OpenAI wants to develop its own AI processors to combat GPU shortage
OpenAI wants to develop its own AI processors to solve the shortage of specialized processors, especially GPUs. To this end, the generative AI specialist is even looking at the possibility of acquiring a chip manufacturer to speed up the development process.
The recent strong growth of AI soluti... Read more
Google Cloud accelerates AI development with new TPU and VMs
Google Cloud is expanding its TPU and GPU offerings for AI workloads. TPU v5e is available in preview immediately, while A3 GPU VMs will become generally available starting next month.
Google Cloud has announced two additions to its offerings for AI infrastructure. AI workloads show huge differ... Read more
Nvidia books record profit of $6B and fighting to produce enough GPUs
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang thinks the AI hype will continue for a while. Meanwhile, Nvidia has been part of the "trillion dollar club" for a few months now, but it is also buying back $25 billion in its own shares. Thus it seems that Huang and co expect even more of a value increase. Can it deliver en... Read more
Intel’s recent cancellations: what is happening?
Curious eyes have shifted their focus toward Intel amid the numerous cancellations and withdrawals the company announced in the past month. Among these were the tech giant’s Thunder Bay Hybrid SoC, GPU SKUs intended for data centers, and the Rialto Bridge and Lancaster Sound GPU lines.
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Acronis integrates Intel TDT technology for greater CPU efficiency
Acronis has integrated Intel Threat Detection Technology into several solutions. With this, this security vendor's platform offers better protection against new and more developed forms of malware.
According to Acronis, malware is becoming increasingly sophisticated. Consider the rapid rise of s... Read more
Nvidia boosts GeForce GPUs’ video encoding capabilities
In a move that could significantly boost video encoding capabilities, Nvidia has quietly updated the support page for its GeForce GPUs to allow for the simultaneous encoding of up to five video streams. This is a boost from the previous limit of three video streams that the NVENC encoder in GeForce... Read more
Intel cancels Rialto Bridge and Lancaster Sound GPUs
Intel has updated its roadmap for server GPUs. Several lines of server GPUs, such as the Rialto Bridge and the Lancaster Sound, will not be developed further. These GPU lines will be replaced by subsequent, already planned, iterations.
This is according to an update from Jeff McVeigh (Corporate ... Read more
Major smartphone manufacturers fail to patch Android vulnerabilities
Google Project Zero disclosed that several smartphone manufacturers have failed to provide patches for vulnerabilities in Android GPUs.
Google Project Zero, a security division focussed on identifying vulnerabilities, warns that several Android smartphone manufacturers have yet to release fixes... Read more
Intel launches next-gen processors for supercomputers
Intel confirmed the release date of its Sapphire Rapids HBM and Ponte Vecchio processors. The high-performance CPUs and GPUs are expected to be available in January 2023. From then on, the processors will be used by supercomputers in the United States and Japan.
The Sapphire Rapids HBM series i... Read more
AMD introduces Radeon RX 7000 series GPUs
AMD will launch the AMD Radeon RX 7000 series GPUs by the end of this year. The series features RDNA 3 technology that supports smaller chipsets instead of a single chip. Performance improves as a result.
The AMD Radeon RX 7000 GPUs consist of two variants: the Radeon RX 7900 XT and the top-of-... Read more