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Ambarella sets stage for IPO

Posted by Robert Dow on June 13th 2011 | Permalink
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Santa Clara based Image processing chip vendor Ambarella Inc.has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined, Ambarella.

Check out Live Video Coverage of E3

Posted by Robert Dow on June 6th 2011 | Permalink
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If you cannot make it to Los Angeles you can check out all the action live, provided by GamerLive.TV. Nvidia has announced this week that its 3D Vision technology will allow video coverage of the show to be supported for the first time in stereoscopic 3D. Take a look

Microsoft gives us a glimpse at Windows 8

Posted by Robert Dow on June 3rd 2011 | Permalink
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Microsoft debuted Windows 8 at the D9 Conference in Southern California and also in Taiwan at Computex. It is a new tile-based interface replacing the classic Windows start menu which is better suited to tablets and touch screens. It will have Web-connected and Web-powered apps built using HTML5 and JavaScript, you

Intel makes their case for “Ultrabooks” at Computex

Posted by Robert Dow on June 1st 2011 | Permalink
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New Executive Vice President Sean Maloney gave us a new category to look out for during his keynote, "ultrabooks,". Ultrabooks are defined as thin, powerful and energy-efficient notebooks that offer tablet-like features, such as responsiveness and—eventually—touch capabilities. Intel expects that 40 percent of notebooks shipped by the end of 2012

NEW WorkStation Q1 2011 quarterly report available

Posted by Webmaster on June 1st 2011 | Permalink
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Preview the table of contents and download your copy today (subscribers only). Purchase the Workstation report now.

Nvidia lands orders for three million Tegra 2 chips from Samsung

Posted by Robert Dow on May 30th 2011 | Permalink
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Nvidia has obtained orders for three million Tegra 2 chips from Samsung Electronics which will launch 10.1-inch Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) Tegra 2 Galaxy Tab in early June, according to company CEO and president Huang Jen-hsun. Nvidia has shipped 10 million Tegra 2 chips cumulatively and expects the shipment volume to exceed 25 million chips in 2011.

The workstation market slows to a more sustainable pace in Q1’11

Posted by Robert Dow on May 27th 2011 | Permalink
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Q1’11 is now in the books, with the quarter seeing 860.0 thousand workstations shipped worldwide, representing a 4.8% sequential decline and an 18.6% year-over-year gain. While reduced growth might leave some disappointed, we see it as a healthy sign the market is stabilizing and averting a second dip. The full Q1' 11 JPR

Nvidia and Google team up for 3D YouTube

Posted by Robert Dow on May 26th 2011 | Permalink
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With increasing 3D content available everywhere YouTube and Nvidia have decided to team up. "YouTube is adding support for HTML5 and WebM standards to the thousands of 3D videos available on YouTube. That will allow the Nvidia 3D Vision users to see in 3D." Read and watch more about Nvidia's

Autodesk net income up 170%

Posted by Robert Dow on May 25th 2011 | Permalink
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Autodesk reported this week that revenue was up 11% in the first quarter of fiscal 2012, compared to the same quarter a year earlier, and net income was up 170% from a year earlier. Revenue was $528 million for 1Q12 (ended April 30, 2011), up 11%. Net income was $99.7 million, up 170% from $36.9 million a year ago. This

AMD releases two new low power new Accelerated Processing Units

Posted by Robert Dow on May 24th 2011 | Permalink
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AMD has announced the immediate availability of two new AMD Embedded G-Series with thermal design power (TDP) ratings of 5.5 and 6.4 watts. The new Accelerated Processing Units have very low power consumption and targets fanless embedded systems like digital signage, kiosks and mobile industrial devices. Read more about the “Bobcat” here.