Tesla says it’s dumping Nvidia chips for a homebrew alternative

Tesla says it’s dumping Nvidia chips for a homebrew alternative

Tesla is creating its own chips optimized for machine learning, CEO Elon Musk said during a call with investors on Wednesday. Musk acknowledged the rumoured project last December but is now providing more details. “We’ve been in a semi-stealth mode for the last two to three years,” Musk said. During that time, Tesla created what Musk described as “the world’s most advanced computer specifically for autonomous operation.” Read More »

Google Pixel 3 launch may take place on October 4th for the third year in a row

Google Pixel 3 launch may take place on October 4th for the third year in a row

Nearly two years ago, Google was teasing its October 4th event as something we’ll “remember 8 years from now.” Lately, Google’s Pixel 3 has been leaking left and right, and now, it seems likely that the company will yet again be launching its new flagship smartphone on October 4th. YouTube’s branded content platform, Famebit, is an easy way for brands to directly work with creators on projects and advertisements. Read More »

Google Maps now depicts the Earth as a globe

Google Maps now depicts the Earth as a globe

Google introduced a new update to Google Maps: when you zoom all the way out, the Earth will no longer be displayed as a flat surface, but as a globe. It’s a change that allows the map to more accurately display the Earth. The search company highlighted the change on its Google MapsTwitter feed, saying that with the new 3D Globe Mode, “Greenland’s projection is no longer the size of Africa.” The change is only available on the desktop interface; it’s still flat in its mobile app. Read More »