2021-12-16 - Sally Ward-Foxton

New Optical Chip Surpasses GPU in Hardest Math Problems

An optical computing startup has demonstrated a silicon photonics accelerator running the Ising problem more than 100 times faster than…

2021-02-18 - Don Scansen

The SoCs in ISSCC 2021

As for SoC, there are three invited papers at ISSCC 2021, one from each of Microsoft, Baidu, and Nvidia...

2021-01-28 - Jon Peddie

Open Source GPU for RISC-V: The Rise of RV64X

Advantages of fused CPU-GPU ISA include the ability to implement a standard graphics pipeline in microcode, provide support for custom…

2021-01-11 - Nitin Dahad

UK Competition Regulator to Investigate Nvidia-Arm Deal

In the name of fair competition, UK regulator invites comments from interested parties on Nvidia / Arm deal...

2020-12-22 - Sally Ward-Foxton

Graphcore IPU vs. Nvidia GPUs: How They’re Different

Graphcore benchmarked its 4-chip system against a single Nvidia GPU. Is that comparing apples to oranges? Does it matter?

2020-12-15 - Anton Shilov

Intel Xe Graphics: Puts its GPU Stakes in the Ground

With its Xe GPUs, Intel is now officially a maker of discrete graphics processors. Does it have what it takes…

2020-12-03 - George Leopold

Pandemic and Games Drive GPU Shipments to Soar

Virtual holidays will continue to benefit graphic chip makers...

2020-10-29 - Sally Ward-Foxton

MLPerf Inference Scores Add AI Models for Real-World Workloads

The latest round of MLPerf Inference scores includes new models for varied but realistic workloads such as recommendation, speech-to-text, medical…

2020-10-26 - Neousys Technology

IP67 Waterproof Capable Fanless GPU Computer

Neousys Technology released its latest SEMIL series, IP67 waterproof capable fanless GPU computers...

2020-10-08 - IC Insights

Two Acquisitions Make 2020 Second-Highest Year for Semi M&As

After a slow start, Analog Devices' agreement to buy Maxim and Nvidia's deal to acquire ARM raise the total value…

2020-10-07 - Sally Ward-Foxton

Nvidia DPU Eyes NICs in Next-Gen Data Center

At its GTC Conference this week, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang will unveil everything from its lowest-priced dev kit to a…

2020-09-17 - IC Insights

Nvidia’s $40 Billion ARM Purchase Will Test Current M&A ‘Ceiling’

Potentially the largest acquisition in semiconductor history faces plenty of obstacles.