Intel reveals first AI chips

Intel has unveiled two new CPUs designed for large computing centers which will be the chipmaker’s first to utilize artificial intelligence (AI). The two chips are the company’s first offerings from its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NPP) line and one will be used to train AI systems while the other will handle inference. The Nervana …

The Cost of Rising Seas: More Than $400 Billion (and Lots of Angst)

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For cities in the US, the price of infrastructure projects to combat rising seas and intensifying storms is coming into focus—and so is the sticker shock. In Boston, where many neighborhoods have been built and recently expanded in low-lying …

Lana Wachowski Is Helming The Matrix 4, With Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Returning

Trinity and Neo are returning to The Matrix. No, I won’t make a “plugging back in” joke.Image: Warner Bros. Time to grab your pleather pants and hack into some robots, because The Matrix is back, baby. Variety has revealed that The Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski will write and direct a fourth film in the series, …

MoviePass suffers major data breach

Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server that was not password protected. The exposed database was discovered by SpiderSilk security researcher Mossab Hussein who found it on one of the …

An Old Instagram Hoax Fools a Bunch of Celebrities

Some internet hoaxes are like the seasons. They predictably come back around, no matter how many times they’ve already been debunked. That’s exactly what happened Tuesday, when a smattering of high-profile celebrities and public figures with a collective following in the tens of millions were duped by an old Instagram myth. People like Martha Stewart …

Fitbit sale at Amazon: the Fitbit Inspire HR is down to its lowest price ever

August is a fantastic month to find deals on cheap activity trackers with back to school sales happening at most online retailers. Amazon is discounting its most popular Fitbit models that include the Fitbit Alta HR, Versa Lite, and the Charge 3 smartwatch. Amazon also has a rare price cut on the Fitbit Inspire HR, …