Tag Archives: Computers and Internet

AMD 2012-13: a new Windows 8 strategy expanded with ultra low-power APUs for the tablets and fanless clients

AMD Strategy Transformation Brings Agile Delivery of Industry-Leading IP to the Market [AMD press release, Feb 2, 2012] At its annual Financial Analyst Day, AMD (NYSE: AMD) detailed a new “ambidextrous” strategythat builds on the company’s long history of x86 … Continue reading

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Intel 2011: a year of records, milestones and breakthroughs

Intel’s CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript [Seeking Alpha, Jan 19, 2012] + Q&A –> Intel’s industry position and prospects for years ahead [Dec 9, 2010 – March 21, 2011] reinvented the transistor with our 3-D Tri-Gate … Continue reading

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VIZIO’s two pronged strategy: Android based V.I.A. Plus device ecosystem + Windows based premium PC entertainment

The VIZIO Internet Apps® Plus (“V.I.A. Plus”) ecosystem of devices was launched on June 28, 2011 with the introduction of VIZIO’s first tablet. Each VIZIO V.I.A. Plus product features a VIZIO-designed user interface that is not only intuitive but also … Continue reading

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Marvell® ARMADA® PXA168 based XO laptops and tablets from OLPC with $185 and target $100 list prices respectively

CES: One Laptop Per Child – The New XO v3.0 [Jan 11, 2012] The new OLPC XO v3.0 laptop is unveiled at CES 2012. Demoing at the Marvell booth (the company that developed the processor found on board the XO) … Continue reading

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Google’s revitalization of its Android-based TV effort via Marvell SoC and reference design

Updates: Marvell and Google Transform TV [marvellmedia, Jan 10, 2012] – Marvell GoogleTV – ARM at CES 2012 [Jan 11, 2012] – Marvell licenses VeriSilicon DSP cores [Feb 13, 2012] SAN FRANCISCO—Marvell Technology Group Ltd. has signed a licensing agreement … Continue reading

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TD-SCDMA: US$3B into the network (by the end of 2012) and 6 million phones procured (just in October)

Updates: China government not expected to issue TD-LTE operating license for the time being [Jan 16, 2012] While China Mobile has been actively promoting TD-LTE, the China government is not expected to issue a TD-LTE operating license to China Mobile … Continue reading

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Qualcomm is very close to getting the HTML5 web apps performance and feature set to rival that of native OS apps

OnQ: Delivering Better Web Experiences for Snapdragon S3 Mobile Processors [Sy Choudhury, Director of Product Management, Web Technologies, Oct 10, 2011] Sy Choudhury, Director of Product Management for Qualcomm, demonstrates how our web optimizations can enhance the overall web browsing … Continue reading

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