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Hashtag Trending May 18 – Twitter deal hangs; Twitter legal team accuses Musk of breaking NDA; Intel shareholders reject proposed compensation for execs

The Twitter deal hangs as Musk presses for proof of bot count on the platform, Twitter’s legal team accuses Musk of breaking an NDA, and Intel shareholders reject the company’s proposal for top executives.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, May 18th, and I’m your […]

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Intel Vision 2022: Habana Gaudi2 AI training processor arrives to challenge the Nvidia A100

At Intel Vision 2022, Intel unveiled the Gaudi2 AI training processor fresh from its Habana Labs, the Israel-based AI accelerator chip company Intel acquired in 2019. The two chips are purpose-built for AI deep learning applications, using Intel’s 7nm process node–a significant leap from the 16nm node used for the first generation. Gaudi2 features 24 […]

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Earth Day Special Coffee Briefing April 26, 2022 – Telus launches Buy One, Plant One campaign; Intel commits to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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An interview with Intel Canada: strategy, partnership, and talent

With Intel busy expanding its manufacturing and supply chain worldwide, we had a chance to sit down with Greg Ernst, corporate vice-president of sales and marketing of Intel America, and Denis Gaudreault, Intel Canada country manager, to ask a few questions about the company’s strategy in Canada. Q: How does the business strategy in Canada […]

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Intel releases Arc discrete mobile graphics

Intel’s first dedicated mobile GPU is finally here. On March 30, the company released its first dedicated mobile graphics solution based on its Xe HPG architecture. This launch represents the first of the three product segments in Intel’s Arc graphics family. The Arc 3 will be followed by Arc 5 and Arc 7, which will […]

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Buy more to make more: Intel acquires Tower semiconductors

Intel has entered into an agreement to scoop up Israel-based Tower Semiconductors for US$5.4 billion as it continues its quest to boost its foundry capacity, the company announced on Feb. 15. The deal will see Intel pay US$53 per share, $6 over the Tower’s closing price on Feb. 14. Intel intends to fund the acquisition […]

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Hashtag Trending Jan. 27 – Google sued again; Intel loses billion euro fine; man sues Uber for hiring unqualified driver

Files from Tom Li Google being sued over location tracking practices, EU General Court dismisses Intel’s billion euro fine, and a man is suing Uber for $63 million for a ride that left him paralyzed. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Thursday, January 27th, and I’m your […]

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CES 2022: Lenovo’s new ThinkBook Plus has a display in the keyboard

Lenovo has decided that the best way to recover the unused space in a large laptop is to increase the viewing area. The ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 supplements its 17-inch main display with a secondary 8-inch LCD display next to the keyboard. Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 specifications Device Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 Processor […]

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CES 2022: Lenovo launches refreshed ThinkPad X1 series laptops

Lenovo unveiled its revamped flagship ThinkPad X1 series business laptops at CES 2022 in Las Vegas this week. Along with increased performance, the new devices come with new platform technologies and a revamped focus on remote work. Device Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 10th Gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 7th Gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano 2nd […]

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CES 2022: Intel 12th gen ‘Alder Lake’ processors arrive in mobile platforms

At CES 2022 on Jan. 4, Intel released the 12th gen “Alder Lake” mobile processors for laptops and mobile workstations. Intel’s mobile segment now comprises three series: the U-series with up to 10 cores at 8W and 15W TDP for ultra-mobile designs, the P-series with up to 14 cores at 28W TDP, and the 45W […]

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Hashtag Trending Dec. 23- Social media distrust; engineers love blockchain; No vaccine, no pay at Intel

Files from Tom Li Social media users don’t trust the platforms they use, silicon valley engineers are fervently pursuing blockchain opportunities, and Intel will be placing unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave next year.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, December 23, and I’m your host, […]

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Robo-Dog Spot demonstrates its potential at Toronto construction site

In 2019, a video posted on Boston Dynamics’ official YouTube page took the Internet by storm. The two-minute reel revealed the culmination of decades of technical ingenuity; YouTube commenters described what they saw as something out of a science fiction novel. In the video, a bright yellow robot, introduced as Spot the Robot Dog, was […]

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Intel Core i9-12900K review: Intel’s return to form

Intel’s “Rocket Lake” lineup released last year was essentially dead on arrival. Its marginally improved single-threaded performance was diminished by its unjustifiably higher cost, excess heat, the requirement for a new motherboard and lower core count on the flagship model. Its main competitor, however, was winning. AMD’s Ryzen 5000 series processors, leveraging the Zen 3 […]

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The little chip that could: Intel’s 4004 turns 50

Despite having been around for just 50 years, microprocessors have become the backbone of modern society, and their influence is only expected to increase from here on out. Given its tremendous importance, it’s a good opportunity to reflect upon the 4004, the tiny chip that started it all. The 4004 emerged from a partnership between […]

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The cores of Alder Lake: Gracemont and Golden Cove

Intel’s next-gen Alder Lake processors are set to release later this year, bringing with them a new design philosophy on a new node meant to challenge AMD. But before its release, Intel provided a breakdown of its best features at Intel Architecture Day 2021 to answer one question: what makes Alder Lake tick? Alder Lake […]

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Don’t look now, but here comes the future of digital signage

Unless you live in a remote part of the country, chances are there’s at least one digital sign within a block of where you live. Digital signs are everywhere now, and the market around them is projected to rise to $32B by 2026 from $17.23B in 2018. The industry around digital signs has definite momentum […]

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