Strong Chinese licensing and chipset shipments
Qualcomm is having a great day. Not only has the outfit acquired NXP for $47 billion it also announced that it made $6.2 billion revenue in this quarter – an increase of 13 per cent year-over-year.
Trouble with intel’s 10nm continues
KGI Securities and world’s leading Apple leaking analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, shared that Cannon Lake 10nm is likely to debut in 2H 2017 in new, 32GB capable Macbook Pros. The transition to LPDDR4 could result in 15-25 percent less power consumption over the current LPDDR3.
16nm Kirin 960 inside
Huawei is happily shipping its Kirin 950 and 955 based phones and it looks like we soon might have a Huawei Mate 9 featuring a new Kirin 960 chipset.
Inventec confirms January shipping
Apple has boldly removed a 3.5-inch audio connector and called it a feature on the iPhone 7. At the same time, the same company failed to fulfil its own promises and ship the AirPods wireless headphones in October, pushing them towards early next year.
Mercedes and Lumen system integrator
The Mercedes S550 plug in hybrid is the first car to commercially comes with Qualcomm Halo wireless car charger. Fudzilla saw a demo of this technology back in May 2015 and it sounded more than promising.
Xavier is the future of all models
A few days ago, Nvidia announced that its highly anticipated Tesla model 3 comes with Nvidia Drive PX2 hardware and that the car will have all it needs for complete autonomous self-driving.
Slowly ramping up
HTC cannot get a break in the phone market and it looks like the Vive VR, the outfit's over-priced VR kit, sold 140,000 pieces in August and September.
Apple signs up for Polaris
Apple has been an "Nvidia free" zone for ages and now it seems that AMD has scored another MacBook Pro 15 design win with its Polaris based Radeon Pro 400 series GPUs.
IoT and Automotive twist
Qualcomm was apparently eyeing NXP for a while and it just announced that it has bought it in a massive $47 billion deal that has quite a bit of IoT and automotive aspiration.