Android 7.0 Nougat and Snapdragon 821
LG has confirmed that the successor to the V10 called the V20 will launch in September with Android Nougat 7.0. This is, most likely, one more Snapdragon 821 design win.
Qualcomm's CEO confirmed it
Last week Qualcomm’s CEO confirmed to its investors that the company has taped out its 10nm system on a chip (SoC).
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.
We told you so
Nvidia just sent us an official note that the company has its 11 teraflops, 12 billion transistor Pascal based Titan X card and will start start flogging it on 2 August for $1200.
Revenues, income and stock rise five percent
Qualcomm has had a better than expected results in its Q3 earnings, beating street and even its own estimates.
The SonoSite portable iViz ultrasound system
Technology can save lives, and i was interested to learn that Fujifilm Sonosite had developed a Snapdragon 600 based portable iViz ultrasound system that saved five soldiers' lives in Afghanistan.
By ex ATI, AMD now Nvidia engineer at Hot Chips
The Hot Chips conference that takes place in the last weeks of August will be a fun place to be. Among many others topics, Nvidia plans to talk about its Tegra-Next System-on-Chip.
Exclusive: 4, 8, 12, 16, 24 and 32 core versions
Zen-based Opteron processors should appear by mid-2017 and our deep throats have revealed that there will be three different sockets. Not only that, the entry level Zen based processors will come in four or eight Zen core configurations and they will use the SP4r2 BGA socket. AMD has been developing them under the Snowy Owl codename.
Shaping a 16nm FinFET part
The Coolpad A9S-9 is the first phone spotted in the GFX Bench database and what makes this phone special is the fact that this is the first time we've seen a 16nm FinFET Plus based Helio P20 in the wild.
Helio X20 costs Yuan 1999 (270 Eur, $299)
After Meizu MX5 came the MX6 and yet again the company chose the deca-core Helio X20 processor and packed it in a 5.5 inch phone that is 7.25 millimeters thin. Let’s not forget that the Helio X20 also brings the Cat 6. modem in play with support for carrier aggregation.