New Details on Intel’s Goldmont Plus, the CPU Architecture Inside Gemini Lake

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Intel has updated its programming guidelines and released new details on its Goldmont Plus architecture in the process.

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Ancient Roman concrete outperforms our own, and science only just worked out why

The Roman Empire may be long gone, but its architecture has stood the test of time — most notably, its insanely durable concrete, which has been hailed as the world’s strongest.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/06/ancient-roman-concrete-outperforms-our-own-and-science-only-just-worked-out-why.html

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Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

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Nvidia has been working to make its GPUs increasingly friendly to AI applications, but its new Volta architecture takes that to a much higher level with a newly designed Tensor Core.

The post Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/249106-nvidia-goes-ai-new-volta-architecture?source=Computing

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AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

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AMD has released new details on its Vega architecture. Will AMD’s upcoming next-generation GPU deliver the punch the company needs?

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HP demonstrates next-generation computing prototype as The Machine comes together

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HP’s new architecture, dubbed The Machine, has reached the prototype phase. While the hardware and software platform is still under active development, the company’s claims about memory-driven computing (and the performance advantages of its new model) are starting to shape up.

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10 years ago, Nvidia launched the G80-powered GeForce 8800 and changed PC gaming, computing forever

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Ten years ago today, Nvidia launched its G80 architecture, a fundamentally new approach to both PC gaming and GPGPU computing that delivered huge performance improvements and performance-per-watt gains. We sat down with two of the Nvidia engineers responsible to discuss its success, the challenges, and how the G80 influenced the GPUs we use today, up to and including Pascal itself.

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IBM details next-gen POWER 9, will take the fight to Intel’s data center strongholds

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IBM has revealed details of its upcoming Power 9 architecture — a chip it hopes will let it take the fight back to Intel and contest Chipzilla’s ownership of the data center market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234413-ibm-details-next-gen-power-9-will-take-the-fight-to-intels-data-center-strongholds

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A state of Zen: AMD unveils new architectural details on its latest CPU core

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AMD has unveiled the majority of the Zen CPU architecture — can this core finally deliver the performance that the company desperately needs?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234354-a-state-of-zen-amd-unveils-new-architectural-details-on-its-latest-cpu-core

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KiloCore project packs 1,000 CPU cores into tiny power envelope, 32nm process

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A new, ultra-low-power CPU architecture packs 1,000 CPU cores into a tiny surface area, with maximum power consumption of well under 15W at peak operating speeds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230643-new-kilocore-project-packs-1000-cpu-cores-into-tiny-power-envelope-32nm-process

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Leaked slides imply Intel Goldmont offers 30% better CPU performance, increased battery life

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Intel’s upcoming Goldmont architecture is promising a significant performance upgrade for Atom’s CPU and GPU.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229520-leaked-slides-imply-intel-goldmont-offers-30-better-cpu-performance-increased-battery-life

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Intel formally kills its tick-tock approach to processor development

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The tick-tock approach ensured Intel was never attempting to build a brand-new CPU architecture at the same time it ramped a new process node, and gave the company almost a decade of steady (if slowing) progress. That era is over.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225353-intel-formally-kills-its-tick-tock-approach-to-processor-development

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Soft Machines claims its cutting-edge VISC CPU cores can outperform Intel, ARM in performance per watt

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Soft Machines has released new data on its VISC (Variable Instruction Set Computing) architecture, including performance data on how it should compare against current Intel and ARM CPUs. The company claims it can offer dramatic improvements in performance per watt by virtualizing the CPU itself.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/222516-soft-machines-claims-its-cutting-edge-visc-cpu-cores-can-outperform-intel-arm-in-performance-per-watt

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AMD’s next-generation Polaris GPU architecture unveiled

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AMD has finally taken the wraps off its next-generation GPU architecture, codenamed Polaris. The new chip should offer a dramatic performance improvement over older GCN hardware and vastly improved performance-per-watt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/220302-amds-next-generation-polaris-gpu-architecture-unveiled

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Nvidia unveils Pascal specifics — up to 16GB of VRAM, 1TB of bandwidth

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Nvidia shared some more details on its upcoming Pascal architecture for 2016 — the new GPU will offer 1TB/s of memory bandwidth and up to 16GB of VRAM.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218224-nvidia-unveils-pascal-specifics-up-to-16gb-of-vram-1tb-of-bandwidth

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What will buildings of the future look like?

What will buildings look like in the future? If this week’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) is any indicator, the built environment will become more modular, multi-purpose and sustainable.


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Nvidia’s 2016 roadmap shows huge performance gains from upcoming Pascal architecture

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When Nvidia’s next-generation GPU architecture arrives next year, codenamed Pascal, it’s going to pack performance improvements for scientific computing — though their impact on the gaming world is less clear.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/201417-nvidias-2016-roadmap-shows-huge-performance-gains-from-upcoming-pascal-architecture

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Inside App Extensions: Apple opens up social Share Sheets to third parties

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a new App Extension architecture for both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Here’s how the new feature enables new and existing web services to extend iOS and OS X to support social sharing of documents, websites, photos and other media.



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Inside App Extensions: Apple, Inc's new Widgets & Keyboards similar to Android's, but secure

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a new App Extension architecture for both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Here’s how the new extensions enable a new type of widgets in Notification Center for both platforms, along with enabling third party Custom Keyboards for iOS.



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Inside App Extensions: the Cloud Kit-savvy Photos future of Apple's iPhoto & Aperture

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a new App Extension architecture for both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Here’s how the new extensions will change photo editing on both platforms, where the new Photos app will replace today’s iPhoto and Aperture.



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