Intel Unveils Neuromorphic, Self-Learning Chip Codenamed Loihi

Loihi

Intel has unveiled a new, specialized compute core designed for AI, deep learning, and neural networks. Meet Loihi.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256467-intel-unveils-new-neuromorphic-self-learning-chip-codenamed-loihi?source=Computing

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Asynchronous compute, AMD, Nvidia, and DX12: What we know so far

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The debate over asynchronous compute capability between AMD and Nvidia has continued to rage — we’ve taken a look at how the research is playing out and what each company is currently offering.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213519-asynchronous-shading-amd-nvidia-and-dx12-what-we-know-so-far

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Google suffers data loss after four successive lightning strikes

Google is reporting that a data center serving European customers of Google Compute Engine, located in Belgium, lost data after the local electrical grid was struck by lightning four times in succession.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/20/google-suffers-data-loss-after-four-successive-lightning-strikes/

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Google suffers data loss after four successive lightning strikes

Google is reporting that a data center serving European customers of Google Compute Engine, located in Belgium, lost data after the local electrical grid was struck by lightning four times in succession.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/20/google-suffers-data-loss-after-four-successive-lightning-strikes/

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Intel Compute Stick vs. Asus Chromebit: Should you wait for Chrome OS?

Intel Compute Stick
The Intel Compute Stick is up for preorder, but the Asus Chromebit won’t be around until this summer, according to Google. Clearly there’s a showdown in the making here.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/202907-intel-compute-stick-vs-asus-chromebit-should-you-wait-for-chrome-os

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IBM Flexes X6 and Xeon Muscle


IBM’s new Flex System compute node solutions — the x280 X6, x480 X6 and x880 X6 — don’t qualify as anything new, some might say. After all, they utilize solutions announced months ago — IBM’s X6 in mid-January and Intel’s Xeon E7v2 a month later — which means they simply have been upgraded with the respective vendors’ latest and greatest technologies. However, such a blasé attitude would ignore the core premise and promise of the Flex System portfolio and its impact on IBM’s enterprise customers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80534.html?rss=1

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