Analysis: Bad for everyone else
Nvidia will take over ARM, at least it has announced its intention and the market and the stock skyrocketed, demonstrating that this looks like it is an excellent move for Nvidia. Still, a semiconductor company taking over what used to be an independent API provider doesn't resonate well.
Multi-function for Baseband Unit market
5G is one of these big vectors that will entirely change our lives and industries in many ways that one cannot even imagine. Xilinx will play a big part in that market as it just announced shipping of a Multi-Function telco accelerator card for growing 5G O-RAN virtual baseband unit markets.
Ex Qualcomm SVP and GM of Automotive
In this bombastic week for the industry, SiFive, a leader in Risc V architecture products, has announced that it has hired Patrick W. Little as President and CEO, effective immediately.
Pure loop for Core i3 (Ryzen 3) to Core i9 (Ryzen 9)
Be Quiet! is working hard even during the pandemic, and it has finally released an update for its Pure Look water cooler solution.
Intel helps in COVID-19 research
Industry veteran Alex Zhavoronkov who left the PC industry (ATI and AMD) to start the AI longevity focused Insilico Medicine, has announced AI-powered COVIDomic to power the COVID-19 basic and clinical research.
Pentium and Celeron in laptops and desktops in 2021
What we used to call Atom will continue to be known as Pentium and Celeron in affordable laptops and small form desktop computers coming in 2021.
The stereo camera powered by Zync MPSoC
Xilinx is number two in automotive cameras, and the company just scored a significant Subaru design win being the choice for the latest generation Subaru EyeSight.
Additional 40 million possible gamers
Nvidia is investing heavily in a cloud gaming platform called GeForce Now, and we had a chance to get an update from an old friend and industry veteran Phil Eisler, VP of GeForce Now and cloud gaming. The biggest announcement for today is that Chromebooks have support for GeForce now.
Leadership in IP saves an additional 40 percent on text
Companies like Qualcomm invest a lot of time and engineering effort to help with upcoming standards, and many know that Qualcomm is a leader in 5G. Qualcomm is also committed to Versatile Video Coding (VVC), known as H266, and the company helped to optimize the codec and bring an additional 30 to 40 saving to text-based content, maintaining the same visual quality.
Intel senior graphics fellow confirms
One of the great advantages of taking part at the virtual architecture day at Intel is the chance to chat with the speakers and learn a tad more. David Blythe, a senior fellow graphics architect behind the Xe LP design, as well as Gen 11 GPU, has shared a few interesting details about Xe LP.