CES 2014: NVIDIA Shows Off Fifth Generation Tegra K1 Chip with 192 Cores
DailyTech, January 6, 2014
NVIDIA announced its fifth generation Tegra K1 chip, which has 192 CUDA cores and is meant to bridge the gap
between Kepler-based desktop cards and the mobile-based Tegra chips. That means one small chip that
packs a lot of punch.
Wearable computing hogged the spotlight at last week's CES 2014.
According to Domingo Guerra, president and cofounder of Appthority, a San Francisco-based mobile app risk
management service, the need for wearable and other mobile devices to interact and share data creates a
new class of security and privacy risks.
iBUYPOWER Announces Cryptocurrency Mining Rigs for Casual Fans
DailyTech, January 14, 2014
While any hardcore cryptocurrency miner these days will use application-specific integrated circuits
(ASICs) to chug through the proof-of-work calculations need to ”discove“ blocks of bitcoins, dogecoins,
litecoins, etc. (or in a pinch use field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) flashed with similar purpose-built
hardware), there's still plenty of casual miners who aren't necessarily looking to get rich quick and
are just looking to have a bit of fun.
Dogecoins and Its IBM Developer Ride Meme to $130M+ Fortune
DailyTech, December 18, 2013
Bitcoin came along unnoticed to most in 2009. By contrast, these newcomers are off the ground and running.
Bitcoin uses proof-of-work on SHA-256 hashes to seed the market with coins (a maximum of 21M BTC will be produced).
Other rivals adopt similar approaches with small twists.