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Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Science-fiction authors and modern technology mega-corporations agree on one thing–artificial intelligence is the future. Everyone from Google to Facebook is designing artificial neural networks to tackle big problems like computer vision and speech synthesis. Most of these projects are using existing computer hardware, but Intel has something big on the way. The chip maker has announced the first dedicated neural network processor, the Intel Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP). A neural network is designed to ...

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The phone you carry around in your pocket for playing Candy Crush and watching cat videos would have been considered a supercomputer a few decades ago. That’s all thanks to the advanced system-on-a-chip (SoC) powering the device, and many of them are made by Qualcomm. A new version of the company’s popular Snapdragon SoC, the Snapdragon 636, has just been announced, and it could give a huge boost to midrange smartphones. An SoC includes a ...

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Facebook Announces Oculus Go, a $199 Standalone VR Headset

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Oculus was started as a PC-focused virtual reality platform before Facebook acquired the company, but it has since ventured into mobile VR with the Samsung Gear VR partnership. Now, Oculus is preparing its first all-in-one VR headset known as the Oculus Go. It’s coming to a face near you next year for a mere $ 199. Oculus is positioning the Go as an easier way to get into VR, which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hopes ...

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Facebook Announces Oculus Go, a $199 Standalone VR Headset

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Oculus was started as a PC-focused virtual reality platform before Facebook acquired the company, but it has since ventured into mobile VR with the Samsung Gear VR partnership. Now, Oculus is preparing its first all-in-one VR headset known as the Oculus Go. It’s coming to a face near you next year for a mere $ 199. Oculus is positioning the Go as an easier way to get into VR, which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hopes ...

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Titanfall Developer Announces “Super Secret” VR Project For Oculus Coming In 2019

As part of the annual Oculus Connect event to showcase advancements in virtual reality, Respawn Entertainment (developers of the Titanfall franchise) announced that it’s working on a VR game in partnership with Oculus. Very few details on the project itself were shown, but we know it’s going to be a first-person action game and it’s coming sometime in 2019. Respawn director Peter Herschmann clearly stated that it is “super secret” and not related to Titanfall or Star Wars–back in March, the company said its third-person Star Wars game is staying ...

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Square Enix Announces New Game With Metal Gear Artist

Square Enix has announced a new game and it has some big-name talent behind it. Revealed during the PlayStation Tokyo Game Show briefing, Left Alive is…well, it’s hard to know right now. While the type of game is a mystery, we do know that that Metal Gear veteran Yoji Shinkawa is working on the project, which is exciting to think about. Shinji Hashimoto, who has worked on the Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts franchises, is producing Left Alive. Based on a teaser trailer, it looks like Left Alive takes place ...

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Samsung Announces New 11nm Process, Targets EUV Ramp in 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung made a pair of announcements today about the future of its foundry manufacturing, and they imply things are going fairly well for the company. First, the company is announcing a new “11nm” process, which it claims will deliver “up to 15 percent higher performance and up to 10 percent chip area reduction with the same power consumption.” It’s also the first prime number we’ve used for a process node in a very long time; ...

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Samsung Announces New 11nm Process, Targets EUV Ramp in 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung made a pair of announcements today about the future of its foundry manufacturing, and they imply things are going fairly well for the company. First, the company is announcing a new “11nm” process, which it claims will deliver “up to 15 percent higher performance and up to 10 percent chip area reduction with the same power consumption.” It’s also the first prime number we’ve used for a process node in a very long time; ...

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Samsung Announces New 11nm Process, Targets EUV Ramp in 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung made a pair of announcements today about the future of its foundry manufacturing, and they imply things are going fairly well for the company. First, the company is announcing a new “11nm” process, which it claims will deliver “up to 15 percent higher performance and up to 10 percent chip area reduction with the same power consumption.” It’s also the first prime number we’ve used for a process node in a very long time; ...

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Intel Announces 18-Core i9 CPU Specs Ahead of AMD Theadripper Launch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At Computex 2017, Intel announced that its new Core i9 family would add significantly more cores than the old Core i7 HEDT CPU families had ever offered, while pushing back the window on availability for these high core-count CPUs into the fall. Now we know when these updated chips will hit market, and Intel has pulled the dates in from even the October launches we expected earlier this summer. The 12-core Intel Core i9-7920X will ...

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