Nvidia creates AI supercomputer with Volta-based DGX-1
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Eight Tesla V100 accelerators equivalent to 800 desktop CPUs

Nvidia had quite a few announcements packed into a single GTC keynote this year, but among the more performance-oriented of them includes a refreshed DGX-1 supercomputer powered by eight Volta-based Tesla V100 GPUs.

Nvidia announces Project Holodeck social VR
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Goal is to provide most consistent, believable physics on market


During the annual GTC keynote on Wednesday, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced a new project called the Holodeck, an upcoming social VR experience that will allow multiple users to interact in a single digital space.

Nvidia draws cancer researchers with donation
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Pre-registration now open, contest begins in summer

Yesterday the Nvidia Foundation said that it will hand out $25,000 to the cancer-fighting research team that produces the best work in a contest on proteogenomics – the combination study of proteins and genomics.

Nvidia to train 100,000 developers on deep learning AI
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Courses in healthcare, robotics, self-driving cars, financial services and more

During Nvidia’s annual GPU Technology Conference this week in San Jose, California, company officials mentioned that efforts are currently underway to train over 100,000 developers in machine learning and artificial intelligence through its Deep Learning Institute.

Apple first US company to reach $800 billion market cap
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Shares up 50 percent since US election, 33 percent this year

On Monday, Apple became the first company in US history to reach a historic $800 billion market capitalization, just over two years after it crossed the previous $700 billion threshold. Despite our longstanding criticisms, it remains the world’s most valuable publicly traded company after earnings.

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ preorders arrive in States
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Single color, available for $10 to $25 less than carrier-locked versions

For the past two and a half weeks since the launch, unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been made available to international customers but were locked down to all four major wireless carriers in the US.

Microsoft issues emergency patch for Windows Defender
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Anti-malware engine triggers remote hacks after mere file scan

Microsoft has released an emergency patch for the malware scanning engine inside Windows Defender and other Windows products that allows remote attacks to be issued by sending an infected email or instant message to a user.

Facebook prepares its own original TV shows
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Cable and satellite get another alternative


The world’s largest social networking company is set to unveil its own catalog of original TV shows and short films for debut in mid-June, according to a report from Business Insider.

Amazon to touch your soul with Echo speaker
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Premium videoconferencing unit may arrive tomorrow

According to a recent headline from the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is on track to reveal a touchscreen-powered version of its highly popular Echo smart home speaker as early as tomorrow.

Microsoft teams with Harmon Kardon to create Invoke
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Cortana-powered rival to Amazon, Google and Apple home speakers

Microsoft, the so-called fourth major pillar of the information technology software sector - we can discount IBM - has just revealed a first glimpse at its upcoming smart home speaker that will go head to head with competition from Amazon, Google and Apple in the personal digital assistant category later this fall.