Lenovo might make its own mobile processors

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    EE Times heard that Lenovo plans to get into the chip design business. The company has maintained a small IC design team of about 10 people over the last decade, but now plans to expand this team to a...

    Lenovo might make its own mobile processors
     
  2. tsunami231

    tsunami231 Ancient Guru

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    just what we need more CPU makers so its that much fun for dev's to use all the power of each chips different architecture Unified Architecture for all CPU and GPU will solve so many problems
     
  3. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    A single unified architecture would be bad for consumers. With a single unified architecture, companies would go bankrupt as there'd be no need for multiple companies producing the exact same chips. The remaining company, would be able to charge whatever price they want so long as the products using the chips still sell. And then we'd see that 1 remaining company facing anti-competitive and anti-trust charges.....
     
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    Noisiv Ancient Guru

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    West better start getting used to. China will not be assembly line forever.
    I would not be surprised if this directive came straight from CPC/Politburo.

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