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Wikipedia Editors Paid to Protect Political, Tech, and Media Figures

A report in Huffington Post recently revealed the case of Wikipedia editor Ed Sussman, who was paid by media clients such as NBC and Axios to help diminish critical material. Paid editors operating in a similar manner to Sussman have worked on behalf of CNN contributor Hilary Rosen and the CEOs of Reddit and Intel, […]

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Intel and Keemotion detail the ways Yale’s basketball team uses AI

Intel is helping bring AI to the basketball court — Yale’s court, to be exact. Just in time for March Madness, the San Jose chipmaker today detailed the system that the college’s men’s basketball team — the Bulldogs — uses to capture and analyze live game footage. It’s supplied by five-year-old startup Keemotion, with a […]

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ProBeat: AI and quantum computing continue to collide

Depending on who you ask, quantum computing is here, not here, and both. A couple things this week reminded me that it doesn’t really matter whether you believe quantum-mechanical phenomena is going to change everything. The mere research into the field is already impacting technology across the board. Binary digits (bits) are the basic units […]

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USB 4 will double the speed of USB 3.2 by basically becoming Thunderbolt 3

USB Promoter Group Announces USB4 Specification Specification defines next generation USB protocol architecture and doubling bandwidth to extend USB Type-CTM performance Beaverton, OR, USA – March 4, 2019 – The USB Promoter Group today announced the pending release of the USB4 specification, a major update to deliver the next generation USB architecture that compliments and […]

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Intel reveals Hewitt Lake processor family for internet of things

Contrary to popular belief, there’s more to the conference formerly known as Mobile World Congress than smartphones. Take Intel’s MWC Barcelona announcements, for example — they’re a bit more infrastructural in nature. The Santa Clara chipmaker today debuted a new system-on-chip for edge devices and a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) […]

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Intel’s MWC 2019 5G update shows progress on modem and network chips

Following Intel’s decision in November 2017 to skip its initial 5G modem in favor of a more power-efficient successor, it was clear that devices containing the newer XMM 8160 modem wouldn’t arrive until the first half of 2020. Today, Intel is offering a brief progress report on the XMM 8160’s current development momentum, making clear that […]

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5 things to expect from the event formerly known as Mobile World Congress

The annual telecom industry gathering once known as Mobile World Congress but now officially called MWC Barcelona begins next week. And while the annual gathering of telecom industry players and pretenders can feel like a punitive plague of locusts descending upon this otherwise lovely Spanish seaside city, it also can […]

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Intel Believes Apple Could Transition to ARM-Based Macs in 2020

There have been rumors for quite some time that Apple is developing ARM-based Macs. And apparently even Intel buys them. Axios has a report out this week, outlining recent news regarding Apple’s future transition away from Intel-based processors in its computers. Interestingly enough, officials at Intel are expecting the transition […]

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Q&A with leaders of Intel’s MESO chip: ‘This will happen faster than you think’

Intel is working on a new transistor called MESO that could be 10 to 30 times more efficient than existing transistors, a potential game-changer for the industry (see our main article here). It could help solve many of the world’s biggest problems, spurring AI efforts that could help everything from […]

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Intel’s MESO transistor promises vast leap in AI processing power

Less than a decade ago, neuroscientist Amir Khosrowshahi was drilling holes and sticking needles into skulls to learn about the human brain. He turned his knowledge of neuroscience into entrepreneurial success, cofounding Nervana, a startup that helped large companies run neural networks, the technology now driving explosive results in AI. Intel, […]

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Huawei MateBook 13 review: A beautiful, premium laptop targeting Apple’s MacBook Air

Right now, Huawei’s biggest hurdle is public perception — the news is hard to avoid. However, the bottom line is Huawei also makes great products. The Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are great examples, but there’s more to the company than mere phones. It also offers Windows-based laptops like the new MateBook 13, something […]

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Intel’s interim CEO Bob Swan gets the job permanently

Chip giant Intel has appointed Robert (“Bob”) Swan as its new CEO, seven months after giving him the job on an interim basis following Brian Krzanich’s departure. Krzanich resigned last June in somewhat peculiar circumstances, after he was found to have engaged in a “consensual relationship” with an employee a while […]

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AMD’s Q4 earnings of $87 million didn’t crater as feared

Advanced Micro Devices met its reduced expectations for earnings and revenues in the fourth quarter, despite fears that it could be bad news. The Santa Clara, California-based maker of PC processors and graphics chips said revenue was up 6 percent from a year ago to $1.42 billion, slightly off from […]

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