Lenovo, Oppo, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech devices in 2019
Qualcomm just announced in Beijing that together with Lenovo, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech, commercial availability of standard-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) devices is to be expected in 2019.
Noise canceling, biometrics, HQ and no wires
The Qualcomm acquisition of CSR is definitely paying off, it all leads to a cut the cord strategy that includes audio.
But will sure try
It was cute to see everyone covering the fact that Nvidia is up in arms against (r) etailers who are selling to miners. Unfortunately, there is hardly anything Nvidia can do to stop the trend.
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.
We wanted to address something that might not get enough coverage as it deserves. A few weeks, back AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster confirmed that that the Zen 2 design has been finished
Takes care of North America commercial sales
Some of you might remember the name, as John Byrne is an old friend of Fudzilla. He made a great career at AMD and, since July 2015, has worked at several senior positions at Dell. The recent promotion got him to a President.
Future of unlocking
Our good friend Godfrey Cheng, an old friend who worked for ATI, AMD and now Synaptics has shown Fudzilla a Vivo prototype phone with in-display unlocking.
Instinct, artificial intelligence first
Lisa Su has announced Vega 7nm as a machine learning "instinct part" first. AMD is quite clear that this is for machine learning first and don’t want to comment on our curiosity whether Vega 7nm can make it to the market as a gaming product soon.
Without pointing any fingers and naming any names, Fudzilla had confirmation that Raja Koduri's successor to run the graphics side of the business will come from outside of AMD.
Volta graphics, eight custom cores for automotive
Nvidia CEO announced that Drive Xavier world's first autonomous machine processor is up and running as the silicon got back from the Fab two weeks ago, and of course, it works flawlessly.