Nvidia Increases Market Share as GPU Sales Explode: JPR

Nvidia Increases Market Share as GPU Sales Explode: JPR

According to IDC, PC sales in the first quarter were up 55% year-over-year, and since the demand for personal computers is growing, component sales in Q1 2021 were high, too. Jon Peddie Research reports that shipments of integrated and standalone graphics processing units (GPUs) for PCs increased 38.74% year-over-year in the first quarter, but Nvidia was…

Intel Expands List of Thunderbolt 4-Compatible Chips Due to Shortages

Intel Expands List of Thunderbolt 4-Compatible Chips Due to Shortages

Sometimes small chips cause major problems. According to a report from Igor’sLab, Intel recently had to allow its partners to use previously uncertified USB Type-C and Power Delivery controllers from Texas Instruments with its latest Tiger Lake platforms, as well as previously-uncertified discrete Thunderbolt 4 JHL8440/JHL8540 ‘Maple Ridge’ controllers. Every personal computer nowadays uses multiple power…

Nvidia Reportedly Seeks Chinese Approval of Arm Acquisition

Nvidia Reportedly Seeks Chinese Approval of Arm Acquisition

China might be the last country to weigh in on Nvidia’s proposed acquisition of Arm. The Financial Times today reported that Nvidia “submitted an application to Chinese competition regulators” to review the proposal ”in recent weeks” even though the $40 billion acquisition was officially revealed to the public in September 2020. It’s not clear why…