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Google and Facebook Partnering on Some AI Research

Google and Facebook are teaming up to make each company’s artificial intelligence technologies work better together. The two companies said Tuesday that an unspecified number of engineers are...

Facebook Poaches Head of Chip Development From Google

Facebook Inc. has sent another signal that it’s serious about building its own semiconductors, joining Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, and Amazon.com Inc. in trying...

NVIDIA Introduces HGX-2, Fusing HPC and AI Computing into Unified Architecture

NVIDIA on May 30 introduced NVIDIA HGX-2™, the first unified computing platform for both artificial intelligence and high performance computing. The HGX-2 cloud server platform,...

The Race is On to Find the Optimal AI Application Architecture

AI applications often benefit from fundamentally different architectures than those used by traditional enterprise apps. And vendors are turning somersaults to provide these new...

Chip Startups See New Frontier from Big Bets on AI

For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips. How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like...

A $21M Startup Battle Out of MIT Brews Over Next-Gen AI...

Here are the makings of an interesting tale. It involves two competing tech spinouts from MIT, and two rival CEOs who were co-authors on...

From 2017 AI World: Real-Time IIoT in Action at Smart Community...

A smart building in Kawasaki, Japan called the Smart Community Center, has 35,000 sensor devices in it, possibly the premiere example today of the...

Qualcomm Invests in Chinese AI Unicorn SenseTime for On-Device AI

SenseTime, China’s leading AI unicorn, on Nov. 15 announced a strategic investment agreement with global communications giant Qualcomm Inc., which is pending closing. (Photo above...

Intel and Qualcomm vye to define the network edge for AI...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is nothing new, but it is having its latest day in the sun because, at last, there is sufficient affordable compute...

Kinetica Raises $50 Million as GPU database, battle-tested by the...

Kinetica, provider of a GPU-accelerated relational database, has closed $50-million in Series A financing, co-led by Canvas Ventures and Meritech Capital Partners, with participation...