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artificial intelligenceBaidu, BAIC adding autopilot to electric cars in 2018, L3 self driving in 2019 and L4 in 2021

Beiqi, Baidu and Beiqi Automobile announced a strategic cooperation to make Level 4 self driving cars by 2021. They will create a comprehensive “AI + car” ecosystem in areas such as autonomous driving, car networking and cloud services . They …

5gIntel Introduces Portfolio of Commercial 5G New Radio Modems with Intel® XMMTM 7660 Modem

Intel today announced substantial advances in its wireless product roadmap to accelerate the adoption of 5G. Highlights include the introduction of the Intel® XMMTM 8000 series, Intel’s first family of 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems, and Intel’s …

artificial intelligenceSoftbank buys 14% of Uber for $10 billion

Uber Technologies Inc. approved SoftBank Group Corp.’s offer to buy a multibillion-dollar stake in the ride-hailing company, setting the stage for one of the largest private startup deals ever. The agreement lets SoftBank and other firms invest up to $1 …

artificial intelligenceAssociative memory AI finds connections between people and things and detects fraud

Intel acquired several Artificial Intelligence companies including Saffron Technologies. Saffron was acquired in October 2015. Saffron Technologies develops cognitive computing systems that use incremental learning to understand and unify by entity (person, place or thing) the connections between an entity …

intelIntel delivers 17 qubit superconducting chip

Intel announced the delivery of a 17-qubit superconducting test chip for quantum computing to QuTech, Intel’s quantum research partner in the Netherlands. The new chip was fabricated by Intel and features a unique design to achieve improved yield and performance. …

blockchainIntel and Tencent cooporating on Blockchain

Tencent also signed a cooperation framework agreement with Intel to develop blockchain technology for Tencent’s TUSI IoT (Internet of Things) laboratory and promote the establishment of security capabilities in Internet of Things applications. Blockchain is a new application mode in …

5g5G and Internet of Things are ramping up and Intel is ready to make them work efficiently

Nextbigfuture interviewed Rob Topol about 5G. Rob is general manager of Intel’s client and IOT business and systems architecture group. Rob Topol, general manager of Intel’s client and IOT business and systems architecture group. The Internet of Things will soon …

artificial intelligenceIntel AI accelerator capable of Trillion operations per second per watt

Intel today introduced its new Movidius™ Myriad™ X vision processing unit (VPU), advancing Intel’s end-to-end portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to deliver more autonomous capabilities across a wide range of product categories including drones, robotics, smart cameras and virtual …

artificial intelligenceDeep Learning at 15 Petaflops from Intel and partners

An Arxiv paper, presents the first, 15-PetaFLOP Deep Learning system for solving scientific pattern classification problems on contemporary HPC architectures. Intel researchers and parters developed supervised convolutional architectures for discriminating signals in high-energy physics data as well as semi-supervised architectures …

artificial intelligenceIntel acquires Mobileye to pursue self driving cars

Intel announced the completion of Intel’s tender offer for outstanding ordinary shares of Mobileye, a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. The …