Google has emerged as the latest company to withdraw from personal participation in CES 2022. The Internet giant has joined tech giants such as T-Mobile, Amazon, Lenovo, Meta, Twitter, AT&T, Hisense, Intel, and General Motors. Others. Pinterest, TikTok and Waymo will phase or limit their on-site presence on mega shows early next year.
All of these companies made these last-minute changes to their plans due to coronavirus concerns. The latest Omicron version of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the United States and other parts of the world.
Google’s announcement comes as Alphabet’s subsidiary Waymo has already canceled its live appearance at CES 2022 TheVerge. However, there is a risk that you will have to go online only once for the event. The internet giant has been one of the strongest pillars of the annual trade show in recent years.
CES 2022 will take place from January 5 to 8 in Las Vegas. The mega event is coming into its personal form next year after this year’s online-only affair due to the coronavirus pandemic.
However, it now appears to be in jeopardy as more companies are canceling their on-site presence at the event. Google and Hisense generally have a significant presence on the show. Leaving his physical presence would cause great loss to managers and endanger performance.
As of this week, the CTA hopes to be able to organize a personalized event for those who wish to attend. A total of 42 companies have withdrawn from personal attendance at CES 2022, according to the company’s latest announcement.
Companies like Samsung, Qualcomm, LG, HTS and OnePlus have not yet decided against this. Samsung, in particular, has already announced its CES 2022 keynote event on January 4th.
Tenstorrent to use Samsung’s advanced 4nm process to produce the chips
AI chip startup Tenstorrent recently announced that it will cooperate with Samsung to produce the next generation of AI chipsets, which will be manufactured using the 4nm SF4X process.
Tenstorrent praises the Samsung team as “known for its expertise in silicon manufacturing.” The chipsets will be manufactured using Samsung’s advanced SF4X process, which boasts an impressive 4nm architecture.
The company has built powerful RISC-V CPUs and AI acceleration chips, aiming to break through the computing boundaries of multiple industries such as data centers, automobiles, and robots.
These chipsets are designed to deliver scalable power from milliwatts to megawatts for a wide range of applications from edge devices to data centers.
Previous report reveals that Tenstorrent completed a new round of financing of $100 million in August this year, with participation from Hyundai Motor Group and Samsung Catalyst Fund, a venture capital company owned by Samsung.
Made in India Chromebooks: Google signs new partnership with HP
Google and HP have announced a partnership to manufacture Chromebooks in India, making them the first Chromebooks to be made in the country. The partnership aims to improve the digital education scenario in India by providing affordable and secure computing devices to students and educators.
According to the information, the Chromebooks will be produced at the Flex Facility near Chennai, where HP has been making various laptops and desktops since August 2020. The production of HP Chromebooks starts on October 2, 2023.
Chromebooks are the leading devices in K-12 education globally, with over 50 million students and teachers using them. Chromebooks have built-in accessibility and security features that make them ideal for online learning.
Today, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed the partnership through a tweet on X (Twitter). He mentioned, “We are partnering with HP to manufacture Chromebooks in India – These are the first Chromebooks to be made in India and will make it easier for Indian students to have access to affordable and secure computing.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Plus with Snapdragon chip spotted on Google Play Console
Google Play Console listing doesn’t reveal much about its specs, while its existence is almost confirmed. The Galaxy Tab A9 Plus will feature a 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution display, while the size remains unknown at the moment.
Past reports revealed that this tablet will be equipped with Snapdragon 695 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM. However, the Tab A9 is said to sport MediaTek’s Helio G99 chipset and a 1340 x 800 pixels resolution display.