Catching up in the high end
MediaTek has changed its strategy for the high end market to make more competitive chips. The company plans to launch its first USA products this year as it has the Cat 6. capable modems but with 10nm announcement it wants to get closer to the big names in phone SoCs including Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple.
Changing car design
Nvidia showed us an awesome demo of a completely rendered Nissan car with 100s of thousand parts in VR that meant we could see inside the car. It was possible to see millions of details inside the car, even before it is manufactured. This could well change the way cars are designed in the future.
Amping 4.9G to 11
Telco network gear maker Nokia has just written a cheque for Eta Devices, which is apparently an outfit which specialises in power amp technology for network base stations and not the bomb makers for a Basque seperatist organisation.
Thanks for the memory
Memory-chip maker Micron Technology reported better-than-expected fourth quarter revenue, which saw its smallest decline in a year, as pricing improves and the personal computer market starts to make its big comeback.