Tag: Intel

Why unified programming is the future of application development

Presented by Intel Moving an application to a new processor type or chip vendor means creating an entirely new code base. That extra cost and delay is never welcome – especially today, when organizations face intense pressure to quickly maximize the value of data and commercial offerings, and new workloads and processor options to handle […]

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Evolving Moore’s Law with chiplets and 3D packaging

Presented by Intel For more than 50 years, Moore’s Law has paced the advance of electronics, from semiconductor chips to laptops and cell phones. Now, the golden rule of technology price and performance from Intel co-founder Gordon Moore is evolving once again. Demanding modern workloads like AI often need specialized, high-powered processors with unique requirements. […]

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Intel To Host An Olympics-Sanctioned eSports Tournament In 2020

The Olympic games is typically home to more traditional sporting events. However, in recent times, it seems that the people behind the Olympic games have slowly started to change their minds, where a few years ago, they have acknowledged that eSports is considered as a sporting activity. Advertising As if to prove their commitment on […]

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Intel will broadcast Street Fighter V and Rocket League esports tournaments ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Intel is investing heavily in digital technology for the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020, and it will host and broadcast Street Fighter V and Rocket League esports tournaments ahead of the athletic competition. The Intel World Open tournaments will have a $500,000 prize pool and take place in Tokyo ahead of the Olympics next summer. […]

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Lenovo rolls out Project Athena-powered laptops and smart devices

At IFA 2019, while some companies like Asus and Acer are going hard on 300Hz laptop displays, Lenovo is hewing more towards adding “smart” capabilities to its products. Those products are primarily laptops, with a couple of smart displays, and some monitors. The underlying theme, though, is about imbuing these devices with intelligence — the […]

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Acer unveils 300Hz gaming laptop for $2,800, Planet9 esports platform

At IFA 2019 in Berlin today, Acer unveiled two gaming laptops, a gaming chair, an esports platform, four new monitors, two more refreshed laptops, an all-in-one desktop, and four Chromebooks. The company clearly didn’t want to wait for CES 2020 before unloading its latest wares. The first and most obvious trend at IFA this year […]

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Intel unveils Frontera, the world’s fastest academic supercomputer

In August 2018, Dell EMC and Intel announced intentions to jointly design Frontera, an academic supercomputer funded by a $60 million grant from the National Science Foundation that would replace Stampede2 at the University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Those plans came to fruition in June when the two companies deployed […]

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IHS 5G phone teardown reveals high costs of early millimeter wave parts

If you’ve wondered why many 5G smartphones have launched with $1,000 U.S. price tags while similar devices start at only $700 elsewhere in the world, a new IHS Markit teardown report provides an explanation: Early millimeter wave (mmWave) components are adding considerable expense to the fastest U.S. 5G phones, while non-mmWave 5G devices are substantially less expensive […]

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Apple reportedly halts peer-to-peer iPhone walkie-talkie project

Apple has reportedly paused work on an innovative project that would have enabled new iPhones to serve as peer-to-peer walkie-talkies for communication, even when they’re outside of cellular tower range. The Information said today that Apple was planning to include the feature in a next-generation Intel modem that was canceled earlier this year, leading to […]

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Intel, Google, Microsoft, and others launch Confidential Computing Consortium for data security

Major tech companies including Alibaba, Arm, Baidu, IBM, Intel, Google Cloud, Microsoft, and Red Hat today announced intent to form the Confidential Computing Consortium to improve security for data in use. Established by the Linux Foundation, the organization plans to bring together hardware vendors, developers, open source experts, and others to promote the use of […]

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Intel unveils 10th Gen Comet Lake laptop processors

Intel has unveiled its latest 10th Gen Intel Core processors, previously code-named Comet Lake, for laptops. These chips promise double-digit performance gains on the prior generation. Ran Senderovitz, vice president of mobile platform marketing at the Intel client computing group, said in a briefing that the eight new 14-nanometer U-Series and Y-Series chips are targeted […]

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Dell unveils new XPS, Inspiron, and Vostro models with Intel Comet Lake processors

It’s that time of year again: The month Dell previews the notebooks, 2-in-1s, and ultraportables that will fill out its product portfolio ahead of the holiday season. This morning, the Round Rock, Texas-based company detailed a slew of new and refreshed Vostro, Inspiron, and XPS machines, all of which feature Intel’s recently unveiled 10th Gen […]

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Intel unveils its first AI chip Springhill

(Reuters) — Intel on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers. The chip, developed at its development facility in Haifa, Israel, is known as Nervana NNP-I or Springhill and is based on a 10 nanometer Ice Lake processor that will allow […]

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AMD CEO: Epyc 2 chips are the world’s fastest x86 processors

Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su announced that the code-named “Rome” 2nd Gen Epyc processors are the most powerful x86 processors in the world. The company said that its new Epyc 2 processors for the data center have as many as 64 cores and deliver twice the price performance of Intel’s fastest available chips. AMD […]

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Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital

Capsule8 announced it has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The estimated amount is $6.5 million. The startup will use the money to expand its cybersecurity protection for Linux production environments. Capsule8 said it will use the money to expand sales, marketing, product development, and customer-facing initiatives. Intel Capital joins existing investors ClearSky Security, […]

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3D Realms on finding ‘undiscovered’ talent and publishing indie games

This article is made possible by Intel’s GameDev BOOST program — dedicated to helping indie game developers everywhere achieve their dreams. 3D Realms (née Apogee Software) helped usher in a new era of gaming in the ‘80s and ‘90s when it popularized the shareware model of distribution and produced hits like Duke Nukem and Shadow […]

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At Siggraph 2019, AI-aided CG flexed its muscles and slightly stumbled

In reality, I am not a long-haired Asian woman, and when I create virtual avatars of myself, they’re never long-haired, Asian, or female. Yet at this week’s Siggraph 2019 conference in Los Angeles, FaceUnity’s “automatic” cloud AI avatar generator snapped a photo of me and quickly came to some very incorrect conclusions. “It thinks you’re a […]

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