Qualcomm Nuvia has acquisition automotive angle
Published in Transportation

Analysis: General Motors, Renault, Bosh, Continental, and co.  

Automotive plays a vital role in the Nuvia deal. Nuvia has a data center chip that will tape out first, but what works in a data center can quickly be turned into an automotive chip. An Automotive/self-driving chip is nothing but a data center on wheels designed to be power-aware and process tremendous amounts of data from multiple sensors.

TomTom to sell Telematics unit to Bridgestone
Published in News

Makes $1.03 billion

TomTom, the Dutch navigation and digital maps company, is flogging Telematics, or the fleet management business, to Japan’s Bridgestone for $1.03 billion.