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[TT] NVIDIA To Acquire Icera For $367 Million

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GPU giant meets Baseband & RF superstar, and $367 Million later an acquisition is born. Everyone at both companies is clearly excited about the deal, but nothing will be set in stone until a conference call held between the two companies Thursday, May 12, at 2:00PM PDT.
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Whos icera?
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Whos icera?
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Icera is a pioneer in next-generation, multi-protocol wireless baseband processors with RF components. Its technology scales from 2G to 4G networks, using a custom-built, ultra-low-power processor. Because the baseband is software-based, manufacturers can develop multiple products from a common platform, reduce development costs, accelerate time to market and secure a route to support future baseband standards.
Its in the source
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Whos icera?
http://www.icerasemi.com/about-icera

Small part about it:
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Icera is the world’s leading company in the design, production and sales of soft modem chipsets that deliver high performance communication engines for cellular products. These chipsets are at the center of our lives today - smartphones and tablets plus modules and USB sticks that turn our notebooks into internet-everywhere devices.
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A british Wireless radio communications company from what i have searched, Not sure why Nvidia would want there technology...
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A british Wireless radio communications company from what i have searched, Not sure why Nvidia would want there technology...
Maybe somethin to do with Tegra on smartphones..?
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Maybe somethin to do with Tegra on smartphones..?
Possibly
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A british Wireless radio communications company from what i have searched, Not sure why Nvidia would want there technology...
http://blogs.nvidia.com/2011/05/driv...a/?sf1436547=1

It's all explained right there.
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Cool next thing you know you have an Nvidia phone.

Nvidia mobile GTX9000!


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