Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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Amazon, Microsoft may be putting world at risk of killer AI

WASHINGTON: Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies that could spearhead a global AI arms race, according to a report that surveyed major players from the sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons. Dutch NGO Pax ranked 50 companies by three criteria: whether they were developing technology ...

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Apple takes majority stake in Intel modem unit

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple agreed to pay $1 billion to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business, a move giving the iPhone maker more control over its supply chain. As part of the deal, some 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, which will acquire intellectual property, equipment and leases. Johny ...

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Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose tariffs on laptops, tablets

WASHINGTON: Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc, Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp opposed U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs. Dell, HP and Microsoft, which together account for 52% of the notebooks and detachable tablets sold in the United States, ...

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Facebook to cut off Huawei to comply with US sanctions

WASHINGTON: Facebook said it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by Washington. The social media giant said it took the step after President Donald Trump’s order barring Huawei from US ...

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Intel discloses new security flaw in its chips

SAN FRANCISCO: Intel has discloses a new security flaw in its processors that could allow potential attackers to steal sensitive data from Intel-powered computers or even cloud servers. The world’s top chipmaker called the new group of vulnerabilities embedded in the architecture of computer hardware as Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS). ...

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US racing China, Europe to develop first exascale supercomputer by 2021

American technology company Intel Corporation, supercomputer manufacturer Cray and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are trying to build the most powerful computer in the US, capable of processing 1 quintillion (1018) calculations per second. The machine would be the US’ first exascale supercomputer. According to a DOE press release, the ...

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Intel Looks to the Future With Exotic Chips

LONDON: Chip giant Intel was rocked last week, when the discovery of two CPU security bugs, one of which predominantly affects Intel chips and could slow performance, became public. During his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Intel CEO Brain Krzanich promised quick updates to fix the problem ...

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Tech giants Intel plans to launch 100 self-driving cars

SAN FRANCISCO: Silicon Valley giant Intel on Wednesday announced plans for a fleet of self-driving cars following its completion of the purchase of Israeli autonomous technology firm Mobileye. A day after closing the $15 billion deal to buy Mobileye, which specializes in driver-assistance systems, Intel said it will begin rolling ...

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