Bulletin 2.101 – 08/09/2022 – Hardware Club Bulletins

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1. Ethical Hacker Course
2. Tencent intends to acquire additional stake in developer Ubisoft
3. NVIDIA, Intel and AMD slow down hiring for economic reasons
4. LG presents its new Tone Free T90 headphones
5. Lenovo unveils its first all-in-one device Xiaoxin Pro 27
6. HMD Global launches the new Nokia 110 2022 feature phone

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2. Tencent intends to acquire additional stake in developer Ubisoft

Sources related to the matter reported that the Chinese Tencent Holdings intends to acquire most of the shares of French developer Ubisoftwith the objective of consolidating its business worldwide.

According to information, Tencent is negotiating directly with the Guillemot family, which owns Ubisoft, but the details have not been revealed.

The sources further said that Tencent is willing to pay up to 100 euros per share to acquire an additional stake.

Tencent currently owns 15% of Ubisoft shares, with the last purchase of 5% taking place in 2018. The company, which owns games such as League of Legends and Ragnarok, owns the majority of shares in Supercell, 40% in Epic. Games, 11.5% of Krafton Game Union, among other game companies.

At the moment, Ubisoft, creator of games like Assassin’s Creed, is valued at $5.3 billion.

3. NVIDIA, Intel and AMD slow down hiring for economic reasons

According to a tweet from German website Planet 3DNow!large technology companies such as AMD, Intel and NVIDIA, decreased the pace of hiring since June 30, 2022a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the war between Russia and Ukraine.

According to the survey, NVIDIA cut new jobs by 18%, Intel by 9% and AMD by 4%.

In May of this year, NVIDIA CFO Colette Kress commented, “We have been successful in hiring this year and look forward to decreasing them in the second half of FY2023 as we onboard our new employees.”

Intel announced in early 2022 the construction of a new chip factory in the United States, which should be ready in 2025. In addition, the company entered the segment of dedicated video cards, which also affects funds for new hires. The company’s CEO, Pat Gelsinger, said the $500 million loss recorded last quarter is linked to high inflation and the ongoing war.

AMD, on the other hand, saw a 70% increase in its revenue in the second quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2021, and therefore, according to the study, it did not cut hiring as much.

However, the consultancy believes that the situation is likely to get worse, as if China invades Taiwan, chipmaker TSMC could stop its production.

4. LG presents its new Tone Free T90 headphones

LG has released its new model of Tone Free T90 headphonesbringing the Dolby Head Tracking feature, which monitors the user’s head to receive 360-degree sound accurately.

According to the company, the headphones are the first with an audio virtualizer specifically aimed at compact devices. They come with a case that emits UV-C light, capable of killing 99.9% of bacteria, which also serves as a Bluetooth repeater for other devices, such as radios and electric treadmills, via a USB Type-C cable.

The earbuds feature Dolby Atmos, hypoallergenic-certified soundproofing rubbers, and a battery life of up to nine hours of playtime and approximately 30 hours in the case.

The new LG Tone Free T90 headphones are scheduled to be released in September this year, but the company has not yet informed details of the specifications, price and exact date for sales.

5. Lenovo unveils its first all-in-one device Xiaoxin Pro 27

Lenovo has revealed the launch of its first all-in-one device Xiaoxin Pro 27containing Intel Arc A370M graphics chip.

So far, the company has reported that the computer has a 27 or 23.8-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 and a refresh rate of 100 Hz, a 12th generation Core i processor, codenamed Alder Lake, 5-inch JBL speakers. W, 2.5K (2560 x 1920) resolution webcam, low blue light certification, and improved performance in video editing programs.

The new Lenovo Xiaoxin Pro 27 is scheduled to launch between September and November this year, but the exact date of sales and price were not disclosed.

6. HMD Global launches the new Nokia 110 2022 feature phone

HMD Global announced the launch of the new phone Nokia 110 2022updated version of the model released in 2021.

The device has a compact design, physical buttons, numeric keypad, 1.77-inch color screen with VGA resolution, 4 MiB of storage (expandable up to 32 GiB via microSD card), 1,000 mAh battery, VGA camera, FM radio, microUSB port, integrated flashlight, 2G connectivity, Nokia Series 30+ operating system, Snake, Air Strike, Doodle Jump, Football Cup and Ninja Up games, automatic call recording and dual SIM support.

The new Nokia 110 2022 is now available in the Indian market, in black, pink and blue, for 1,799 rupees, equivalent to US$ 23. There is no estimate of launch of the phone in Brazil.

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