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An AI PC revolution: Dell and Intel see it, AMD not yet

An AI PC revolution: Dell and Intel see it, AMD not yet

AMD seems to be the only one not convinced of a dramatic increase in the number of desktops sold due to the advent of AI. According to the chip manufacturer, AI-on-the-desktop will not be a reality soon. Major competitor Intel and PC builder Dell think otherwise. At the Innovation Conference, P... Read more

date5 months ago
US restricts sales of AI chips Nvidia and AMD to Middle East

US restricts sales of AI chips Nvidia and AMD to Middle East

The United States has extended restrictions on exports of high-performance AI processors to some Middle Eastern countries. It concerns chips from Nvidia and AMD. A filing by Nvidia, Reuters writes, would indicate that the U.S. government has imposed new export restrictions on the chip and AI gia... Read more

date6 months ago
AMD acquires Mipsology to take on AI battle with Nvidia

AMD acquires Mipsology to take on AI battle with Nvidia

AMD has acquired French start-up Mipsology, which specializes in AI inferencing. Specifically, AMD hopes the incorporation will allow it to deliver a better software package. However, it will also have to make a big move in terms of hardware to be a real alternative to GPU giant Nvidia. Mipsolog... Read more

date6 months ago
Large AMD vulnerability can leak data on all Zen chips

Large AMD vulnerability can leak data on all Zen chips

The so-called Inception vulnerability lets Zen chips "dream," according to researchers at ETH Zürich. Hackers can exploit the flaw to make a compromised system leak data in a novel way. At stake are all products with a Zen architecture, from consumer Ryzen CPUs from 2020 to the latest Epyc server ... Read more

date7 months ago
AMD may take advantage of Nvidia shortfalls with AI hardware

AMD may take advantage of Nvidia shortfalls with AI hardware

AMD plans to release its MI300 chip this calendar year, which should provide competition against Nvidia's H100 GPU. Because of the huge demand for AI hardware, AMD could well start raking it in from the new chips, even if the performance would not be comparable to Nvidia. Jenny Hardy, portfolio ... Read more

date7 months ago
‘Zenbleed’ bug can loot sensitive data from Zen 2 processors

‘Zenbleed’ bug can loot sensitive data from Zen 2 processors

A Google security researcher has discovered a new vulnerability in AMD Zen 2 processors. By exploiting the bug, a hacker can steal sensitive data from users. Tavis Ormandy explained in a blog how the bug works. It involves a misconfigured recovery attempt after a so-called "vzeroupper" instructi... Read more

date7 months ago
VMware wants to speed up confidential computing adoption

VMware wants to speed up confidential computing adoption

Confidential computing needs more support, VMware believes. With the open-source Certifier Framework for Confidential Computing, it hopes to overcome the obstacles the technology is facing. Samsung, AMD and the RISC-V Keystone community are already there as partners. One of the most vulnerable e... Read more

date8 months ago
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