Nvidia Preps A100 GPU with 80GB of HBM2E Memory

Nvidia Preps A100 GPU with 80GB of HBM2E Memory

Nvidia recently added a yet-unannounced version of its A100 compute GPU with 80GB of HBM2E memory in a standard full-length, full-height (FLFH) card form-factor, meaning that this beastly GPU drops into a PCIe slot just like a ‘regular’ GPU. Given that Nvidia’s compute GPUs like A100 and V100 are mainly aimed at servers in cloud data…

El Salvador Emerges as Bitcoin’s Savior

El Salvador Emerges as Bitcoin’s Savior

The price of Bitcoin rose 5% overnight after El Salvador President Nayib Bukele announced that the country will start to accept the cryptocurrency as legal tender on September 7 and that its citizens will be eligible to receive $30 in Bitcoin at that time. That announcement helped stem the bleeding for Bitcoin, the price of…

WD My Book Live Owner's Data Disappears Overnight

WD My Book Live Owner’s Data Disappears Overnight

Owners of Western Digital My Book Live drives are being advised to unplug them from the internet today, after some users woke up to find their previously data-filled drives were looking suspiciously empty, with users taking to the company’s support forum to report the issue. If the data loss wasn’t enough, My Book Live owners…

Zhaoxin's First Discrete GPU Pictured

Zhaoxin’s First Discrete GPU Pictured

Zhaoxin, a joint venture between China-based Shanghai SASAC (which controls an 80% stake) and Taiwan-based CPU developer Via Technologies (which owns the remaining 20% stake). Last year it unveiled plans to launch a standalone graphics processor and it appears that Zhaoxin managed to produce one. GlenFly Technology, a graphics subsidiary of Zhaoxin that is a formal…

Windows 11: Everything You Need to Know

Windows 11: Everything You Need to Know

 It’s official:  Microsoft has announced that the next version of Windows will be called Windows 11 and will be released as a free upgrade (and on new PCs) by holiday 2021. Over the next few weeks and months, Windows Insiders will get to try out all the new features and we’ll all learn more about…