MediaTek is jumping the automotive semi business
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Fully integrated solution in Q1 2017

Nvidia has already announced that its integrated automotive solution won the hearts of Tesla and Volvo, while Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 820A for automotive in early 2016. Now MediaTek has announced a plan to bring holistic, fully integrated system solutions to the automotive industry beginning in Q1 2017.

September good for Euro chip sales
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On the rise

The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) issued its sales figures for semiconductors in September, and they’re clearly on the up and up

Nvidia automotive won't revive modems
Published in Mobiles


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.

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm
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$30 billion deal

NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.

Nvidia Parker has Denver 2 with Pascal
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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. 

Tesla fires Mobileye as auto pilot supplier
Published in Wearables


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. 

MediaTek partners with NavInfo
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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 has 20 to 25 million powered cars in the pipeline
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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.

Freescale deal complete
Published in Processors
08 December 2015

Freescale deal complete


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.

Nvidia has a record $1.305 billion quarter
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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 .