Meet Xavier, NVIDIA’s next-gen SoC with its sights set on autonomous driving and AI market segments!

Tech News Meet Xavier, NVIDIA’s next-gen SoC with its sights set on autonomous driving and AI market segments!

At the inaugural GTC Europe 2016, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to stage and announced the next-gen SoC, Xavier. The new system on chip is in line to succeed Parker, the current SoC for autonomous vehicles.
Intel and ARM teaming up to produce 10nm ARM SoCs

Tech News Intel and ARM teaming up to produce 10nm ARM SoCs

Here's something we never thought would happen: arch-rivals Intel and ARM have announced a collaboration to co-develop and manufacture ARM SoCs on Intel's new 10nm manufacturing process.
Intel's new NPU will juggle more than 100 connected devices in your smart home

Tech News Intel's new NPU will juggle more than 100 connected devices in your smart home

Intel will soon be the heart of your home as it lays the foundation of high performance home gateways and access points with its new AnyWAN GRX750 SoC network processing unit (NPU), new Wi-Fi chipsets with MU-MIMO support and reference designs to bring these devices quickly to market through 12 OEMs and ODMs.
Intel gives up on mobile SoCs with cancellation of upcoming smartphone and tablet SoCs

Tech News Intel gives up on mobile SoCs with cancellation of upcoming smartphone and tablet SoCs

Intel has announced the cancellation of its upcoming Atom SoCs for smartphones and tablets, codenamed Broxton and SoFIA. After coughing up over US$10 billion to play catch-up in the mobile space, Intel is finally cutting its losses (although it is not exiting the mobile market entirely).
AMD has inked US$293 million deal to develop x86 server SoCs in China

Tech News AMD has inked US$293 million deal to develop x86 server SoCs in China

AMD has just announced a US$293 million deal with Chinese-based Tianjin Haiguang Advanced Technology Investment Co. to develop x86 server SoCs in China.
MediaTek unveils a new Premium Mobile Processor and their first bio-sensing front-end chip at MWC 2016

Tech News MediaTek unveils a new Premium Mobile Processor and their first bio-sensing front-end chip at MWC 2016

MediaTek seems to be making big strides this year, with the announcements of a new performance System on Chip (SoC) and the launch of their first bio-sensing analog front-end chip at MWC 2016.
Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon Wear, new wearables development platform

Tech News Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon Wear, new wearables development platform

Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon Wear, a new platform for designers of wearable devices like smartwatches and fitness trackers. It also revealed the Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC, a chip that will enable more powerful features and connectivity options on the next generation of wearables.
Qualcomm unveils new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs and Gigabit LTE modem

Tech News Qualcomm unveils new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs and Gigabit LTE modem

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 425, 435, and 625 SoCs, three new entry-level and mid-range chips. It also unveiled the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, the first commercially available LTE modem to offer Gigabit-class download speeds.
NVIDIA’s credit card-sized Jetson TX1 module will make robots and drones smarter

Tech News NVIDIA’s credit card-sized Jetson TX1 module will make robots and drones smarter

The NVIDIA Jetson TX1 is paving the way for a wave of smart, autonomous robots and drones that will be able to take advantage of the capabilities of machine learning and neural networks.
Samsung talks details about the Exynos 8 Octa, its next-generation processor

Tech News Samsung talks details about the Exynos 8 Octa, its next-generation processor

Samsung has unveiled details on its upcoming flagship processor, the Exynos 8 Octa 8890, which will be the first to feature custom cores from the smartphone manufacturer itself.