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Intel Chips to Support Wireless Charging by 2014

The chipmaker may offer an alternative technology to the Qi standard supported by the Wireless Power Consortium.

Next iPhone Screen Production Delayed By Sharp, Reports Say

Factories may not be able to ramp up fast enough to meet the demand for a refreshed iPhone.

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Up Close With Sharp's Stunning IGZO Display Technology

The new technology will enter production this year and easily surpasses Apple's retina displays.

Foxconn, Sharp Megadeal Still on Hold as Negotiations Roller Coaster Continues

A US$850 million deal between Taiwanese electronics giant Hon Hai Precision Industry and Japan's Sharp was still on hold Friday, as roller-coaster negotiations...

Analysis: New Windows RT Tablets Raise Competition Among ARM Chip Makers

ARM-based chip makers are adding unique capabilities to processors so tablets become more attractive to buyers based on performance and features.

Applied Micro Shows 64-bit ARM Server Chip, Ignites X86 Debate

Applied Micro lifted the curtain on its 64-bit ARM-based server platform at the Hot Chips conference this week and ignited a debate about whether ARM is the...

HP-Oracle Itanium Ruling Becomes Final, Sets Case Toward Jury Trial

A California judge's order that Oracle must keep porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium platform is now final, setting the stage for a jury trial over...

MIPS Looks to Challenge ARM's Tablet Dominance With Smaller CPU

MIPS Technologies hopes to challenge ARM in the market for high-end tablets and smartphones with an upcoming processor design it presented at the HotChips...

AMD Plucks New Graphics Executive From Intel

Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday said it had hired former Intel researcher John Gustafson as the chief architect for graphics products, continuing an executive...

AMD Trying to Bridge the Gap Between X86 and ARM

Advanced Micro Devices is taking steps to bridge the gap between x86 and ARM processors, and hopes to build a foundation from which programs will operate on...

AMD Speeds up Virtual Desktop Delivery Through New Graphics Cards

Advanced Micro Devices is looking to speed up the delivery of virtual desktops through servers with its latest FirePro S9000 and S7000 graphics cards, which the...

Samsung Invests $976 Million in ASML for Tech to Build Smaller Chips

Following Intel and contract chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), Samsung Electronics will invest €779 million (US$976 million) in the Dutch...

Qualcomm Buys 'small Cell' Provider DesignArt Networks

Chip maker Qualcomm on Thursday said it had acquired DesignArt Networks, a company based in Israel that designs small cells to boost mobile capacity on cellular...