MaxLinear Acquires SSD Developer Silicon Motion for $3.8 Billion

MaxLinear Acquires SSD Developer Silicon Motion for $3.8 Billion

MaxLinear, a designer of connectivity and infrastructure solutions for broadband, connectivity, and infrastructure applications, on Thursday said that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Silicon Motion (SMI), a developer of SSD controllers and turn-key solid-state drives. The transaction greatly enhances MaxLinear’s product portfolio with a line-up of competitive SSD controllers and a successful team of…

Nvidia Streamline Aims to Simplify Developer Support for All Upscaling Algorithms

Nvidia Streamline Aims to Simplify Developer Support for All Upscaling Algorithms

As part of its series of revelations and announcements at GDC 2022, the green team today revealed Nvidia Streamline. In brief, this is a framework that Nvidia has devised to ease the integration of super-resolution technologies into games. Thankfully, Streamline is both open-source and can accommodate super-resolution technologies from diverse hardware and game engine vendors.…

Chinese Company to Send 7nm GPU to Production Next Quarter

Chinese GPU Developer Poaches New VP From Nvidia

The intensifying competition among the leading Silicon Valley-based companies in the recent years lead to poaching well-known specialists as well as high-profile hires. But poaching happens not only in the U.S. Biren Technology, a developer of AI GPUs from China, has hired Yang Chaoyuan, who previously led Nvidia’s R&D operations in Shanghai, China. Biren was established in…