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Intel, AMD Moves Rattle GPU Market

Intel Corp. has lured away the former head of AMD's graphics business as the world's largest chipmaker forms a high-end graphics unit to compete with GPU market leader Nvidia. ...Full Article

GlobalFoundries Puts Wind in AMD’s Sails with 12nm FinFET

From its annual tech conference last week (Sept. 20), where GlobalFoundries welcomed more than 600 semiconductor professionals (reaching the Santa Clara venue’s max capacity and doubling 2016 attendee numbers), ...Full Article

AWS Embraces AMD For Faster Graphics

Last week Amazon Web Services (AWS) streaming service, AppStream 2.0, introduced a new GPU instance called Graphics Design intended to accelerate graphics. The new instance is based on AMD’s ...Full Article

Crypto-Currency ‘Mining’ Boosts GPU Demand

The booming GPU market propelled by new implementations ranging from "GPU clouds" for deep learning to HPC applications is getting an additional lift from growing demand for "add-in" graphics ...Full Article

AMD Lines Up New China Datacenter Partners

As the server market stalls, processor makers continue to search for greener pastures. Among the most promising is the booming Chinese datacenter market, where processor maker Advanced Micro Devices ...Full Article

AMD Charges Back into the Datacenter and HPC Workflows with EPYC Processor

AMD is charging back into the enterprise datacenter and select HPC workflows with its new EPYC 7000 processor line, code-named Naples, announced today at a “global” launch event in ...Full Article

AMD Reveals ‘Instinct’ for Machine Intelligence

At the AMD Tech Summit in Sonoma, Calif., last week (Dec. 7-9), CEO Lisa Su unveiled the company’s vision to accelerate machine intelligence over the next five to ten years with ...Full Article

AMD GPU Helps Map Universe

Canadian researchers scanning the universe to develop the most detailed map of our three dimensions ever observed are using AMD's GPU accelerator to crunch the celestial data. Based on ...Full Article

Chief Processor Architect Exits AMD

Jim Keller, former chief architect of microprocessor cores at AMD, left the chip company for the second time last week to pursue other opportunities. Keller was in charge of ...Full Article

Hardware: A Building Block for IoT Security

For all its promise, the Internet of Things packs a lot of fears. Most recently, of course, two hackers completely immobilized a Jeep Cherokee as a driver headed down ...Full Article
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