Facebook’s Tech Chief on the New Oculus Virtual Reality Headset

Facebook is continuing its push to make virtual reality mainstream. During the company’s annual Oculus Connect developer conference this week, the social networking giant unveiled its new $ 200 Oculus Go VR headset that, unlike many rivals, doesn’t require a personal computer or smartphone to operate. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pitched the new headset as […] Read more »

Nvidia chief downplays Google’s A.I. chip

Nvidia has staked a big chunk of its future on supplying powerful graphics chips used for artificial intelligence, so it wasn’t a great day for the company when Google announced two weeks ago that it had built its own AI chip for use in its data centers. Google’s Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU, was built specifically […] Read more »

Microsoft’s New President And Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith: On The Issues, In His Own Words

Brad Smith, promoted yesterday to Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer, is noted for handling with diplomacy and pragmatism contentious international legal and policy issues impacting users and the IT industry as a whole. His public statements about these issues, highlighted here, are illustrative. The tech community, and investors, should be supportive of the company’s […] Read more »