John Byrne is now a president at Dell
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 09:19

John Byrne is now a president at Dell


Takes care of North America commercial sales

Some of you might remember the name, as John Byrne is an old friend of Fudzilla. He made a great career at AMD and, since July 2015, has worked at several senior positions at Dell. The recent promotion got him to a President.

Synaptics under-display fingerprint reader is magic
Published in Mobiles


Future of unlocking

Our good friend Godfrey Cheng, an old friend who worked for ATI, AMD and now Synaptics has shown Fudzilla a Vivo prototype phone with in-display unlocking.

AMD announces 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
Monday, 08 January 2018 20:21

AMD announces 7nm Vega


Instinct, artificial intelligence first

Lisa Su has announced Vega 7nm as a machine learning "instinct part" first. AMD is quite clear that this is for machine learning first and don’t want to comment on our curiosity whether Vega 7nm can make it to the market as a gaming product soon.

Raja’s replacement at AMD will come from outside
Published in Graphics


Several confirmations

Without pointing any fingers and naming any names, Fudzilla had confirmation that Raja Koduri's successor to run the graphics side of the business will come from outside of AMD.

Nvidia Xavier sampling in Q1 18
Published in News
Monday, 08 January 2018 18:43

Nvidia Xavier sampling in Q1 18


Volta graphics, eight custom cores for automotive

Nvidia CEO announced that Drive Xavier world's first autonomous machine processor is up and running as the silicon got back from the Fab two weeks ago, and of course, it works flawlessly.

Sorry Europe Apple $29 battery deal is for English-speakers only
Published in News


Europeans have to upgrade or be throttled

It is impressive how easily Apple shuts up journalists. Jobs' Mob managed to convince the tame Apple Press that it was not evil for throttling old iPhones by dropping the cost of battery replacement – but it seems only English and American Apple fanboys will be given the discount.

Xilinx has new President and CEO
Published in Processors
Friday, 05 January 2018 11:08

Xilinx has new President and CEO


Victor Peng is now in charge

Xilinx has named Chief Operating Officer Victor Peng as its new CEO and President from 28 January.

Snapdragon 670 shaping up
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 28 December 2017 10:39

Snapdragon 670 shaping up


Coming in 2018

Qualcomm is doing well in the high end market, owning almost all of it and grabbing a lot of attention in the mainstream too.

Cristiano R. Amon promoted to president of Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles

Remains the president of QCT

Two months ago, Fudzilla had a chance to interview Cristiano R. Amon a president of QCT and Alex Katouzian the SVP and general manager of the mobile business unit at Qualcomm. As of January 4th, Cristiano has been promoted to be the president of Qualcomm and continues its role of president of QCT.

Sony Snapdragon 845 phone benchmarked
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 09:45

Sony Snapdragon 845 phone benchmarked


H8266 with 4GB RAM

Sony will have at least four new phones coming in early 2018 and the H8266 version with the Snapdragon 845 just got benchmarked. It shows a big improvement over the predecessor.