NVIDIA announces acquisition of ARM for $40 billion

Back in July, a Bloomberg report said that NVIDIA was interested in acquiring in the technology giant ARM from its owner, Softbank. NVIDIA has officially announced that a deal has been struck between the two companies, where NVIDIA will acquire the entirety of ARM Limited for a sum of $40 billion.

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NVIDIA unveils new Ampere architecture, A100 GPU with 54B transistors, 5 petaflops performance and more

Recently, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang, from his kitchen delivered a keynote about various NVIDIA products and discussed his vision of next-generation computing.  Continue reading “NVIDIA unveils new Ampere architecture, A100 GPU with 54B transistors, 5 petaflops performance and more”

NVIDIA Shield TV v7.1 update brings in-game voice chat, 120Hz display support and more

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NVIDIA today announced the rollout of SHIELD Software Experience Upgrade 7.1 bringing a host of new features, improvements and the return of one community favorite. It brings new in-game voice chat support for communicating in top titles like Fortnite and PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS. You can now connect a headset and mic to the SHIELD controller 3.5mm jack. Continue reading “NVIDIA Shield TV v7.1 update brings in-game voice chat, 120Hz display support and more”

NVIDIA rolls out GeForce Now beta for PCs, introduces GeForce Freestyle, updated Ansel UI and more

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NVIDIA at the CES 2018 event has introduced the new GeForce Freestyle; a new feature that allows you to customize your gameplay, and an updated user interface for NVIDIA Ansel. The company also announced that it is finally rolling out GeForce NOW beta. Continue reading “NVIDIA rolls out GeForce Now beta for PCs, introduces GeForce Freestyle, updated Ansel UI and more”

NVIDIA Max-Q tech unveiled for smaller, thinner and faster gaming laptops

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NVIDIA has introduced Max-Q, a new mobile graphics initiative that makes gaming laptops thinner, quieter and faster. It allows PC makers to use up to a GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card into a laptop as thin as 18mm (0.71 inches). Continue reading “NVIDIA Max-Q tech unveiled for smaller, thinner and faster gaming laptops”

NVIDIA introduces TITAN Xp for extreme users, to release Pascal drivers for macOS

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NVIDIA has introduced  TITAN Xp, its latest top-end graphics card based on its latest Pascal architecture and is built on TSMC’s 16nm FinFET process. NVIDIA says that it will offer up to 3x faster performance than the Maxwell-based GTX Titan X. It still uses 250W power, comes in black color with similar heatsink design. Continue reading “NVIDIA introduces TITAN Xp for extreme users, to release Pascal drivers for macOS”

Nvidia original Shield TV to soon get Android 7.0 Nougat, Amazon Video and more

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Nvidia is bringing a major update to its original Shield TV. Dubbed as Shield Experience Upgrade 5.0, the update includes Android 7.0 Nougat, Amazon Video and more. Continue reading “Nvidia original Shield TV to soon get Android 7.0 Nougat, Amazon Video and more”

Mercedes Benz, Nvidia team up to bring AI-powered car

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Mercedes Benz has partnered with Nvidia to make Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered car. The two companies have been working together for about three years and revealed the partnership at CES 2017. According to Mercedes-Benz President of Digital Vehicle and Mobility Sajjad Khan, the AI-powered car will be released within 12 months.

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Samsung might ditch ARM in favour of Nvidia or AMD for GPU technology

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It has been rumoured for quite a while that Samsung is planning to make its own GPUs for their Exynos chipset lineup. This was supposed to be ready in time for the Note5 launch, however things did not materialise.

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Weekly Roundup: First smartphone with Google’s Tango, Moto Z, Z Force, Lenovo Smart Shoes, LeEco Le 2 and more

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This week was big for Lenovo. It announced World’s First Project Tango-enabled smartphone PHAB 2 Pro for consumers at the Tech World 2016 in San Francisco in partnership with Google. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: First smartphone with Google’s Tango, Moto Z, Z Force, Lenovo Smart Shoes, LeEco Le 2 and more”

NVIDIA readying next gen SHIELD tablet – Shows up at FCC

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It seems that NVIDIA is working on a new generation SHIELD tablet to succeed the current one that was introduced back in 2014. The new tablet has just passed through the FCC in USA and we have a few details about the same.

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NVIDIA DGX-1 deep learning supercomputer announced

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NVIDIA has announced DGX-1 deep learning supercomputer at the company’s 2016 GPU Technology Conference.  The NVIDIA DGX-1 deep learning system is built on NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPUs, based on the new NVIDIA Pascal GPU architecture.

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Original NVIDIA Shield Tablet gets updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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NVIDIA was quick on its heels to roll out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the K1 Shield tablet. However, the original Shield tablet didn’t get any Marshmallow goodness until now.

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Lenovo announces the ideapad 700 – Powerful 15 and 17 inch laptops

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Although they aren’t as powerful as the ideapad Y900, the ideapad 700 is quite a powerful laptop indeed. It will come in both 15.6 and 17.3 inch variants to appeal to a wider target audience.

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