push into mobileBy Reuters | Posted 2011-01-12 Email Print
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Nvidia's Tegra 2 dual core mobile chips have been the star of the show in the tablet market. Their graphics processing power have given the company a lead against the competition including Qualcomm and Texas Instruments.
Nvidia, based in Santa Clara, California made its name designing high-end graphics chips for PCs.
But as competition increased with Advanced Micro Devices Inc and Intel expanding into its market, Nvidia's co-founder and Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang pushed into mobile, combining central processors based on ARM Holdings Plc architecture with Nvidia's own graphics technology.
"The majority of the calls traded on the ask, indicating buyers are dominating volume at that strike today," said Duffy. Heavy activity was also seen at the $24 and $25 strike prices, she said. Nvidia's shares closed at $23.35.