British antitrust watchdog investigating Nvidia’s Arm acquisition
The UK antitrust watchdog has announced that it is launching an investigation into the acquisition of Arm by Nvidia. The acquisition would amount to 40 billion dollars (32.6 billion euros).
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating whether the acquisition would be detrimental ...
Activist investor pushes Intel to explore “strategic alternatives”
Hedge fund Third Point Management warns Intel that it may need to fundamentally change its structure and operations.
Reuters has reported that Intel is coming under pressure to look at deal options to keep the company competitive. An activist investor group is warning about the company's positi...
Graphcore raises $222 million in Series E Funding Round
Funding will help the company scale up AI chip production.
Graphcore announced this week that it has raised $222 million in a Series E funding round. The round values the company at $2.77 billion post-money.
The company makes what they call an Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU). This is a n...
SolarWinds hack also hit Cisco, Intel, Nvidia, VMware and Belkin
The Wall Street Journal asked several companies asking whether they had been affected by the malware contained in SolarWinds Orion. This appears to be the case with multiple large IT companies.
The newspaper writes that network company Cisco, chip designers Intel and Nvidia, accounting firm Delo...
Nvidia sells Nvidia NGC software in the AWS Marketplace
Nvidia announced that customers will be able to download more than 20 of its software resources to speed up AI deployments in robotics, healthcare, data science, and other projects in a similar vein, as a result of getting its storefront in Amazon Web Service’s marketplace.
Nvidia NGC is the g...
Lenovo introduces AI servers with Nvidia A100
Lenovo has announced two new systems that can be placed in server cabinets. The ThinkSystem SD650-N V2 and SR7670 V2 are both equipped with water-cooled Nvidia A100 GPUs and should excel in deep learning tasks.
ThinkSystem SD650-N V2
The ThinkSystem SD650-N V2 has four Nvidia A100 GPUs in a 1...
Nvidia announces Q3 results, looks to microservices for future growth
Largest growth area in Q3 was the Gaming sector.
Nvidia announced surprisingly strong third quarter results this week, with CEO Jensen Huang painting a rosy picture for the future.
The company beat Wall Street expectations and posted a record revenue of $4.73 billion, a whopping 57 percent in...
Nvidia reveals compact server for AI tasks
Nvidia has announced the DGX Station A100. It is a compact server equipped with four A100 CPUs and up to 320GB of HBM2e memory. The machine is intended as a local device for performing machine learning tasks.
The server is compact in size. With a height of 639mm, width of 256mm and depth of 518m...
HPE is packaging VDI services for power users, knowledge workers, and engineers
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is customizing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and remote work packages for roles such as knowledge workers, engineers, and power users.
Under HPE GreenLake for virtual desktop infrastructure, an enterprise will get various cloud services that comprise technologie...
AWS announces servers with Nvidia A100 GPUs
Amazon has powered up a series of new servers, ready to be rented out to customers. De servers are equipped with Nvidia A100 GPU clusters, powered by Intel Cascade Lake processors.
The servers carry the P4 name and are the successors of the G4 generation. They each consist of eight Nvidia A100 T...
Intel announces relatively fast Iris Xe Max GPU for laptops
Intel has announced three manufacturers that will incorporate its new Iris GPU into their laptops. Acer, Asus and Dell are going to try the new GPU, which competes with entry-level chips from Nvidia.
The Intel Iris Xe Max is based on the same architecture that can also be found in other Iris Xe ...
AMD, Nvidia challenge Intel’s chip market dominance
Looming acquisition deals could put Intel's leading position in jeopardy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created skyrocketing demand for semiconductors as companies accelerate toward digital transformation, Cloud-based remote working and increased data analytics.
Emboldened by what they see as a b...