Zappar computer vision libraries now available as SDKs
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
"The release of Universal AR is...
Developer Hub announced by Fastly
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Fastly, Inc announced the launch of its new Developer Hub, a central place for developers to easily access all the tools they need to build fast, scalable and secure modern applications on the Fastly edge cloud platform. Housed within the Developer Hub is a testing sandbox, ready-to-deploy code snippets, and a growing repository of structured tutorials, reference materi...
Developer kit with cloud-native support announced by NVIDIA
Thursday, May 14, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
NVIDIA announced availability of the NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX developer kit with cloud-native support — and the extension of this support to the entire NVIDIA Jetson™ edge computing lineup for autonomous machines.
The Jetson Xavier NX module is the ideal platform to accelerate AI applications, delivering greater than 10x higher performanc...
Booz Allen introduces Modzy AI platform
Monday, November 11, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
Booz Allen combined its deep domain and technical expertise in complex AI engagements with leading AI software companies to introduce Modzy, an enterprise AI software product designed for rapid deployment, management, and governance of AI models at scale.
Modzy is an AI platform and marketplace with embedded security, adversarial defense, and governance to operationa...
Top companies hiring for autonomous vehicle talent
Monday, September 30, 2019 by Brittany Hainzinger
When news about autonomous vehicles filled headlines a few years ago, it was characterized by bold claims: that entire lanes would be dedicated to hands-free driving by 2020 and door-to-door autonomous trips would be possible around 2030, for example.
Since then, the frenzy about an autonomous takeover of our personal transportation system has waned. But a new realit...
VMworld conference 2019 announcements
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
VMware introduced cloud offerings that enable hybrid cloud platforms that empower customers to migrate and modernize applications across clouds, data centers, and edge locations while simplifying cloud planning, deployment, costs, and ongoing operations.
Transforming the Way Enterprises Build Software on Kubernetes
VMware Tanzu, a new overarching portfolio of prod...
NVIDIA's AI platform sets new record
Thursday, August 15, 2019 by Richard Harris
NVIDIA has breakthroughs in language understanding that allow businesses to engage more naturally with customers using real-time conversational AI.
NVIDIA's AI platform is the first to train one of the most advanced AI language models BERT, in less than an hour and complete AI inference in just over 2 milliseconds. This groundbreaking level of performance ma...
DJI's Manifold 2 can make drones autonomous robots
Monday, June 3, 2019 by Richard Harris
DJI announced Manifold 2, an ultra-compact onboard supercomputer for DJI drones that enables the next-generation of autonomous aerial robotics solutions. With the additional compute capability of Manifold 2, users can process complex image data onboard the drone and get results immediately and can program drones to fly autonomously while identifying objects and avoiding...
Everything Unity said at GDC 19
Thursday, March 21, 2019 by Brittany Hainzinger
Unity Technologie's keynote at GDC 19 was filled with new technological breakthroughs and partner announcements that showcased everything that developers need to create, operate and monetize for today and tomorrow. Key partners and customers from Tencent, Activision, Glu Mobile, and NVIDIA joined Unity to set the stage for a week filled with hands-on experiences, op...
Pi record now at 31.4 trillion digits in 2019 thanks to Google Compute
Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Richard Harris
It's March 14th which means it's Pi Day! 3.14 - which is a convenient equal to the first 3 digits of pi, get it?
Pi day started in 1988, but as crazy as Pi Day itself sounds, in 2009 the U.S. House of Representatives passed a non-binding resolution that recognizes March 14th as Pi Day too.
You can celebrate Pi Day by having a slice of pie, having a debate ...
AI for elderly care launches at CES
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by Richard Harris
CarePredict, a digital health company that provides preventive healthcare solution for senior adults, announced the launch of their direct-to-consumer product, CarePredict Home, at CES 2019, the world's largest consumer technology show. CarePredict was the first-to-market to use machine learning, smart wearables, and unique kinematics to quantify daily activities pe...
What game developers can learn from Fortnite's rise
Friday, December 28, 2018 by Richard Harris
Fortnite took over the video game world in 2018 and reached over $1 billion in sales, reaching every gaming fan with experiences on all the major consoles, mobile operating systems and even streaming platforms like Twitch. However, Fortnite seems to have reached a plateau with a recent study by StreamElements revealing viewership of the game has steadily declined since ...
NVIDIA's new TITAN RTX is a deep learning beast aimed at developers
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by Richard Harris
NVIDIA has just announced the TITAN RTX - dubbed T-Rex, driven by NVIDIA Turing architecture at a conference in Montreal. The new card delivers 130 teraflops of deep learning performance and 11 GigaRays of ray-tracing performance. Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA says, "Turing is NVIDIA’s biggest advance in a decade, fusing shaders, ray tracing, a...
More companies want fairness to open source license enforcement
Monday, November 12, 2018 by Richard Harris
Red Hat, Inc. has announced that Adobe, Alibaba, Amadeus, Ant Financial, Atlassian, Atos, AT&T, Bandwidth, Etsy, GitHub, Hitachi, NVIDIA, Oath, Renesas, Tencent, and Twitter have joined an ongoing industry effort to combat harsh tactics in open source license enforcement by adopting the GPL Cooperation Commitment. By making this commitment, these 16 corporate leader...
Mesosphere DC OS 1.12 is now available
Thursday, November 1, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Mesosphere announced the general availability of Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine (MKE), Mesosphere DC/OS 1.12 and the public beta of Mesosphere Jupyter Service (MJS). Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine is the only software platform that delivers pure Kubernetes-as-a-Service on multi-cloud and edge with high-density resource pooling, yet without the need for virtualization. DC/OS...
DesignCon 2019 is coming
Monday, October 29, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
DesignCon announced its 2019 conference schedule, which will feature more than 100 sessions across 15 tracks covering the most important topics within the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities.
DesignCon 2019 takes place January 29-31, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
DesignCon’s conference content is curated by 99 seasoned engineers a...
RAPIDS data access acceleration comes to MapR
Friday, October 12, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
MapR Technologies, Inc. has announced support within the MapR Data Platform to accelerate data access and production deployments for data science through the RAPIDS open-source software. MapR helps data scientists accelerate the access of required training data by focusing on easing the issues of on-boarding, cleansing, cataloging, and feeding data at high performance t...
GTC Japan yields huge new NVIDIA announcements
Monday, September 17, 2018 by Richard Harris
At GTC Japan in Tokyo, Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, announced a host of new technologies and products during his signature keynote speaking event. And in case you missed it, here is a list of all of the new announcements that came out of the event:
NVIDIA TensorRT Hyperscale Platform
NVIDIA has announced a new AI data center platform delivering an advanced inferen...
Edge computing research reveals key nuances
Thursday, September 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
In early 2018, the AT&T Foundry launched an edge computing test zone in Palo Alto, CA to experiment with emerging applications upon this new network infrastructure paradigm. Edge computing is the act of moving storage and processing capabilities to the perimeter of the network - or geographically closer to the end-user. As next-gen applications require increasing pr...
AI computing and HPC just got better with the HGX2 cloud server
Thursday, May 31, 2018 by Richard Harris
NVIDIA has introduced HGX-2, a unified computing platform for both artificial intelligence and high-performance computing in the cloud. The HGX-2 cloud server platform helps provides unique flexibility to support the future of computing. It allows calculations using FP64 and FP32 for scientific computing and simulations, while also enabling FP16 and Int8 for AI training...
GPU based servers can help solve Big Data energy woes
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by Richard Harris
Big data keeps getting bigger, and companies may think they are reducing their carbon footprint by moving to the Cloud but this move could actually be making things worse for the environment. With each new data center created for big cloud providers, tens of thousands of new racks need to be installed, which translates into a further strain on energy resources. &n...
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: multicloud, and containers and AI, oh my!
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 by Richard Harris
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, recently introduced the new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, optimized for security, multi-cloud, containers and AI. Canonical’s Distribution of Kubernetes (CDK) runs on public clouds, VMware, OpenStack, and bare metal and delivers the latest upstream version, currently Kubernetes 1.10. After the initial three-step guided deployment, the distribut...
NodeSource announces N|Solid 3.1
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by Richard Harris
NodeSource has announced the availability of N|Solid 3.1, a Node.js platform developed to help users build, manage, secure and analyze Node.js applications. N|Solid 3.1 features a powerful new debugging tool to help identify memory leaks, improved customization opportunities, and the ability to accommodate a larger variety of customer networks and configurations.N|Solid...
GDC 2018 breaks attendance records
Monday, April 2, 2018 by Richard Harris
The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) ended after a week of networking, learning and inspiration. This year, the event saw a record attendance of 28,000 industry professionals at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center from March 19-23. GDC and VRDC will be returning to the Moscone Convention Center on Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 2019. The call for submi...
Wait, what did NVIDIA just announce
Saturday, March 31, 2018 by Richard Harris
At NVIDIA's annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), the CEO and founder of NVIDIA, Jensen Huang, made a whole bunch of announcements ranging from computational improvements to self-driving vehicle simulations. If you weren't at the conference to see it all, that's alright because here's the rundown of everything you need to know about the latest technology coming out of...
The Linux Foundation launches LF Deep Learning Foundation
Friday, March 30, 2018 by Richard Harris
The Linux Foundation has launched the LF Deep Learning Foundation, an umbrella organization that will support and sustain open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning while striving to make these critical new technologies available to developers and data scientists everywhere.Founding members of LF Deep Learning include Amdocs, ...
Learning to code with Salesforce
Friday, March 23, 2018 by Richard Harris
While accessible technology is a must to elevate developers, developers also need better educational resources. Learning needs to be bite-sized, continuous, flexible and fun. That is why Salesforce says they launched Trailhead, the free online learning platform, that takes learners on guided, hands-on journeys to learn today’s in-demand skills. The pace of innovat...
AI in the auto industry
Thursday, March 15, 2018 by Richard Harris
Many dealers are still attacking the challenge of customer retention and revenue generation through direct mail or maybe mass email campaigns; tactics they have been using for decades. By identifying lifecycle trigger points, the customer is provided with relevant offers and information, with the critical addition of persistent and individualized follow-up, for as long ...
WebRTC AI solution wants to Optimize your calling experience
Thursday, March 15, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
callstats.io has announced availability of the first artificial intelligence solution for WebRTC, called Optimize. Optimize helps improve call quality by applying AI and ML algorithms. Optimize works in the background estimating the optimal quality for each user, using insights from the previous sessions. The insights are created in real-time for each individual end-use...
Shared data machine learning PaaS kicks off from Cloudera
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
Cloudera, Inc. announced Cloudera Altus with SDX, a machine learning and analytics Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), built with a shared data catalog providing the business context of that data. Altus supports a variety of high-value business use cases that require applying multiple data analysis capabilities and approaches together. SDX makes it possible for those analytic...
The most loved and hated programming languages
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
Stack Overflow has released the Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey results. With more than 100,000 responses from coders in 184 countries and dependent territories, it is the most extensive survey of the programmer workforce to date.The 2018 survey offers vital insights for businesses looking to understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers - shedding ...
NVIDIA urges congressional committee to embrace AI
Thursday, February 22, 2018 by Richard Harris
Artificial intelligence represents the biggest technological and economic shift in our lifetime, NVIDIA’s Ian Buck told a U.S. Congressional committee recently. In testimony before a hearing of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Information Technology, Buck, vice president and general manager of our Tesla business, said the federal government should increase r...
New mobile app marketing tool from CrossInstall
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
CrossInstall has unveiled its Opportunity Forecast Tool (OFT). A solution that enables advertisers to instantly see where adjusting their CPI (cost-per-install) by small amounts will lead to large scale increases in conversions on an overall campaign level, geographic level, or publisher level. The tool surfaces promising rate adjustments, some at a very granular level,...
Why the cost of cloud computing is dropping dramatically
Thursday, January 25, 2018 by Bill Supernor
You might read the headline statement that the cost of cloud computing is dropping and say “Well, duh!”. Or maybe you’re on the other side of the fence. A coworker recently referred me to a very interesting blog on the Kapwing site that states Cloud costs aren’t actually dropping dramatically. The author defines “dramatically” based on the targets set by Moore’s Law or ...
IBM upgrades its qubit processing systems for commercial use
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by Richard Harris
IBM announced two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum hardware as IBM continues to drive progress across the entire quantum computing technology stack, with focus on systems, software, applications and enablement. The first IBM Q systems available online to c...