back to article Intel is doing so well at AI acceleration, it's dropped $2bn on another neural-net chip upstart (third time's a charm)

Intel has snapped up AI accelerator chip designer Habana Labs for a hefty $2bn to bolster its efforts in bringing Chipzilla-flavored machine-learning tech to cloud platforms and big biz. The microprocessor giant is hell-bent on getting internet giants and enterprises to use its neural-network math coprocessors, rather than …

  1. NetBlackOps

    When a piece of AI hardware can only be used with Intel's hardware, it moves down several steps on my preferences list. So take that into consideration, Intel.

  2. iron Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    > Despite having been within the beast's belly for more than three years, Nervana has hit a series of delays

    Lol because being Intel has helped get their 10nm process off to such aflying start they're devastating the competition.

    Even Paris knows Intel's chips are late.

  3. a pressbutton Silver badge

    yay

    Another set of chips that make neural net training faster.

    Please do not confuse this with Intelligence. This is just a faster way of getting the answer you programmed in with the training set.

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