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IBM and Nvidia win $425M to build two monstrous supercomputers for the Department of Energy

The Department of Energy has awarded $425 million in federal funding to IBM, Nvidia, and other companies who will build two giant supercomputers many times more powerful than today’s most powerful machines. 656 more words

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Nvidia upgrades Shield tablet, gets Valve classics, and launches cloud-based tablet games

Nvidia is going to make its Shield gaming tablet owners a lot happier soon.

The graphics-chip company is launching a series of updates to its tablet, including an upgrade to the newest version of Google’s Android operating system. 650 more words

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Nvidia releases graphics re-creation software that proves the moon landing was real

Nvidia is releasing the software it created to prove that the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing was real.

Over the years, conspiracy theorists have argued that a photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin was a fake and that the whole moon landing was filmed in a studio. 165 more words

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Nvidia's Tegra K1 brings 64-bit computing to Google's Nexus 9 tablet

Nvidia scored a point for its Tegra K1 “superchip” by getting into Google’s Nexus 9 tablet. With that, Google is is the first to bring out a 64-bit Android device. 214 more words

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Big data analytics visualizer Map-D Technologies raises $1.5M from Nvidia and Google Ventures

Map-D Technologies, a big data visualization startup, has raised $1.5 million from Nvidia, Google Ventures, and numerous angel investors.

The company is hoping to disrupt the database market by building what it calls the world’s fastest big data analytics and visualization platform, which taps the parallel computing power of Nvidia’s graphics processing units (GPUs). 366 more words

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Nvidia's Maxwell graphics chips for laptops can beat some powerful gaming desktops

Computer gaming is about to take a big leap forward. Nvidia is launching its next-generation graphics chips for laptops today that the company claims are at about 75 percent of the performance of the fastest desktop graphics processing units (GPU)s. 747 more words

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Nvidia wins first round in move to block Samsung mobile devices from entering U.S.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted today to investigate whether certain Samsung mobile devices should be blocked from entering the U.S. because they may violate Nvidia’s graphics processing unit (GPU) patents. 163 more words

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