Tesla Working With AMD on Self-Driving Car Processor

AMD has talked for years about getting into the AI and deep learning game. It looks like the company has made good on those plans, with a new custom chip built specifically for Tesla.

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Tim Cook Devotes a Lot of Words to Saying Very Little

Tim Cook talked about his five years at the helm of Apple in a wide-ranging interview published Saturday. Apple fans looking for juicy morsels about new products won’t find them in the Q & A, however. Among other things, Cook discounted the bleak claims of those analysts who maintain the smartphone market is in decline — and Apple’s fortunes with it. The smartphone product category’s best days are still ahead, he suggested. Cook’s view isn’t just wishful thinking, according to Tim Bajarin, president of Creative Strategies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83806.html?rss=1

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Review: Apple Pencil is iPad Pro's must have accessory

Article Image Apple Pencil is the most talked about accessory to come out of Cupertino in recent memory, and rightfully so. Its classic design, packed with cutting edge technology, makes it an enticing product for digital artists and speaks to the future of Apple’s tablet lineup.

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Qualcomm’s next-gen GPU will focus on VR gaming, superior camera performance

Qualcomm talked up its next-generation graphics chip at SIGGRAPH this week. The Adreno 530 is the first chip to be designed for the Vulkan API, and it includes a number of camera and ISP improvements.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212114-qualcomms-next-gen-gpu-will-focus-on-vr-gaming-superior-camera-performance

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Zuck says VR is Facebook's next big thing as company reports healthy Q2 figures

He’s talked straight-faced about Facebook one day using telepathy to connect users, but with such a reality presumably a very, very long time away, Mark Zuckerberg needs something else to take his social networking service to the next level.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/30/zuck-says-vr-is-facebook-next-big-thing-as-company-reports-healthy-q2-figures/

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Microsoft’s new rendering research could bring better visuals to Xbox One, mobile devices

Microsoft has released a new paper that illustrates how the cloud offload rendering platform it talked about for Xbox One could actually be deployed in reality. Could we see a shipping solution use this tech during the Xbox One’s lifetime?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/206378-microsofts-new-rendering-research-could-bring-better-visuals-to-xbox-one-mobile-devices

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SuiteWorld's Vision

Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite, talked a lot about CRM in his recent keynote at SuiteWorld. You might not think that’s unusual, given that the company has a whole suite of cloud-based ERP-CRM-E-Commerce, but it represents a departure — and I don’t know if even Nelson is fully aware of it. NetSuite built its reputation and a half-billion dollar business around the idea of front- to back-office integrated systems delivered through the cloud, and Nelson is the first one to say that “integrated” is a poor word choice.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80498.html?rss=1

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