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NVIDIA Pockets ARM for $40 Billion Unveiling the Biggest Chip Company M&A

On September 13th, NVIDIA announced the acquisition of UK-based semiconductor startup ARM for US$40 billion, unveiling the largest acquisition dealContinue Reading

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Vancouver Named NeurIPS 2019 & 2020 Host as Visa Issues Continue to Plague the AI Conference

The 2018 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) is in full swing in Montréal. According to a booklet distributed to attendees, both NeurIPS 2019 and 2020 will take place in Vancouver, making Canada the host country three years in a row. NIPS/NeurIPS has already been held in Montreal and Vancouver a combined 13 times since the world’s leading AI conference left its Denver base in 2001.