Monthly Archives: February 2011

Be aware of ZTE et al. and white-box (Shanzhai) vendors: Wake up call now for Nokia, soon for Microsoft, Intel, RIM and even Apple!

Update as of August 10, 2012: After acquiring the Qt commercial licensing business in March 2011 from Nokia, the Helsinki based, ~1000 people strong Digia, with 2011 sales of 121.9 million Euro, yesterday acquired all the rest of the Qt … Continue reading

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Pixel Qi’s first big name device manufacturing partner is the extremely ambitious ZTE

Latest update: ZTE Light Tablet with Pixel Qi screen [June 3, 2011] While this is not yet with the anti-glare anti-reflective coating and the reflective mode for touch is not yet implemented in this ZTE sample, this is how the … Continue reading

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Kinoma is now the marvellous software owned by Marvell

A leading chip, even SoC company buying a leading software company and moving immediately with that into the heart of the Android software and solution market? It is not so strange if one is considering Marvell’s strategy as expressed in … Continue reading

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Marvell to capitalize on BRIC market with the Moby tablet

Follow-up: First real chances for Marvell on the tablet and smartphone fronts [Aug 21 – Sept 25, 2011] Brazil, Russia (sort of), India, and China (BRIC) are the current leading lights for most of the businesses looking for high growth markets … Continue reading

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