Category: AI Hub / Application / Hardware

September 7, 2021

Why Tesla Is Designing Chips to Train Its Self-Driving Tech

Developing AI is costly and time-consuming. Custom silicon can give companies an edge.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 30, 2021

The $150 Million Machine Keeping Moore’s Law Alive

ASML’s next-generation extreme ultraviolet lithography machines achieve previously unattainable levels of precision, which means chips can keep shrinking for years to come.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 13, 2021

Samsung Has Its Own AI-Designed Chip. Soon, Others Will Too

Synopsys, which sells software for designing semiconductors to dozens of companies, is adding artificial intelligence to its arsenal.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
August 5, 2021

John Deere Doubles Down on Silicon Valley and Robots

The farm-equipment giant is buying Bear Flag Robotics, which makes autonomous tractors, marking its second big tech buy in four years.


by Will Knight in AI Hub
July 19, 2021

Why Not Use Self-Driving Cars as Supercomputers?

Autonomous vehicles use the equivalent of 200 laptops to get around. Some want to tap that computing power to decode viruses or mine bitcoin.


by Khari Johnson in AI Hub
July 9, 2021

Need to Fit Billions of Transistors on a Chip? Let AI Do It

Google, Nvidia, and others are training algorithms in the dark arts of designing semiconductors—some of which will be used to run artificial intelligence programs.


by Will Knight in AI Hub