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Build 2017: The story of Project Emma, raising hope for Parkinson's disease

Build 2017: The story of Project Emma, raising hope for Parkinson's disease

Emma watch remains a prototype, says Microsoft, but the developers are working with a neuroscience research team to undertake trials with a small group of Parkinson's sufferers. Having previously created cutlery for disabled people that reacts to their movements to avoid spilling food, Zhang used that as a starting point. According to Microsoft, the Emma Watch employs "vibrating motors - similar to those found in mobile phones - to distract the brain into focusing on something other than ...


GPU architecture to support AI and high performance computing

GPU architecture to support AI and high performance computing

Right after unveiling the V100, Nvidia showed the Volta-powered DGX-1 rack unit, the DGX Station, the HGX-1 GPU cloud computing unit, and a Volta-powered server add-in card. That's damned fast . But there's no guarantee it'll wind up in GeForce cards based on the Volta architecture. " Tensor Cores provide up to 12x higher peak TFLOPs [teraflops] on Tesla V100 for deep learning training compared to P100 FP32 operations, and for deep learning inference, up to 6x higher peak TFLOPs ...


Nintendo Unveils E3 2017 Plans & Schedule

Nintendo Unveils E3 2017 Plans & Schedule

Immediately after the Spotlight stream has finished, a live Treehouse event will provide players a more in-depth look at some of the titles, as well as conversations with developers and Treehouse members. As Nintendo sells more Switch consoles, it needs to have an ample number of games available that will keep owners playing its hardware. Their new game is due out this year but has not yet been shown in public, although that'll no doubt change at E3 next month.


Eight dead after earthquake strikes far western China

Eight dead after earthquake strikes far western China

More than 9,000 people were relocated in the region while 1,000 soldiers and 1,500 civilians were participating in rescue efforts, the agency said. The region faced frequent aftershocks since morning. The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 8 km in the south of Pamir Plateau near borders of Afghanistan and Tajikistan, about 390kms North of Srinagar.


Apple Announces WWDC '17, Sends Out Media Invites

Apple Announces WWDC '17, Sends Out Media Invites

We are also expecting to see some new hardware at this years WWDC and this may include Apple's new Siri speaker and also its new range of iMacs. The keynote is scheduled to take place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.