Today at its Software Conference in Paris Intel presented its HTML5 development tools.
There is an intriguing comment here:
…continue reading Intel fights back against iOS with free tools for HTML5 cross-platform mobile development
Last month I was at Intel’s software conference learning about Many Integrated Core (MIC), the company’s forthcoming accelerator card for HPC (High Performance Computing). This month I am in San Jose for NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference learning about the latest development in NVIDIA’s platform for accelerated massively parallel computing using GPU cards and the CUDA
…continue reading Programming NVIDIA GPUs and Intel MIC with directives: OpenACC vs OpenMP
I first became aware of NVIDIA’s propaganda war against Intel at the 2012 GPU Technology conference in Beijing. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stated that CPUs are remarkably inefficient for multicore processing:
The CPU is fast and is terrific at single-threaded performance, but because so much of the electronics inside the CPU is dedicated to out of
…continue reading Multicore processor wars: NVIDIA squares up to Intel
I spoke to Dr Steve Scott, NVIDIA’s CTO for Tesla, at the end of the GPU Technology Conference which has just finished here in Beijing. In the closing session, Scott talked about the future of NVIDIA’s GPU computing chips. NVIDIA releases a new generation of graphics chips every two years:
2008 Tesla 2010 Fermi 2012
…continue reading NVIDIA plans to merge CPU and GPU – eventually
Herb Sutter reports that C++ 0x, which will be called C++ 11, has been unanimously approved by the ISO C++ committee. The “11” in the name refers to the year of approval, 2011. The current standard is C++ 98, though amended as C++ 03, so it has taken 8 or 13 years to update it
…continue reading C++ 11 is approved by ISO: a big day for native code development
I’m at Intel’s software tools conference in Dubrovnik, which I have attended for the last three years, and as usual the big topic is concurrent programming and how to write code that takes advantage of the multiple cores in today’s computers.
Clearly this remains a critical subject, but in some ways the progress over these
…continue reading When will Intel’s Many Integrated Core processors be mainstream?
Intel’s Suzy Ramirez has posted about the future of MeeGo Linux following Nokia’s decision to base its smartphone strategy on Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system. Nokia was Intel’s key partner for MeeGo, which was formed by merging Intel’s Moblin with Nokia’s Maemo.
Although Nokia has been an important partner to Intel and MeeGo and we
…continue reading Intel disappointed with Nokia’s Microsoft move, still backing MeeGo
Today was a significant event for the UK broadcasting industry: the announcement of YouView, formerly called Project Canvas, which is backed by partners including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, and BT. It will provide broadcasts over IP, received by a set top box, include a catch-up service, and be capable of interactive features
…continue reading If Microsoft is serious about Silverlight, it needs to do Linux
Intel has launched AppUp, its application store for Windows and Moblin/MeeGo Linux.
Isn’t Moblin obsolete, and now merged into MeeGo? That is the plan, but AppUp still talks about Moblin:
The Intel AppUp developer program will support MeeGo. The current Moblin SDK for the Intel AppUpSM developer program is MeeGo
…continue reading Intel AppUp is Up, but underwhelming.