Monthly Archives: August 2015

Crisis Message from Hunbiased: Immigration

which I very much felt to share here urgently by reposting Hunbiased: Immigration which was published on August 29, 2015 Immigration is *the* topic in the news in Hungary. It’s what all newscasts lead with and it’s the issue that dominates … Continue reading

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“The node-to-node transition shrinking from two to three years to sometimes 18 months”

This was said by Thomas Wong, director within strategic business operations at Cadence’s IP Group at the 52nd Design Automation Conference in June, 2015. Source: DAC 2015: How Best to Manage Third-Party IP Integration post of August 10, 2015 in The Fuller View blog for … Continue reading

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The (now) not so “secret sauce” behind ARM Cortex-A72

From CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Conference Call, April 27, 2015 In early March, we launched Innovus, which is our new internally developed product for digital implementation. Innovus delivers 10 to 20 percent improvement in performance power, and area; and … Continue reading

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Smartphone market outlook and the MediaTek Helio X10 based Xiaomi Redmi Note 2/Prime launched for $125, $140 and $156

Let’s start with an extremely good presentation video by Mrwhosetheboss: And an actual experience video from Chinese sources (finished by comparing to iPhone 6): Aug 16, 2015, Xiaomi Today: Xiaomi sold 800,000 Redmi Note 2 phones in 12 hours Note that Xiaomi … Continue reading

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16nm / DDR4! MediaTek Helio X30 / X22 Exposure

Recommended background information on this same blog: MediaTek’s next 10 years’ strategy for devices, wearables and IoT [March 10, 2015] MediaTek CorePilot™ 3.0 with Tri-Cluster™ [July 3, 2015] Aug 3, 2015: 16nm/DDR4!联发科Helio X30/X22曝光- MTK手机网 by MTK mobile phone network (MTK手机网) as has been translated by Google and … Continue reading

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The 3 and a half year old flexible printed circuit solution of the Nike FuelBand and the current offerings from Flexible Circuit Technologies, its solution provider

From Nike is giving partial refunds for Fuelband owners after a lawsuit alleged the wearables aren’t accurate of July 27, 2015 by Business Insider Nike and collaborator Apple deny the allegations in the lawsuit but agreed to settle to avoid a continued … Continue reading

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PC Market Trends

A comment from IDC brought ahead: “Competition from 2-in-1 devices and phones remains an issue“. In the notes to the IDC press release it is mentioned as well that “tablets with detachable keyboards [i.e. 2-in-1 devices] running either Windows or Android … Continue reading

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