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Meta is building a massive AI supercomputer for the metaverse

As it sits today, the system is comprised of 760 Nvidia DGX A100 systems (6,080 GPUs) linked using Nvidia Quantum 1600 Gb/s InfiniBand two-level Clos fabric that has no oversubscription......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotJan 25th, 2022

Abhishek Priya joins Hypernet Labs as VP of Engineering

Hypernet Labs announced the hiring of Abhishek Priya as Vice President of Engineering. Abhishek has a record of proven success in building and leading engineering teams to tackle emerging enterprise technology within some of Silicon Valley’s marque.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

If US lawmakers are good at anything, it"s failing at technology

U.S. lawmakers are not just technologically illiterate — they're tech-incompetent. In a world as reliant on tech hardware, software, and services as ours, that's dangerous.US Capitol building at nightMembers of Congress from both sides of the aisle.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 45 min. ago

US review traces massive New Mexico fire to planned burns

Two fires that merged to create the largest wildfire in New Mexico history have both been traced to planned burns set by U.S. forest managers as preventative measures, federal investigators announced Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

If the US government is good at anything, it"s failing at technology

U.S. lawmakers are not just technologically illiterate — they're tech-incompetent. In a world as reliant on tech hardware, software, and services as ours, that's dangerous.US Capitol building at nightMembers of Congress from both sides of the aisle.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

LG’s new OLED monitor is big enough to replace your TV

LG expands from expensive desktop OLED to expensive, massive gaming OLED. Enlarge / LG UltraGear 48GQ900. (credit: LG) LG is already an OLED TV king, but when it comes to PC monitors, the company's OLED offerings are scant. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Meta Copied VR Technology Key To Metaverse Gaming, Immersion Claims

Meta Platforms built its industry-leading virtual reality headset by infringing Immersion's patents, the smaller company alleged in a lawsuit. From a report: The Meta Quest 2, which dominates the market, infringes six patents covering haptic technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Why Was the Tonga Eruption So Massive? Scientists Have New Clues

Early theories suggested an underwater landslide caused a catastrophic mix of magma and seawater. Recent evidence reveals an explosion unlike anything studied before......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Samsung’s massive cat photo may tease the Galaxy S23’s camera

Samsung is working on a 200-megapixel smartphone camera sensor, and to test its mettle, the team clicked a cat picture and printed it on a giant canvas......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Paris Hilton wants to be the "Queen of the Metaverse"

A fuschia Bentley drives down a twisty desert road toward the entrance of the Neon Carnival, an after-party held each year during Coachella. Paris Hilton has arrived. Her hair is in pigtails, twisted in part with white flowers, and she's wearing a sp.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Meta just can’t get over Apple in 19-page comment to US over app ecosystems [U]

In 19 pages of comments for a federal agency’s report on the app ecosystem, Meta is once again slamming Apple’s overwhelming market power. These comments are to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in a report on.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Microsoft Continues To Iterate on an Xbox Cloud Streaming Device Codenamed "Keystone"

Windows Central: For a few years, rumors have persisted that Microsoft was exploring building some form of streaming stick to offer Xbox Cloud Gaming via a more affordable dongle, similarly to Chromecast and Google Stadia. The first hint was Project.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Broadcom To Acquire VMware in Massive $61 Billion Deal

Broadcom has announced it is acquiring VMware in a massive $61 billion deal. From a report: The deal is a combination of cash and stock, with Broadcom assuming $8 billion in VMware debt. With VMware, Broadcom gets more than the core virtualization, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Meta confirms Instagram outage issues, working on update

Instagram is experiencing service issues and appears to be down right now. Users have reported difficulties logging in as one of the issues......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Sony estimates its PC games sales will jump 375% over next year

Massive year-over-year growth will require more PC launches—so it's time to speculate. Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham / Sam Machkovech) Sony's latest financial forecasts, tucked into a Wednesday presentation to investors.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Facebook owner Meta updates its privacy policy

But the company says the changes don’t allow Meta to collect, use or share your data in new ways.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

The "metaverse" is a perfect distraction for embattled Facebook & Epic Games

The word "metaverse" is currently meaningless, and mainly serves as a distraction from the problems of some of the companies spearheading it — including Facebook and Epic Games.Credit: FacebookThere's a good chance that you've heard a lot about the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Tim Sweeney says App Store is a "disservice to developers," wants to protect Metaverse

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney believes that the Metaverse is already here, and that his company is the one to protect developers and consumers from Apple and Google taking it over.Still embroiled in the Epic Games vs Apple legal case concerning the App.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

World"s Largest Vats For Growing "No-Kill" Meat To Be Built In US

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The building of the world's largest bioreactors to produce cultivated meat has been announced, with the potential to supply tens of thousands of shops and restaurants. Experts said the move could.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

OneTrust Trust Intelligence Platform enables organizations to build trust in enterprise environments

OneTrust launched Trust Intelligence Platform, establishing a new category of technology dedicated to solving today’s critical business challenges around trust and transparency. “As massive digital and cultural shifts change the way people choose.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Prominent ex-Tesla self-driving car exec leaves Apple for greener pastures

CJ Moore will join lidar company Luminar to lead software development. Enlarge / A building at Apple Park, the company's Cupertino, California, HQ. (credit: Apple) Apple has reportedly been working on self-driving car technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2022