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Intel’s next-generation Xeon Phi, Knights Landing, now shipping to developers

Intel’s next-generation Xeon Phi, Knights Landing, now shipping to developers It’s been almost three years since Intel first detailed its upcoming Xeon Phi hardware, codenamed Knights Landing, and the company is now shipping silicon to developers who can pony up the cash.There are two Knights Landing-based Xeon Phi systems available.

AMD announces Radeon Pro SSG: A GPU with 1TB of SSD storage attached

AMD announces Radeon Pro SSG: A GPU with 1TB of SSD storage attached Going forward, the FirePro lineup is being retired altogether in favor of new, Radeon Pro branding.The interesting card, however, is the Radeon Pro SSG, a new Radeon Pro GPU with integrated M.

Intel acquires deep learning company, will focus on next-generation AI

Intel acquires deep learning company, will focus on next-generation AI Now, Intel is tossing its own hat into the ring by buying the deep learning software and hardware developer Nervana Systems.The company’s third product hasn’t actually launched yet, but it might be the principle reason why Intel bought this company in particular.

IBM details next-gen POWER 9, will take the fight to Intel’s data center strongholds

IBM details next-gen POWER 9, will take the fight to Intel’s data center strongholds Today, IBM wants to reverse that trend — and it thinks POWER 9 is the chip to do it.Some of the variants will also support IBM’s Centaur memory buffer technology to improve performance and implement an L4 cache.

Nvidia absolutely crushes its quarterly earnings, has its first $2 billion quarter

Nvidia absolutely crushes its quarterly earnings, has its first $2 billion quarter Other sources, like Quadro, grew a modest 9%, but nothing like the leap that gaming GPUs saw.Data center revenue grew by 59% as well, though this was much smaller in absolute terms ($230 million in data center sales, versus over $1 billion in gaming revenue).

Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500 This year, Nvidia has made its own entry — and no, I don’t mean that Nvidia is powering someone else’s system, or that the company collaborated with a different firm.According to Nvidia, the new machine is 2.

IBM, Nvidia release new PowerAI software suite for deep learning projects

IBM, Nvidia release new PowerAI software suite for deep learning projects At some point this year the big buzzword appears to have shifted away from “the cloud” to “deep learning.In similar fashion, everybody who’s anybody is setting machine learning loose on problems — especially the much-beloved process of deep learning.

AMD adds GPU firepower to Google's cloud services

AMD adds GPU firepower to Google's cloud services A recent deal Team Red inked with Google could help AMD establish a foothold in this emerging market, and give its GPU business an important shot in the arm.Beginning in 2017, AMD’s FirePro SC9300 x2 server GPUs will be deployed to accelerate the performance of Google’s Compute Engine and the Google Cloud Machine.

HP demonstrates next-generation computing prototype as The Machine comes together

HP demonstrates next-generation computing prototype as The Machine comes together Two and a half years ago, HP revealed a new, revolutionary computer architecture it dubbed “The Machine.” This new computing platform would combine cutting-edge and still unproven technologies like memristors, silicon photonics, and truly massive amounts of addressable memory.