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A turbocharger for the supercomputer JUWELS

The Jülich supercomputer JUWELS will have a big brother, a so-called booster module, as Forschungszentrum Jülich, Atos, and ParTec have agreed. The module, equipped with several thousand graphics processors, is designed ...

Samsung SSDs open a new chapter with fail-in-place

Samsung Electronics has a new series of PCIe 4.0 SSDs that demonstrate technologies to benefit data centers and businesses. The solid state drives (SSDs) use the PCIe 4.0 standard, whereby sequential read and write speeds ...

Qualcomm lowers price, remote access barriers to 5G

Qualcomm plans to integrate its 5G modem in mid-range Snapdragon 600 and 700 series phones next year. What that brings to consumers is some good news about affording 5G without tears. Expect mid-tiered Snapdragon chipsets ...

Huawei debuts latest advanced chipset for smartphone

Chinese tech giant Huawei unveiled its latest advanced chipset Friday ahead of the upcoming launch of its latest flagship smartphone, even as uncertainty hangs over whether the device can use Google's Android.

Intel: Hot Chips event details AI-strength processors

Tech watchers this week got an earful of impressive AI accelerator work at Intel, namely revelations at the Hot Chips 2019 event, where Intel presented details of its Nervana neural network processors, (1) NNP-T for training ...

Intel's Ice Lake launch has tech world poking, prodding

This week Intel watchers had their eyes peeled on reports about the first 10th-gen Ice Lake CPUs. The 10th Gen Intel Core processors are code-named "Ice Lake," and Ice Lake is built upon a "Sunny Cove" architecture that uses ...

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