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Virtual reality justifies those ludicrous 17-inch ‘portable desktops’

Gaming laptops are a consumer-electronics category that don’t make a whole lot of sense anymore. They’re expensive, bulky, and hot as hell. That’s why companies like Razer are rethinking these products. But the age of virtual reality is starting to reveal some new reasons to own a massive laptop with insane graphics capabilities. Soon after getting the […]

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Toyota research chief waxes on how to save 1.2M lives a year with driverless cars

Roughly 1.2 million people die per year in car accidents, and that is a problem that Toyota is trying to solve with self-driving cars and the artificial intelligence required to run them. Toyota is very serious about this research, and Gill Pratt, CEO of Toyota Research Institute, announced today it is setting up a 50-person […]

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Robot recycling startup Sadako Technologies wins $100K in Nvidia emerging companies contest

Sadako Technologies won the $100,000 prize at Nvidia’s Emerging Companies Summit with a robot that uses machine learning to sort recycled products. The Barcelona, Spain-based Sadako beat out 11 other contestants in the annual Nvidia Early Stage Challenge at the Emerging Companies Summit at Nvidia’s GPUTech conference in San Jose, California, yesterday. The event was […]

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Mass General will use artificial intelligence to improve hospital care

Massachusetts General Hospital is buying into deep learning artificial intelligence, and it will use Nvidia’s new DGX-1 deep-learning supercomputer that was announced today. Nvidia is partnering with the MGH Clinical Data Science Center, which wants to advance health care with AI to improve the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases. “Deep learning is revolutionizing […]

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A robot race car means no more tragic deaths on the track

Car races are definitely fun to watch, but they’re certainly not very safe. So Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang announced today that the company is creating a self-driving race car with an Nvidia-based supercomputer. The robot race car will have a Nvidia Drive PX 2 AI supercomputer, and it will compete in the Roborace Championship, the first global […]

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Nvidia is interacting with hundreds of deep-learning startups

Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang said that deep learning artificial intelligence has become a new computing platform, and the company is dealing with hundreds of startups in the space that plan to take advantage of the platform. Speaking at the GPUTech conference in San Jose, Calif., Huang noted that $5 billion was invested last year […]

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Nvidia CEO bets big on deep learning and VR

Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang has ridden the game industry to glory in the graphics chip business. But now those chips are being used for more than just games. They’re supplying the computational power for deep-learning artificial intelligence computing. And Nvidia now has a software development kit for deep learning A.I. developers. That software kit […]

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Startups on the cusp of success get major push at ECS

SPONSORED: In startup land, financing is getting harder. Valuation inflation is dissipating, and investors are demanding profitability, and fast. The pool of resources required to build a successful tech company is also larger than ever as the technology industry matures and the demand for vertical integration booms.

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Disruptive VR startups take their shot to be the next Oculus

SPONSORED: Next week, eight VR startups are hoping to retrace Oculus’s path. They’ll participate at the company’s 2016 Emerging Companies Summit, in a session called the VR Showcase. Each will have an opportunity to describe their VR-based business in front of a live audience of VCs, technology executives, and press.

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6 Oculus Rift experiences primed to change the way we think about VR

SPONSORED: This sponsored post is produced by Nvidia. March 28 sees the long-anticipated release of the Oculus Rift, the first mass-market VR headset capable of delivering on the true potential of next-gen virtual reality. It’s an incredibly powerful system that, naturally, requires powerful PC hardware to fuel those immersive experiences. If you’re unsure if your PC […]

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Nvidia pursues ‘Netflix of gaming’ strategy with GeForce Now

Nvidia continues to invest in its GeForce Now cloud-based streaming technology, which can deliver PC or console games to an Nvidia Shield set-top box in the living room. Instead of using a console or PC, the GeForce Now service executes the game in a web-connected data center and then streams it to the set-top box, which […]

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