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Nvidia courts Amazon.com and VMWare with new AI-focused software

Nvidia’s vComputeServer software will help shuffle data back and forth between data centers and the cloud. In an effort which sees chipmaker Nvidia Corp increasing its footprint in the cloud computing space, it stated has begun collaborating with Amazon.com Inc’s cloud division as well as with VMWare Inc to host artificial intelligence programs in Amazon’s…

U.S. postal service to use self-driving trucks in a landmark pilot project

The implications of this pilot project has manifold benefits. It will not only lower operating costs but also improve delivery time and significantly reduce the problem of driver shortages. On Tuesday, in a development that marks a significant milestone in efforts to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight, the U.S. Postal Service stated, it…

Inventory pileup adds pressure on German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG’s margins

Given that Infineon’s high-performance power chips have an ubiquitous usage, the chipmaker has a bright future despite small road bumps. On Tuesday, German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG stated, a slump in demand which had led to increased inventory levels is likely to plateau only this summer; this means that till then its profit margins will…

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors invests in China’s Hawkeye Technology

The undisclosed investment is aimed at increasing its footprint in China’s automotive radar market. On Wednesday, Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV stated, it has invested in Chinese self-driving technology company Hawkeye Technology Co Ltd to expand its footprint in the automotive radar market in China. NXP has also signed a collaboration agreement with Hawkeye in…

Chinese chipmaker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd pleads not guilty in U.S. intellectual property theft case

Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit is a self-proclaimed national leader in China’s tech industry. On Thursday, Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd, a Chinese chipmaker pleaded not guilty to U.S. allegations that it stole trade secrets. In October 2018, U.S. authorities added, Fujian Jinhua to the list of entities that cannot purchase components, technology or software…

Huawei Technologies Kunpeng 920 challenges Intel’s CPUs in server market

Along with the launch of its Kunpeng 920 chipset, Huawei has launched servers which will house the Kunpeng 920 chip. Incidentally, Huawei has a long term partnership with Intel. On Monday, in a significant development, China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd launched new server chips that is aimed at reducing its imports and reliance on U.S.…