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SpaceX Starlink Success Kicks Off Elon Musk's Satellite Internet Aspirations

Posted in Hardware, Online on 24th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

A landmark launch and deploy puts the first 60 satellites into orbit, beginning the master plan of delivering better internet to the world.

Apple’s Self-built 5G Modem Will Cut Device Power And Size, Not Prices

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 20th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

By 2025, Qualcomm and others will already be in the stages of prototyping 6G technology, which Apple’s investments in 5G will hopefully enable it to participate in as an inventor and developer, not just a customer.

SpaceX Will Launch Dozens Of Starlink Satellites Starting In One Week

Posted in Business, Online on 9th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

The SpaceX Starlinks could save 30-50% of the latency time. This is because the speed of light is almost twice as fast in space as it is in a glass fiber.

Google Cloud Makes Pods With 1,000 TPU Chips Available In Public Beta

Posted in Business, Online on 7th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Liquid-cooled Cloud TPU v3 pods can deliver more than 100 petaflops of computing power. Conversely, Cloud TPU v2 pods released in alpha last year can achieve 11.5 petaflops.

Google Releases AI Training Data Set With 5 Million Images And 200,000 Landmarks

Posted in Online, Software on 3rd May, 2019
by Alex Muller

In a significant step toward its goal of more sophisticated landmark-detecting computer vision models, Google open-sourced Google-Landmarks-v2, a new, larger landmark recognition corpus containing twice as many photos and seven times as many landmarks.