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Analysts: Latest wave of processors should keep AMD riding high

As Advanced Micro Devices releases its latest wave of mobile processors, analysts say the chipmaker has a chance to gain a competitive edge over the industry's leading players.

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A novel data-compression technique for faster computer programs

A novel technique developed by MIT researchers rethinks hardware data compression to free up more memory used by computers and mobile devices, allowing them to run faster and perform more tasks simultaneously.

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Advance boosts efficiency of flash storage in data centers

MIT researchers have designed a novel flash-storage system that could cut in half the energy and physical space required for one of the most expensive components of data centers: data storage.

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AI hardware news: Nvidia has dev kit for tinkerers while module to ship in June

To say that Nvidia is interested about artificial intelligence is an understatement. It's like saying Nvidia finds technology interesting. The company's AI platform, it said, is a decade-long, multibillion-dollar investment ...

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New chip designed to support beyond-5G network

The worldwide race to deploy 5G wireless networks is still in its early stages, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are already looking beyond 5G. The massive interconnected web of IoT and personal devices enabled ...

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Quantum computing: Testing qubits has been put in a faster lane

A way to speed up quantum computer tech progress has arrived from Intel. If you are interested in following the waves and advances in quantum computing, then get familiar with this word trio: Cryogenic Wafer Prober. Before ...

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A happy blue year for quantum computers: IBM unveils Q System One

At CES 2019, the Tuesday keynote by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, walked attendees through the IBM lens of core areas of computing: and one of the four was quantum computing—which comes as no surprise for those who have been following ...

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Foveros, Sunny Cove are two big markers in Intel's future

Intel Architecture Day has come and gone but five hours of presentations have left lasting impressions that Intel is all fired up on innovation. "Intel covered a good amount of ground at the Architecture Day," wrote AnandTech.

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Qualcomm fires up Snapdragon announcements, courts business PCs

Qualcomm has made several announcements. Ron Amadeo, Reviews Editor, Ars Technica: "Qualcomm's biggest strength in the SoC market is its modem technology and intellectual property, as it's one of the few players that can ...

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USB form neural compute stick makes debut at developer event

Intel has unveiled the Intel Neural Compute Stick 2. It looks like a standard USB thumb drive, and it runs on a USB 3.0 port, but is oh-more-special. CNET said the new AI "brain" sticks into the side of your PC.