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Qualcomm Opposes Nvidia's Acquisition of Arm as Deal Comes Under Increasing Scrutiny

Friday February 12, 2021 7:43 am PST by
U.S. chipmaker and Apple supplier Qualcomm has told regulators around the world that it opposes Nvidia's $40 billion proposed acquisition of Arm, according to CNBC. Qualcomm has registered an objection to Nvidia's acquisition of Arm with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the European Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority, and China's State Administration for Market...
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Nvidia GeForce NOW Client Gains Official Support for Apple Silicon Macs

Monday February 1, 2021 12:42 am PST by
Nvidia's GeForce Now game streaming service has been updated to work with Macs powered by Apple silicon, offering official support for both M1-equipped and Intel-based machines for the first time. GeForce NOW for Mac lets you use a virtual GeForce GTX gaming PC in the cloud to run games that otherwise may not be possible to play on a Mac. The only requirement is a good internet connection,...
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GeForce NOW Games Available on iOS Devices Through Safari, Fortnite Coming Soon

Thursday November 19, 2020 5:00 am PST by
GeForce NOW, NVIDIA's streaming gaming service, today announced the launch of Safari integration, which will bring Fortnite and other games to Apple's iOS devices through the Safari browser. The new Safari integration is available in a beta capacity, and NVIDIA says that many games in the GeForce NOW library can be played on iOS devices. Using GeForce NOW on an iOS device requires a gamepad, ...
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M1 Chip Beats GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and Radeon RX 560 for Graphics Performance

Monday November 16, 2020 4:47 am PST by
Apple's M1 processor often surpasses the graphics performance of desktop GPUs, including the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and AMD Radeon RX 560, according to a new benchmark submission spotted by Tom's Hardware. According to Apple, the ‌M1‌'s octa-core GPU can simultaneously handle close to 25,000 threads and deliver up to 2.6 TFLOPS of throughput. This is the same TFLOPS achieved by the...
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Fortnite to Return to iOS via Nvidia GeForce Now Streaming Service

Thursday November 5, 2020 5:07 am PST by
Plans are in place to allow users to play Epic Games' "Fortnite" on iOS and iPadOS again using Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud gaming service in Safari, the BBC has discovered. Nvidia has reportedly developed a version of its GeForce Now cloud gaming service that works in Safari on iOS and iPadOS, and Fortnite looks to be a key title on the platform for Apple devices that have lost the game due ...
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SoftBank Nears Deal to Sell Arm to Nvidia [Updated]

Sunday September 13, 2020 11:40 am PDT by
SoftBank is nearing a deal to sell its Arm Holdings to Nvidia, the world's largest graphics chipmaker, reports The Wall Street Journal. According to those familiar with the matter, a cash-and-stock deal between the two companies could occur early next week and would be valued at over $40 billion, which could potentially be the largest deal ever in the semiconductor industry. SoftBank...
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Nvidia in 'Advanced Talks' to Acquire Arm

Friday July 31, 2020 9:26 am PDT by
Nvidia is in advanced talks to acquire SoftBank Group's Arm Holdings, according to Bloomberg. A potential sale of Arm to Nvidia, the world's largest graphics chipmaker, was rumored earlier this month. Nvidia's market value has increased to almost $260 billion in recent months, surpassing that of Intel. Arm has also become considerably more valuable as it pushes its architecture into smart...
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Nvidia's Studio Laptop Lineup Aims to Compete With 15-Inch MacBook Pro

Tuesday May 28, 2019 2:26 am PDT by
Nvidia has unveiled a line of laptops that are powered by its RTX graphics processors and a new software platform called Studio, made specifically for creative professionals who require more GPU power on the go than is currently offered by Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro. To achieve this aim, Nvidia has been requiring notebook manufacturers to offer minimum specification machines if they want...
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Nvidia on Its Lack of macOS Mojave Drivers for Newer Graphics Cards: 'It's Up to Apple to Approve Them'

Thursday November 1, 2018 10:01 am PDT by
Nearly six weeks after the release of macOS Mojave, web drivers for Nvidia graphics cards released in 2014 and later remain unavailable for the latest operating system, resulting in compatibility issues. This includes Nvidia graphics cards based on its Maxwell, Pascal, and Turing architecture. While some customers have expressed frustration towards Nvidia, a spokesperson for the company...
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Nvidia's Free GeForce NOW Beta Lets You Play System Intensive PC Games on Your Mac

Friday October 13, 2017 1:22 pm PDT by
Apple's Macs aren't optimized for gaming and often don't have powerful enough GPUs to run the latest gaming titles, a problem that Nvidia is aiming to solve with its GeForce NOW service designed for Macs. GeForce NOW for Mac, currently in beta testing in North America, lets you use a virtual GeForce GTX gaming PC in the cloud to run games that otherwise may not be possible to play on a Mac....
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Nvidia Releases macOS Drivers for GeForce 10-Series Graphics Cards

Tuesday April 11, 2017 2:23 pm PDT by
As promised, Nvidia last night introduced beta macOS drivers for its latest GeForce 10-series graphics cards, enabling macOS support for cards ranging from the GeForce GTX 1050 to the newly announced Nvidia Titan Xp. macOS drivers for Nvidia's Pascal 10-series graphics cards will be of interest to those who build Hackintosh machines, use external GPUs, and those who own older Mac Pro machines...
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Nvidia Debuts New High-End Titan Xp Graphics Card With Mac Support

Thursday April 6, 2017 9:35 am PDT by
Nvidia today announced the launch of its latest super high-end graphics card, introducing the new Nvidia Titan Xp. The Titan Xp, which Nvidia calls the world's post powerful graphics card, features 12GB of GDDR5X memory running at 11.4 Gb/s, 3,840 CUDA cores running at 1.6GHz, and 12 TFLOPS of processing power. Priced at $1,200, this year's Titan card is unique because for the first time, ...
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Audi and Nvidia Working on Fully Autonomous Car for 2020 Rollout

Thursday January 5, 2017 1:31 am PST by
Audi and Nvidia have announced they are working together to bring a fully self-driving car to the consumer market by the year 2020. The announcement came on Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the two companies outlined their vision for a fully autonomous vehicle. German automaker Audi hopes to be one of the first automakers to achieve the feat, and is banking...
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CES 2017: Nvidia's 'GeForce Now' Cloud Service to Bring High-End PC Gaming to Mac

Wednesday January 4, 2017 7:21 pm PST by
Tonight at its CES 2017 keynote event, Nvidia announced GeForce Now for Mac and PC, a cloud gaming service that allows low-end Mac and PC users to play high-end PC games. The service is similar to an identically-named service for Nvidia Shield users. Nvidia says that there are an estimated 1 billion PC users who have integrated GPUs that can't play games "to their full potential." GeForce...
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Apple's Mac Lineups to See Significant Graphics Upgrades as New GPU Launches Loom

Thursday April 7, 2016 8:27 am PDT by
Major graphics processing providers AMD and Nvidia are set to unveil new GPU products this year featuring Global Foundries' 14 nm FinFET and TSMC's 16 nm FinFET Plus processor nodes, respectively, allowing for significant improvements in graphics performance. AMD's "Polaris" and Nvidia's "Pascal" architectures both utilize the latest FinFET silicon processes and will represent the first GPU...
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Apple Hires Nvidia AI Director With Experience in Self-Driving Car Systems

Friday October 23, 2015 9:41 pm PDT by
Apple has hired Nvidia's Jonathan Cohen, director of deep learning software for the company, according to Cohen's LinkedIn page, which was first spotted by Re/code. Deep learning essentially trains computers to recognize patterns in data and then organizes them in a similar way to humans. Nvidia uses deep learning in its Nvidia Drive PX platform, which is used to power self-driving cars. ...