Monthly Archives: September 2010

Marvell ARMADA beats Qualcomm Snapdragon, NVIDIA Tegra and Samsung/Apple Hummingbird in the SoC market [again]

Follow-ups: – Marvell SoCs to win both Microsoft and Nokia for Windows Phone and Windows 8 platforms (after the Kinect success) [Feb 1, 2012] – First real chances for Marvell on the tablet and smartphone fronts [Aug 21 – Sept 25, … Continue reading

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Microsoft to lead standards compliance and implementation? … or how Microsoft is aiming to create a radically new Windows client platform via a set of “whole computer capable rich web” standards.

This is the question and the final conclusion I came to after studying all the details related to the announcement of Microsoft and Top Sites Celebrate the Beauty of the Web With Internet Explorer 9 Beta Release [Sept 15]. Let’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft going multiplatform?

Microsoft Has No Plans To Make Another Smartphone, Exec Says [Sept 16] wrote The Wall Street Journal yesterday. Is it big news? Some say so. Wired’s reaction to the internals of that article is the most notable one: Microsoft’s New … Continue reading

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Be aware of mainland China and Taiwan stronger manufacturing links in ICT

A current article from Knowledge@Wharton is drawing our attention to the fact that mainland China and Taiwan are fast becoming essentially one in the important ICT sector, and this will further increase their global influence. See: Computer Compatriots: Taiwan and … Continue reading

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