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Why Intel built a neuromorphic chip

Intel has made several acquisitions and revamped its roadmap for deep learning. The new portfolio extends from Knights Mill and Lake Crest (Nervana) for training neural networks to Xeons, Altera FPGAs and Movidius vision processors for running these models. (I wrote about several of these in a post last week.) ...

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AI processors go mobile

At its iPhone X event last week, Apple devoted a lot of time to the A11 processor’s new neural engine that powers facial recognition and other features. The week before, at IFA in Berlin, Huawei announced its latest flagship processor, the Kirin 970, equipped with a Neural Processing Unit capable ...

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Intel cuts cord on its current cord-cutting WiGig products

The Dell Wireless Dock uses Intel’s WiGig technology. It looks like you can add WiGig wireless docking to Intel’s dustbin (along with IoT products axed earlier this summer), as the company has discontinued existing products using the 802.11ad wireless standard, according to Anandtech. WiGig was developed several years ago with ...

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