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What’s new in USB4? Transfer speeds of upto 40GB/second with Thunderbolt 3 and more

USB4 technical specifications were published yesterday. Along with removing space in stylization (USB4 instead of USB 4), the new version offers double the speed...
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MIT researchers built a 16-bit RISC-V compliant microprocessor from carbon nanotubes

On Wednesday, MIT researchers published a paper on building a modern microprocessor from carbon nanotube transistors, a greener alternative to the traditional silicon counterparts....

Hot Chips 31: IBM Power10, AMD’s AI ambitions, Intel NNP-T, Cerebras largest chip with...

Hot Chips 31, the premiere event for the biggest semiconductor vendors to highlight their latest architectural developments is held in August every year. The...
IBM tops facial recognition patents in 2018. 4 IBM facial recognition patents we found intriguing

IBM open-sources Power ISA and other chips; brings OpenPOWER foundation under the Linux Foundation

Yesterday, IBM made a huge announcement to seize its commitment to the open hardware movement. At the ongoing Linux Foundation Open Source Summit 2019,...
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Introducing kdevops, a modern DevOps framework for Linux kernel development

Last Friday, Luis Chamberlain announced the release of kdevops as a Linux kernel development DevOps framework. Chamberlain wrote in his email, “the goal behind this...
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Red Hat joins the RISC-V foundation as a Silver level member

Last week, RISC-V announced that Red Hat is the latest major company to join the RISC-V foundation. Red Hat has joined as a Silver...
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AMD competes with Intel by launching EPYC Rome, world’s first 7 nm chip for...

On Wednesday, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) unveiled its highly-anticipated second-generation EPYC processor chip for data centers code-named “Rome”. Since the launch, the company has...
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Intel’s 10th gen 10nm ‘Ice Lake’ processor offers AI apps, new graphics and best...

After a long wait, Intel has officially launched its first 10th generation core processors, code-named ‘Ice Lake’. The first batch contains 11 highly integrated...
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Mozilla releases WebThings Gateway 0.9 experimental builds targeting Turris Omnia and Raspberry Pi 4

In April, the Mozilla IoT team relaunched Project Things as “WebThings” with its two components: WebThings Gateway and WebThings Framework. WebThings is an open-source...
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Alibaba’s chipmaker launches open source RISC-V based ‘XuanTie 910 processor’ for 5G, AI, IoT...

Launched in 2018, Alibaba’s chip subsidiary, Pingtouge made a major announcement yesterday. Pingtouge is launching its first product - chip processor XuanTie 910 using...