The Canadians paid about US$44 million for their northerly brethren but this sum may be tweaked, says ATI, depending on whether any of the Bitboys technologies actually works.
We hear that ATI fancied the Bitboys for their mobile phone chip designs. We know that Bitboys had some rather interesting bandwidth saving marchitectures in their pockets.
ATI says it reckons vector graphics are "vital" to creating user interfaces on mobile devices. The compact format allows more graphics to be stored on a phone and eases content distribution, said the chip designer in a statement.
The Bitboys are reckoned to know their way around such technology.
We also hear that ATI has never been closer to its first deal with Nokia. µ
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