Items tagged with infineon

This week, Broadcom announced that it would exit the LTE modem market and shut down its LTE research division. The move comes less than a year after Broadcom bought Renesas' (formerly known as NEC) LTE modem -- and that purchase was supposed to give Broadcom a leg up in modem design after its own in-house LTE product had failed to ship. With Broadcom gone, Qualcomm is, for all intents and purposes, the Emperor of LTE mountain. The market shift has happened quickly -- look at where revenue share sat in 2009, when 4G was still on the horizon and 3G modems were the norm.   Qualcomm is still the... Read more...
It was a deal rumored to go down a few days ago, and now that a week has begun fresh, Intel and Infineon are officially tying the knot. Infineon isn't a name that's unheard of, but many in the consumer space are probably unaware of what kind of technology they build behind-the-scenes. They're probably best known for their memory endeavors, but Intel's more interested in their Wireless Solutions Business. Really interested, in fact. Interested enough to spend $1.4 billion in order to buy it, with the deal expected to close in Q1 of 2011. The WLS sale gives Infineon the cash to expand  position... Read more...
Infineon Technologies, best known for their memory products, has recently filed two patents (1, 2) for technology meant to deliberately interfere with voice over IP transmissions. New Scientist Magazine's patent news blog, Invention, reports that the German company has filed a patent application for a method of artificially creating a bottleneck for VoIP transmissions, effectively degrading the signal. "According to the application, a machine on a computer network would analyse passing "packets" of information, distinguishing between data and voice ones. After identifying a series of voice... Read more...
Corsair Announces Committed RAM Allocation from Infineon, and Continued Support for AMD Enthusiasts Using exclusively Infineon's Rev. C DDR SDRAM, Corsair's XMS-3500LL PRO 2GB kit ramps up to deliver ultra-low latency performance Fremont, CA (March 1, 2006) – Corsair(R) Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance memory products, today announced broad availability of Infineon's Rev. C DDR SDRAM-based XMS-3500LL PRO 2GB kits. Known to have the best overclocking characteristics, the XMS 3500LL PRO modules using Infineon's Rev.C DDR SDRAM deliver more overclocking headroom and latency... Read more...
Tonight's news post is gonna be a little longer than normal since I'm doing my game news post, and want to get a bit of tech news in along with it. One interesting article is how the Washington Post claims the Gamecube is "Obsolete"... I personally hate seeing comments like that. Maybe it's because the cube is the only console system I have, and the only one I want. Does that make me biased? Probably. But to those of us who are fans of games that only Nintendo can deliver, the system is still very much alive. Ubisoft announces availability of Prince of Persia: Warrior Within "The... Read more...