Today at GTC 2016 Europe NVIDIA announces XAVIER SoC, which packs 7 billion transistors. It has octa-core custom ARM64 CPU and 512 core Volta GPU. So this is the first device that is officially shipping with Volta architecture, interestingly though, designed in 16nm FinFET fabrication process. XAVIER was made as a successor to DRIVE PX […]

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The Pentagon is sending 615 additional US troops to Iraq to help bolster local forces as they prepare to invade the Islamic State group’s stronghold in Mosul, Speaking to reporters here Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter confirmed an announcement by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that the US is adding what al-Abad called a “final increase” of […]

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 Pascal GP107 GPU would come with at least 768 CUDA Cores. It is said that the non-Ti variant would receive a cut-down version of this processor and 2GB memory, whereas the GTX 1050 Ti would get full chip and 4GB of memory. So earlier rumors were technically about the Ti variant, […]

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The less-than-supersonic sale of French Rafale fighter jets to India has highlighted the obstacles facing foreign arms firms seeking to do business with the world’s biggest weapons importer. India has signed a series of key defence deals under Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of a $100 billion upgrade of its Soviet-era military hardware, making […]

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L&T Shipbuilding, part of the $16-billion engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T), is eyeing around Rs 9,000 crore orders over the next three years, mostly from the Navy. L&T diversified into shipbuilding earlier this decade and is yet to make money in the segment. The company, which has two facilities — at Kattupalli near Chennai […]

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India and France have had long-standing defence ties, which continue with the ongoing Scorpene submarine project and the Mirage-2000 upgrade programme, and now the Rafale deal . French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian tells TOI that the bilateral ties will touch new heights in the years ahead. Excerpts: The Rafale deal has been long in […]

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BJP President Amit Shah today said the Uri attack was part of a “long war” forced on India by Pakistan and declared that the country is committed to giving a “strong reply” to Pak-sponsored terrorism. Shah while echoing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s view that those responsible for the terror strike last Sunday will not go […]

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