Texas Instruments confirms it is moving away from phones, will slash 1,700 jobs
0. phoneArena 15 Nov 2012, 02:41 posted on
Texas Instruments, or TI, has finally officially confirmed that it is moving focus away from its OMAP mobile chips business and will instead focus on embedded markets…
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5. Captain_Doug (Posts: 997; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
They announced all this awhile back and said they would still make the omap 5 line.
2. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Sad sad sad. I was hoping to see an A15 OMAP chip.
6. Captain_Doug (Posts: 997; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
8. TylerGrunter (Posts: 1522; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)
You'll see them, it's just that they will be their last mobile SoCs. Saddly enough.
3. jove39 (Posts: 1858; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Sad...they were only one (that I know of) who use ImageTec's gpu on soc outside apple as of now...sammy moves to Mali and qualcomm has adreno...I liked demo of their Omap5 running 545MP2!!!
7. Lawliet (Posts: 160; Member since: 02 Jul 2012)
The next NovaThors will use PowerVRSGX ass well, IIRC
9. JunitoNH (Posts: 1791; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)
Oh....Sammy this is great news, more for you to built. Now lets get Intel and Apple out of the picture forever, and then the Universe, cry of Korean lovers (Samsung); frankly, we hate Apple, and you Sammy dear, are creating some many jobs in the US. I rather be unemployed, as long as I have your quad core next to me keeping me warm.
11. MC1123 (Posts: 1255; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
lol... no! not every one love samsung!!! i like kpop but dont like samsung or lg!
10. oldmandaddy (Posts: 64; Member since: 01 May 2010)
In 90s, there were king and queen, Nokia and TI. Now sad sad, to see them go.
12. MC1123 (Posts: 1255; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
im wishing someone will get TI engineers! and the OMAP line too!! either amazon or apple! atleast they save the OMAP brains!