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NVIDIA accelerates IBM POWER8 past Intel

At Supercomputer 16 (SC16) IBM and NVIDIA have announced what they call the fastest deep learning enterprise solution. The system is based on IBM Power System S822LC platforms that were announced in September. These systems contain the latest version of the IBM POWER8 processor that has NVIDIA NVLink embedded in it. IBM has also released…

McAfee to find new home?

Intel is apparently looking sell its security arm to concentrate on its core business according to the Financial Times. The divestment is likely to include McAfee, which it bought six years ago for $7.7 billion. The decision almost certainly forms part of its strategy to concentrate on its core business of making chips although Intel…