Question about New S3

Discussion in 'Graphics and Semiconductor Industry' started by keegdsb, Mar 22, 2004.

  1. keegdsb

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    Does anyone know if new S3 received the graphics buyouts that old S3 made (namely #9 and old Diamond) or if that stayed with SONICBlue? Or went somewhere else? :?:
     
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    IIRC: The 'old' Diamond stayed with SonicBlue who, probably as an effect of going bankrupt, sold those assets to a company called Best Data in August last year. Looking at whois-information for diamondmm.com it also seems that this company may have some further relation to Digital Networks North America (again owned by D(enon)&M(arantz) Holdings, Inc.) who picked up the rest of 'post-bankrupcy SonicBlue'.

    When it comes to #9; this page mention S3 Graphics lisencing old tech back to a company founded by prior #9 employees in 2002. This is long after the establishment of the joint venture, so I would guess that all #9 IP went that way.
     
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