Among the most notable moves by Nvidia was the launch of its GRID Visual Computing Appliance, which starts at $24,900 and has an annual software license of $2,400.
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Nvidia has opened its Cuda compiler to academics and software vendors to let them port the programming framework to other architectures and languages.The change, announced on Wednesday, means Cuda can be reworked for non-Nvidia GPUs, such as those made by AMD, or even entirely different processor architectures like RISC.
Adoption of graphics processing unit in supercomputers hindered by dearth of knowledge in parallel programming and support from software vendors, observes Nvidia exec.
Qualcomm is in the middle of a core race with the likes of Nvidia on the mobile front, but the company isn't sweating the competition. Qualcomm is betting on software and tight integration with its chips as a winning formula.
Platform Computing has made its supercomputing software products GPU-aware, allowing workloads to be run and analysed on both CPU and GPU hardware
Toshiba continues to roll out feature-packed laptops today with the debut of the company's first 3D-enabled laptop in the United States: the 15.6-inch Satellite A665 3D Edition.
If you're an NVIDIA user who like to overclock you system, be careful not to download the latest 196.21 WHQL drivers because they will disable your ability to overclock your GPU.
Russian security firm ElcomSoft has released software that leverages NVIDIA GPUs to speed up the brute-force cracking of WPA and WPA2 pre-shared WiFi keys.
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nVIDIA is moving fast with their acquisition of AGEIA - during the fourth-quarter financial results conference call, the graphics giant announced that the company was planning to bring software PhysX support to the GeForce 8 GPU.
Chipmaker releases open-source software in an attempt to lure customers away from ATI Technologies and Nvidia.
Nvidia has released its first drivers for the Athlon 64 and Opteron, giving its chips the ability to tap into 64-bit computing
In a move that illustrates the expanding power of mainstream graphics technology, chipmaker Nvidia has been unanimously elected a permanent member of the Architecture Review Board, which is in charge of the OpenGL graphics interface technology. OpenGL is a technique to standardize how software can take advantage of graphics hardware acceleration, and co-inventor Kurt Akeley is employed by Nvidia.
The benchmark software company changed its mind and said graphics card maker Nvidia was not cheating when it optimized driver designs in preparation for benchmark tests.
The makers of the benchmarking software embroiled in an argument with graphics card maker Nvidia say that the hardware firm's accusations are "irrelevant" and "an attempt to shift discussion".
The graphics chip leader releases new installation tools intended to make it easier for Linux users to update their video drivers.
The graphics chip leader releases an updated version of its driver that focuses on enhancements for PCs running the Linux operating system.
Chipmaker Nvidia released a new version Thursday of Detonator, a software package for Nvidia graphics chips. Detonator 40 includes updated drivers and additional tools as well as nView software for using multiple monitors and NVRotate software for rotating images on flat-panel displays.
Graphics chipmaker Nvidia announced that software for recording TV programs on a PC will now ship with PC graphics cards based on its GeForce4 line of chips. The Personal Cinema software allows PCs equipped with a TV signal to record and replay programs using detailed programming guides available over the Internet. The functions are similar to stand-alone personal video recorder such as the TiVo. --David Becker, Special to ZDNet News
Graphics chipmaker Nvidia announced Thursday a partnership with mapping software and services company Keyhole. Nvidia will help distribute Keyhole's EarthViewer 3D, software for viewing annotated aerial photographs, and will work with the Mountain View, Calif-based company to optimize Keyhole software for display via Nvidia chips. Nvidia also will offer a limited trial version of the software. --David Becker, Special to ZDNet News
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