AMD inputted a lot of strategic investments in heterogeneous system architecture (HSA). The most logical step forward is building a suite of tools designed to ease development of high-performance, energy efficient heterogeneous computing systems. This is what the “Boltzmann Initiative” is all about it seems. The “Boltzmann Initiative” leverages HSA’s ability to harness both central processing units (CPU) and AMD FirePro™ graphics processing units (GPU) for maximum compute efficiency through software. The first results of the initiative are featured this week at SC15 and include the Heterogeneous Compute Compiler (HCC); a headless Linux® driver and HSA runtime infrastructure for cluster-class, High Performance Computing (HPC); and the Heterogeneous-compute Interface for
Pandora today announced an agreement to acquire several key assets from Rdio, a pioneer in streaming music technology. This will accelerate the company’s plan to offer fans greater control over the music they love, strengthening Pandora’s position as the definitive source of music. With thanks to some restrictions, Pandora is not available in all parts of the world. “Whether streaming through radio, on-demand or in-person at live events, Pandora is building the definitive source for fans to discover and celebrate music,” said Brian McAndrews, chief executive officer at Pandora. “Wherever and however fans want to hear music, we intend to be their go-to destination.” In
Starting today, Tesla Model S comes equipped with the Tesla Version 7 software. It brings Autopilot capabilities to every Model S out there. The latest upgrade to the car’s software allows the Model S to use its unique combination of cameras, radar, ultrasonic sensor and other technological gadgets to use on the highway, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic. Once you’ve arrived at your destination, Model S scans for a parking space and parallel parks on your command. Quite a safety upgrade. For example, switching lanes is now done with a simple turn of the turn signals and the vehicle will take
Tesla Motors, Inc. are on a roll lately! After they announced Tesla Model X becoming available earlier, getting the info about the Tesla Model 3 out there, they are raising even more financial capital right now. Making good on a promise, Tesla Motors CEO and founder Elon Musk purchased $20 million in stock this week during the company’s public offering. The CEO purchased 82,645 shares at $242 per share, making it a $20 million investment. The Tesla CEO now holds 28 million shares in the company, providing more reassurance towards new investors through personal investments like this one. After they have announced a new public
After launching the much wanted R9 Fury, AMD is looking to expand its presence in the budget market with the introduction of the affordable A8-7670K APU revealed earlier. While AMD had less than stellar success rate with their CPU products lately, the newly launched APU models aim to take the throne currently held by Intel i3 CPUs – and might actually have what they need to do it. It also arrives on point for the Windows 10 release, ensuring its place on the budget market is secured thoughtfully. This means that all of those free updates to the new system will come in handy and
Passion and dedication have won a dedicated Redditor a full-time position in Bungie’s ranks.
It looks as if Nintendo has eyed AMD to craft the processor to power the new Nintendo NX.
NASA’s New Horizons probe shares the same brain as the early PlayStation console.
We have been lucky and were able to use solid state drives for a few years now. This ensured lightning fast performance even in daily usage circumstances. While the solid state drives are fast, they lacked in capacity. Many have argued that you would need an SSD with HDD combination, to fully utilize your computer speed. But with the advent of much faster, larger and better solid state drives, this is all turned in a completely new direction. A few years back, you had to bend over backwards to afford more than 1TB of Solid State Drive capacity in terms of finances. With the release
Bethesda doesn’t confirm or deny that Fallout 4 will release this year.
The future of Fallout is here, and we have the trailer, details and more on the post-apocalyptic magnum opus.
New details surface ahead of schedule, but they’re as scarce as the post-apocalyptic wasteland.
As much fanfare accompanies Steam’s new refund policy, some speculate that the new structure is a bad omen for indie devs.
Hype…hype never changes.
Microsoft’s new OS will follow in the footsteps of its predecessor in terms of pricing.
Sony issues two new PS4 models, but they aren’t the big console refreshes we’ve been waiting for.
Today, BMW has released further information and details of the new BMW 7 Series, nicely showcased in a teaser video.
Sony’s ill handling of fraudulent purchases and hacked accounts will go public tonight courtesy of BBC One
We tell you how to squash the pesky “please wait” bug that’s plagued so many gamers, and how to prevent it from happening again.
Preview program members get first crack at the Xbox One’s biggest update yet: Windows 10 functionality.