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Today’s opening keynote at the Intel Developers Forum focused on a number of forward-looking AI, deep learning, connectivity and networking technologies, like 5G and Silicon Photonics. But late in the address, Intel’s Vice President and General Manager of its Data Center Group (DCG), Diane Bryant, quickly dropped a few details regarding the company’s next-generation Xeon Phi processor, codenamed Knights Mill.Knights Mill is designed for high-performance machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads, and is currently slated for release sometime in 2017. According to Bryant, Knights Mill is optimized for scale-out analytics implementations and it will include architectural enhancements... Read more...
Intel's Diane Bryant Holds Up New Silicon Photonics Module At IDF Day 2 KeynoteThe Vice President and General Manager of Intel's Data Center Group (DCG), Diane Bryant, took to the stage at IDF 2016 in San Francisco this morning to showcase various technologies that the company has developed to enable the next-generation data center, which will be a vital part of tomorrow's 5G networks. With massive amounts of data being created, stored and accessed from millions of end points -- from the IoT to machine learning and machine vision-enabled devices -- the disaggregated data center of tomorrow will need lighting fast access and copious bandwidth. To that end, Intel has finally given birth to an important... Read more...
If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Intel was an ARM license holder back in the early days of the personal digital assistant (PDA), and found its StrongARM and XScale chips in devices like the HP Compaq iPaq 5450 and other products of that ilk. But Intel jettisoned its ARM division in 2006 to focus on x86 processors, only to see a huge surge in ARM processor deployments with the rise of smartphones a few short years later. Intel tried to counter with its own low-powered, x86-based smartphones SoCs, but its efforts proved futile. Now, Intel is deciding to wade back in to the ARM waters as an ARM licensee. The chip giant will not design and market its own ARM-based designs, but it will offer its mammoth... Read more...