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TCS IT Futures introduces students to machine learning and coding

7:19 am PST, November 15, 2019

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced that its digital skills programme, IT Futures, has engaged 570,000 students, across the UK, registering a sharp increase in participation by young girls. TCS’ IT Futures Programme focuses on young people in schools, colleges and universities, as well as their influencers – teachers, parents, and peers. It’s administered by ...

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Trusted Review

6:26 am PST, November 15, 2019

Radar was, of course, one of the things which saved our neck in WWII. No one, it seems, admired our expertise in radar more than Luftwaffe boss Hermann Goering. On October 8th 1943, he  stated: “In the field of radar they must have the world’s greatest genius. They have the geniuses and we have the ...

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British Broadband

4:41 am PST, November 15, 2019

Controversy over this morning’s Labour Party initiative to connect every house in the country to fibre and provide broadband services to everyone free of charge, is growing. The head of BT has said Labour’s £20 billion costing is half what the real cost will be. Owners of private networks like Virgin have asked where does ...

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Nvidia looks to conversational AI

11:24 pm PST, November 14, 2019

Nvidia’s Q3 revenue was down 5% y-o-y  at $3.01 billion and the company expects Q4 revenue of $2.95 billion. Gaming chip revenues were down 6% y-o-y at $1.66 billion but up 26% sequentially. Nvidia says it sees growth in chips for conversational AI. “This quarter, we have laid the foundation for where AI will ultimately ...

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Single chip delivers 1PetaOps/sec

10:31 pm PST, November 14, 2019

Stealthy, three year-old, processor start-up Groq says it has developed a single chip architecture which can deliver 1PetaOps/sec performance. Groq calls its architecture Tensor Streaming Processor (TSP). Two years back it said it had recruited eight of the ten people who developed Google’s Tensor Processing Unit (TPU). The company has raised $62.3 million in funding. ...

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iFixit tears down Mate 30

10:18 pm PST, November 14, 2019

iFixit has completed a teardown of the Huawei Mate 30 and this is what it found: 6.53″ OLED display with a resolution of 2400 × 1176 (~409.29 ppi) Huawei Kirin 990 processor with 8-core CPU, 16-Core Mali-G76 GPU, and Neural Processing Unit Quadruple rear cameras—40 MP ƒ/1.8, 40 MP ƒ/1.6, 8 MP ƒ/2.4 with 3x optical zoom, ...

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