Nvidia’s Q3 revenues rise 57% to $4.73 billion as gaming and datacenters stay strong

Nvidia reported revenues of $4.73 billion for its third fiscal quarter ended October 25, up 57% from a year earlier. The revenues and non-GAAP earnings per share of $2.91 a share beat expectations as new gaming hardware and AI products generated strong demand.

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NVIDIA chucks its MLPerf-leading A100 GPU into Amazon’s cloud

NVIDIA’s A100 set a new record in the MLPerf benchmark last month and now it’s accessible through Amazon’s cloud. Amazon Web Services (AWS) first launched a GPU instance 10 years ago with the NVIDIA M2050. It’s rather poetic that, a decade on, NVIDIA is now providing AWS with the hardware to power the next generation…

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NVIDIA sets another AI inference record in MLPerf

NVIDIA has set yet another record for AI inference in MLPerf with its A100 Tensor Core GPUs. MLPerf consists of five inference benchmarks which cover the main three AI applications today: image classification, object detection, and translation.

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AI researchers challenge a robot to ride a skateboard in simulation

AI researchers say they’ve created a framework for controlling four-legged robots. To demonstrate the robust nature of the framework, AI researchers made the system slip on frictionless surfaces to mimic a banana peel, ride a skateboard, and climb on a bridge while walking on a treadmill.

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GTC 2020: Using AI to help put COVID-19 in the rear-view mirror

This year’s GTC is Nvidia’s biggest event yet, but – like the rest of the world – it’s had to adapt to the unusual circumstances we all find ourselves in. Huang swapped his usual big stage for nine clips with such exotic backdrops as his kitchen. AI is helping with COVID-19 research around the world… Read more »
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GTC 2020: Nvidia doubles-down on its UK AI investments

Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, has kicked off the company’s annual GTC conference with a series of AI announcements—including a doubling-down of its UK investments. NVIDIA is investing heavily in the UK’s accelerating AI sector. The company announced its acquisition of legendary semiconductor giant Arm for $40 billion back in September along with the promise… Read more »
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Nvidia spans AI from $59 Jetson Nano robots to massive datacenters on a chip

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang delivered the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) keynote address this morning to spotlight the company’s platforms that span all of computing, from a $59 Jetson Nano robot brain to massive data processing units that are part of its datacenter-on-a-chip strategy.

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Nuvia raises $240 million to design Arm-based CPUs for datacenters

Chip startup Nuvia has raised $240 million to design Arm-based processors for datacenters in a bid to balance energy efficiency and high performance. The funding is huge for a company that was formed just 18 months ago, but it’s a sign of how big a bet Nuvia is making as it challenges rivals in the datacenter.

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Nvidia and ARM will open ‘world-class’ AI centre in Cambridge

Nvidia is already putting its $40 billion ARM acquisition to good use by opening a “world-class” AI centre in Cambridge. British chip designer ARM’s technology is at the heart of most mobile devices. Meanwhile, Nvidia’s GPUs are increasingly being used for AI computation in servers, desktops, and even things like self-driving vehicles.

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If Nvidia buys Arm, how open will it remain?

SoftBank took Arm private in 2016 for $32 billion. At the time, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said he was preparing for the Singularity, the predicted day when AI collectively becomes more intelligent than human beings. But SoftBank has run into a cash crunch as it is losing billions of dollars during the pandemic and bad bets on Uber and WeWork.

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Nvidia broadcast brings RTX-powered AI to livestreaming video

Nvidia introduced a revamped Broadcast tool today as part of the rollout of its next-generation RTX 3000-series GPUs. This software uses RTX-accelerated artificial intelligence to help broadcasters improve their audio and video.

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Silicon Valley execs and Pentagon AI Chief talk AI at the edge

Silicon Valley execs and Pentagon AI chief talk AI at the edge

When considering transformational ways to use computer vision on the edge in devices like robots, drones, cameras, and other devices, Booz Allen Hamilton VP Josh Sullivan advises caution, urging people to take security seriously on what’s become a whole new attack vector.

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