Helio Shifts Management
Helio, an MVNO joint partnership between SK Telecom and Earthlink, announced that CEO Sky Dayton has moved out of the company's top management spot and will now occupy the role as non-executive chairman of the board. Taking his place is current president and COO Wohnee Sull. According to Helio, Dayton has a history of relinquishing daily management responsibilities after several years. The rest of Helio's senior management team will remain unchanged. Helio trimmed some of its workforce last summer.
MediaTek Packs 10 Cores in TriCluster Helio X20 Chip
MediaTek today announced the Helio X20, a mobile application processor that packages 10 cores together in three separate clusters. Many of today's high-end processors package eight cores in two clusters.
Helio Quietly Reboots On Sprint and Verizon's Networks
Helio, an MVNO that shuttered its doors years ago, is back. The company announced its return via Twitter and is once again offering prepaid service.
MediaTek to Brand Processors Under 'Helio' Name
MediaTek is slowly introducing a new brand name for its mobile processors. Moving forward most of its smartphone and tablet chips will be branded under the name Helio.
MediaTek Helio P10 SoC Targets Mid-Range Smartphones
MediaTek today announced the Helio P10, a system-on-a-chip that combines an application processor, graphics processor, and LTE modem. The Helio P10 runs eight 64-bit cores clocked at 2 GHz in coordination with a dual-core 64-bit 700MHz Mali-T860 graphics chip.