It will leave connectivity to others
Jensen sparked our imagination by mentioning that a self-driving car will have a SoC or a small computer inside a car that will essentially talk with the cloud, and share the information with the system.
$30 billion deal
NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.
Created with automotives in mind
Danny Shapiro, Nvidia's Senior Director of Automotives, has revealed a few details about the "Parker", Nvidia’s Newest SOC for Autonomous Vehicles.
Ends in a divorce
Tesla just ended its long term relations with Israeli based Mobileye. This comes as a rather sudden and unexpected shock as Mobileye is the company behind Tesla’s now very famous autopilot.
Digital mapping service and 82.9% stake in AutoChips
Rumors that MediaTek might acquire Intel’s mobile division spiked a lot of conversations all over tech industry which, as we said, were wrong. But MediaTek did announce a strategic partnership with NavInfo which is a Chinese-based digital mapping service provider and now an automotive chip manufacturer.
Nvidia's automotive future is bright
After 23 and a half years of trying, Nvidia finally became a 5 billion dollar revenue company. This is a great result considering that all PC-oriented companies are suffering from the PC market decline. Now the company has 20 to 25 million cars that will ship with Nvidia technology inside.
NXP writes $12 billion cheque
NXP has completed its nearly $12 billion deal to buy Freescale and become the world's top maker of automotive electronics.
Thanks to VR, gaming, deep learning, cloud, automotive and AMD snoozing
Nvidia has announced record revenues in the third quarter for fiscal 2016 as a few long play strategies are starting to work out. Nvidia is diversifying beyond PC gaming .
Acquisitions possible, seeking Japanese partners
The market is definitely changing. MediaTek made a lot of money on its smartphone SoC sales, but the company is looking beyond that. They now have clear IoT and Automotive market aspirations.