Intel proposes hardware solutions to AI challenges

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Intel researchers propose new hardware approaches to AI challenges in a series of papers presented at the Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Mobile ai artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Science/Engineering & Technology chips hardware Intel machine learning research VLSI

Microsoft details new Surface Hub 2S hardware and software upgrades

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At Ignite 2020, Microsoft detailed new Surface Hub 2S hardware, as well as software upgrades headed to existing Surface Hub devices. Read More.

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DeepCube’s software-based solution accelerates AI on existing hardware

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DeepCube, a startup developing a platform that accelerates AI models on existing hardware, raised $7 million for research and expansion. Read More.

Ericsson acquires 5G enterprise solution vendor Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion

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European cellular network hardware giant Ericsson is gobbling up one of the better-known U.S. makers of 5G-ready enterprise networking gear. Read More.

Here?s how Apple?s Mac and mobile ARM chip roadmap looks through 2025

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Dev Mobile 2020 2025 Apple Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/News chip CPUs Intel roadmapApple's collaboration with Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC means that some elements of its chip roadmap for the next five years can be reasonably forecasted. Read More.

Researchers’ data set pinpoints challenges adapting speech recognition models to new hardware

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Intel given greenlight to supply some products to Huawei

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Business Cloud Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/News Huawei IntelIntel has received licences from U.S. authorities to continue supplying certain products to Huawei Technologies, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

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If Mobile Isn’t On Your Radar, It Should Be

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Editor's note: In this post, AIIM ’s CEO John Mancini urges enterprises to take a serious look at mobile ECM as their window on content. -bg. Enterprises understand that there is a natural synergy between mobile services and mobile content. Yet despite this, many are being slow at putting effective mobile programs in place to satisfy the 24/7 connected business world. Only 10 percent of those interviewed said they thought they had a successful mobile program in place.

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How your workout fuels the cloud

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Nvidia/Arm will not make an easy marriage

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Business Cloud Mobile category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Components category-/News Nvidia ArmWhile this seems like a merger of complementary technologies, there are a lot of challenges that could make this a very problematic combination. Read More.

MediaTek’s T750 chipset will power 5G broadband modems and hotspots

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Apple unveils A14 Bionic processor with 40% faster CPU and 11.8 billion transistors

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AI Business Mobile A14 Bionic processor Apple Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/News NVidiaApple unveiled its new A14 Bionic processor with the aim of pushing ahead of other smartphone and tablet vendors on computing power and AI processing.

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Launch Night in Google: How to watch, and what to expect

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AMD launches low-end Ryzen and Athlon processors for Chromebooks

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Advanced Micro Devices is launching new Ryzen and Athlon mobile processors that serve as the brains of a new generation Chromebooks. Read More.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus review: hardware can’t carry it all

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A lot of that comes down to the software: last year’s Galaxy Tab S6 was beset with bugs, confusing software, and unfinished features that just ruined the experience, despite the S6’s impressive hardware. Hardware and Design.

Early reviews of Microsoft’s new Surface Duo praise hardware, pan buggy software and muddy camera

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Tech reviewers are giving the company high marks, mostly, for the unique hardware of the Duo, a hinged device with two 5.6-inch screens that unfold like a small book. Microsoft’s Surface Duo, its first Android device, comes with two 5.6-inch screens. Microsoft Photo).

Qualcomm details Cloud AI 100 chipset, announces developer kit

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Nokia 5G software can upgrade 5 million 4G tower radios without climbs

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Business Mobile 4G 5G 5G networks category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless/Mobile Phones cellular radios network hardware Nokia radios software update tower radiosMillions of 4G towers could switch seamlessly to 5G thanks to a Nokia software update that promises to hasten customers' low band 5G rollouts. Read More.

Google says Pixel’s Hold for Me feature records and stores audio on-device

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Nvidia overtakes Intel as most valuable U.S. chipmaker

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Business Enterprise Mobile category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Components category-/News Intel NVidiaNvidia has overtaken Intel for the first time as the most valuable U.S. chipmaker, with shares rising 2.3% in Wednesday afternoon trading to a record $404.

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Qualcomm and MediaTek chase video and game fans with tweaked 5G chips

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Retro Chic: The IoT Means Hardware Engineers Are Cool Again

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The IoT is often defined in consumer terms (see here ); Re/code’s Walt Mossberg said the broad idea “is that a whole constellation of inanimate objects is being designed with built-in wireless connectivity, so that they can be monitored, controlled and linked over the Internet via a mobile app.” Internet of Things Engineering Hardware innovation internet of things IoT Software Web In the beginning there were Military Engineers who built bridges and designed fortifications.

PC shipments grew 3-11% in Q2 2020 despite coronavirus

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Business Commerce Enterprise Games Mobile PC Gaming 5G Acer Apple asus category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware coronavirus Covid-19 Dell HP Lenovo pcPC shipments in Q2 2020 grew, according to Gartner and IDC. In fact, Gartner estimates PC shipments were up 2.8%

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If only one iPhone 12 model has mmWave 5G, that’s fine — until 2022

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The first 5G iPhones will likely split into two cellular performance tiers, and it's possible that the fastest 5G hardware may only be found in one model.

Back to School 2020: Pause big tech purchases, plan for a happier 2021

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Microsoft to upgrade its xCloud servers to Xbox Series X hardware in 2021

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The service will initially be powered by Xbox One S consoles in server blades in Microsoft’s datacenters, but the software giant is planning to upgrade this hardware next year. Microsoft will use its new Xbox Series X hardware in xCloud servers next year, and it provides some big performance gains for its cloud streaming efforts, particularly on the CPU side. We understand Microsoft is still on track for an xCloud launch later this year on Android mobile devices.

Apple’s Q3 2020 revenue hits record $59.7 billion, stock will split 4:1

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Business Mobile Apple category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/Computers & Electronics/Software category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology Q3 2020 quarter revenueApple's revenues are in for the fiscal third quarter of 2020, and the company is succeeding during one of the most uncertain times in world history. Read More.

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Microsoft makes Windows 10 hardware change for PC security

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Microsoft is rolling out a change in minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices, and expects hardware makers to comply in order to make their devices more secure. Starting Thursday, PC makers should include a hardware-based security feature called TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 2.0

Canalys: Surging tablet sales offset desktop PC declines in Q2 2020

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Business Mobile Apple Canalys category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware desktop HP laptop Lenovo Q2 2020 sales Samsung shipments tabletAs the pandemic continues to impact offices and schools, sales of tablets and laptops appear to be more than replacing dwindling demand for desktops. Read More.

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T-Mobile’s LG Velvet has a different processor inside, and it’s an interesting choice

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But what if I told you the T-Mobile variant comes with a different chip? Today, T-Mobile announced it’s brought an LG Velvet to the United States with a MediaTek Dimensity 1000C processor inside, instead of the mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 and 765G it usually employs.

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Niantic reveals cellular partners for 5G consumer AR platform

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One of the leading smartphone AR companies is preparing to release a consumer AR hardware, software, and services platform, with help from cellular giants.

For work from home, technology?s convenience matters more than its power

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Business Mobile Apple bronco category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware convenience Polaroid power productivity technology work from homeAt a time when working from home has forced employees to overlap their personal and work schedules, convenience has become a key currency for tech products. Read More.

What Sundar Pichai’s ‘long-term’ hardware commitment means for the Pixel

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Last week, I wrote about Google’s somewhat confounding hardware strategy in the wake of a report about internal conflict from The Information. But here in this newsletter, I want to zoom in on Pichai’s responses about Google’s hardware division because I do think they’re illuminating — not in a sharp, spotlight kind of way but in a soft glow on the horizon kind of way. We absorbed the mobile division of HTC. Hardware is hard. Hardware is hard,” Pichai says.

The Mindset of a Mobile Ready Enterprise

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The mobile device is changing the customer experience and forcing organizations to re-think how they engage with their customers and employees. Many companies are beginning to understand how mobile devices can grow customer loyalty, generate new revenue streams and improve customer experience. A company’s biggest challenge in making the transition to a mobile ready enterprise is fighting the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality.

Apple confirms Mac transition to ARM CPUs, Rosetta 2 Intel emulation

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Business Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/News CPU Intel mac MacOS transitionFollowing three years of rumors, Apple is officially beginning the process of moving the Mac over to CPUs based on ARM technology, like iPhones and iPads. Read More.

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The Battle for Mobile Operating System Supremacy

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In the cases of both PCs and smartphones, Apple implemented a walled garden approach to establish complete control of hardware, OS, and applications. Jobs’s strategy had dire consequences; by 1988 Microsoft had become the world’s leading software provider primarily because it stayed out of the hardware business and licensed MS-DOS to a wide range of vendors, including IBM, Dell, Compaq, etc. It’s the Mobility Battle, Stupid.

Mobile Enterprise – Beyond the Fundamentals

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In my last post about going mobile in the enterprise I talked about some fundamentals for going mobile in your business. In brief, I said there were three things you should know about mobile in the enterprise as you move forward: Things are moving so fast that choosing a software platform is more critical than which hardware you should buy. Mobile innovation is no longer being driven by the enterprise; it’s being driven by the customer.

Hailo partners with Foxconn to build edge device for AI inference

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AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Media Mobile ai AI inference artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware edge computing Foxconn Hailo machine learning SocionextAI chip startup Hailo plans to partner with Foxconn to launch an AI edge computing device -- BOXiedge -- designed for applications like smart cities. Read More.

Logitech sales rise as remote-working drives demand for PC peripherals

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Business Enterprise Mobile PC Gaming Bracken Darrell category-/Business & Industrial/Business Services/Office Supplies category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Peripherals coronavirus Covid-19 LogitechLogitech reported a 13.6% rise in fourth-quarter sales as more people used its products while working from home due to the coronavirus crisis. Read More.

I tested Apple Watch sleep tracking to save you time and battery life

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But the software and hardware don't deliver on that promise. Business Mobile apple watch battery life category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Shopping/Apparel/Clothing Accessories inconvenience sleep tracking watchOS 7

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Facebook will release its first AR glasses in 2021

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The company behind Oculus VR headsets is officially ready to move into augmented reality hardware, pushing forward its first AR glasses to a 2021 release.

T-Mobile, Intel, NASA unveil 5G Open Innovation Lab in Seattle to help startups tap potential of 5G

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A new program led by T-Mobile, Intel, and NASA aims to help entrepreneurs take advantage of 5G technology and write the latest chapter in Seattle’s storied wireless history. T-Mobile, Intel, and NASA are providing resources and capital for the Bellevue, Wash.-based “There is so much potential we can unlock with 5G,” said John Saw , the former Sprint CTO who is now executive vice president of advanced and emerging technologies at The New T-Mobile.

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Apple boosts iMac with 10th-gen Intel Core CPUs, nano-textured glass

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Business Dev Mobile 2020 Apple Apple silicon category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Desktop Computers category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems iMac IntelDespite rumors that a fully redesigned model was coming soon, Apple's latest 27-inch iMac desktop is a refinement of the prior version, inside and out. Read More.

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