Intel has one percent Apple profits
The market is upset about the leaked news that Apple might dump Intel in its future notebooks in 2020. Apple is working on its own Kalamata chip that could power phones, tablets and Macs in the future.
Gives little to none details
Nvidia’s CEO, the man known for his two hour plus keynotes that tend to become even longer, has announced the company's next generation automotive chip codenamed Orin. Nvidia gave few details about the chip but did mention it is expected to perform similarly to Pegasus.
Adaptive compute acceleration platform
Intel's Gordon Moore came with one of the most prominent rules/"laws" of the semiconductor industry, that the number of transistors on chip would double every 18th month.
2+6 cores mainstream
Qualcomm is gaining traction with its 600 series chipsets and it is about to announce a new one. The Snapdragon 670 comes with dual high-end CPUs and six energy efficient ones, all in 10nm.
14nm SoC with hexa-core Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 CPU cores
Samsung announced its newest SoC built on 14nm FinFET manufacturing process and aimed at mid-range devices, the Exynos 7872 SoC.
More features and longer battery life for wireless earbuds
Qualcomms said it will make QCC5100 Bluetooth SoC, and likely will provide more processing power as well as lower power consumption for wireless headphones and "hearables".
Fudzilla asked around
Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.
Adreno 630 and Kryo 385
Keith Kresin and Tim Leland just gave us a first glimpse of the inside of the Snapdragon 845.
Nvidia Xavier, the next generation Tegra focused on self-driving, is almost taped out.
Mass production in 2019
The current generation of SoC and the one that comes after will remain at 10nm, since it will take some time to move to 7nm. This is the conclusion we gathered after talking to a number of industry insiders.