Intel Unveils Upcoming Xeon Phi Chip for AI Workloads

The company’s “Knights Mill” processor, due next year, is part of the chip maker’s larger effort to expand its capabilities in AI and machine learning. SAN FRANCISCO—Intel last week took a significant step in the artificial intelligence space with the planned acquisition of startup Nervana Systems, a move that will give it software designed for the crucial task of machine learning.At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) here Aug. 17, company officials said they will continue their efforts to make the chip maker’s x86 products the foundational silicon for the job of training the neural networks driving the development of artificial intelligence (AI). Diane Bryant, executive vice president and general manager of Intel’s Data Center Group, said the company next year will release a new version of its many-core Xeon Phi…


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