MIPS, an also-ran relative to ARM (ARMH) in the world of mobile device CPU cores, is partnering...

|About: MIPS Technologies, Inc. (MIPS)|By:, SA News Editor
MIPS, an also-ran relative to ARM (ARMH) in the world of mobile device CPU cores, is partnering with China's Ingenic Semiconductor to offer a sub-$100 Android 4.0 tablet. With the iPad (AAPL) dominating the high-end tablet market, and the Kindle Fire (AMZN) making waves at a $200 price point, low-end hardware aimed at emerging markets may be Google's (GOOG) best bet for increasing the share of its home-grown Android solutions.