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Google and Samsung reach global patent license deal

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>In a move that could have big implications for a mobile device industry consumed by patent litigation, Google(s goog) and …

Understanding AMD's Semi-Custom Strategy

With Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia we are now living in a world where all three major client OS providers (Apple, Google and MS) all own/are …

A Look at Altera's OpenCL SDK for FPGAs

Efficiency vs flexibility is one of the fundamental tradeoffs in any engineering discipline and it is true in computer architecture as well. For any …

The Next Generation of Micro Server SoCs: ECX-2000 vs Atom 2000

Our review of the Boston Viridis, one of the first Calxeda ECX-1000 based servers, was a pretty weird one. Instead of trying out different server …

Intel to Fab Altera FPGAs with ARM IP

In a story posted today on EETimes, Altera announced at the ARM Developers Conference that they have entered into a partnership with Intel to have …

IBM and NVIDIA Announce Data Analytics & Supercomputer Partnership

Our other piece of significant NVIDIA news to coincide with the start of SC13 comes via a joint announcement from NVIDIA and IBM. Together the two …

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 805: 2.5GHz, 128-bit Memory Interface, D3D11-class Graphics & More

Qualcomm has had an incredible year. It wasn’t too long ago that I was complaining about Qualcomm’s release cadence, the lull between Scorpion and …

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 410 Based on 64-bit ARM Cortex A53

ARM told us to expect some of the first 64-bit ARMv8 based SoCs to ship in 2014, and it looks like we're seeing just that. Today Qualcomm is …

NVIDIA Announces CUDA 6: Unified Memory for CUDA

Kicking off next week will be the annual International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, better known as …

Math suggests iPhone market share to hit 68% in US by 2017

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Apple’s next big opportunity may be in China, but that doesn’t mean the U.S. still isn’t a big market for the iPhone(s aapl). …

TeliportMe Introduces 3D Effects To Its Panorama App

A panorama photo already gives people a good overview of your surroundings, so how can that experience be improved? Why, 3D effects of course. And that is what the team at 500 Startups-backed TeliportMe has done as it starts by adding four 3D effects — sunflare, snow, fog and rain — to its panorama …

Qualcomm Vs. Microsoft: Take Second Prize Or Hold Out For First Prize?

The announcement that Steve Mollenkopf has been elected CEO of Qualcomm takes him off the short-list of candidates for Microsoft CEO. Or does it? What would you do if you were Mollenkopf? Qualcomm’s board? Microsoft’s board?<p>In this particular case, Mollenkopf has been at Qualcomm for twenty years, …