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Amazon Launches Machine Learning Chip ‘Inferentia’, Taking on Nvidia and Intel

Amazon.com on Wednesday launched a microchip aimed at so-called machine learning, entering a market that both Intel Corp and Nvidia Corpare counting on to boost their earnings in the coming years. Amazon is one of the largest buyers of chips from Intel and Nvidia, whose semiconductors help power Amazon’s booming cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services. But Amazon has started to design […]

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Intel Commits to Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform for All Future Driver Releases

Intel has adopted Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform (UWP) for its latest graphics driver release, and has announced that all drivers going forward will use this new framework. UWP drivers, also known as Windows Modern Drivers, are meant to be single packages that can be installed on any Windows device. This is intended to cover various versions of […]