Nuvia disclosed in an interview with The Next Platform some of its plans. The startup aims to deliver significant performance improvements and will leverage the Arm instruction set.
Internal documents point to potential specs for upcoming Intel Xe, codenamed Arctic Sound, graphics cards.
Intel explained that it preferred to continue its AI strategy around Habana because of customer feedback, cost and the converged software and architecture that both its chips are based on.
Intel has released DNNL 1.2 library with support for the int8 for GPUs. This indicates that Intel's Xe architecture has support for the data type.
Intel is stopping development of the Nervana NNP-I and NNP-T chips for deep learning. The company will fulfill its commitments to existing customers, but will shift focus to Habana.
Intel has joined the CHIPS Alliance to faster a chiplet ecosystem around its AIB protocol for connecting chiplets.
AI startup Groq becomes the second startup to deliver its AI inference chip to the cloud. Its tensor streaming processor has 1000 TOPS.
Andy Bryant will step down as chairman after the company’s stockholder meeting in May, and lead independent director Dr. Omar Ishrak will succeed him. Intel also elected a new board member.
AMD won best server processor with Rome, Intel won in the category of best technology with its 3D stacking Foveros. Other winners include Habana, Arm and Huawei.
HPE has warned customers that it expects Intel's shortages are to persevere throughout 2020, and advises customers to chose alternatives to the Cascade Lake-SP processors.
AMD has hired top Intel FPGA executive Dan McNamara to lead the company's Server Business Unit. He will be responsible for building on the successful launch of last year's Epyc Rome processor.
The downturn in the memory market has led Intel to reclaim the top spot in the global semiconductor market in 2019. The company took the throne back from Samsung, who took it in 2017 from Intel.
Intel will detail its upcoming Xe architecture for integrated and discrete graphics, including software optimization guidance and performance improvements.
Pure-play foundry sales grew 6% in China last year, according to market research, making it the only region to register a sales increase.
Laptop vendors were reportedly still impacted by Intel's supply issues in the Q4 2019, and laptop shipments are expected to drop up to 15% in Q1 2020.
According to Apple Daily, AMD will become TSMC's largest 7nm customer in the second half of 2020, driven by a doubling in orders and Apple moving to 5nm.
Bitcoin mining ASIC companies Bitmain and Canaan will produce 5nm chips in 2020. Bitmain received its first test chip from TSMC in December, while Canaan will follow in the first quarter of 2020.