Intel Announces ‘Nervana’ Neural Network Processor

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The Nervana NNP is designed from the ground up with this type of computing in mind.

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MIT Develops 3D Chip That Integrates CPU, Memory

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A new type of chip manufacturing could one day lead to designs that stack CPU and logic in the same 3D structure, drastically improving performance.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252007-mit-announces-breakthrough-3d-chips-integrate-memory-cpu?source=Computing

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SSDs Vulnerable to Deliberate, Low-Level Data Corruption Attacks

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A new type of attack against NAND flash can destroy data on planar MLC SSDs, which happens to be a significant percentage of the SSDs on the market.

The post SSDs Vulnerable to Deliberate, Low-Level Data Corruption Attacks appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249678-ssds-vulnerable-deliberate-low-level-data-corruption-attacks?source=Computing

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Black Friday 2016 deals watch: All the best sales in Amazon's Black Friday blowout

Just about every single store in the country is offering some type of sale for Black Friday 2016 today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/25/black-friday-2016-deals-watch-all-best-sales-in-amazons-black-friday-blowout.html

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ARM guns for high-performance computing with its new vector instruction set

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ARM has unveiled a new, highly flexible type of vector processing instruction that it plans to debut in HPC markets and businesses.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234216-arm-guns-for-high-performance-computing-with-its-new-vector-instruction-set

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Israel's new 'RoBattle' bot is built with swappable modules that change its abilities

Israel Aerospace Industries’s RoBattle may soon be tasked with the type of risky missions typically assigned to foot soldiers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/13/israels-new-robattle-bot-is-built-with-swappable-modules-that-change-its-abilities.html

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New microcontroller runs on radio waves, can be reprogrammed in the field

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A new type of wireless sensor can run entirely off ambient energy and be reprogrammed in the field. It’s a breakthrough for this type of device and could lead to major advances in wearable and wireless computing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227326-new-programmable-microcontroller-runs-on-radio-waves-can-be-reprogrammed-in-the-field

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You can watch movies with Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound in iOS 9.3

Article Image If you’re the type to use an iPad as a television, you can pencil in a subwoofer for your next summer blockbuster viewing party as Apple has extended its ecosystem support for Dolby Digital Plus to iOS 9.3.

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University of Rochester scientists create 'super polymer' that can lift 1,000 times its mass

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a new type of ‘super polymer’ that could prove an extremely useful technology in the healthcare and clothing industries.

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CES: Would you pay $5,000 for a Samsung smart fridge?

If you’re the type of person that needs technology to permeate almost every aspect of their life, then Samsung has just the thing for you – if you’ve got $5,000 burning a hole in your pocket.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/06/ces-would-pay-5000-for-samsung-smart-fridge.html

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Transcend announces ‘SuperMLC’ as an SLC NAND alternative

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Transcend is prepping a new type of MLC NAND it’s dubbed “SuperMLC.” The company wants to combine the high reliability and performance of single-level cell NAND memory with the low cost and economies of scale that exist around traditional multi-level cell flash.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220225-transcend-announces-supermlc-as-an-slc-nand-alternative

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The slow crawl to designer babies

With a few mouse clicks and a credit card, you can order the beginnings of a specific type of baby. And as genetic technology improves, there will be many more ways for us to choose the kind of child we have.


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Nvidia may tap bandwidth-doubling GDDR5X for next-generation hardware

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Could Nvidia adopt a new, high-speed type of GDDR5 to give its midrange Pascal cards a boost? It’s possible — but probably unlikely.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/216187-nvidia-may-tap-bandwidth-doubling-gddr5x-for-next-generation-hardware

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Apple's angled camera concept could enable virtual keyboard docks

Article Image Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for a new type of camera that could capture images at indirect angles –?a concept that the company says could be used to enable projected, virtual keyboards on any flat surface.

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Intel, Micron reveal Xpoint, a new memory architecture that could outclass DDR4 and NAND

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Intel and Micron jointly announced a new type of memory today that marries the best attributes of NAND flash and DRAM in a single package. Could this be the long-sought solution to the industry’s memory issues?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/211087-intel-micron-reveal-xpoint-a-new-memory-architecture-that-claims-to-outclass-both-ddr4-and-nand

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