform Combines Visual Analytics, Vector Mapping

Geospatial analytics is scaling up for applications like the Internet of Things and climate analysis with the integration of the vector mapping technology and a visual analytics platform. Arcadia Data said this week i Read more…

Uber’s Training Tool Shares Ride for Deep Learning

A Linux Foundation project focused on AI development is expanding with the addition of a deep learning training tool based on an Uber-sponsored project. Launch by the ride-sharing specialist, the Horovod project is a Read more…

More Tools Emerge for AI Deployment

As data scientists confront operational challenges that are slowing the transition of machine learning models to production, more vendors are stepping up with possible solutions for breaking up the logjam. The latest Read more…

SQream Adds Power9 to GPU Data Warehouse

Data warehouse vendor SQream Technologies, which recently claimed a 15-fold performance increase with the latest release of its SQreamDB, has now added support for IBM’s Power9 architecture to its GPU-accelerated datab Read more…

Training Time Slashed for Deep Learning

Fast.ai, an organization offering free courses on deep learning, claimed a new speed record for training a popular image database using Nvidia GPUs running on public cloud infrastructure. A pair of researchers trained Read more…

Intel Adds Memory to Deep Learning for Drug Discovery

A drug discovery technique called “high content” screening analyzes data in microscopic images used to determine the effects of genetic and chemical treatments on cell cultures. However, the processing-intensive anal Read more…

Reporter’s Notebook: The 2018 GTC Experience

Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) is winding down after four days of frenzied GPU action. It was this reporter's first foray to this particular show, which attracted 8,500 GPU-loving (or just GPU-curious) folks to Read more…

Nvidia Riding High as GPU Workloads and Capabilities Soar

Don't look now, but GPUs are gobbling up big workloads as massive data-crunching AI use cases proliferate around the world. That news couldn't be sweeter for Nvidia, which is hosting its ninth annual GPU Technology Confe Read more…

Geospatial Data Research Leverages GPUs

MapD Technologies, the database and visualization specialist, said it is working with university researchers on leveraging graphics processors to advance geospatial analytics. The San Francisco-based company is collab Read more…

Nvidia’s Mammoth Volta GPU Aims High for AI, HPC

At Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC17) in San Jose, Calif., yesterday morning, CEO Jensen Huang announced the company’s much-anticipated Volta architecture and flagship high-end GPU, the Tesla V100, noting t Read more…

Startup Patents ‘Whole Brain’ AI Approach

Among the criticisms of current artificial intelligence systems is their inability to handle more than one task such as spatial navigation or object recognition at a time. "Integrating advanced behaviors into a whole Read more…

IBM Broadens Collaboration on Anaconda

IBM, which recently extended support for the Anaconda data science platform to its open source mainframe, takes another step this week by offering the data platform on its Cognitive Systems platform in collaboration with Read more…

Investors Bullish on GPU-Based Database Startup

MapD Technologies, the big data analytics platform startup developing a parallel SQL database that runs on GPUs, has more than doubled its venture-funding total with the close of its latest investment round led by New En Read more…

Code Modernization Enables New Economics in the Data Center

Through a collaboration with Intel to modernize code and take advantage of machine learning algorithms, Pikazo was able to drop the cost of their service to create high-resolution “artistic” images – suitable for f Read more…

Intel Details AI Hardware Strategy for Post-GPU Age

Intel today revealed its product roadmap for embedding its processors with key capabilities and attributes needed to take artificial intelligence (AI) to the next level. It also used its Intel AI Day event in San Francis Read more…

Graphcore Touts 100x ML Speedup with PCIe Plug-In

Graphcore emerged from stealth mode today with news of a $30 million Series A round to help finance ongoing development of its machine learning (ML) and deep learning acceleration solutions, including a PCIe card that pl Read more…

Microsoft Claims Speech Recognition ‘Parity’

Microsoft speech recognition researchers report they have achieved parity with humans using a testing framework that gauges error rates for professional transcribers and the ability to understand "open-ended conversation Read more…

How GPU-Powered Analytics Improves Mail Delivery for USPS

When the United States Postal Service (USPS) set out to buy a system that would allow it to track the location of employees, vehicles, and individual pieces of mail in real time, an in-memory relational database was its Read more…

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