Security

Researchers discover computer chip vulnerabilities

A Washington State University research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics.

Security

Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect users who rely on a digital lockbox feature known as Intel Software ...

Hardware

Intel: Hot Chips event details AI-strength processors

Tech watchers this week got an earful of impressive AI accelerator work at Intel, namely revelations at the Hot Chips 2019 event, where Intel presented details of its Nervana neural network processors, (1) NNP-T for training ...

Hardware

Optimizing network software to advance scientific discovery

High-performance computing (HPC)—the use of supercomputers and parallel processing techniques to solve large computational problems—is of great use in the scientific community. For example, scientists at the U.S. Department ...

Hardware

Intel Skylake bug in complex workloads seen

A bug was identified which can freeze systems with a Skylake processor, causing a system to hang under complex workloads. Intel has recognized the issue and in its own words:

Hardware

Arm's Project Trillium announcement looks at processors for AI

Arm on Tuesday announced its new direction in "the industry's most scalable, versatile ML compute platform." They are talking up their new platform called Project Trillium. The project involves a new Machine Learning (ML) ...

Consumer & Gadgets

AMD announces $99 Ryzen 3 desktop CPU

AMD has announced the release of two Zen 2 core architecture processors geared towards gamers and business users at budget-friendly prices.

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