Author: Erik van Klinken

Microsoft offers AMD’s AI chip as alternative to Nvidia

Microsoft offers AMD’s AI chip as alternative to Nvidia

Microsoft is going to offer Azure clusters with AMD's MI300X chip. The move means Microsoft will no longer rely on Nvidia to run powerful AI workloads. More details will follow during Microsoft Build next week, reports Reuters. Microsoft will simultaneously reveal more about a new line of Cobalt... Read more

date10 days ago
Carbon emissions Microsoft shoot up 30 percent

Carbon emissions Microsoft shoot up 30 percent

AI promises to make businesses more efficient than ever. When it comes purely to CO2 emissions, the technology is actually causing additional headaches at Microsoft. Compared to 2020, emissions are up nearly 30 percent at the company. The uptick is not entirely due to AI, or at least not directl... Read more

date10 days ago
VAST Data and Superna together keep enterprise AI adoption secure

VAST Data and Superna together keep enterprise AI adoption secure

VAST Data makes it possible to leverage heaps of unstructured data for AI. That data is kept safer than ever thanks to a partnership with Superna. In recent years, VAST Data has grown at lightning speed. In less than five years since its launch, it has achieved an annual recurring revenue of ove... Read more

date11 days ago
AWS puts 7.8 billion into expansion European Sovereign Cloud

AWS puts 7.8 billion into expansion European Sovereign Cloud

AWS has big ambitions with AWS European Sovereign Cloud. Until 2040, it is freeing up 7.8 million euros to expand it in Germany. In this way, the hyperscaler hopes to realize a sovereign cloud service for all European customers. AWS expects the financial injection to have a domino effect for add... Read more

date11 days ago
Project Astra hints at unlikely Google Glass comeback

Project Astra hints at unlikely Google Glass comeback

Google is hinting at a return of Google Glass. At least, with the announcement of Project Astra, the company suddenly showed off augmented reality (AR) glasses again. Why is a resurgence taking place for Google's AR project? Google Glass debuted in 2015 but was soon discontinued. For professiona... Read more

date11 days ago
OpenAI co-founder Ilya Sutskever leaves the company

OpenAI co-founder Ilya Sutskever leaves the company

One of OpenAI's founders is leaving. Ilya Sutskever is stepping down from the role of Chief Scientist, a role he has held since 2018. His replacement is current Director of Research Jakub Pachoki. Pachoki joined OpenAI in 2017 and previously worked briefly for Facebook (now Meta). Exactly what S... Read more

date11 days ago
AWS CEO Selipsky set to exit, veteran Garman replaces him

AWS CEO Selipsky set to exit, veteran Garman replaces him

A game of musical chairs is taking place at AWS. Adam Selipsky, who took office in early 2021, is stepping down June 3. His replacement is Matt Garman, who has been with Amazon for 17 years. Selipsky's departure cannot be separated from AWS's weakened competitive position. Although it is the wor... Read more

date12 days ago
TSMC doesn’t need latest ASML machine yet

TSMC doesn’t need latest ASML machine yet

Intel is currently receiving all High-NA EUV machines from ASML, putting it one step ahead of competing chip makers. According to TSMC, however, there is nothing to worry about: the next chip processes will arrive on time and don't need the brand new tech. That's according to Kevin Zhang, SVP Bu... Read more

date12 days ago
Okta merges identity into one platform: what does that entail?

Okta merges identity into one platform: what does that entail?

Okta recently hosted customers at the FC Utrecht stadium in the Netherlands. This MeetUp focused on 'The Converged Identity Approach'. What exactly does that entail? Identity has evolved into a broad concept, continuously leading to new solutions. Extra solutions can cause headaches, such as whe... Read more

date12 days ago
Scalable quantum network becomes a reality in Port of Rotterdam

Scalable quantum network becomes a reality in Port of Rotterdam

The Quantum Delta NL program is making steady progress. The consortium behind this quantum encryption tech is going to add new endpoints connecting to the Eurofiber data center. As a result, the network for quantum-safe communication is once again expanding. The hope is to eventually provide sec... Read more

date13 days ago
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