Sean O'Shaughnessey on March 26th, 2017
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NVIDIA Corporation [[NVDA]] is driven by “specialized computing,” that is, the transforming of specific software tasks into physical silicon chips instead of depending on an ever-faster do-it-all CPU, or central processing unit. It has existed in some form or another for decades, but it has lately become the driving force behind pretty much everything cool […]

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Continue reading about How Chip Designers Like Nvidia ($NVDA) Are “Bending” Moore’s Law

Sean O'Shaughnessey on February 22nd, 2017
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Some things, even huge piles of money can’t buy. One of those things might be the ability to unseat Amazon.com Inc.’s [[AMZN]] AWS as the king of the cloud computing market. Not that others haven’t made a game effort. The two largest challengers— Microsoft Corp.[[MSFT]] and Google parent Alphabet Inc.[[GOOGL]]—have dropped about $52 billion combined […]

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Two years ago, Google spent over half a billion dollars for the tiny artificial intelligence startup DeepMind. Since then, the unit has walloped Atari video games and beaten an impossible board game. Impressive stuff, that. But those AI demonstrations have yet to spell actual revenue. Until now — although the efforts are helping Google save money on its most expensive part. DeepMind […]

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Continue reading about Google ($GOOGL) has found a business model for its most advanced artificial intelligence

Sean O'Shaughnessey on May 26th, 2016
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A federal jury here ruled that Google’s use of Oracle Corp.’s Java software didn’t violate copyright law, the latest twist in a six-year legal battle between the two Silicon Valley titans. Oracle sued Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc [[GOOGL]] [[GOOG]]., in 2010 for using parts of Java without permission in its Android smartphone software. […]

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