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5gAI Will Have Insatiable Demand For Accelerated Computing

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says that there will be an insatiable demand for accelerated computing from Artificial Intelligence applications.

artificial intelligenceGraphcore Chips Could Speed Up AI by 100 Times

Graphcore’s IPU (Intelligence Processing Unit) accelerators and Poplar software together make the fastest and most flexible platform for current and future machine intelligence applications, lowering the cost of AI in the cloud and datacenter, improving performance and efficiency by between …

artificial intelligenceIBM Investing $2 Billion in an AI Center and Targets 1000 Times Improvement by 2029

IBM will invest $2 billion to develop artificial intelligence hardware and boost AI performance by 1000 times over the next ten years. IBM is partnering with State University of New York to develop an AI Hardware Center at SUNY Polytechnic …

3dDARPA wants to speed up computers by over 1000 times while using less power

DARPA has revealed the research teams selected to drive two efforts to go beyond Moore’s law. DARPA’s $1.5 billion Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) wants to jumpstart innovation in the electronics industry. Three Dimensional Monolithic System-on-a-Chip (3DSoC) program has groups from …

artificial intelligenceImage Sensor chip key to augmented reality in smartphone

The REAL3™image sensor chip from Infineon Technologies AG plays a key role in the newest innovative Augmented Reality (AR) smartphone by ASUS. The mobile device was launched yesterday at International CES ® 2017 (International Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. …

chinaPokemon Go and other games will be the nexus of making the augmented reality everywhere and gaming enhancing wearables on everyone

Pokemon Go became the top US mobile game within days of its launch. Many see it reaching 1 billion global installs to surpass the 550 million peak of Candy Crush. Pokemon Go and the follow on Mario and Zelda augmented …

big dataChina signs more high speed rail deals for Africa and is in talks for Asian projects

China has signed a deal to build a 480km railway link between Kenya’s largest seaport of Mombasa and the capital Nairobi — the first stage of a line that will eventually link Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. The …

displaysTest Version of Planetary Resources Space telescope Scheduled to Launch Today

Planetary Resources is a leader in developing asteroid mining. More than 1,500 are as easy to reach as the Moon and are in similar orbits as Earth. Asteroids are filled with precious resources, everything from water to platinum. An Orbital …

bitcoinBroad Group CEO Zhang Adamant that 200 story Skycity skyscraper will be built in 2014

Zhang Yue is worth an estimated 1.1 billion yuan ($180 million) and has grandiose aspirations, the biggest of them to build an 838 metre tall tower he calls “Sky City” by the year’s end. It is designed to be 10 …

computersDwave Systems 512 qubits projected to be 10 billion times faster than an Alienware Workstation for a particular problem

Venture Capitalist Steve Jurvetson (Draper Fisher Jurvetson is an investor in Dwave Systems) describes the speedup for Dwave Systems’ Adiabatic Quantum computers. At 2000 to 4000 qubits, Dwave Systems adiabatic quantum computer should become faster than classical computers for discrete …