Mobile guys now in charge for Frostbite
One of the key guys behind Adreno, Tim Leland, has joined EA and is working under CTO as a general manager and VP in charge of the Frostbite engine. He will report to the EA’s CTO, Ken Moss. This hire definitely sets a wind of change within Electronic Arts.
New GPU and new 8K video beast
ARM introduced three things today. The Cortex A76 is meant for the 7nm CPU, Mali G76 GPU and Mali V76 8K video processing unit.
Andy Rubins cancels phone development
Andy Rubin's Essential Products business is considering selling itself and has cancelled development of a new smartphone.
With built-in Radeon Vega graphics
PC OEMs Dell, HP, and Lenovo are offering AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop accelerated processing units (APUs) with integrated Radeon Vega graphics in a variety of their commercial systems.
Launched by the end of the year
An official Gigabyte UK Notebook representative has told the OverclockersUK forums that Nvidia's next-generation mobile GPUs will launch towards the end of this year.
Chinese electronics giant ZTE has been effectively kicked out of the US for seven years after admitting to trading with North Korea and Iran.
Including the Core i9 mobile CPU
At a special event in Beijing, Intel unveiled its new high-performance 8th generation mobile CPUs, including the new Core i9-8950HK and the new Xeon E-2168, both aiming at the highest-end mobile market.
79.95 euro a month,
Deutsche Telekom launched its first all-you-can-eat mobile tariff in its home market Germany. Dubbed the MagentaMobil XL package it will set you back 79.95 euro a month but includes unlimited high-speed data for surfing and streaming within Germany, and 23 gigabytes of data for roaming across the European Union.
Rayfield runs the RTG, David Wang engineering
Before anyone jumps the gun claiming that Mike Rayfield, the newly promoted Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) is ex Micron, we wanted to point out that he used to run Tegra for Nvidia before. The man who will replace Raja Koduri’s engineering talents comes from ATI and Synaptics. David Wang is now Senior Vice President of Engineering at RTG.