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Tesla Software Version 10.0 adds Smart Summon, in-car karaoke, Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify streaming

Tesla rolled out a new software version for its Cars - Tesla Software Version 10.0 with a host of features for Model S, Model...
Wafer Scale Engine AI chip

Silicon-Interconnect Fabric is soon on its way to replace Printed Circuit Boards, new UCLA...

Researchers from UCLA claim in a news study that printed circuit board could be replaced with what they call silicon-interconnect fabric or Si-IF. This...
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Samsung develops Key-value SSD prototype, paving the way for optimizing network storage efficiency and...

Two days ago, Samsung announced a new prototype key-value Solid State Drive (SSD) that is compatible with industry-standard API for key-value storage devices. The...
TP-Link router

Espressif IoT devices susceptible to WiFi vulnerabilities can allow hijackers to crash devices connected...

Matheus Eduardo Garbelini a member of the ASSET (Automated Systems SEcuriTy) Research Group at the Singapore University of Technology and Design released a proof...
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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...
RISC-V chip processor

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...
Wafer Scale Engine AI chip

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...