Intel has released two new technologies for its custom foundry customers. Embedded Multi-die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB), available to 14nm foundry customers, enables a lower cost and simpler 2.5D packaging approach for high density interconnects between heterogeneous dies on a single package, says Intel.
Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based startup building centimeter-accurate GPS technology, has raised a $2.6 million seed round led by First Round, with participation from Fall Line Capital, Felicis Ventures, Kal Vepuri, Lemnos Labs, Qualcomm, through its venture capital group, Qualcomm Ventures, and VegasTechFund.
HP has unveiled a new portfolio of ProLiant Generation 9 servers. The servers are optimized for convergence, cloud and software-defined environments, and feature new technology like HP-unique PCIe accelerators and HP DDR4 SmartMemory, says the company.
Google will be opening a startup center in Seoul’s Gangnam region. The center will be open to entrepreneurs working on their startups, and will be the the company’s third such center.
SeatGeek Raises $35M
Ticket search engine SeatGeek has raised a $35 million Series B round led by Accel Partners. Causeway Media Partners, a sports-focused investment fund led by Boston Celtics CEO Wyc Grousbeck, also participated in the round, alongside Super Bowl MVPs Peyton and Eli Manning, Nas, and Melo7 Tech Partners. Other participating investors include Stanford University Athletics, Seattle Mariners co-owner…
VMware, Nvidia, and Google are collaborating to deliver virtual desktops and workstation-class graphics to Google Chromebooks. The joint solution optimizes the performance of virtual graphics applications at scale.
Storage giant Seagate has started shipping the world’s first 8TB hard disk drive. Outfitted with enterprise-class reliability and support for archive workloads, the drive features multi-drive RV tolerance, and incorporates a SATA 6Gb/s interface.
World’s Most Expensive Comic Book Sold On EBay For $3.2M
A copy of Action Comics #1 was sold at an eBay auction for $3.2 million, making it the most expensive comic in the world. The comic was sold by prominent collectibles dealer Darren Adams, owner of Pristine Comics in Federal Way, Wash. Widely regarded as the Holy Grail of comic books, there are believed to be as few as 50 unrestored original copies of Action Comics #1 still in existence. The…