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Arm, Qualcomm Put Money Into Chip Startup Arteris

Arm and Qualcomm led a neaary US$10 million a round of financing raised by chip interconnect startup Arteris

Racist Image Tops Google Search Results for Michelle Obama

A racist caricature is currently the top-ranked image of first lady Michelle Obama on Google's image search engine.

HP Sees PC Sales Jump in China

HP's Personal Systems Group saw its fiscal fourth-quarter PC sales increase 40 percent in China over the same period last year.

Windows 7 Sparked Surge in Business Demand for PCs

Dell is bullish about a recovery in PC demand from businesses, saying the Oct. 22 release of Windows 7 sparked a surge in PC sales

Singapore Takes Stake in China's Shanda Games

The Government of Singapore Investment Corp. (GIC), a sovereign wealth fund, has taken a stake in Shanda Games.

Intel Capital Invests $25 Million in Tech Companies

Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of the world's largest chipmaker, announced seven new investments worth around US$25 million.

AMD Gets Broader Rights to Outsource Chip Production

An updated cross-licensing agreement between Intel and Advanced Micro Devices extends the right to manufacture x86 chips under certain conditions.

Antitrust Battle Will Go on Despite AMD-Intel Settlement

The antitrust battle between Intel and Advanced Micro Devices isn't over, despite a settlement agreement signed last week.

AMD-Nvidia Showdown Looms as Demand for Graphics Recovers

Demand for add-in graphics cards showed signs of recovery during the third quarter, analyst says.

Obama Tells Chinese Students Information Should Be Free

U.S. President Barack Obama spoke out for unrestricted access to information during a question-and-answer session with Chinese students.

AMD Promises Big Jump in Performance With Magny Cours

Advanced Micro Devices is gearing up for the 2010 launch of Magny Cours, a more powerful Opteron server processor.

GlobalFoundries Woos Customers With Expansion Plans

The acquisition of Chartered by ATIC and its planned integration with GlobalFoundries will help the contract chip maker win more customers.

Intel Readies 2.3GHz, 3.5GHz WiMax Support With Kilmer Peak

Intel has begun production of a wireless chipset, called Kilmer Peak, that will support the 2.3GHz and 3.5GHz versions of WiMax.

Third Singaporean Mobile Operator to Offer IPhone

Singaporean mobile operator StarHub will start selling Apple's iPhone before the end of this year.


With Pine Trail's Imminent Arrival, Intel Turns to Nettops

Intel wants to prove that its Pine Trail chip package can do for desktops what the first Atom processors did for laptops.