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  1. cageymaru

    Intel Announces Compute Express Link

    Intel has announced Compute Express Link (CXL); a new industry open standard that allows for high-speed communications between CPU-to-Device and CPU-to-Memory interconnect in next-generation data centers. CXL creates a high-speed, low latency interconnect between the CPU and workload...
  2. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Releases Its Financial Results for Q4 and Fiscal 2019

    NVIDIA's announcement of better-than-expected earnings for Q4 2019 caused the stock to rise 8% in after hours trading. NVIDIA reported Q4 2019 revenue of $2.21 billion, down 24% from $2.91 billion a year earlier, and down 31% from $3.18 billion in the previous quarter. Analysts expected $2.20...
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    Intel Demos 112G PAM-4 Transceiver Utilizing Its 10nm FinFet Process

    Intel has released video of an I/O test demo showcasing its advanced 10nm FinFet process powering the Intel 112G PAM-4 transceiver. The 112 Gbps serial transceiver links will support the demanding bandwidth requirements of future data center, enterprise, and networking environments. The new 112G...
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    TSMC Is Close to Securing IBM Contract

    TSMC is close to securing a deal to produce premium server chips for IBM. IBM produces far less servers than Intel, but are considered to be the "Rolls Royce" of servers as they are much more expensive. "IBM mainframes can fetch anywhere from $300,000 to $1 million or $2 million per set, while...
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    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adds New HPC Clusters

    The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has added a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster called Corona in partnership with Penguin Computing that features AMD and Mellanox Technologies. The unfinished HPC cluster will allow researchers and industry partners to explore data science...
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    Intel Solidifies Deep Learning Portfolio with Varied Architectures and Packages

    Gadi Singer is the vice president and general manager of the Artificial Intelligence Products Group at Intel. In an interview with Ed Sperling of Semiconductor Engineering, he discusses how Intel is evolving to meet the ever changing requirements for deep learning. He believes that Xeon...
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    Amazon Data Center Electrical Bills Are Secretly Funded by Taxpayers

    Amazon is negotiating secretive deals with state regulators to fund the building of new electrical grids that power the Amazon Web Services data centers and the rates that they pay. The agreed upon prices are considered "trade secrets" by the company, so even though state regulators are...
  8. DooKey

    Apple Scraps $1 Billion Irish Data Center Over Planning Delays

    Ireland is losing out big time because they have delayed the construction of a $1B data center that Apple was wanting to establish in the country. According to Apple, the project has been stalled for three years and now they have to move on. Apparently the delays were caused by two individuals...
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