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Comment: Re: great job - JimMcGregor - 7/28/2014
Comment: Re: great job - JimMcGregor - 7/23/2014
Nvidia Raises Android Gaming Ante
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7/22/2014   7 comments
The Nvidia Tegra K1 inside the Xaomi MiPad and now Nvidia's own Shield Tablet will drive Android toward being a gaming platform comparable to PCs and consoles.
AMD Realigns Organization & Names COO
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6/13/2014   4 comments
AMD announced the appointment of Lisa Su as the company’s COO, a position that has remained vacant under the new management, and has realigned the organizational structure to report to the COO.
Computex 2014: Building a Better Mouse
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6/9/2014   3 comments
Despite being the largest tradeshow in Asia, the 2014 Computex appeared to be more about building better solutions around the existing technology, than new innovations, a trend that has been reflected by many of the other major industry events.
Startup Unveils CPUs for Wearables
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4/8/2014   5 comments
SoC startup Ineda targets wearables with a new SoC and backing from others, including Imagination, Qualcomm, and Samsung.
Comment: Re: 64 or 32? - JimMcGregor - 2/25/2014
Qualcomm, Allwinner & MediaTek All Go Octa
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2/24/2014   7 comments
If there was any doubt about the potential for octa-core ARM-based processors, the flurry of announcements at MWC puts it to rest. Allwinner, MediaTek, and Qualcomm all announce 8-core SoCs for mobile devices. The new devices join octa-core solutions already available from MediaTek and Samsung.
Comment: Re: 8 percent - JimMcGregor - 2/6/2014
Comment: Re: 180 turn - JimMcGregor - 2/5/2014
Comment: Re: 180 turn - JimMcGregor - 2/4/2014
Who Needs 64-Bit or 8-Cores?
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1/31/2014   3 comments
Spreadtrum's latest news shows there is still a great deal of growth left in 3G smartphones for cost-effective 32-bit SoCs.
Comment: Re: sequal - JimMcGregor - 1/31/2014
Comment: Re: Nadella - JimMcGregor - 1/31/2014
AMD Delivers With ARM
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1/28/2014   11 comments
AMD announces its first ARM v8 server processor codenamed Seattle based on the ARM Cortex-A57 CPU core, from Open Compute Summit.
Intel's Cough Gives Industry Flu
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1/21/2014   18 comments
The world's biggest semiconductor vendor is slowing its move to 450mm wafers and cutting staff, potentially leaving a gap for others to fill to avoid a slowdown.
Comment: Re: Windows 8 - JimMcGregor - 12/3/2013
Holiday Sales Signal Computing's Shift
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12/2/2013   13 comments
The Black Friday and Cyber Monday ads and sales data tell a tale of a PC ecosystem that's become less competitive with the shift to tablets.
ARM's Got Leverage in Intel Battle
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11/19/2013   16 comments
ARM currently has an edge over industry heavyweight Intel in a battle of architectures and ecosystems that is reshaping mobile and server industries.
Comment: Re: ARM everywhere? - JimMcGregor - 10/24/2013
Comment: Re: ms divisions - JimMcGregor - 10/15/2013
Should Microsoft Be Broken Up?
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10/15/2013   26 comments
A Microsoft break up at this time is a much more attractive option than scaling down and retrenching into traditional segments at a later date.
Comment: Re: Finally - JimMcGregor - 10/14/2013
NVIDIA Launches 2nd Mobile Entertainment Platform
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9/18/2013   18 comments
Will $200 Tegra Note with Android fortify NVIDIA for the holiday season's tablet price war?
Are Technology Leaders Doomed to Fail?
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9/13/2013   12 comments
It seems that every high-tech company that has ridden a wave of innovation to industry leadership eventually faces a cliff that leads to doom and gloom.
Comment: Re: Low Power - JimMcGregor - 7/26/2013
Comment: Re: Low Power - JimMcGregor - 7/24/2013
Nvidia Brings High-Performance Graphics to Mobile
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7/24/2013   6 comments
At Siggraph 2013, Nvidia provided details of Logan, the processor that will succeed its current Tegra 4.
Comment: Impressive Demo - JimMcGregor - 7/24/2013
Mobile Benchmarks Are Inherently Limited
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7/23/2013   5 comments
Technical benchmarks arose as a way to evaluate PC processors and computing systems. But with mobile devices, it's a whole new ballgame.
Comment: EUC is a hard bet - JimMcGregor - 7/12/2013
Comment: Benchmark Code - JimMcGregor - 7/11/2013
Nvidia to license graphics IP to other chip vendors
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6/18/2013   8 comments
Offerings include the current Kepler GPU product family as well as the modem technology Nvidia acquired from Icera a few years back.


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