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Bank Replaces Hundreds of Spark Streaming Nodes with Kinetica

Kinetica got its start serving queries on fast-moving geospatial and temporal data for the Department of Defense. Now it’s moving into other industries with similar big data problems, including finance, where one large Read more…

Is Quantum Computing the Future of AI?

Quantum computing has grabbed the imagination of computer scientists as one possible future of the discipline after we’ve reached the limits of digital binary computers. Thanks to its capability to hold many different Read more…

Cerebras Hits the Accelerator for Deep Learning Workloads

When it comes to large neural networks like BERT or GPT-3, organizations often must wait weeks or even months for a training task to complete if they’re using traditional CPU and GPU clusters. But with its massive Wafe Read more…

Analytics Chip Startup Speedata Emerges from Stealth

There is no shortage of chip startups hoping to claim a piece of the emerging AI pie. But instead of accelerating machine learning workloads, Speedata is looking to speed up the performance of SQL analytics running in co Read more…

SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

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DeepliteRT Enables Fast and Efficient AI Modeling on Edge Devices

Enterprises today have increasingly complex and expansive datasets that require substantial computing resources to manage. Machine learning with artificial intelligence models has been an indispensable tool for reducing Read more…

Nothing Runs Like a GPU-Powered, Fully Autonomous Deere

We’re still a few years from having self-driving cars take to the roadways en masse. But later this year, farmers will be able to start running fully autonomous John Deere tractors in their fields, enabling them to mon Read more…

AWS Adds a Little More Nitro to Its SSDs

Looking to serve data to your cloud applications and databases a little faster? Then you might be interested in the new Nitro SSDs that AWS announced this week at re:Invent. Sure, they sound fast, but the Nitro SSDs are Read more…

Chip Shortage Hurts AI, But Hardware Just Part of the Story

The impacts of the chip shortage can be spotted everywhere: from higher prices on home appliances to empty new car lots to higher prices for consumer devices. Processor-hungry AI applications are feeling the pinch, but a Read more…

NeuroBlade Tackles Memory, Bandwidth Bottlenecks with XRAM

Companies that are frustrated by the performance of memory- or network-bound analytics workloads may be interested in learning about NeuroBlade, a hardware startup developing a new processing-in-memory (PIM) architecture Read more…

This Just In

Intel Announces 12th Gen Core Processor for IoT

Jan 5, 2022 |

Jan. 5, 2022 — Tuesday at CES 2022, Intel launched 12th Gen Intel Core processors (code-named Alder Lake S-series and H-series), the first family of processors enhanced for the edge to feature performance hybrid architecture that combines Performance-cores and Efficient-cores with Intel Thread Director. Read more…

Bodo and Xilinx Collaborate To Bring Python Simplicity to Large-Scale Media Processing

Jan 4, 2022 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4, 2022 — Bodo Inc. today announced a collaboration with Xilinx, Inc., including a Xilinx investment in Bodo, to further develop parallel computing technology that will simplify access to highly efficient media processing on FPGA-enabled clusters. Read more…

Intel Teams with Snowflake

Nov 23, 2021 |

Nov. 23, 2021 — Intel welcomes Snowflake to the Intel Disruptor Initiative Program. Working together, Intel and Snowflake provide customers with performance and increased flexibility across multiple public clouds with Snowflake’s Data Cloud using Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Xeon-based cloud instances. Read more…

Axis Launches 8th Generation ARTPEC System-On-Chip Powering Deep-Learning Analytics on the Edge

Sep 28, 2021 |

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Sept. 28, 2021 — Axis Communications announces the 8th generation of its custom-designed system-on-chip (SoC) made for network video. The ARTPEC-8 SoC was designed first and foremost to create new opportunities for impressive analytics applications based on deep learning on the edge. Read more…

Samsung Brings In-Memory Processing Power to Wider Range of Applications

Aug 24, 2021 |

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 24, 2021 — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced memory technology, today showcased its latest advancements with processing-in-memory (PIM) technology at Hot Chips 33 — a leading semiconductor conference where notable microprocessor and IC innovations are unveiled each year. Read more…

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