- | European Commission
Digital sovereignty: Commission proposes Chips Act to confront semiconductor shortages and strengthen Europe's technological leadership
The EU Chips Act will build on Europe’s strengths – world-leading research and technology organisations and networks as well as host of pioneering equipment manufacturers – and address outstanding weaknesses. It will bring about a thriving semiconductor sector from research to production and a resilient supply chain. It will mobilise more than €43 billion euros of public and private investments and set measures to prevent, prepare, anticipate and swiftly respond to any future supply chains disruption, together with Member States and our international partners. It will enable the EU to reach its ambition to double its current market share to 20% in 2030.
- | LEAP Conference
The economic impact of artificial intelligence in the Middle East
With the growth of artificial intelligence (AI), questions about how this technology will impact businesses, consumers, and the economy, in general, have emerged. Employees are becoming increasingly curious about the implications of AI for their jobs, while companies are eager to take advantage of the opportunities given by this new trend.
PwC estimates that AI could contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy in 2030. Among these, $6.6 trillion is likely to come from increased productivity, and $9.1 trillion from consumer benefits.
- | Business Wire
PCI-SIG® Releases PCIe® 6.0 Specification Delivering Record Performance to Power Big Data Applications
“PCIe 6.0 technology is the cost-effective and scalable interconnect solution that will continue to impact data-intensive markets like data center, artificial intelligence/machine learning, HPC, automotive, IoT, and military/aerospace, while also protecting industry investments by maintaining backwards compatibility with all previous generations of PCIe technology.”
- | PC Tech Magazine
Samsung Reveals High-Performance PCIe 5.0 SSD for Enterprise Servers with speed of upto 13GBps
Samsung Electronics has launched its PM1743 SSD for enterprise servers, which uses the PCIe 5.0 interface and its sixth generation V-NAND, touting read speeds of up to 13GBps.
Compared to PCIe 4.0 NVMe storage devices, Samsung claims its PM1743 can provide a bandwidth of 32GT/s — doubling what current PCIe 4.0 drives can offer.