Nvidia’s next-gen Blackwell platform will come to Google Cloud in early 2025

In addition to the new custom Arm-based Axion chips, most of this year's announcements are about AI accelerators, whether built by Google or Nvidia.

Understanding humanoid robots

Robots made their stage debut the day after New Year’s 1921. More than half-a-century before the world caught its first glimpse of George Lucas’ droids, a small army of silvery humanoids took to t

Nvidia could be primed to be the next AWS

The question is whether Nvidia can sustain that growth to become a long-term revenue powerhouse like AWS has become for Amazon.

Nvidia’s Jensen Huang says AI hallucinations are solvable, artificial general intelligence is 5 years away

Artificial general intelligence (AGI) — often referred to as “strong AI,” “full AI,” “human-level AI” or “general intelligent action” — repr

Nvidia’s keynote at GTC held some surprises

Nvidia's keynote at GTC on Monday held some surprises. In a way, it was a return to the company's original mission.

Nvidia CEO wants enterprise to think ‘AI factory,’ not data center

Nvidia benefits tremendously if it can persuade companies to think of data centers and AI tools in a different way.

Nvidia and Qualcomm join Open Source Robotics Alliance to support ROS development

The Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) this week announced the launch of the similarly named Open Source Robotics Alliance (OSRA). The new initiative is designed to maintain development for and ma

Nvidia launches NIM to make it smoother to deploy AI models into production

At its GTC conference, Nvidia today announced Nvidia NIM, a new software platform designed to streamline the deployment of custom and pre-trained AI models into production environments. NIM takes the

Nvidia enlists humanoid robotics’ biggest names for new AI platform, GR00T

It’s tough to argue with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang when he notes, “Building foundation models for general humanoid robots is one of the most exciting problems to solve in AI today.” The humanoid f

TechCrunch Minute: Why the AI world is gathering at Nvidia’s GTC 2024 event this week

Chip giant Nvidia is hosting a massive AI conference as part of its GTC event this week, which kicks off Monday. With a keynote planned from Jensen Huang, CEO and co-founder, of the company best known

How much are Nvidia’s rivals investing in startups? We investigated

Over the past couple of years, Nvidia, by far the largest AI chipmaker, has ramped up its investments in startups that propel it deeper into the AI space. According to S&P Global and Crunchbase, t

StarCoder 2 is a code-generating AI that runs on most GPUs

Developers are adopting AI-powered code generators — services like GitHub Copilot and Amazon CodeWhisperer, along with open access models such as Meta’s Code Llama — at an astonishin

Y Combinator wants 100 times more MRI scans

Leveraging resources such as virtual data rooms and shared labs makes it easier for biotech startups to grow. This is good news: We need more companies attacking cancer from novel angles.

Nvidia’s new tool lets you run GenAI models on a PC

Nvidia, ever keen to incentivize purchases of its latest GPUs, is releasing a tool that lets owners of GeForce RTX 30 Series and 40 Series cards run an AI-powered chatbot offline on a Windows PC. Call

Meet the startup taking on Nvidia

Today on Equity, Plex targets profitability, Rebellions aims to take on Nvidia and Nile is building a new data system for SaaS.

CES 2024: How to watch Nvidia, Samsung, Sony and others make their big reveals if you missed them live

CES 2024 is finally upon us, taking over Las Vegas with throngs of crowds, booths full of products and a lot of companies making claims about how AI is improving their offerings. As noted in our CES p

What a long, strange year it’s been in enterprise tech news

Looking back at the top enterprise news stories of the year, it's clear that generative AI dominated, but it wasn't the only news.

Top robotics names discuss humanoids, generative AI and more

Last month, I took an extended break. In a bid to keep my robotics newsletter Actuator (subscribe here) up and running, however, I reached out to some of the biggest names in the industry. I asked peo

Robotics Q&A with Nvidia’s Deepu Talla

A version of this Q&A first appeared in TechCrunch’s free robotics newsletter, Actuator. Subscribe here.  We’re wrapping up our end-of-year robotics Q&A series with this interview

Nvidia taps China talent for autonomous driving endeavors

Nvidia has long been involved in the development of autonomous vehicle technologies, providing the industry with graphic processing units that can perform millions of calculations simultaneously. Now
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