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Beyond Meat sets the price range on its IPO, months after its plans got derailed by market volatility

Beyond Meat, the vegan protein company backed by Kleiner Perkins, set a price range on Monday for its  long-awaited IPO. Beyond Meat set a range of $19 to $21, which at the high end would valued the company at $1.2 billion. Beyond Meat first filed its public S-1 back in November, but postponed its public listing following major market volatility. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Beyond Meat, the venture capital-backed vegetarian food company with investors including Kleiner...


NVIDIA’s VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay at Techcrunch AI #TCRobotics

NVIDIA’s VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay is showcasing the company’s push to democratize robotics development. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, Nvidia, Claire Delaunay, Techcrunch AI TCRobotics


Nvidia launches its Isaac SDK to help democratize AI-powered robot development

Today at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley, Nvidia VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay announced that the company’s Isaac SDK is available for download. Announced last month, the software development kit is part of the chipmaker’s ongoing push to help make robotics development more accessible for a wider range of users. The system is designed to improve accessibility to key features of robotics AI and ML, including obstacle detection, speech recognition and stereo dep...
Tags: Tech, Nvidia, Robotics, Sdk, Carter, Claire Delaunay, Isaac SDK, TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2019, Jetson Nano, UC Berkeley Nvidia, Isaac Robot Engine, Jetson AGX Xavier Delaunay


Price and Specifications Revealed for the GeForce GTX 1650

NVIDIA is planning on releasing their most affordable graphics card based on the "Turing" architecture, the GeForce GTX 1650, on April 23rd and it will start at $149. The post Price and Specifications Revealed for the GeForce GTX 1650 appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Graphics Card, Gpu, Turning, GTX 1650, GeForce GTX 1650, TU117


Zoom raised its IPO price range and could begin trading Thursday with $9 billion valuation

Video conferencing company Zoom has raised its IPO price range, for a new potential valuation of $8.98 billion. The company plans to sell its shares for between $33 to $35, up from the $28 to $32 range it set last week. Zoom is expected to start trading Thursday on the Nasdaq under the ticker "ZM." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Zoom raised its IPO price range on Tuesday signaling that demand is high for shares of the video conferencing company, which is expected to start...
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Sony's next-generation PlayStation will come with 'ray tracing' — here's what that looks like in action

Sony announced new details and specs about it upcoming PlayStation console on Tuesday.  The console will come with upgraded specs from AMD, which will support "ray tracing." Ray tracing creates more realistic in-game lighting effects than conventional methods, and can make for a more visually attractive video game. Ray tracing requires lots of power, so it'll be interesting how it plays out in the next-generation of PlayStation consoles. Sony revealed to Wired on Tuesday some details about i...
Tags: Trends, Intel, Sony, Nvidia, Amd, Battlefield, Ray, NAVI, AMD Navi


NVIDIA’s Latest GPU Strategy Could Boost Its Sales... or Backfire

The chipmaker upgrades its older GPUs with a feature previously reserved for newer cards.
Tags: Finance, Article, Nvidia, Gpu, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 42823814-b571-59ff-ad71-59f9792ad36e


Tesla is raising the price of its full self-driving option

In a few weeks, Tesla buyers will have to pay more for an option that isn’t yet completely functional, but that CEO Elon Musk promises will one day deliver full autonomous driving capabilities. Musk tweeted Saturday that the price of its full self-driving option will “increase substantially over time” beginning May 1. Tesla vehicles are not self-driving. Musk has promised that the advanced driver assistance capabilities on Tesla vehicles will continue to improve until eventually reaching that...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Automation, Nvidia, Self-driving Car, Tesla Model S, Tesla Roadster


Ray tracing on GTX GPUs might sound stupid, but there’s a method to the madness

Ray tracing in a handful of games is now supported by more than Nvidia's RTX graphics cards. If you have a GTX 10-series card you can enjoy it too, but we don't think you'll enjoy it very much. The post Ray tracing on GTX GPUs might sound stupid, but there’s a method to the madness appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Computing, Nvidia, Ray, Gtx, Ray Tracing, Rtx


Claire Delaunay will be speaking at TC Sessions: Robotics + AI next week at UC Berkeley

We’re a week out from our third-annual TC Sessions: Robotics event, and we still have some surprises left to announce. I know, we’re just as surprised as you are. We’ve already announced that Marc Raibert, Colin Angle, Melonee Wise and Anthony Levandowski will be joining us in Berkeley next week, and today we’re adding Claire Delaunay to the list of distinguished names. Delaunay is VP of engineering at NVIDIA. Prior to NVIDIA, she worked as the director of Engineering at Uber, after the ride...
Tags: Google, Uber, Tech, Nvidia, Robotics, Berkeley, UC Berkeley, Kaya, Delaunay, Anthony Levandowski, Claire Delaunay, Marc Raibert Colin Angle Melonee Wise


Origin Neuron (2019) review

Don’t let the compact stature of Origin PC’s Neuron fool you. This mid-tower gaming desktop is packed to the brim with power, featuring a liquid-cooled Core i9 processor and Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics -- with the option to add a second graphics card. The post Origin Neuron (2019) review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Computing, Nvidia, Origin, Neuron


One of PagerDuty's earliest investors shares why he went big on the IT-management company before it reached $1.76 billion (PD)

PagerDuty began trading Thursday morning after an IPO that valued the company at $1.76 billion.  One of the company's investors, Bessemer Venture Partner's Ethan Kurzweil, said there was a time when companies like PagerDuty couldn't even get venture funding. Other public Bessemer investments like Shopify and Twilio prove that the public markets understand the DevOps model, he said. Bessemer's stake is now worth $189 million. Andreessen Horowitz, which led PagerDuty's Series A, owns around $283...
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One of PagerDuty's earliest investor shares why he went big on the IT-management company before it reached $1.76 billion (PD)

PagerDuty began trading Thursday morning after an IPO that valued the company at $1.76 billion.  One of the company's investors, Bessemer Venture Partner's Ethan Kurzweil, said there was a time when companies like PagerDuty couldn't even get venture funding. Other public Bessemer investments like Shopify and Twilio prove that the public markets understand the DevOps model, he said. Bessemer's stake is now worth $189 million. Andreessen Horowitz, which led PagerDuty's Series A, owns around $283...
Tags: Amazon, Lyft, Pinterest, Microsoft, Israel, Tel Aviv, Trends, New Jersey, Credit Suisse, Nvidia, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Shopify, Twilio, Accel, Bessemer


NVIDIA’s Latest Drivers Add DXR to GeForce GTX GPUs

These are the drivers that will enable DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API support for the GeForce 1660 Ti, GTX 1660, GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080, GTX 1070 Ti, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 6 GB, in addition to TITAN graphics cards based on the "Pascal" and "Volta" architectures. The post NVIDIA’s Latest Drivers Add DXR to GeForce GTX GPUs appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Titan, Pascal, VOLTA, Ray Tracing, DXR, GeForce Drivers


NVIDIA Ray Tracing Explained in Time for New Driver and Demos

Nvidia explains ray tracing in a video released Thursday, just in time for a new driver for GeForce GTX GPUs and new demos demonstrating the technology, according to a press release. The explainer video, above, is an in-depth, but still accessible look at what ray tracing technology means for games. Basically, this technology renders illumination, […]
Tags: News, Nvidia, Pc Gaming, Rtx 2080 Ti, Nvidia Ray Tracing


McDonald's, Nvidia and Salesforce all want a bite of the Tel Aviv tech crop. Here's what you need to know about Israel's bustling M&A scene. (INTC, CRM, NVDA)

In mid-March, the US chip company Nvidia announced an eye-popping $6.9 billion acquisition of Israeli semiconductor company Mellanox, underscoring the buzz around Israeli tech companies. Two weeks later a more curious US-Israeli tech deal took place when McDonald's acquired AI company Dynamic Yield for more than $300 million. While the highs are getting higher, mid-$100 million exits remain the common exit for Israeli tech startups, according to experts in the space. Here's what you need to kn...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, New York, London, Australia, California, China, Ipo, Israel, US, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Trends, Cisco


The 25 richest people in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has long been a hotbed for tech start-ups. The valley includes Bay Area cities such as San Jose and Palo Alto. According to Forbes real-time billionaire data, the richest 25 people in Silicon Valley range from tech founders to successful venture capitalists. The top three seats include the founders of Facebook, Oracle, and Google. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Silicon Valley is home to many of the world's tech giants — and its high-ranking billionaires. Consistent...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Nvidia, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Jack Dorsey, Santa Clara, George Lucas, Intuit, Bay Area, Forbes, Santa Clara California


Zotac GeForce GTX 1650 Pictured

Here are some of the first renders of an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card, this one coming from Zotac. NVIDIA is expected to launch the GTX 1650 on April 22nd, at which time it will be the most affordable GPU based on the "Turning" architecture. The post Zotac GeForce GTX 1650 Pictured appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Graphics Card, Turing, Gpu, Zotac, GTX 1650, GeForce GTX 1650, Zotac NVIDIA


In the future, A.I. medicine will let patients own their health data

The key to A.I.-based medical research is patients owning their own data. Rather than storing patient records in the cloud, researchers want patients to house their own data on their phones. This data could then be shared and pooled to create massive troves of anonymized information for clinical studies. The post In the future, A.I. medicine will let patients own their health data appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Computing, Nvidia, Ai, Gpu, GTC 2019, Tech For Change


Rugged, Jetson-based computer supports up to six CSI cameras

Aaeon’s fanless, $1,067 “Boxer-8130AI” embedded computer runs Ubuntu on a Jetson TX2 module and features 6x MIPI-CSI2 camera lanes, -20 to 50°C support, and a wide-range power supply. Aaeon continues to spin different Boxer-branded, AI focused embedded computers based on Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 module. The latest Boxer-8130A focuses on vision processing applications such as machine […]
Tags: Nvidia, Linux, Boxer, Jetson, Aaeon


Google Is Serving Ads on Very Expensive TVs [Updated]

Boy that big gorgeous Sony TV you spent a paycheck on is nice, too bad Google has implemented a “pilot” program that now serves ads on it. Sony’s televisions, as well as the Nvidia Shield and other products running the latest version of Android TV, has been hit with an irritating update from Google that serves ads on…
Tags: Google, Science, Android TV, Sony, Nvidia, Ads, Nvidia Shield, Televisions, Sony TV, Google Ads


Google Is Serving Ads on Very Expensive TVs

Boy that big gorgeous Sony TV you spent a paycheck on is nice, too bad Google has implemented a “pilot” program that now serves ads on it. Sony’s televisions, as well as the Nvidia Shield and other products running the latest version of Android TV, has been hit with an irritating update from Google that serves ads on…
Tags: Google, Science, Android TV, Sony, Nvidia, Ads, Nvidia Shield, Televisions, Sony TV, Google Ads


Discover Deep Learning with Nvidia’s Robotics Workshop on April 17 at UC Berkeley

Nvidia is partnering with TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI to host a pre-conference workshop at UC Berkeley on April 17 titled Deep Learning for Robotics. In this eight-hour, instructor-led workshop you’ll get an overview of the Robot Operating System(ROS) and its associated architecture, followed by hands-on simulation and coding experience using a live GPU-accelerated environment. At the end of completing your assessment, you’ll get an Nvidia Deep Learning Institute certificate. Learn more a...
Tags: Python, TC, Technology, Finance, Articles, Events, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Nvidia, Linux, Simulation, Robotics, Uc-berkeley, Gpu, Deep Learning


AMD spikes after analyst says it could gain market share in 2 key areas (AMD)

AMD was soaring Wednesday morning after an analyst initiated coverage and said he sees the chipmaker taking market share in key areas. Shares were higher by 8%. Watch AMD trade live. AMD shares were soaring Wednesday morning, up more than 8%, after analyst said the company has an opportunity to gain share in the lucrative microprocessor space  given its unique position in two key markets.  Specifically, Nomura Instinet analyst David Wong said the chipmaker can gain ground in both the x86 mi...
Tags: Google, Trends, Intel, Nvidia, Amd, Gpu, Nomura, Wong, GAAP, Xilinx, David Wong, Nomura Instinet, Watch AMD, GPUs Wong


Can you guess which of these faces is real and which is computer-generated?

NVIDIA’s researchers came up with an impressive algorithm that’s able to generate realistic faces. Some of them are so realistic that you may have a hard time figuring out that they were computer-generated. If you’re up for a challenge, there’s now a website where you can test how many fake faces you can distinguish from […] The post Can you guess which of these faces is real and which is computer-generated? appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Artificial Intelligence, Nvidia, Algorithm, Ai, Portraits, Neural Networks, Faces, Neural Network


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Release Date Revealed

NVIDIA will be launching their sub-$200 GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card later this month on April 22nd. We had expected that the card would be released towards the end of the month, but now we have the exact date. The post NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Release Date Revealed appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Graphics Card, GTX 1650, GeForce GTX 1650, TU117


The Future of Software Innovation? Hardware-Enabled AI & ML Innovation

Hardware innovation is a fickle beast.  It takes money, lots of money.  It takes time, a great team, and execution in more than twenty separate domains, many of which are often overlooked until it’s too late (certifications anyone?!).  But, I’ve got some good news. Hardware is back and it’s about to get really exciting. You’re probably thinking right now,  “All I ever read about is how AI, ML, blockchain, and XR are ready to revolutionize the world” and that’s exactly the point.  There are some ...
Tags: Google, Technology, Hardware, China, Blog, Seo, Nvidia, Gpu, Bay Area, Greg, Jetson, Mountain View California, Computer History Museum, Amazon Echo Google Home, BOM, HardwareCon


Destination Linux EP114 - Ryan Fills Your Brains

On DL114 - Ryan Interviewed, Solus 4, Mate 1.22, Nvidia buys Mellanox, Jetson Nano, Firefox 66, Openshot, OpenXR, Google Stadia, Linux Gaming News plus our Tips, Tricks and Software Spotlight picks!.
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EC Weekly: Gaming, crypto, shipping and the multiple future strategies of tech

Niantic EC-1 Illustration by Nigel Sussman Greg Kumparak published the first part of his planned four part EC-1 series on Niantic yesterday, focusing on the founding story of the AR/gaming unicorn from Keyhole and Google Earth to a complicated spinout from Alphabet. Lots of great nuggets on how companies get formed and built, but one I particularly enjoyed was this one: Like most companies, Google doesn’t like when employees leave. Especially employees who ran key parts of the company for yea...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Accessibility, Larry Page, Sony, Nvidia, Nintendo, Google Earth, John, EC, Alphabet, Larry


What GDC Predicts For Future of Gaming and Its Consoles

Every year, the Game Developer’s Conference signals the direction the game industry is going in a variety of ways — particularly with regards to the technology and hardware powering the games with which players will eventually spend their time. But there’s also always an undercurrent of more urgent talks each year as developers and publishers discuss […]
Tags: Google, Opinion, Nvidia, Amd, GDC, Ray Tracing, Stadia, GDC 2019, Google Stadia, Nvidia RTX 2080