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ARM, UK Companies Team on Smart Device Recommendations

ARM on Thursday formed a group with other U.K. companies to create a reference design on how smart devices with Internet access should be deployed in coming...

Apple Will Be the Top Chip Buyer in 2012, Says Research Firm

Apple will be the world's largest chip buyer this year because of the surge in demand for the company's products, enabling it to command lower prices and quicker...

Broadcom Plans Fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi for Phones Early Next Year

Broadcom plans to bring IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi to smartphones starting early next year, using a chipset announced on Tuesday that the company said can deliver about...

Intel Porting Android 4.1 to Work on Atom Tablets, Smartphones

Intel is porting the Android 4.1 operating system, also called Jelly Bean, to work on smartphones and tablets using low-power Atom processors.


Toshiba Cuts NAND Flash Production by 30 Percent

Toshiba announced a reduction in its production of NAND flash memory, which go into smartphones, tablets and storage devices, by about 30 percent from Tuesday...

ARM Chases Intel on 3D Transistors With TSMC Deal

ARM is catching up with Intel on 3D transistors, announcing a new partnership with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing to produce 64-bit chips.

Intel Not Porting Google's Android for Clover Trail Tablets

Intel isn't actively porting Android to work on tablets based on the upcoming Atom chip code-named Clover Trail, which is purpose built for Microsoft's Windows.

Five Thunderbolt Devices for Lightning-Fast Data Transfers

Looking to add some speed to your rig's storage gear? Thunderbolt is ready to take you to new heights.

Wall Street Beat: Tech Results Mixed, but Show Areas of Strength

Quarterly earnings from some of the biggest tech companies in the world this week were decidedly mixed, but showed some signs of strength, particularly in...

Qualcomm Sees Smartphones Pushing Demand Toward End of Year

Qualcomm has lowered its forecast of global cellular device shipments for 2012 due to a gloomy economic outlook, though it expects device sales to surge in the...

Intel: More Than 40 Touchscreen Windows 8 Ultrabooks Coming

Additionally, Ultrabook laptops sales are doing well, Intel's CEO says.


Intel Downgrades Full-year Business Outlook

Intel warned Tuesday that it expects to see lower-than-anticipated growth for 2012. The news came as the company posted mixed results for the second quarter of...

Samsung Buys Wireless Technology, Patents From UK-based CSR

Samsung Electronics will pay US$310 million to buy technology and patents from U.K. chip design company CSR, strengthening Samsung's chip offerings in the area...

ARM Rival MIPS Porting Android 4.1 to Low-cost Tablets

MIPS, continuing its push to make a mark in low-cost tablets, is quickly trying to bring Android 4.1, also called Jellybean, to its processors.