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After checking out SoftKinetic's embedded 3D depth camera earlier this week, our attention was brought to a similar offering coming from Germany's PMD Technologies and Infineon. In fact, we were lucky enough to be the first publication to check out their CamBoard Pico S, a smaller version of their...

June 6th 2013 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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This is starting to get a bit repetitive, but we're sure Intel will never tire of hearing it: the chip maker just had its best quarter ever. The company expected to pull in roughly $11.6 billion, topping last quarter (and its previous record) by $500 million. Looks like the company was being conserv...

April 19th 2011 at 8:24pm 0 Comments
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Mama always said that downpours followed Spring showers, and sure enough, the Apple news has been flowing hot and heavy overnight. For starters, an IEEE Spectrum report has people talking once more about Intrinsity; if you'll recall, rumors flared up earlier in the month about Apple nabbing said com...

April 22nd 2010 at 7:22am 0 Comments
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Small, right? That's Epson's Infineon XPOSYS chip, its next generation Assisted-GPS device set for mass production in late 2009. The chip measures just 2.8 x 2.9-mm making it 25% smaller than other A-GPS chips on the market, according to Epson, while consuming half the power. The sensitivity has al...

February 12th 2009 at 6:58am 0 Comments
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As we've noted before, the iPhone 3G isn't as speedy as we'd like and sometimes has connections problems. Some folks have been blaming the carriers, like AT&T here in the States, but evidence is mounting that the problem may lie with the iPhone itself. GigaOm quotes an analyst at Nomura Securiti...

August 14th 2008 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Little known tidbit for those not keenly watching the happenings at Infineon: the firm was forced to write down the value of its Qimonda stake by €1 billion ($1.57 billion) in April. Not surprisingly, Infineon's head honcho is about ready to rid the company of the flagging unit, making quite a...

July 27th 2008 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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German chipmaker Infineon, supplier of silicon to a number of the world's phone manufacturers, has announced that CEO Wolfgang Ziebart will be packing up and shipping out as of June 1 due to a "difference in strategy" with the company. Specifics weren't given, but it's hard to ignore the fact that I...

May 26th 2008 at 5:01pm 0 Comments