Habana Labs launches its Gaudi AI training processor

Habana Labs launches its Gaudi AI training processor

Habana Labs, a Tel Aviv-based AI processor startup, today announced its Gaudi AI training processor, which promises to easily beat GPU-based systems by a factor of four. While the individual Gaudi chips beat GPUs in raw performance, it’s the company’s networking technology that gives it the extra boost to reach its full potential. Gaudi will Read more about Habana Labs launches its Gaudi AI training processor[…]

This neural network detects whether faces have been Photoshopped

This neural network detects whether faces have been Photoshopped

Using Photoshop and other image manipulation software to tweak faces in photos has become common practice, but it’s not always made clear when it’s been done. Berkeley and Adobe researchers have created a tool that not only can tell when a face has been Photoshopped, but can suggest how to undo it. Right off the Read more about This neural network detects whether faces have been Photoshopped[…]

Chewy founder Ryan Cohen on its fast-approaching IPO: “It’s like seeing my baby graduate”

Chewy founder Ryan Cohen on its fast-approaching IPO: “It’s like seeing my baby graduate”

Ask any venture capitalist about the most important ingredient to success in startups, and they’ll tell you it centers on founders who can persuade not only investors to part with some of their capital but, more important, who can convince people to leave what are often more stable jobs in order to build a company Read more about Chewy founder Ryan Cohen on its fast-approaching IPO: “It’s like seeing my baby graduate”[…]

Fortnite maker Epic acquires social video app Houseparty

Fortnite maker Epic acquires social video app Houseparty

What does a gaming company do after raising $1.25 billion? Acquisitions seem like a pretty good place to start. Epic Games — of Unreal Engine and the ridiculously successful Fortnite phenomenon — has has just picked up Houseparty. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The social video app announced the news via blog post Read more about Fortnite maker Epic acquires social video app Houseparty[…]

Moving deeper into enterprise cloud, Intel picks up Barefoot Networks

Moving deeper into enterprise cloud, Intel picks up Barefoot Networks

When it launched out of stealth just three years ago, Barefoot Networks was hailed as a company that would transform the way a generation of computing giants like Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft would function while making chip manufacturers like Intel and networking companies like Cisco take notice Now, Intel has not only taken notice, Read more about Moving deeper into enterprise cloud, Intel picks up Barefoot Networks[…]

Amazon says over 10 million items are now available for one-day shipping

Amazon says over 10 million items are now available for one-day shipping

Amazon on its latest earnings call announced it was working towards making one-day shipping the new standard for Prime members. This morning, the retailer touted a milestone related to those efforts with news that now over 10 million items are now available for one-day shipping to Prime members. The news was largely a shot at Read more about Amazon says over 10 million items are now available for one-day shipping[…]

Google’s Cloud outage is resolved, but it reveals the holes in cloud computing’s atmosphere

Google’s Cloud outage is resolved, but it reveals the holes in cloud computing’s atmosphere

Five hours after Google publicly announced that it was working to resolve an outage in its Cloud computing network that had taken out a large chunk of Google services as well as Shopify, Snap, Discord and other popular apps, the problem seems to be resolved. The outage hit everything from the ability to control the Read more about Google’s Cloud outage is resolved, but it reveals the holes in cloud computing’s atmosphere[…]

Meet the first private companies that NASA has selected to deliver stuff and things to the Moon

Meet the first private companies that NASA has selected to deliver stuff and things to the Moon

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected Astrobotic, Intuitive Machines, and Orbit Beyond as the first three private companies to deliver science and technology payloads under the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of its Artemis program. In an announcement yesterday, the administration said that each lander will carry NASA-provided payloads to conduct science Read more about Meet the first private companies that NASA has selected to deliver stuff and things to the Moon[…]

Apple bumps the App Store cell connection download cap up to 200 MB

Apple bumps the App Store cell connection download cap up to 200 MB

Good news: Apple now allows you to download bigger apps over a cellular connection than it used to. Bad news: there’s still a cap, and you still can’t bypass it. As noticed by 9to5Mac, the iOS App Store now lets you download apps up to 200 MB in size while on a cell network; anything Read more about Apple bumps the App Store cell connection download cap up to 200 MB[…]

Stripe and Precursor lead $4.5m seed into media CRM startup Pico

Stripe and Precursor lead $4.5m seed into media CRM startup Pico

Google and Facebook are increasingly slurping up every ad dollar on the internet. Their dominant position is upending the business models of traditional and startup media companies alike. The click-driven ad model of yore is leaving a graveyard in its wake, as once high-flying companies like Mic collapse. Learning from the wave of SaaS startups Read more about Stripe and Precursor lead $4.5m seed into media CRM startup Pico[…]