5X performance and 16X performance per watt over GPU
SK Telecom is definitely a forward-looking company and will be one of the first companies to trial and start 5G. It is not wasting time when it comes to speech recognition and AI as SK Telecom has announced the first commercial adoption of FPGA accelerators from Xilinx in the AI domain for large-scale data centers in South Korea.
Accelerate data center and intelligent edge
Xilinx is getting big on intelligence and adaptive computing and the company just announced that it acquired DeePhi Technology Co., Ltd (DeePhi Tech) company specializes in machine learning, deep compression pruning, and system-level optimization for neural networks. Let’s just sum this up and say that it is good at AI and ML.
AI Duplex might have a job
Google's controversial AI Duplex, which it first demonstrated to the public at its developer conference in May is being tested for use in call centres.
Ford trolls with 7K cars in 4 hours
Elon Musk is very proud that after spending billons and missing every single projection he ever made, Tesla has finally managed to make 7000 cars in seven days. Ford’s CEO Steven Armstrong is trolling that it can make 7000 cars in four hours.
Spot-the-tumour games are apparently popular in China
An artificial intelligence system called BioMind has managed to defeat a team comprised of 15 of China's top doctors by a margin of two to one.
AI and Kryo gets to 600
The launch of Snapdragon 700 series didn’t mean the death of the 600 series, it just meant that there is a place for a new segment. Qualcomm just announced three new SoCs - the Snapdragon 632, 439 and 429.
Mercedes gets more AI high tech
Xilinx has entered very many automotive fields for the last twelve years and and had a huge success in the forward looking camera market. The company grew to more than 4.5 million units from zero in just six years, massively increasing numbers every year. Now Daimler AG, the company behind Mercedes Benz, has revealed that iy will work with Xilinx on an in-car system using Xilinx technology for artificial intelligence (AI) processing in automotive applications.
June 23 would have been Alan Turing’s birthday and Nvidia used Donald Trump's only was of communication, Twitter, to tease us about a possible new codename. We heard Turing is the name for the new architecture from independent sources we've know for years, nay, decades.
One software pack to rule them all
AI - Artificial Intelligence - is certainly the IT business word of the year as almost every company is working on it, or at least thinking about working on it. IBM has just announced a new software platform simply called IBM PowerAI Enterprise alongside with AI infrastructure reference architecture.
What could possibly go wrong?
Doctors are evaluating a new Google neural network which accurately shows your chances of dying.