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Title    Tesla Reportedly Teaming Up With AMD for Custom AI Chip
Date    Friday September 22 2017, @11:39PM
Author    Fnord666
Topic   
from the cars-aren't-intelligent,-they-only-*think*-they-are dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=17/09/22/1628244

steveha writes:

According to CNBC, Tesla is teaming up with AMD to develop a custom chip optimized for AI, to be used for self-driving features in Tesla cars. The head of Tesla's "Autopilot" team is Jim Keller, formerly of AMD and Apple, who helped design the A4 and A5 chips while working at Apple and was lead architect on the Athlon 64 at AMD.

Also at Engadget, TechCrunch, and Business Insider

GlobalFoundries, which fabricates chips for Advanced Micro Devices Inc, said on Thursday that Tesla had not committed to working with it on any autonomous driving technology or product, contradicting an earlier media report. [...] The spokesperson for GlobalFoundries said that Jha’s comments at the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference were not reported accurately.


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  1. "steveha" - https://soylentnews.org/~steveha/
  2. "CNBC" - https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/20/tesla-building-an-ai-chip-for-its-cars-with-amd-globalfoundries.html
  3. "Engadget" - https://www.engadget.com/2017/09/21/cnbc-tesla-amd-ai-chip/
  4. "TechCrunch" - https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/20/tesla-said-to-be-working-on-its-own-self-driving-ai-chip-with-amd/
  5. "Business Insider" - http://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-amd-ai-chip-self-driving-cars-report-2017-9
  6. "contradicting an earlier media report." - http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-baidu-autonomous/chinas-baidu-launches-1-5-billion-autonomous-driving-fund-idUSKCN1BW0QJ
  7. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=22374

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