Day: October 13, 2020

South Korea pushes for AI semiconductors as global demand grows – TechCrunch

The South Korean government has made no secret of its ambition to be a key player in the global artificial intelligence industry, including making the semiconductors powering AI functionalities.

This week, the country’s information and communications technology regulator announced plans to develop up to 50 types of AI -focused system semiconductors by 2030, Yonhap News Agency reported. The government will be on the hunt for thousands of local experts to lead the new wave of innovation.

South Korean has made several promises to support next-generation chip companies in recent times. Earlier this year, for example, it announced plans to spend about 1 trillion won ($870 million) on AI chips commercialization and production before 2029. Last year, President Moon Jae-in announced his “Presidential Initiative for AI” to raise public awareness on the industry.

These efforts come amid growing demand for AI-related chips, which, by McKinsey estimates, could account for

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2020 Deals on Home Office Products

Amazon Prime Day offers great discounts on home office products that will help make your workday better.

Amazon Prime Day runs Oct. 13-14 this year, and there are great deals on thousands of products. With so many people working from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Day is the perfect opportunity to get a home office set up or upgraded without breaking the bank. The following products can be used to update your current home office or help make working from home easier. 

Disclaimer: The pricing and product availability information was accurate at the time of publication.

Samsung Business 24-inch computer monitor

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A good monitor is a must-have for any home office–it can help your overall productivity. This 24-inch Samsung monitor has a 1920×1080 IPS Panel with 75Hz refresh rate, which creates clear images with a wide viewing angle. The monitor’s stand is fully adjustable to provide

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