05 Jan 2022

Nvidia Makes Its Metaverse-Building Software Free for Individual Creators

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Nvidia made Omniverse, its real-time 3D design collaboration and virtual world simulation platform, available free to individual creators and artists. The tech giant also rolled out new features and integrations for the product, which the company has dubbed the “metaverse for

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03 Dec 2021

Nvidia’s $40 billion Arm acquisition is now ‘highly unlikely’ to go through, analyst says

Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of U.K. chip designer Arm is looking increasingly unlikely to go through, according to Gartner semiconductor analyst Alan Priestley. The deal is facing a growing number of regulatory probes around the world, Priestley said, pointing to concerns in the U.K., the EU, the U.S. and China. “I

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18 Nov 2021

Nvidia’s Arm acquisition undergoes more scrutiny by the UK government

Nvidia’s $40 billion proposed acquisition of the Brtish chip designer, Arm, will undergo an even more in-depth investigation by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), as reported by CNBC. A notice on the UK government’s website confirms that Nadine Dorries, the UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media,

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22 Jun 2021

Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Opens Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft

NVIDIA has patched nine high severity bugs found in its Jetson SoC framework pertaining to the way the program handles low-level cryptographic algorithms. The flaws allegedly impact millions of IoT devices utilizing the Jetson chips. This leaves the devices vulnerable to a variety of attacks, including denial-of-service (DoS) and data

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27 Apr 2021

Nvidia Warns Severe Security Bugs in GPU Driver, vGPU Software

Nvidia has warned consumers of severe security bugs that lie in their graphics processing unit (GPU) display driver and vGPU software offerings. The group of security vulnerabilities could subject gamers and users to arbitrary code execution, denial of service attacks (DoS), information disclosure, and privilege-escalation attacks. The virtual GPU software

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11 Dec 2020

Intel, Nvidia Face Questions from Lawmakers on Sale of Supercomputing Chips to China

Nvidia and Intel both manufacture and sell advanced computer chips and are now facing heat from lawmakers on their usage by the Chinese government and security forces. The chips are reportedly being used to power a supercomputer that allows China to host and conduct its mass surveillance system. The system

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23 Oct 2020

Nvidia tackles code execution flaws, data leaks in GeForce Experience

Nvidia released a security update yesterday that fixed several high severity flaws in the GeForce Experience software. The patch update addresses issues in all versions of GeForce Experience on Windows and below. According to Nvidia, the flaws could lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, code execution, or

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26 Jun 2020

Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of Serious Graphics Driver Bugs

Nvidia has disclosed it fixed two high-severity flaws in its graphics drivers. The vulnerabilities can be exploited to view sensitive data, gain privileges, or launch a denial-of-service attack on compromised Windows gaming devices. Nvidia, a graphics chipmaker, developed the GPU Display Driver for Windows and is used in devices targeted

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19 May 2020

Argonne Gets New Supercomputing Cluster to Power Further COVID-19 Vaccine and Drug Research

Argonne National Laboratory is reportedly adding to its research capabilities with a new machine that focuses on COVID-19 data analytics and research. On Wednesday, NVIDIA announced that the new technology will be a high power artificial intelligence focused supercomputer used to fuel the search for new drugs and vaccines to

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