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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


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


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


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


Nvidia is going to change the way games look

Making a realistic-looking scene in a game so that the player will suspend disbelief and immerse themselves in the experience is what drives many developers. Games are real-time simulations that will soon be running on multiple 4k screens. 501 more words


Nvidia aims to usher in a new generation of amazing 3D graphics with Maxwell

Nvidia is launching its next-generation graphics chips for PCs today in an attempt to raise the bar for quality 3D graphics in computer games. The code-named Maxwell chips represent the top-of-the-line graphics processing units (GPUs), and will be sold under the Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and 970 brand names. 785 more words