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Getting vertical – what Nvidia’s acquisition of Icera means

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 9th 2011 | Discuss
Categories: Blogs, Engineering and Development,
Tags: nvidia, gpu, icrea, 3g modem, 4g modem, tsmc, tegra

Jon Peddie

Nvidia announced the acquisition of UK-based maker of baseband chips for 3G and 4G handsets, Icrea for $367 million in cash. This is a really big deal – not for the purchase price but for the impact it’s going to have on the industry. Now the playing field in