When Sony Corp. releases the PlayStation 4, Nvidia Corp.'s signature graphics chips won't be on the parts list. Nvidia Chief Executive Officer Jen-Hsun Huang figures that players have already left the living room.
Huang has come up with a hand-held gaming device from Nvidia itself. The executive, who co-founded the chipmaker in 1993, has pushed it toward smartphones and tablets as those products demand better graphics for games and videos. Now he's looking to seed a future centered on mobile-game platforms like Google Inc.'s Android, which is free to license