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Inside Nvidia's Pascal-powered Tesla P100: What's the big deal?

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Under the hood of the HPC, AI workhorse ... which'll be coming to a desk near youGTC16 So there it is: the long-awaited Nvidia Pascal architecture GPU. It's the GP100, and it will debut in the Tesla P100, which is aimed at high-performance computing (think supercomputers simulating the weather and nuke fuel) and deep-learning artificial intelligence systems.…

Adobe to issue Emergency Patch for Critical Flash Player Vulnerability

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Adobe has been one of the favorite picks of the Hackers to mess with any systems devoid of any operating systems, as Flash Player is a front runner in all the browsers. Hackers have already been targeting Flash Player for long by exploiting known vulnerabilities roaming in the wild. Despite Adobe's efforts, Flash is not safe anymore for Internet security, as one more critical

Facebook uses Artificial Intelligence to Describe Photos to Blind Users

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Today the Internet has become dominated by images, and it’s the major feature that got Facebook to a Billion daily users. We can not imagine Facebook without photos, but for Millions of blind and visually impaired people, Facebook without photos has been the reality since its launch. But not now! Facebook has launched a system, dubbed Automatic Alternative Text, which describes the

Chat App Kik Beats Facebook To Launching a Bot Store

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Next Web: "Messengers are the new browsers and bots are the new websites," Kik's Mike Roberts told The Next Web. The messaging app that's big with America's youth has launched a bot store and developer platform to support it. The Kik Bot Shop offers mini-apps that you can add to your account and either chat to directly or use in your chats with others. For example, at launch, there's a bot that inserts relevant Vine videos into your chats at your request, similar to Giphy's insanely popular Slack integration, and if you do prefer GIFs, Riffsy (which also powers Twitter's GIFs) has a bot for Kik. A Weather Channel bot can tell you the forecast on demand or send you a regular update, and if you're looking for beauty tips, Sephora's bot has you covered. There are 18 bots in the store at launch, but Kik is keen for developers to build more.

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Thin mini-ITX SBC aims Braswell SoCs at embedded apps

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Adlink announced the “AmITX-BW-I” SBC, featuring Intel’s Braswell SoCs, a slim, embeddable “thin Mini-ITX” profile, dual GbE, and 4K triple-display video. Adlink’s “Thin Mini-ITX” form-factor AmITX-BW-1 SBC features a low profile design, consumption in the range of 4 to 6 Watts, and is offered with a range of dual- and quad-core, 14nm Intel Pentium, Atom, […]


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