Poor little Qualcomm: $100 billion in market cap but nobody knows your name. At least that’s the song the company is singing in a new MIT Technology Review article today, which features Qualcomm Chief Marketing Officer Anand Chandrasekher basically begging for attention. Qualcomm is the Intel of the mobile world, after all, but without garish stickers on every PC, a two-word catchy slogan and… → Read More
Intel officially launched its new dual-core “CloverTrail+” Atom system-on-a-chip today at MWC in Barcelona. The CloverTrail+ is a direct successor to Intel’s first smartphone SoC, Medfield, but gets its name from the company’s tablet-focused CloverTrail platform. The Atom Z2580 dual-core processor is the top-of-the-line SKU in the new lineup, which you can see powering a mobile graphics rendering… → Read More
Greenvity, a startup that makes “system on a chip” (SOC) technology for use in smart grid-connected equipment or energy saving consumer electronics, has raised more than $7 million in a series A round led by DFJ VinaCapital. The round was joined by undisclosed angels and one chip manufacturer, reports managing director of the Ho Chi Minh City-based venture fund, Phuc Tan.
Patrick Barry, VP of Connected TV from Yahoo demonstrated the “Widget Channel”, which aims to seamlessly integrate the Internet with television. Yes, yes, I know we’ve all heard that one before. But this time, they tell us, it will be different. The Widget Channel is non-intrusive. All previous attempts at marrying the web with TV have obscured the actual experience of watching television by… → Read More