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S3 chip

A graphics accelerator chip used by many manufacturers of PC graphics cards. See SONICblue.
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And acquiring S3 Graphics and Dashwire to enhance patent asset and cloud computing application, and reinvesting in Catchplay to develop on-demand media entertainment enabled for its smartphones also failed to generate higher profit for HTC as expected, decisions of which not only did not help the brand to narrow the gap with Apple or Samsung, but also led market observers to question the brand's decision making.
Last month, it announced plans to acquire graphics chip maker S3 Graphics from Via Technologies for US$300 million.
HTC s plan to acquire S3 Graphics for $300 million from Via Technologies, which is owned by HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang, also raised concerns over the company s corporate governance.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 6, 2011-VIA sells stake in S3 Graphics to HTC(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
California-based S3 Graphics offers graphics visualisation technologies for PCs, game consoles and mobile devices.Country: , USASector: ElectronicsTarget: S3 Graphics Co LtdBuyer: HTC CorporationVendor: VIA Technologies IncDeal size in USD: 300mType: DivestmentStatus: Agreed
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-July 6, 2011-VIA sells stake in S3 Graphics to HTC(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
The S3 Graphics 5400E OpenCL 1.0 capable processor is purportedly the world's only power efficient GPGPU processor with embedded life-cycle support.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 2, 2005 - (JCNN) - Fujitsu has reached an agreement with S3 Graphics of California on the manufacture of the new range of S3's Chrome Family of high-performance graphics processors.
29, 2011 (CENS) -- The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) recently dismissed a patent-infringement lawsuit filed by S3 Graphics against Apple Inc., claiming that the latter doesn't violate the former's patented technologies involved in the case.
HTC agreed last week to buy S3 Graphics for $300 million after the maker of video-game graphics chips won an infringement ruling at the trade agency against Apple.
Smartphone vendor High Tech Computer (HTC) will acquire graphics chip maker S3 Graphics for US$300 million, strengthening its patent portfolio in the process.