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8/17/2018

Dell EMC has added 64 ports of 100GbE to its 2U networking switch, providing support for third-party software. The organization is partnering with VMware to create hybrid physical and virtual networks to support virtual machines.

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8/17/2018

Arm leaders predict its 2019 and 2020 processors will have a higher performance than Intel's 2.6GHz Core i5-7300U. The company also stated its Cortex-A76 is on par with Intel's comparable current design.

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8/17/2018

Google plans to unveil several prepackaged artificial intelligence services for the cloud that are targeted at different industries. Google Cloud has already released a package for recruiting talent, marketplace enhancement and customer service.

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8/17/2018

Dell EMC PowerEdge servers now can run Qumulo File Fabric's scalable file system software. The offering is also available for vendor sources, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise hardware, the public cloud and Amazon Web Services.

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Channel Futures
8/17/2018

Carbon nanotube random access memory, phase-change memory and ferroelectric RAM are among the next-generation memory technologies that could replace conventional memory types in the future. However, many new memory types are expensive and "rely on exotic materials and switching mechanisms, making them difficult to fabricate and/or operate in the field," Mark Lapedus writes.

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Mark LaPedus
8/17/2018

SK Telecom has chosen Xilinx field-programmable gate arrays to supply artificial intelligence acceleration for its automatic speech-recognition application. The use of Xilinx FPGAs has improved performance by up to five times while delivering 16 times better per-watt performance, according to SK Telecom.

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SK Telecom, Xilinx, AI
8/17/2018

Intel is extending its work on artificial intelligence with the acquisition of Vertex.AI, a startup focusing on the development of "deep learning for every platform." Intel said it will be putting to work Vertex's entire team and intellectual property "to further enable flexible deep learning at the edge."

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8/17/2018

AVSdsp has teamed with electrical engineering professors from National Taiwan Normal University to develop the Mipy chip, an artificial intelligence processor that is said to represent the smallest size and lowest cost on the AI market. The deep-learning image recognition AI chip's low cost makes it a good fit for applications such as home products, automotive products, toys and industrial equipment.

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AI chip, AI
8/17/2018

It's becoming more difficult to find defects in unpatterned wafers due to shrinking critical dimensions, writes Mark Lapedus. "Increasing requirements to detect and classify defects like pits and slip lines add challenges and complexity to the inspection process," said Felix Moellmann of Rudolph Technologies Systems.

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Mark LaPedus
8/17/2018

After predicting $3.25 billion in revenue for the third quarter, Nvidia announced it will not assume crypto-related sales in the future. The company is instead focusing on its gaming business, which posted a $1.8 billion revenue, up 52% year-over-year.

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