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Let LTE and quad-core apps processor battle begin
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2/27/2013   Post a comment
As the Mobile World Congress raises its curtain next week, both Nvidia and Marvell are rushing to announce new smartphone ICs with the mobile industry’s two new “must-have features”: quad-core and LTE modem.
Sequans gung-ho for LTE Broadcast
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2/26/2013   3 comments
LTE Advanced enables operators to get into LTE Broadcast -- multicasting popular content simultaneously to multiple devices.
What’s under the hood of Sony's PS4?
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2/25/2013   9 comments
Although Sony did not show the PS4 game console, the spec sheets provide a glimpse of what’s inside in each unit.
Yoshida in NY: Sony snaps out of NIH syndrome
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2/22/2013   9 comments
For years Sony believed in the myth that the instinct to develop proprietary technologies or formats is deeply ingrained in the company’s DNA.
LTE, quad-core apps processor wars begin
Design How-To  
2/21/2013   2 comments
In the buildup to Mobile World Congress, Nvidia and Marvell rushed to announce smartphone ICs with the mobile industry’s two new must-have features.
Sony PS4 to feature AMD X86 processor
Design How-To  
2/21/2013   20 comments
Sony drops the CELL processor in favor of a new AMD-developed SoC for the latest incarnation of the PlayStation gaming console.
Achronix sampling first Intel-built FPGAs
Design How-To  
2/20/2013   4 comments
Intel's first publicly announced foundry customer now sampling FPGAs made with Intel's 22-nm tri-gate technology.
Marvell rolls quad-core IC for 3G
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2/19/2013   1 comment
Marvell’s new single-chip quad-core processor is a low-cost 3G platform designed for both smartphones and tablets.
Tensilica vs. Ceva in imaging/vision IP core battle
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2/17/2013   Post a comment
Rapidly evolving embedded vision algorithms are opening up a new battleground for DSP core IP companies in mobile handsets, automotive and video products.
Yoshida in Japan: Renesas exodus is GloFo’s gain
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2/14/2013   15 comments
GlobalFoundries is scooping up former Renesas engineers who were pushed out as the Japanese company remakes itself.
Intel discloses Internet TV service plan
News & Analysis  
2/14/2013   31 comments
Chip giant's plan goes far beyond Google TV, involving both the consumer box and the service business.
Yoshida in NY: Why do we need an imaging IP core?
Blog  
2/13/2013   10 comments
Imaging is suddenly a hot topic among system engineers who build automotive electronics, mobile handsets, tablets, PCs, digital TVs and medical devices.
Tensilica vs. Ceva in imaging/vision IP core battle
Design How-To  
2/12/2013   5 comments
Rapidly evolving embedded vision algorithms are opening up a new battleground for DSP core IP companies in mobile handsets, automotive and video products.
Yoshida in Japan: ‘Quality’ quest without balance
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2/11/2013   16 comments
The tendency of Japanese companies to overbuild over-specified, high-quality products is one culprit behind the downfall of the nations electronics industry.
Yoshida in Japan: Fujitsu-Panasonic SoC JV deal makes no sense
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2/5/2013   17 comments
The proposed joint venture between Fujitsu and Panasonic's SoC businesses will not save Japan's semiconductor industry or improve its standing in SoCs.


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