The taxi that looks for you

Where’s a taxi when you need one? That’s the bane of passengers from around the world, except possibly in Taipei where taxis somehow seem to be just where you need them.

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NVIDIA joins VMware in APAC vForums

NVIDIA GRID vGPU vSphereImagine the power of shared GPUs? NVIDIA and VMware are showcasing how enterprises can leverage the power of shared GPU using VMware vSphere and NVIDIA GRID vGPU at vForums currently on in Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

NVIDIA GRID vGPU technology allows multiple virtual machines to share the power of a single GPU to deliver rich graphics experiences with professional 2D and 3D applications.

The partners are also pushing an early access programme that provides a technology preview of these technologies. Enterprises can try the GPU virtualisation and virtual application and desktop infrastructure, ahead of its general availability by signing up at www.nvidia.com/grid-vmware-vgpu. Those selected get to work directly with the engineering teams from both NVIDIA and VMware.

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NVIDIA building new home

New NVIDIA homeTwenty years after its founding, NVIDIA is building a new home to accommodate growth.

It has 8,000 staff across 40-plus sites, including Taipei, Moscow, Shanghai, Paris, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bangalore, Helsinki, Cambridge, Sophia, and Boston.

The new campus is just a few blocks from where the company started in Santa Clara.

“The new NVIDIA building will capture the ambition and imagination of our people. It will stand at the intersection of science and art, just as our work in visual computing does. It will be the symbol, the physical manifestation, of our vision for the company,” wrote Jen Hsun-Huang, CEO and Founder of NVIDIA in a blog post (http://blogs.nvidia.com/2013/02/nvidia-to-build-a-new-home-20-years-after-our-founding/).